KRASNOYE SORMOVO “BF TANKER” LAUNCHES “BALT FLOT 12” TYPE PROJECT RST-27
On May11, Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard launched tanker “Balt Flot 12” of Project RST-27 for “BF Tanker”Ltd.
Contracts for the construction of 7 vessels were signed in September 2015. The Oka shipyard will construct 5 vessels including two RST-27 and three RST-54 tankers, Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard will construct two RST-27 tankers. By the end of 2016 the fleet of the Company will consist of 10 vessels.
The tanker will be delivered to the customer upon completion of the fitting out and successful sea trials, scheduled for June 2016.
The deadweight of the vessel when operating on the inner waterways of the Russian Federation is 5 378 tons, when operating on the sea 6 980 tons.
For BF Tanker the RST-27 tanker represents a new type of vessel that will be able to operate throughout the year on both the inner waterways and on the sea.