Nevsky Shipyard together with Rosoboronpostavka (the Federal Agency for Weaponry, Military and Special Equipment and Material facilities Procurement) and the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation signed the state contract for the construction of a sea tanker of 23130 project on November 1st 2013.
The shipyard got the right to conclude the given state contract having won the open competitive tender.
Under the contract the tanker is to be delivered in the end of 2016.
The tanker will have the following characteristics:
Length overall – 130 m
Breadth overall – about 21 m
Draught overall – about 7 m
Deadweight at draught 7 m – about 9000 t
Press Release, November 5, 2013