002CNF01 railway ferries "Petrovsk" and "Annenkov" transported 14 million tons of cargo during 10 years operation
According to information from press-service of Rosmorrechflot, solemn ceremony dedicated to tenth anniversary of the rail-ferry crossing through Kerch Strait restoration took place.
002CNF01 railway ferries "Petrovsk" and "Annenkov" of "Anship Company" carried out thousands of voyages and transported 14 million tons of different cargoes.
002CNF01 prj. was designed by Marine Engineering Bureau.
A number of people took part in solemn ceremony dedicated to tenth anniversary of the rail-ferry crossing through Kerch Strait restoration, as follows: deputy of the head of Rosmorrechflot Konstantin Stasiuk; representatives of the Transport Ministry of the Crimea Republic, ANE "United Transport Board", FSUE "Rosmorport", JSC "Russian Railways" and other social and economic organizations of the Krasnodar region and the Crimea Republic.
Konstantin Stasiuk congratulated the President of JSC "AnRussTrans" Alexander Annenkov and awarded him the medal "For faultless work and honours" of I-st degree on behalf of the Collegium of the Federal Agency of Sea Marine and River Transport. Employees of Group of Companies "AnRussTrans" received gratifying letters from of the Rosmorrechflot Head and memorial sign "10 years of Rosmorrechflot".
002CNF01 vessel "Petrovsk" with capacity of 24 wagons initially was built for operation at lines port of Makhachkala - port of Aktau (Kazakhstan), port of Makhachkala - port of Turkmenbashi (Turkmenistan). Then vessel was re-equipped for 25 wagons and for dimensions of Black Sea ports' ramps.
002CNF01 vessel "Annenkov" with capacity of 25 wagons initially was built for operation at line port of Caucasus - port of Crimea.
In 2002-2003 the complex of re-equipment works was carried out by Yuzhniy Shipyard in Sevastopol under supervision of Anship Company (general director in that time was Igor Zakharov and technical manager was Igor Chistyakov).
Russian Maritime Register of Shipping class notation of the project is of KM L4 IISP (ro-ro).
Vessels were assigned for transportation of railway wagons and rolling vehicles and also dangerous goods and large-sized cargo.
Overall length is of 110.50 m. Length between perpendiculars is of 105.20 m. Overall breadth is of 16.40 m. Depth is of 6.25 m.
Vessel's deadweight is about 2947 tons with cargo waterline draught of 3.20 m that allows to make transportation from shallow water of Caucasus port.
The deckhouse is located fore, engine-room is located aft, two main engines with capacity of 650 kWt each provides cruising speed of 10 kn.
Railway wagons are placed on five railway lines of upper deck.
Tank cars capacity is of 25 units (length between coupling gauges is of 12020 mm).
Loading-unloading is of one-level type, (this feature is typical for almost all ferries designed by MEB) that essentially reduces the price of coast terminals and provides loading-unloading of 25 wagons during 1.0 hour.
Autonomy is of 15 days. Crew consists of 13 persons, 6 passengers.