On December 7th, 2013 the vessel «NEVA-LEADER 7» dwt 7150 t set off on sea trials. The dry-cargo vessel «NEVA-LEADER 7» is built at Nevsky Shipyard for North -Western Shipping Company, JSC. The project RSD49 is developed by Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, JSC.
The vessels of project RSD49 refer to «Volgo-Don Max» class in accordance with the classification accepted by Marine Engineering Bureau. It means that vessels displacement and dimensions meet the requirements of Volga-Don Shipping Canal.
Nevsky Shipyard constructs the series of 10 sister vessels for North-Western Shipping Company.
The feature of RSD49 project vessel is the existence of a large middle hold in fifty two meters length, which makes it possible to transport outsize project cargoes in one way voyage Europe-Caspian Sea.