The construction of a series of five dry cargo vessels of the RSD59 project is continuing at Nevsky Shipyard.
The customer is PJSC "State Leasing Transport Company", the lessee is the shipping company "Pola Rise". The project was developed by Marine Engineering Bureau.
The keel of the main vessel of the RSD59 project (yard number 591) was laid at Nevsky Shipyard on May 18, 2017, the second vessel (yard number 592) on May 25, 2017, the third vessel (yard number 593) on December 12, 2017 and the fourth vessel (yard number 594) on December 22,2017. The machine department is being formed on the order No.591, mounting of sections and blocks of the cylindrical part of the vessel is providing on the order No.592 at the present time. The cutting of metal for the orders No. 593 and No. 594 was started. The purchase of metal for order No. 595 began.
The vessels of the RSD59 project, in accordance with the classification adopted by Marine Engineering Bureau, belong to the Volgo-Don Max class, they have the maximum dimensions for the VDSK. 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. Ships of the series can be used for transportation of general, bulk, container, timber, grain and bulky goods, dangerous goods of Classes 1.4S, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, 9 of the RID and Appendix B of the Code in the Caspian Sea, and also in the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic, White, Northern Seas, including voyages around Europe and the Irish Sea in winter. The dry-cargo project RSD59, which is executed in "super-full" contours already has two dry cargo holds, one of which has a record length for Volgo-Don Max, is the incomer of the three-hold series of RSD49 vessels.