Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard launches fourth chemical carrier


Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has launched the fourth chemical carrier of Project RST27М, Balt Flot 19.

Built for BF Tanker, the RST27M tankers are equipped with six cargo tanks that simultaneously transport crude oil, oil products and noxious liquid bulk substances.

Designed for mixed (river and sea) navigation, the KM Ice 1 class vessels are 140.8 metres LOA with 16.9-metre beams.

They have a 5,337-tonne DWT with a 3.6-metre draught in fresh water and 7,835-tonne DWT in salt water with a 4.6-metre draught.

Project RST27М is a modification developed by Marine Engineering Bureau and Volga-Caspian Design Bureau to comply with new standards.

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