Oil tanker project 19619 "ATYRAU" was launched at Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard (MNP Group). The tanker has been built under order Kazmortransflot (Kazakhstan).
Oil tanker project 19619 "ATYRAU" was launched at Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard (MNP Group). The tanker has been built under order KAZMORTRANSFLOT (Kazakhstan). The contract for construction of three tankers of 13,000 DWT was signed in April, 2009. According to the contract the delivery date of first tanker is September, 2009, the second - May, 2010, third - August, 2010. The total sum of the contract is $66 450 000.
The tender for construction of tankers has been hold on March, 27th, 2009. Seven companies have taken part in the tender: Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, Maritim Shipyard (Poland ), Hyundai Corporation (South Korea ), Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association (Russia), MGD Delfin AD (Bulgaria ), Vyborgskiy Shipyard (Russia), Wadan Yards Ocean (Ukraine). Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard became the winner.
At present this tanker of project 19619 is the largest in the Caspian Sea, capable of entering any port without port terminal re-equipment. The design of the tanker was worked out by Engineering Bureau of MNP Group (at present - Volgo-Caspian Design Bureau). Tanker of 13,000 DWT is designed for transportation of crude oil and oil products with flash point less than 60 Celsius degrees. Double side and double bottom of the hull (fitted with ballast compartments) prevent from oil spillage at accident.