Photo: NIBULON Nibulon Loader Max unique in its class

For the construction of Nibulon Max used about 5 thousand tons of metal and 150 km of cable products.

In Nikolaev at shipbuilding and ship-repairing plant NIBULON launched the first 140-metre ship company – a unique loader Nibulon Max. About it reports a press-service of the company NIBULON on Thursday, may 23.

This is the first ship of such size, which is built at the factory, and the biggest ship in 25 years of independence of Ukraine. The construction is carried out with the financial support of the International Finance Corporation and the European Bank for reconstruction and development, European investment Bank, – stated in the message.

This vessel will allow to increase annual volume of transshipment cargo fleet by 2-3 million tons/year and to increase the volume of transshipment of goods directly by the company’s fleet up to 4-5 million tons/year.

Nibulon Max is equipped with two crane parts with output of 18 thousand tons/day and two cargo holds with capacity of 10 thousand tons. Cargo holds equipped with hatch covers, intended for the carriage of grain bulk and General cargo.

To service the cargo holds, and loading and unloading works, in terms of port and open roadstead into the sea the vessel can accommodate two full-circle cargo crane, which will help to load and unload vessels of type Panamax.

The autonomy of this vessel’s fuel and fresh water is about 90 days. For its construction used about 5 thousand tons of metal and 150 km of cable goods and the total weight of materials for insulation of the hull is 64 tons.

Earlier it was reported that at the shipyard in Nikolayev was launched the hull of chemical tanker EMMA for a Dutch company VEKA. Deadweight of the tanker – 5 thousand tons, length – 110 m, width – 13.5 m, height – 6.6 m.

It was also reported that the Ukrainian Navy received intelligence ship, unique in the country.

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