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Zvezda-Hyundai and Lazurit Design Bureau signed a designing contract for construction of Aframax tankers

08 September 2017

Joint venture of Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HSHI) LLC Zvezda-Hyundai signed a contract with Lazurit Design Bureau for development of design documentation for building Aframax type tankers using gas engine fuel.

The agreement will allow creating conditions for construction of Aframax tankers at Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex.

Notes for editors:

Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex is being created on the basis of the Zvezda Far Eastern Shipyard by the Consortium of Rosneftegaz, Rosneft and Gazprombank. The shipbuilding complex design provides for the construction of a heavy outfitting berth, a dry dock, full-cycle production shops, and also, shops for the construction of offshore marine facilities.

The Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex will produce heavy tonnage ships, elements of offshore platforms, ice-class vessels, special vessels and other marine equipment.

Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex and HSHI set up an engineering and project management joint venture Zvezda-Hyundai in April 2017 for technology transfer and ship construction management.

Currently, a series of five Aframax vessels using gas engine fuel is under construction for Rosnefteflot, steel cutting is scheduled for late 2017, delivery of the first vessel to the customer is scheduled for 2020. 

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8 September 2017

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