Krasnoye Secures Oil Tanker Contract

12 July 2010 (Last Updated July 12th, 2010 18:30)

Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard in Russia has secured a contract to build five 5,530dwt oil tankers for VFTanker, including two option contracts. The 19614 Project tankers will transport crude oil and petroleum products. The carriers, intended for river navigation, will have a lengt

Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard in Russia has secured a contract to build five 5,530dwt oil tankers for VFTanker, including two option contracts.

The 19614 Project tankers will transport crude oil and petroleum products.

The carriers, intended for river navigation, will have a length of 141m, a beam of 16.9m, a depth of 6.1m and a maximum speed of 10kts.

The tankers are scheduled to be delivered in 2011, according to asiasis.com.