KHERSON TANKER IS AMONG 50 BEST WORLD VESSELS, RINA
Tanker SVL Liberty as per RST27 project constructed at the JSC Kherson Shipyard is included into the list of the Significant Vessels 2013 according to Royal Institution of naval Architects (RINA).
SVL Liberty of sea/river deadweight 7041/5439 tones is the main tanker of three vessels series. The Ship Building Contract for three complete river-sea tankers was signed between the JSC Kherson Shipyard and Maltese company SVL in 2011. The project RST27 is developed by Marine Engineering Bureau (Odessa). Overall length is 140,85 m., width is 16,86 m., hull height is 6 m. Capacity of six cargo fuel tanks and two slop tanks is 8100 cubic meters, sea deadweight is 6980 tons (with 4,20m draft), river deadweight is 5378 tons (with 3,60 m draft), operation speed is 10 knots. The tanker SVL Liberty has become the first complete tanker built in the modern Ukrainian history.