SovComFlot adds SCF Baikal Suezmax to its fleet.
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI, South Korea) has built and delivered a Suezmax class tanker yesterday for Sovcomflot Group. The ship has been named SCF Baikal, added to the SovComFlot"s fleet, the Group"s press service said.
The 158.300-DWT tanker is designed to carry crude oil. The 274-m-lenght, 48-m-width ship has maximum draft of 17 meters.
The tanker fully meets all national and international safety requirements of the ABS, American Classification Society and can be operated without restriction of navigation area.
The ship was named after the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Baikal, one of the Russian symbols.
SovComFlot Group is among the largest infrastructure companies in Russia. The Group has its fleet of 147 vessels of a total 10m- DWT. The Company has ordered 13 vessels of a total deadweight of 1.1 million tons. SovComFleet operates the fourth in tonnage world"s suezmaxes tankers fleet.