The main engines are two diesel engines of make 6VDS29/24-Al-2, power 1496 h.p. (1100 kW) each at 1000 rpm.
The ships loaded speed on deep water, at a wind force of not more than 4, with freshpainted hull and with no water current equals:
at sea with 4.52 m draught 18.9 km/h
at river with 3.74 m draught 20.5 km/h
The ship will carry general and bulk cargoes, including grain and timber. Grain is carried without shifting boards. Hold No. 1 provides for the carriage of dangerous goods of class 3, and all the holds - of class 4, with respect to the available ships fire-extinguishing and ventilation means.
The ship can be outfitted with facilities for the carriage of 140 24-ton gross international standard containers in holds and on hatch cover.
In case of shipping heavy cargoes with stowage factor 0.85 m3/t, the holds must be loaded so as to obtain a pressure on the second bottom not more than 8.35 t/m2.
The carriage of heavy cargoes is possible. With this, in every case of such a carriage, the calculations and the diagram of cargo location must be submitted to the supervising inspection of the classification society. The ensuring of hull strength and cargo securing are shown in calculations and diagram.
The ship is designed to navigate in sea areas according to limitation of region I of the "Rules for the Construction and Classification of Sea-going Ships", ed. 1990 of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, and to carry out river-to-sea trips within the limits of admissible draughts for the specified inland water area.
Season of navigation all year in regions with moderate sea climate. Settlement temperatures for gears, systems and isolation:
Air outside up + 300C to - 230C Sea water up + 320C to 00C
The ship is built to obtain classification KMn 3 [I] I A3 of Register of Shipping.
The hull possesses an ice strengthening, its unsinkability is ensured with any one of compartments flooded.
International rules and norms
The ship meets the requirements of the International documents as follows:
- International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, including Amendments of 81, 83 and 88/89.
- International Convention for Preventing Maritime Pollution, 1973, and Protocol of 1978.
- International Rules for Preventing Collisions at Sea (IRPCS-72).
- International Convention on Load Lines, 1966.
- Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (MDGC-77).
- International Convention on Radiotelephone Communication on Metric Waves.
- International Regulations of Radiocommunication on the Decisions of the World Administrative Convention of Radiomen.
- International Convention on the Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969.
- Kiel Canal Regulations, 1975.
The ships endurance is:
with regard to the fuel and lube oil, provision and boiler water - 20 days;
with regard to the fresh water - 10 days, using standard tanks.
Crew and accommodations
The ship provides the crew member with single cabins for a crew of up to 20 persons. Besides, there is a sanitary cabin which may be used for a pilot.
The general disposition of space on board the ship is performed in accordance with the plan No. 19610-050-0113BO.
The height from the floor to the structure ceiling in accommodations and in public rooms is not less than 2000 mm, in the wheel house - not less than 2150 mm in the area of helmsmans and watch mate posts and not less than 2050 mm at cheeks.
To ensure the maintenance of machinery and equipment installed aboard it is provided:
- arrangement of main and auxiliary machinery and equipment in relevant spaces, ensuring convenient passages and access during preventive inspections and maintenance;
- building-block design of the installed machinery and equipment;
- maintenance platforms in the area of machinery and equipment for their disassembly and assembly when repaired;
- portable hand hoists, moving jibs with electric hoists, slewing booms with hoists to dismantle and to transport the assemblies and parts of mechanisms, pipe lines, systems and electrical equipment etc. toward repairing platforms and places for unloading;
- eye bolts over the machinery and equipment to hang up hoists when dismantling mechanisms;
- ship workshops and repairing aids with various machine-tools, aids and appliances required for repairs aboard;
- set of spare parts ensuring the operation of machinery and equipment;
- detachable and cut-out plates on the four decks ( main, 1st, 2nd and 3rd tiers of the superstructure 0 over the engine and boiler compartment (EBC) provided for unloading the main engines and Diesel-generators, as well as detachable plates in the open areas of the main deck over EBC.
Preventing of pollution of the sea
It is provided against the sea pollution:
- A system for collecting and purifying oil/water mixtures with a separator and reserve collecting tanks;
- A sewage disposal system with a separator and a reserve collecting tank;
- Means for picking and burning garbage:
- tanks for bags with domestic, food-stuff and service (cleaning cloth etc.) garbage;
- ships automated installation (incinerator) for burning the mentioned garbage alone.
Conditions of ships construction and delivery
The ship will be built in compliance with the agreement end under the supervision of the Register of Shipping.
The ship will be supplied ready to service, including inventory equipment and spare parts according to an approved specification, but without fuel oil, lubricants, provision, water, mineral salts, nautical charts, nautical handbooks, medical instruments and medicines.
The delivered ship will be accompanied with maintenance documentation as well as with all the documents issued by the Register of Shipping, the Sanitary Inspection, and qualifying the owner to employ the ship, as well as Certificates on the equipment supplied by the Builder in accordance with this Specification.
The Builder guarantees the quality of the ship and its trouble-free operation for a period of 12 months upon the signature of the ship acceptance documents by the Customer.
During the term of warranty the Builder shall be liable for all failures and usage troubles occurred by reason of improper workmanship or material.
The failures and troubles found out in this period will be rectified by the Builder and defective parts will be replaced with the new ones for account of the latter.
The Builder shall not be liable for usage losses as well as for losses and damages due to the normal wearing or an improper care.
The construction and lay-out of ships principals not mentioned in this Specification are performed by the Builder as it is in its common practice.
The Builder is qualified to make equivalent supersedences by newly developed equipment and materials having similar or better characteristics.
In capacity of material for the ship hull, footings for the main machinery, high-loaded structures and strengthenings it is used steel of category D32 and for cargo hatch coamings, hatch covers framing and some other structures - category D40 as per Register regulations.
The superstructures and houses are made of steel category D and web framing - category D32. Auxiliary structures, footings and fixtures are made of steel category D.
The ships hull is welded. In order to protect the underwater hull against corrosion it is provided a sacrificial protection combined with the paint coating.
Anchor handling gear
The ship is equipped with two bower Halls anchors of 2500 kg each and one 1500 kg Halls anchor.
The anchor chains for the bower anchor are of high strength cast construction with studs, chains size is 46 mm, length - 250 m each. The back anchor chain is arc welded of ordinary strength, with studs, size 40 mm, 200 m long.
The bower anchor are lifted and cast by an electrical driven windlass installed on the forecastle deck, the rate of anchor lifting from a depth of 100 m is 10 to 13 m/min.
The windlass possesses:
- a remote controlled system of band brake casting,
- a local and remote system of veered chain lengths indication.
To lift and cast the back anchor there is an electrically driven capstan on the poop deck, which enables the anchor lifting from a depth of 100 m with a rate of at least 11 m/min. The capstan is equipped with a local and remote electrical system of veered chain length indication.
Mooring and towing arrangements
The mooring arrangement has polypropylene ropes of 175 mm in circumference (7 pcs) 160 m long each and 20 m long each (2 pcs). In the event the polypropylene ropes are not supplied, 23 mm - dia. steel ropes may be used on the ships. The towing gear is outfitted with a steel rope, dia. 38 mm, 190 m long.
The mooring arrangement includes the following mechanisms:
- a windlass with warping drum pull,6500 kgf, with rated warping speed16 - 18 m/min.;
- a capstan with warping drum pull,3000 kgf, rated rope warping speed12 - 14 m/min.;
- self-tensioning winches (2 pcs installed if agreed with the
Customer under separate Contract) with rated drum pull, 8000 kgf
rated rope warping speed 16.8 m/min.
Boat gear and life-saving appliances
There are one enclosed self-righting freefall motor lifeboat and duty boat with outboard motor on board the ship. The ship is outfitted with one life-raft lowered type for 25 persons and 5 life-rafts dumping type for 6 persons each.
The ship has two hanged full balanced rudders of ??? profile placed after the propellers. The tiller compartment contains two single-tiller electrohydroulic steering engines which ensure with one of pump units of each enginThe ship has two hanged full balanced rudders of ??? profile placed after the propellers. The tiller compartment contains two single-tiller electrohydroulic steering engines which ensure with one of pump units of each engine in operation, purring the rudder complex from 300 hard over to 350 hard over during not more than 28 sec. at full speed ahead.
The steering engines are remotely electrically controlled from a control station in the wheel house and from manual (local) control stations in the tiller compartment directly from pump actuators.
A bow thruster with a power of 135 kW serves for an active ship control to ensure maneuverability and to keep the ship in the required position at slow speed ahead and astern and without running.
Hatch cover arrangement
The ship has steel cargo hold hatch covers of watertight construction, which allow a 100 pc hold opening and closing in any sequence.
Each of the holds has a two-wing four-panel steel cover which is able to bear a uniformly distributed load of 2.10 t/m2. The hatch cover is hydraulically driven, each wing separately. The design of hatch covers enables the ship to carry on them timber or international-size twenty-four-ton containers (24 tons gross).
The ship is equipped with an arrangement for storm (emergency) dumping of timber piles stowed on the hatch covers.
Insulation of accommodations
Thermal insulation of living, service and domestic spaces is designed so as to be efficient at an outside temperature of -230C with air conditioning, ventilation and heating being fully in order.
The fire-resistance insulation of the ship accommodations complies with the "Rules for the Classification and Construction of Sea-going Ships" of Register, 1990.
Sound-proofing and sound-absorbing coatings
Sound-proofing is used in the fan room on the boat deck and in the reserve control post. Sound-absorbing coating is used on the diesel-generator room. To fight with noise in accommodations are provided:
- vibration - absorbing floor plating in superstructure;
- sound - absorbing coating of metal-base laminate panels in living and public accommodations and corridors;
- outfitting carcasses in living and public accommodations installed on shock-absorbers.
Lining and finishing of accommodations
The living, public spaces (mess- and recreation room, sport cabin, ship office, reserve control post and sanitary room) and the corridors are lined with metal-base laminate with thermal and sound-proofing inside.
The lining in the galley, ladder passaqes, lay-in room, wheel house, chart room, common use lavatories and bath-and-lavatory units of all the cabins are made with plastic laminate.The sauna lining is made of wooden panels. The rest of rooms are painted.
Power plant composition
The power plant is composed of:
- main plant, actuating the fixed-pitch propellers (PPP), including two Diesel engines of make 6VDS 29/24AL-2 of 1496 h.p. (1000 kW) each at 1000 rpm with reverse reduction gear type WAF 841 at propeller speed of 256 rpm;
- auxiliary plant including:
- three Diesel-generators D 2866 TE/HCM 434E (one of them stand-by) of 165 kW each, which are the main power source for all services on board the ship both underway and moored;
- emergency Diesel-generator ???? 100/1500 of 100 kW designed for power supply to the ships loads at no voltage on the main switch-board;
- auxiliary boiler installation including:
- automated boiler ??? 1.0/5 M of 1.0 t/hr capacity at a pressure of 5 kgf/cm2, operating on motor and Diesel fuel;
- two automated exhaust heat boilers type ???20C? of 0.4 t/hr capacity each at a pressure of 6 kgf/cm2. The boiler installation is designed to satisfy the requirement in steam while the ship is underway and moored.
- auxiliary machinery and heat exchangers, servicing the power plant.
Power plant Fuel
The power plant uses as fuel for the main engines:
- motor fuel grade DT to GOST 1667-68,
- diesel fuel grade ? 62 to GOST 305-82;
The power plant uses as fuel for the Diesel-generators:
- diesel fuel grade ? 62 to GOST 305-82;
The power plant uses as fuel for auxiliary boiler:
- motor fuel grade DT to GOST 1667-68 or diesel fuel grade ? 62 to GOST 305-82.
The summary fuel consumption while the ship is underway does not exceed:
- motor fuel - 10.80 t per twenty-four hours,
- diesel fuel - 1.10 t per twenty-four hours.
Power plant systems
There are the following systems provided for the power plant servicing :
- oil, fuel, cooling, exhaust gas, compressed air for the main engines;
- fuel, cooling, oil, exhaust gas, starting air for the Diesel-generators;
- fuel, exhaust gas, starting air for the emergency Diesel-generator;
- condensate-and-feed, fresh steam, fuel, safety valve steam outlet, blowing and drain systems of the auxiliary boilers.
Shafting and propellers
Shaftline is two-shaft installation composed of: two fixed pitch propellers, propeller and intermediate shafts, shaft bearings, propeller shaft sealings, propeller shaft tubes (housings), bracket bearings, cooling and lubrication system, tapes with protectors, shaft-turning gears (complete with the engines). Thrust bearings and hydraulic brakes are built in the reverse reduction gears.
The ship has the following system:
- domestic fresh-and-outside water supply system;
- system of sewage, domestic water with a separator set and of open decks drain holes;
- system of steam heating, service steam piping, heating and steaming;
- all-ship, cargo holds and engine and boiler compartment ventilation system;
- system of air conditioning for living and service spaces;
- refrigerating system for provision storerooms;
- speaking tubes;
- water and carbon-dioxide fire-extinguishing systems;
- ballast and drain system;
- bilge water collecting and purifying system with a separator set;
- outfit pneumatic control system.
The mostly used mode of current across the ship mains is an alternating three-phase current with a frequency of 50 Hz, voltage 380 V. Some of mains have the following sorts of current and voltages:
- 380 V, three-phase, 50 Hz - for essential service;
- 220 V, three- and single-phase, 50 Hz - for inside lighting, outside lighting, signaling and side lights, holds lighting, galley equipment, furnishing, radio and navigational aids;
- 24 V, single-phase - for low-voltage lighting in dry spaces, for soldering irons;
- 24 V DC - as a short-term power source for lighting, emergency power to ??? emergency alarm, ??? automatic remote control systems;
- 12 V, single-phase current for lighting in especially damp spaces and outside.
Ships electric power plant
- three three-phase generators with a rated output of 165 kW each at 400 V, 1500 rpm, 50 Hz, actuated by Diesel engine;
- an emergency Diesel-generator with automatic starting at power lost to the main switchboard (???). The generator is three-phase with a rated power of 100 kW at 400 V, 1500 rpm, 50 Hz;
- three-phase transformers 380/230 V to carry loads with a voltage other than 380 V;
- storage batteries to carry the most important services.
The following arrangements ensure the power distribution and monitoring of generators:
- main switchboard (???);
- emergency switchboard (???).
Power supply with a voltage of 380 V from shore is carried out by means of stations of power supply from shore (one at the bow and one at the stern).
Communication and navigational aids
External communication aids
Radio equipment provides the operation completely with Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) as well as operational communication of general purpose.
Ship communication means are designed for operation in A1+A2+A3 sea areas (GMDSS classification) as well as for river operation.
Basic radio communication means
- Basic VHF radiotelephone station with DSC coder, with receiver to watch DSC at the 70th channel.
- VHF radiotelephone station "Kama-PM" for river communication.
- IF/HF radio station with built-in automatic feeder for radiotelephone alarm signals, with DSC coder, with receiver to watch DSC, with radiotelex incorporating modems with automatic request for repetition, with display, keyboard, printer.
- Automatic facsimile receiver with built-in NAVTEX receiver.
- COSPAS-SARSAT emergency satellite radio beacon combined with radar responder - 1 pc.
- Radar responders-2 pcs.
- Watch receiver for radiotelephone alarm signals of 2182 kHz.
- Three portable VHF radio telephone stations and charger to charge them.
Duplicate radio communication aids
- Duplicate VHF radio telephone station with DSC coder placed on ship control console.
- INMARSAT shipboard satellite communication station of C standard incorporating the broadened group calling device.
The basic GMDSS radio equipment of SAIT MARINE Company, Belgium, production is placed in the GMDSS console desk located in chart room.
Duplicate VHF radio station and remote control equipment to give distress signals through VHF, IF/HF channels and INMARSAT are located on ship control console. The equipment of river VHF radio station "Kama-PM" is placed in radio equipment room and its remote controlpanel is placed on ship control console. Composition, automation level of radio equipment means and their location make it possible to operate the ship with radio operator on crew staff and without radio operator (ship radio chief) when the radio communication is provided by watch navigator. The efficiency of GMDSS radio equipment is provided by the combination of two ways: by duplicating of radio communication means and by shore maintenance and repair.
Power supply of radio communication means.
The main power supply - ship mains 220 V 50 Hz from ??? . Emergency power supply form ??? The main power supply - ship mains 220 V 50 Hz from ??? . Emergency power supply form ??? of emergency diesel generator. Reserve power supply - 24 DC from base or doubling storage batteries. The batteries are charged from 2 automatic chargers.
Each radio installation works with its own antennas which provide independent operation of all radio communication means.
Ship relaying and broadcast aids
A unified public-address and relaying system for 20 directions is installed aboard and enables the ship to send commands, broadcast programs (on relaying lines), conduct public-address communication between control station as well as with shore and other ships.
For a short-distance sound communication with other ships, as well as to send commands, fixed and portable electrical megaphones are used.
Onboard communication and signaling
The ship is equipped with onboard telephony, emergency and fire alarm. The onboard telephone communication uses an automatic telephone exchange for 20 subscribers.
The chart room is equipped with a radio direction finder which is designed to define the ships position at sea, to find the bearing to the ships in distress.
The wheel-house has two navigational radars which serve to the safety of navigation in the open sea, in coastal areas and narrow waters, in enclosed fairways in conditions of reduced visibility.
To determine ships coordinates in open sea there is a receiver indicator of satellite system in the chart room.
Electrical navigational equipment
The ship is equipped with:
- a gyro compass system;
- an electronic induction log (without prominent parts on the bottom);
- an echo sounder with scale depth 0 to 500 m;
- a magnetic compass with optical transmission to the house.
Ship control instruments
- tachometers of the propeller shafts;
- automatic helmsman maintaining the required heading;
- rudder indicators and rudder telegraph.
Automation and control
The equipment providing for the navigation is concentrated on a navigation console situated in the wheel-house. Both wheel-house wings may be equipped with a tack-up navigational equipment.
The power plant, electric power plant and ship system are automated in compliance with notation A3 of Register Regulations.
The extent of automation and degree of centralization of control and monitoring garantees the possibility to attend the power plant without watch.
The main engines are equipped with an electrical remote control system (DAY).
The starting of beforehand ready main engines, changing of their operating duty, reversing and stopping are effected with the help of the remote control system (DAY) either from the wheel-house or from the bridge wings or from the standby control console situated on a platform in the engine room, using an electrical remote communication, as well as from stations arranged on the engines.
Emergency and warning alarm
The emergency and warning alarm is designed to generate a light and a generalized audible signal in case of failure (warning) or in emergency (alarm) on a monitored device or a group of devices.
The emergency warning and alarm system embraces the most important devices and machinery on which depend the ships going, its controllability and survivability on the whole and the safety of servicing personnel.
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