ODESA, JUNE, 2nd, 2009, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE – 1 June, in Gelibolu (Turkey) M/V ‘Modulus 2’ designed by Odesa Marine Engineering Bureau was commissioned, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.
The agency was informed about it today, 2 June, at the press-service of Odesa Marine Engineering Bureau.
According to the press-service, the vessels of this type are attractive from the point of view of equipment delivery for intensive exploration of the Caspian shelf zone. Non-standard cargo items can be delivered without transshipment to any European port or port in the Persian Gulf through the interior waterways of the Russian Federation.
The vessel’s trial speed was 11,7 knots, exploitation speed being 11 knots. Due to comparatively small size and the manoeuvring propulsion device good manoeuvrability is provided in river, shallow waters, and under tight conditions. The crew consists of 12 people, 13 beds available onboard.
M/V ‘Modulus 2’ was laid 2 April, 2008.
NFORMATION: OJSC “Marine Engineering Bureau” was registered on March, 23rd, 1995 in Odesa, Ukraine. It was founded by a group of scientists of the Shipbuilding Department, Odesa National Maritime University. OJSC “Marine Engineering Bureau” works out pre-contract classification projects, projects of “conversion”, upgrade and renewal of sea vessels for internal and mixed journeys. They also prepare projects for increasing carrying and container capacities of ships and other related work.