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Nevsky Shipyard, LLC launched the vessel NEVA-LEADER 7

18 October 2013
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On October 18th, 2013 Nevsky Shipyard launched the vessel «NEVA-LEADER 7» of RSD49 project, built for North-Western Shipping Company, JSC. The project is developed by Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, JSC.

The feature of RSD49 project vessel is the existence of a large middle hold in fifty two meters length, which makes it possible to transport «design» oversize and heavy-lift cargoes in one way voyage Europe-Caspian Sea. 

RSD49 project vessels refer to «Volgo-Don Max» class in accordance with the classification accepted by Marine Engineering Bureau. It means that vessels displacement meet the requirements of Volga-Don Shipping Canal.

Main characteristics:

Length overall- 139,95 m
Breadth overall- 16,70 m
Depth - 6,00 m
Capacity of cargo holds - 10920 m3
Deadweight in river (draft 3.6 m) - about 4520 t
Deadweight at sea (draft 4.7 m) - about 7150 t
Service speed - 11,5 knots

Vessel’s class: КМ*Ice2R2AUT1-C Russian Maritime Register of Shipping

The representatives of Customer, Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping, project bureaus, equipment and material suppliers participated in the ceremony devoted to this event. The pupils of Siverskaya Specialised Boarding School – «The School of Life» were the special guests of the launching ceremony. They greeted shipbuilders, presented them the drawings and sang. The Director General of Nevsky Shipyard thanked the pupils of «The School of Life» and gave them souvenirs.