“Lotus” Shipyard Have Two Tankers’ Keels Laid Down

Two keels of RST25 project tankers were laid down on the slipway of “Lotus” shipyard JSC for Moscow River Shipping Company JSC. The ships will be constructed under finance lease with Gaztechleasing LLC as a lessor.

The RST25 project tankers are designed for both crude oil and generalized products transportation. The ship design was created in Moscow Engineering Bureau LLC.  Hand over to the client is planned on late 2012.

As for today, “Lotus” shipyard have also two cargo ships under construction of 7000 t deadweight each for Western Shipping Company JSC.

General characteristics of tankers pr. RST25:

  • Length – 139,99 m
  • Width – 16,60 m
  • Hull height – 5,50 m
  • Sea / river deadweight – 6613/5132 tons accordingly

Note: “Lotus” shipyard JSC is administered on basis of private-public partnership.   The principal shareholders are Associated Shipbuilding Corporation JSC, Caspian Energy Group JSC, Government of Astrakhan region.

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