The vessel is a 7.100 DWT tanker, under Armada series, of Project RST22M that Palmali Group ordered from Besiktas Shipyard.
The Project RST22M product tankers are successors of Project 005RST01, or “Armada” first series. The Armada serial ships were designed by Marine Engineering Bureau for Palmali Group.
RST22M Project Particulars:
Length overall – 139.95 m,
Breadth – 16.6 m,
Depth – 6,0 m.
Endurance, days (in sea / river) 20 / 10
Range, nautical miles 4000
Speed, knots 10.5
In total ten vessels of Project RST22M were ordered by Palmali Group from Besiktas Shipyard. The Shipyard plans to perform all orders by the end of 2013.
Besiktas Shipyard is one of the best established ship building and ship repair yards of Turkey with proven experience in building specialised ships such as chemical tankers and LPG carriers up to 26.000 dwt. The shipyard with its state-of-art facilities, experienced human resources and service oriented company culture, aims to be one of the most reliable ship building and ship repair yards in Europe. Besiktas Shipyard’s target is to provide top quality services with the most competitive prices. It has gained a solid reputation for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of all types of vessels with its experienced staff.