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13.11.13 10:41
Anship Shipping Company accepted into operation a car-passenger ferry "Nickolay Aksenenko" (CNF12 prj.) for the line Crimea-Caucasus

On 31.10.13 Anship Shipping Company (Alexander Monin is a general director, Sergey Dobryakov is a technical director) accepted into operation the car-passenger ferry "Nickolay Aksenenko" (CNF12 prj.) for the line Crimea-Caucasus.
Shipyard "Yuzhniy Sevastopol" is a builder.
Project CNF12 is designed by the Marine Engineering Bureau (MEB).
Vessel is designed for transportation passengers and wheeled vehicles by roll-on method with help of the aft and fore cargo handling scheme.
Vessel was designed for Ukrainian Maritime Register of Shipping class notation of KM Ice2 R2 Ro-Ro passenger ship.
43 passenger cars or 4 lorries are transported by the ferry.
Allowable load of wheeled vehicles on the axle is as follows:
• 12 t for 4 wheels on the axle;
• 10 t for 2 wheels on the axle.
Quantity of 261 passengers is accommodated in two saloons with capacity of 80 and 58 persons, in VIP saloon with capacity of 30 persons and 93 persons on the tent protected open deck.
For comfortable passengers resting onboard the ferry the following is provided:
• ventilation and conditioning system;
• TV broadcasting through TV sets installed in passengers' saloons; also wireless Internet works;
• refreshment room;
• "mother and child" room with children's corner;
• separate public toilets for women and men;
• the elevator for disable persons.
Vessel's overall length is of 67.75 m, length between perpendiculars is of 63.15 m, overall breadth is of 12.00 m, designed breadth is of 11.60 m, depth is of 3.60 m.
The main engines are located in the aft, living and service areas are in the middle.
Two MDO diesels with capacity of 588 kW each are used as main engines.
Movement and manoeuvrability of the vessel is provided by two controllable pitch propellers with diameter of 1850 mm, by two rudders and two bow thrusters with capacity of 147 kWt each.
Operational speed is of 12.0 knots due to 85% capacity of main engines.
Autonomy by fuel stores is of 10 days.
The duty room with capability of storing and heating food is provided for the crew of 12 persons. Crew relaxation rooms are also provided.
The lead vessel "Nickolay Aksenenko" of CNF12 project was launched on 30.07.2013 and put into operation on 31.10.2013.