Russia to build 2 tankers for Azerbaijan Investment
Russia to build 2 tankers for Azerbaijan
Russia's Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, a subsidiary of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, and Azerbaijan's Caspian Marine Services Ltd. signed a contract for building and delivery of two RST27 tankers, said Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard on its website Apr. 11, Trend reports.
The RST27 vessels of the Volga-Don Max class meet the dimensions of the Volga-Don Ship Canal and Volga-Baltic Waterway. The tankers are designed for mixed sea/river transportation of crude oil and oil products (two types of cargo), including gasoline, with no flash point.
The tankers will be delivered to Azerbaijan in 2016-2017, according to the contract.
Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard OJSC is one of Russia's oldest shipyards.
Caspian Marine Services Ltd. operates a fleet of support ships involved in oil and gas projects in the Caspian Sea.