NIZHNY NOVGOROD, August 2. /Basereporter.com/. Shipbuilding cluster in the Nizhny Novgorod region has all necessary conditions for development that brings to the region, tax revenues and creates new jobs. This opinion was expressed on Thursday the acting Governor of the region Gleb Nikitin, commenting on the inclusion of the tanker, built at the local factory “Red Sormovo” in the list of 50 best boats in the world.
“In the region are added all the conditions for the functioning of the shipbuilding cluster, whose members complement each other and provide opportunities for the development of related industries,” he said. According to Nikitin, is a contribution to the economy of the region in the form of tax revenues and creating new jobs. He expressed the hope that taken the bar not staying in place, and will only rise.
Earlier, the tanker-chemical carrier “Balt FLOT 16”, built at the factory “Red Sormovo” has entered the list of best ships of 2017, according to British Royal society of ship engineers. He was voted along with another 49 vessels of different purposes, types and sizes – from sea cruise liners to supertankers. Under the terms adopted in the society of naval architects, experts explore only the head of the court, commissioned last year.
The acting Governor noted that this figure is a high estimate for the shipbuilding industry. “This recognition from the leading experts – the best advertising for the company and for the region as a whole, is evidence of the fact that Nizhny Novgorod shipbuilding competitive on the world level”, – said Nikitin.
The length of the tanker “Balt FLOT 16” is 140,85 m, width 16.7 m, height 6 m. the main engines are two medium-speed diesels with capacity of 1200 kW, speed in operation is 10.5 KTS. Capacity of six cargo tanks and two slop tanks at 98% full – 8970 cubic meters, deadweight at sea – 7902 tons with a draft of 4.6 m, in river at draft 3.6 m – 5363 t