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The fourth tanker Azar River is accepted for operation by Palmali Group

Nizhniy Novgorod, Desember, 11. Palmali Group has accepted for operation the fourth tanker of project RST22. The tanker was built by Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard (MNP Group). The tanker has left shipyard water area in November, 2008 before closing of sluices of the Volga-Don Channel. Then "Azar River" was completed in Azov.

Under contracts ten tankers project RST22 were be built. The lead ship "Kura River" was handed over to the customer in July, 2008, the second ship "Nasiba Zeynalova" - in August, 2008, the third tanker "Bashir Safaroglu" - in October, 2008.

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). The 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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