Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge

Canals, Inland Waterways, Shipbuilding and Shipyards — By on June 12, 2018 at 8:45 PM

The “Belmax 3” barge

Okskaya Sudoverf Launches Belmax 3, Third Non-Self-Propelled Barge Of Project ROB20

A launching ceremony for third vessel of a series of Project ROB non-self-propelled barges was held June 7, 2018 at Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding). The ship named Belmax 3 is being built under order of PAO STLC.

The contract for construction was signed on 31 October 2017. The first barge was laid down on November 22, 2017.

Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for transportation of petroleum products with a flashpoint of 610C and above. With their double sides and double bottoms the vessels feature an improved level of environmental friendliness. The barges will be operated on the Belaya, Kama and Volga rivers.

Ship’s class notation: O 2.0 non-self-propelled liquid bulk carrier. The project designer – Marine Engineering Bureau.

Key particulars:

LOA, m 118.79
Length moulded, m 117.90
Waterline length, m 117.775
BOA, m 22.80
Breadth moulded, m 22.60
Depth to main deck, m 3.00
Depth of trunk, m 1.00
Depth moulded, m 4.00
Draft, m 2.75
DWT, draft of 2.75 m, tonne 6,013
Cargo tanks capacity, m3 6,530
Slop tanks capacity, m3 340
Maximum capacity of cargo tanks (including starboard slop tank No1 and a discharge trunk), m3 6,860


About Okskaya Sudoverf

Okskaya Sudoverf JSC, a modern shipbuilding enterprise and a member of VBTH division of UCL Holding, specializes in the construction of oil tankers, medium-tonnage dry cargo vessels of mixed ‘river-sea’ class, containerships, special crafts and barges. In 2015, Okskaya Sudoverf became the second largest shipyard in Russia in terms of total newbuilds’ tonnage.

UCL Holding (Universal Cargo Logistics Holding) is an international transportation group consolidating a number of Russian shipping, shipbuilding, railway, stevedoring and logistic companies. VBTH also comprises North-Western Shipping Company, Volga Shipping Company, V.F. Tanker, shipbuilding and logistics assets.

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