The ceremony of handing over the Orthodox relic to the crew of the dry-cargo vessel "Pola Gali"
On February 05, the ceremony of handing over the Orthodox relic to the crew of the dry-cargo vessel "Pola Gali" Nevsky Shipyard together with the Charity Fund "Prityazeniye" held a charity event to donate an Orthodox shrine to the captain and crew of a dry cargo vessel of project RSD59
In a solemn atmosphere, the vessel's crew was handed over the icon of St. Nicholas - the patron saint of sailors.
Sailors with many years of experience admit that they do not go out to sea without prayer, and they always take with them the icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker.
The tradition of presenting the crew with an icon of the heavenly patron saint of sailors was laid down during the time of Emperor Peter the Great.
The new dry-cargo project RSD59, which is constructed in "super-full" ship lines with two dry cargo holds, one of which has a record length for Volgo-Don Max vessels, is the successor of the three-hold RSD49 series. At the same time, according to the displacement of the RSD59 vessels, they are by far the largest of dry cargo vessels satisfying the dimensions of the Volga-Don shipping channel.
Purpose of the vessel: Self-propelled dry-cargo ship with two cargo holds, intended for carrying of the general and bulk cargoes (including grain), packaged lumber, timber, scrap-metal, bunched and rolled steel, large-dimension and heavyweight cargoes, coil, hazardous cargoes in accordance with IC IMDG and Appendix B of the BC Code, herein provided