STX Shipbuilding (S.Korea) has launched a 51,000-dwt tanker built for Primorsk Shipping Corporation (PRISCO).
STX Shipbuilding (S.Korea) has launched a 51,000-dwt tanker built for Primorsk Shipping Corporation (PRISCO). PRISCO press center states this tanker, which is one of the series of 7 ships, will be named Prisco Elizaveta. According to the schedule, the tanker will be able to commence operation under long-term time-charter agreement as early as in early April of the current year. It is designed to transport crude, oil products, chemical and food products. This double-hull bulb-bowed vessel will be able to break through 10-cm thick ice without icebreaker assistance. The vessel"s average speed in open water is 15 knots.
JSC Primorsk Shipping Corporation specializes in marine transportation of bulk liquid cargoes.
The Corporation operates 19 tankers with their aggregate deadweight of 1 352,777 tons. Ice class vessels including large-capacity ones equipped for operation in freezing seas conditions make up the core of the сompany"s fleet.
The Primorsk Shipping Corporation"s activities include commercial and technical management, agency services and training qualified specialists in sea transport and gas-and-oil producing industry.