Dry Cargo Ship for Beaufort Shipping Laid Down

On August 16 the Volgograd Shipyard laid down the first dry cargo ship of the 006RSD05 project for Beaufort Shipping Ltd (Malta).

The cargo ship is 6,970 tons dwt, 140 meters long and 16.5 meters wide.

This is the largest of Russian river-sea-going vessels. It is aimed for transporting breakbulk, timber and logs, grains and project cargo, as well as containers.