Nikolaev shipyard of Smart Maritime Group has launched an
outfitted hull of EMMA chemical tanker (order # 10002) for Dutch VEKA
Group. Many local residents of Nikolaev city, including students of the
National University of Shipbuilding, took part in the official launching
ceremony together with the shipbuilders.
Smart Maritime Group (SMG) is preparing the first outfitted hull
of a chemical tanker for delivery to the customer, Dutch VEKA
Shipbuilding WT B.V. The official launching of the vessel took place
today at Kherson Shipyard of SMG. Hundreds of citizens,
the owner of VEKA Group B.V. Mr Peter Versluis, specialists of VEKA
Shipbuilding WT B.V. and former long-service employees (veterans) of the
shipyard took part in the official event.
Smart Maritime Group (SMG, Kherson), incorporating Kherson and Nikolaev shipyards, almost doubled its production output in 2018 – to UAH 610 million compared to the previous year (UAH 317 million).
Smart Maritime Group has completed the shipment of metal structures for
the construction of a new thickener at Southern Mining and Processing
Plant (YuGOK, Krivoy Rog city, Dnepropetrovsk region) ahead of schedule.
Nikolayev shipyard of Smart Maritime Group (SMG,
Nikolayev) has already built up more than half of the cylindrical
section of a chemical tanker being built by order of the Dutch VEKA Shipbuilding WT B.V.
On 10 October, a delegation from Smart-Holding and Smart Maritime Group (SMG) consisting of Strategy Director Ruslan Rudnitsky, Independent Director Gregory Mason and Director General of SMG
Vasiliy Fedin met with Croatian Economy Minister Darko Horvat. The
delegation also plans to visit a number of shipbuilding companies in
Kherson Shipyard of Smart Maritime Group has accomplished a stage of external hull operations as part of a redesign of a donor ore-oil tanker to transform it into the first sludge-disposal barge.
The shipyard's specialists have started setting up of the strut beams, erection of forward and aft bulkheads and installation of flaps.