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13.10.05 12:40
Launching of dry-cargo vessel "Nahkichevan" of "Palmali Trader" type ( 006RSD05 prj.) for "Palmali" group

On October, 07, 2005 launching ceremony of fourth in the series multi-purpose dry-cargo motorship "NAKHICHEVAN" (006RSD05 prj.) with deadweight of 6970 tons and two full-circle rudder propellers was carried out at Volgograd shipyard. Shipyard is included in group of the companies "Marine and oil-and-gas projects" (MOP).
The series of seven vessels is being built for Palmali group.
Vessel's project is designed by the Marine Engineering Bureau (MEB).
Vessel's keel was laid down on 24.12.04. She was launched on 07.10.05.
This is the biggest dry-cargo vessel among Russian dry-cargo vessels which is satisfied dimensions for Volga-Don canal ("Volga-Don Max" class). This vessel is assigned for transportation of general, bulk, timber, grain and large-sized cargoes, containers, dangerous goods. Sailing regions are Mediterranean, Black, Baltic, White, North Seas, including voyages around Europe and to Irish Sea in winter.
Summarized capacity of cargo holds is of 11400 cubic m. Maximal sea deadweight is of 6970 tons. In the river with draught of 3.60 m deadweight is of 4580 tons.
First three vessels "Heidar Aliev", "Palmali Voyager" and "Ilyas Efendiev" of the 006RSD05 prj. series are successfully operated in Mediterranean and Black Seas. They transport grain and other cargo.