On December 20th, 2011 keel-laying for the fifth in the series of 10 dry-cargo «river-sea» type vessels of 7150 dwt RSD49 project (Yard № 405) took place at «Nevsky Shipyard», LLC. The Shipyard is building the vessels for «North-Western Shipping Company», JSC. The project is developed by «Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb», JSC.
Vessels of the series can be operated for transportations of general and bulk cargoes, timber, grain, large-sized cargoes and hazardous cargoes of classes 1.4S, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, 9 of IMDG Code and the Appendix B of the BC Code in the Caspian Sea as well as in the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, White Sea, Baltic Sea, North Sea including routes around Europe and on the Irish Sea in winter.
The vessels are being built according to the rules and under the survey of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS) on Ship’s class - КМ Iсе2 R2 AUT1-C.
On December 14th, 2010 - keel-laying for the first in the series self-propelled dry-cargo vessel of project RSD49, Yard No. 401.
On April 20th , 2011 - keel-laying for the second in the series self-propelled dry-cargo vessel of project RSD49, Yard No. 402
On August 15th, 2011 keel-laying for the third in the series self-propelled dry-cargo vessel of RSD49 project, Yard No. 403
On October 24th, 2011 – keel-laying for the fourth in the series self-propelled dry-cargo vessel of RSD49 project, Yard No.404