Viktor Georgiyevich Bakaev (1902 - 1987)
Georgiyevich Bakaev (1902 - 1987) – Doctor of Technical Science, Professor,
author of a range of studies and numerous publications, including influential
textbooks on the fundamentals of maritime fleet operation.
Over the years, he taught at
maritime academies in Moscow, Leningrad and Vladivostok and from 1954 until 1970
was USSR Minister of Merchant Marine.
The LR II class product carrier
built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard was named after
Viktor Bakaev. The vessel complies with all existing Russian and international
standards governing maritime safety, energy efficiency and environmental
protection, and is registered with Lloyd’s Register of Shipping.
Judging by its technical
characteristics, this tanker is one of the most advanced, modern vessels in its
class and provides optimal commercial efficiency.