Krasnoe Sormovo Launches Dry Cargo Ship Alfa Helios
United Shipbuilding Corporation’s Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has launched dry-cargo motor ship of RSD59 project Alfa Helios took place. This is the
United Shipbuilding Corporation’s Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has launched dry-cargo motor ship of RSD59 project Alfa Helios took place. This is the seventh motor ship in a series of nine dry cargo vessels for Alpha LLC. Dry-cargo ship "Alfa Helios" became the 27th motor ship of RSD59 project, which left the slipway of "Krasny Sormov". Sormovskaya shipyard took first place among Russian shipbuilding enterprises in terms of the number of built dry cargo vessels of this project.
Traditionally, the godmother of the new dry cargo ship, director of OOO Alpha Kristina Skorikova smashed a bottle of champagne on the side of the ship. “It is a great honor to receive the right to 'baptize' a ship for good luck, this is a significant event for me. I wish Alpha Helios good work and seven feet under the keel! We plan that this dry cargo ship will carry grain crops and oversized cargo in the Mediterranean Sea, ”said Kristina Skorikova. She also thanked the employees of Krasny Sormov and the State Transport Leasing Company for their support of the project for the good work.
After launching, the dry cargo ship will be completed on the water, and then it will undergo sea trials, after which the ship will be handed over to the customer. According to Alpha LLC, Alpha Helios will be assigned to the port of Taganrog.
Self-propelled dry-cargo single-deck vessel with two cargo holds, with two full-revolving propellers, sea and mixed "river / sea" navigation "Volgo-Don max" class.
The vessel is designed for transportation of general and bulk cargo, packaged lumber, round timber, scrap metal, metal in bundles and rolls, bulky, long and heavy cargo, coal, dangerous cargo and category “B” cargo.