KONTUR SPb LLC has purchased a bunker ship with a deadweight of 8500 tonnes, which is the largest Russian flagged bunkering vessel in the Baltic Sea. The tanker was named "ODIN” after a widely revered god of Germanic and Scandinavian mythology.
The tanker was built in 1998 at a Shanghai shipyard, China. The vessel futures an enhanced Arc 3 ice class with unrestricted navigation and complies with all international maritime safety conventions.
Vessel's capacity: 8500 tonnes, length: 115.1 meters, breadth: 18.26 meters, depth: 9.89 meters.
The "Odin" is registered in the Russian International Register of Ships and is homeported in Big Port St. Petersburg.
The vessel will commence operations in the Port of St. Petersburg in the second half of July this year.
"This is the largest bunker ship flying the Russian flag in the North-West and the Baltic Sea. The new vessel will enable the company to strengthen its presence in the region, as well as in Big Port St. Petersburg, where our holding ranks third with bunker sales exceeding 240,000 tonnes. Overall, in 2017 we sold in the North-West region some 400,000 tonnes of bunker fuel. The "Odin" will be involved both in bunkering operations and in export shipments. We plan to increase sales, including through the development of our own marine fuel terminal "Turukhtannye Islands" based in the Port of St. Petersburg,", Stanislav Korneev, General Director of Baltic Fuel Company was quoted as saying.