On October 9th, 2012 the launching of the third in the series of 10 self-propelled dry-cargo vessels project RSD49, yard number 403, will take place at slipway of Nevsky Shipyard LLC. The vessels of Project RSD49 refer to «Volgo-Don Max» class.
It means that vessels displacement meet the requirements for dimensions of Volga-Don Shipping Canal.
The vessels of project RSD49, being built for “North -Western Shipping Company”, are developed by «Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb», JSC.
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 7150t
Service speed – 11,5 knots
Vessel class: КМ Ice2R2AUT1-C Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.
Press Release, October 5, 2012