The shipyard «Zvezda» has canceled the tender for the supply from South Korea parts for the tanker «Aframax»

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in photobacteria far Eastern shipbuilding complex of Zvezda. Archival photoThe shipyard «Zvezda» has canceled the tender for the supply from South Korea parts for the tanker «Aframax»© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

Shipbuilding complex «Star» was canceled a tender for the delivery from South Korean shipyard Hyundai the stern, the bow sections and anchors the main tanker class «Aframax», follows from materials on the public procurement portal.

The corresponding open request for proposals announced on 30 November, the initial (maximum) contract price was 138,8 million rubles. Applications from candidates scheduled to take on December 11, and the results of the procurement was going to fail on February 13. Shipping the bow and anchors was planned for the period from 29 March to 5 April 2019, shipping the stern, from 30 August to 7 September.

The decision to abandon the bidding procedure made «in connection with the need to make changes to procurement documentation and conduct additional coordination with the customer», according to the documents.

Earlier on Monday, the newspaper «Kommersant» published an article «Screwdriver shipbuilding», in which he wrote that the first tankers of the «Aframax» that the shipyard «Zvezda» should take in 2020, «Rosneft», will be built in Russia «largely nominal», and the most difficult part — the stern and bow sections and the anchor will come from Korea. «The tender did not surprise market participants: while «Star» is not ready to build ships entirely, and the bow part and the stern Koreans will do faster, which will remove the risk of late delivery of tankers», the paper said.

Tankers of class «Aframax» (Aframax, Average Freight Rate Assessment AFRA) dwt 80-120 thousand tons that use LNG as primary fuel, will be engaged in the transportation of oil and petroleum products primarily in the Baltic and in Northern Europe. The project for the construction of tankers of «Aframax» the new generation, which is determined by the operator, Sovcomflot, is implemented shipbuilding complex «Zvezda» in cooperation with Hyundai Heavy Industries.

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