Krasnoye Sormovo launches cargo ship Aleksandr Sokolov

United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard launched the new Project RSD59 dry cargo vessel Aleksandr Sokolov on Friday, October 25.

The vessel will then undergo mooring and sea trials prior to delivery to local operator State Transport Leasing Company.

Aleksandr Sokolov is the 12th Project RSD59 vessel to be built by Krasnoye Sormovo. Nine other vessels are under various stages of construction at the builder’s facilities in Nizhny Novgorod while an additional 20 units are on order.

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