Single-deck Dry Cargo Vessel Atameken Successfully Completed Sea Trials

Single-deck Dry Cargo Vessel Atameken Successfully Completed Sea Trials

Single-deck dry cargo vessel project RSD49 mixed “river-sea” navigation “Atameken” successfully completed sea trials in Lake Ladoga, Nevsky Shipyard says in a press release.

The vessel was built at Nevsky Shipyard for TOO «KTZ Express Shipping» (Kazakhstan), launched in October 2016. Dry cargo vessel project was developed by JSC “Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb.”

Function – sea and mixed (river-sea) transportation of general and bulk cargo, including metal, grain, timber, coal, bulky and heavy cargo, dangerous cargo of Classes 1.4S, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, 9 and B of BC Code.

A feature of the ship is the presence of a large middle-hold length 52.0 m, which allows to transport in direct flights Europe – Caspian oversized project cargo. At the same time the project vessels of RSD49 are by far the largest of dry cargo vessels which satisfy dimensions of the Volga-Don canal.

KTZ Express is a 100-pct subsidiary of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.The company provides a full range of transport and logistic services at any means of transport on all Eurasian routes. It integrated railway, sea, avia and road transportation, port and airport infrastructure, a network of storage facilities and terminals located all over the world.

KTZ Express operates a fleet of its own refrigerated containers and dry cargo vessels as well as a fleet of assets owned by its partners.

Nevsky Shipyard, LLC is located 40 km away from Saint-Petersburg in the town of Schliesselburg on the left bank of the river Neva. The Shipyard is one of the oldest enterprises of water transport in the northwest of Russia which started its shipbuilding activity since 1952. Nowadays the Shipyard builds sea and river vessels of various types and purposes and carries out all kinds of ship repair works. The slipway for vessels rising allows to launch and lift for repairs the vessels up to 150 meters long and dock weight up to 3,800 tons.