Krasnoye Sormovo delivers fifth RST27М chemical tanker 


Russian shipyard Krasnoye Sormovo has delivered Balt Flot 20 to BF Tanker at St Petersburg.

The fifth of five Project RTS27M chemical tankers contracted by the State Transport Leasing Company and BF Tanker in December 2016, Balt Flot 20 was launched in February and underwent mooring and sea trials with Balt Flot 19.

The Nizhny Novgorod shipyard said the RST27M vessels are designed for mixed (river-sea) navigation and are equipped with six cargo tanks that can simultaneously transport crude oil, oil products and noxious liquid bulk substances.

Designed by Marine Engineering Bureau to RS class КМ Ice1, the 7,871DWT vessels measure 140.8 metres by 16.8 metres.

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