Original news was published 06 December, 2017
Nevsky Shipyard delivers dry cargo vessel of Project RSD49, Pola Sevastiana
On December 5th, 2017 an act of acceptance of a single-deck dry cargo vessel project RSD49 mixed "river-sea" navigation "Pola Sevastiana" was signed between the shipping company LLC "Pola Rise" (Russia) and LLC "Nevsky Shipyard".
The dry cargo project was developed by “Marine Engineering Bureau” CJSC.
The contract for the construction of a dry-cargo vessel was signed in December 2016 between LLC “Nevsky Shipyard”, PJSC “State Transport Leasing Company” and the shipping company “Pola Rise” LLC. The construction was completed in accordance with the terms of the contract, as well as all scheduled tests of the dry cargo vessel were provided.
"Pola Sevastiana" is the tenth vessel of the RSD49 project, built at the Nevsky Shipyard. Vessels of the series can be used for transportation of general, bulk, container, timber, grain and bulky goods, dangerous goods of Classes 1.4S, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, 9 of the RID and Appendix B of the Code of the Armed Forces in the Caspian Sea, and also in the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic, White, Northern Seas, including flights around Europe and the Irish Sea in winter.
The vessel is named after the holy martyr of Sevastiana, a disciple of the apostle Paul.
Nevsky Shipyard, LLC is located 40 km away from Saint-Petersburg in the town of Schliesselburg on the left bank of the river Neva. The Shipyard is one of the oldest enterprises of water transport in the northwest of Russia which started its shipbuilding activity since 1952. Nowadays the Shipyard builds sea and river vessels of various types and purposes and carries out all kinds of ship repair works. The slipway for vessels rising allows to launch and lift for repairs the vessels up to 150 meters long and dock weight up to 4,800 tons.