Black Sea Shipyard builds a second vessel for Bue Marine.
The Black Sea Shipyard (Nikolaev, Ukraine) started on March 6th building a second ship of a series of V616 project two dumb barges for the UK Bue Marine company. The vessel is designed to transport in specially equipped holds the drill cuttings from oil wells. The 1.2-dwt barge is 71.9 m in length, breadth -14.5 m, draft ? 2.5 m. The first barges of the V616 series was launched in Oct.30, 2009, The Business News of Nikolayev reports.
The project by the BSS"s Development and Design Center is in accordance with the rules of the American Bureau of Shipping and all the international rules applicable to vessels of this type.
The barge has a reinforced ice class. The cargo is to be transferred to the shore through the pipes by high air pressure. All technical solutions of the project are environmental friendly. The barge project is carried out jointly by Black Sea Shipyard and Port-Service Ltd.
Black Sea Shipyard GAHK is one of the largest shipyards in Ukraine. Kherson Shipyard OJSC holds 90.25% stake in the BSS GAHK Company. The holding of stocks was acquired in late 2007 in SudMashProm of Nikolaev.
Kherson Shipyard and the Black Sea Shipyard are part of the Smart-Holding.
Port Service Ltd, Nikolaev, has been for recent 9 years building new ships and repairing old ones. The company builds boats and small-displacement cargo ships. The company has fulfilled orders for Damen Shipyards Okean, Aker-Braila, Aker-Tulcea.
BSS GAHK and Port Service Ltd. have been cooperating for four years building ranged types of ships.