On May 18, in the boathouse of the Nevsky Shipyard, a multipurpose dry-cargo vessel with a deadweight of 7500/5200 tons of the Volgo-Don Max class of the RSD59 project was laid (the building number 591 at shipyard). Contracts for the construction of a series of five dry cargo vessels project RSD59 were signed in December 2016.
Main characteristics of dry-cargo vessel project RSD59:
Maximum length - 141.0 m
Overall width - 16.98 m Depth - 6.0 m
Draft in the sea - 4.50 m, 3.6 m in the river
Deadweight in the sea with draft of 4.50 m - 7445 m
Deadweight in river draft of 3.60 m - 5112 m
Autonomy (sea / river) - 20/12 days
Number of holds - 2
The vessel is designed for transportation of general and bulk cargo (including grains), packaged lumber, logs, scrap metal in bundles and rolls, large, lengthy and heavy cargo, coal, dangerous goods of 1.4S, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, 9 class in accordance with IC IMDG and Appendix B of the BC Code.