On August 28 at shipbuilding plant "Okean" there was a historical event - three not self-propelled dry-cargo vessels are floated.
As well as in far times of blossoming of shipbuilding in Nikolayevshchina, children met barges with tags. The mayor of Nikolaev Vladimir Chaika who arrived to solemn descent to water суден, before a ceremony approached to kids - to learn from what they are schools. And even I said hello to the father of one of boys meeting it.
Barges, length of each of which makes 90 m, and width - 16 m, stood, covered with balls.
- From above on barges there is "Nibulon's" emblem, it can be seen only from air, - the director general "Nibulona" Alexey Vadatursky reported.
- Here, on this place, the history of Ukraine is now made, - the director of "Ocean" Nikolay Romanchuk told. - The state fleet revives, workplaces are created. You can witness how the economy of Ukraine grows and develops. Many factory workers began yesterday the working day at 7.30, and finished today in five mornings. That we have now, we reached. We didn't secure military orders from the state under which there are huge grants. We developed. Factory workers, it is your work I gave the chance to us to arrange this holiday today. Today at plant 12 complete vessels, from which two tankers - химовоза are under construction. Vessels are in different degree of readiness.
In interview to journalists the plant manager compared descent of three barges this day to the triplets birth.
Alexey Vadatursky told that today he was called already by governors of the Poltava and Cherkassk areas and congratulated on receiving three barges. Also the congratulations were stated also by the management of the Zaporozhye area.
Three vessels had four Godfathers - mothers. Main among them the wife Alexey Vadaturskogo and his right hand in business Raisa Vadaturskaya is called. Champagne about a board was broken by the principal No. 24 Tamara Zherebtsova, the principal No. 57 Tatyana Blakytna and the deputy principal No. 52 Zoya Shcherbina.
When barges came to the river, the mayor, directors "Nibulon" and "Ocean" handed over to school students gifts - backpacks.
Vessels which floated today, will provide transportation of general and bulk cargoes (grain, ore, sand, the gravel packaged and large-size freights, potash fertilizers, the woods and forest products). Cases of vessels provide operation in melkobity ice up to 30 cm thick the capacity of cargo holds of one vessel makes about 5 800 CBM
The vessel construction was made under the supervision of the Register of Navigation of Ukraine for receiving a symbol of a class K.
We will remind that contracts between JSC Vadan Yards Okean and "Nibulon" on construction of 16 not self-propelled dry-cargo two-bilge vessels mixed (the river - the sea) swimmings were signed on March 6, 2009.
On June 3 "Ocean" made a laying of four bottom sections for the first four not self-propelled dry-cargo two-bilge vessels. The head vessel was transferred to the customer on August 11. Other three orders are transferred today, on August 28.
Four more vessels - till November 30, 2009 are planned to transfer the following four vessels till the October 13, 2009. The last four vessels have to be transferred to the customer till January 26, 2010.
Extreme at the left - the deputy governor Dmitry Oboronko
From left to right: mayor Vladimir Chaika, director of "Ocean" Nikolay Romanchuk and general director "Nibulona" Alexey Vadatursky
Between the mayor and "Nibulon's" general director - Alexey Vadatursky's wife Raisa Vadaturskaya
From above on the barge - "Nibulon's" emblem