The transportation of reactors body for the third power unit of Rostov nuclear power (Rosatom) from Saint-Petersburg to Volgodonsk was completed in the beginning of july 2013. Reactors body VVER-1 000 of 11 meter length, 5,6 meter width, 5,7 meter high and weighing 322 tonnes was produced by Izhorskiye Zavody, part of OMZ Group. The tug «Aleksandr Obyhov» and RO-RO barge 2033 were used to ship the equipment. The reactor was loaded at Sankt-Petersberg (Jetty of Izhorskie Zavodi) by ro-ro method and discharged by shore crane at Volgodonsk
Project was done in cooperation with Infotech Baltika CJSC.
To implement the delivery, the project of lashing, securing and stowage, as well as the project of towage were developed.