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The fourth environmentally safe tanker project RST22 for Palmali Group was launched at Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard

Nizhniy Novgorod, November, 5, 2008. Tanker project RST22 Azar River was launched at Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard (MNP Group). The contract was signed in February, 2007. Under the contract ten vessels of the project will be built at the Yard.

The lead ship Kura River was launched in March, 2008 and.

Maximum length of the vessel is 139.95 m, breadth 16.60 m, depth 6.0 m, deadweight 7008 ton, capacity of six cargo and two slop tanks 8,090 cubic m, main engine power - 21200 kW, speed 10.5 knots. Class of the tanker is - KM*1 II 1 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. The design was worked out by Marine Engineering Bureau (Odessa, Ukraine). Vessels obtain additional sign in the class symbol EKO Project. This sign is indicative of additional requirements for pollution prevention at accidents. Environmentally safe vessels find credence of freight owners, maritime administration, and port authorities.


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MNP Group incorporates: Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, Volgo-Caspian Design Bureau, as well as Sormovskoye Mashinostroeniye (Nizhniy Novgorod).

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