Palmali Receives Second Tanker

Friday, October 26, 2007
Russia’s Krasnoye Sormovo ship-building factory and Palmali Group shipping company signed a delivery-acceptance certificate on the second tanker, Agdash, of Project 19619. The Factory reported that the tanker was delivered to the customer a month ahead of contract schedule. The first tanker, Masalli, was transferred to Palmali Group this September and the third one will be ready by next November, Krasnoye Sormovo reports. The Project 19619 tankers relate to river-sea vessels. They are equipped with 12 cargo and a slop tanks and has ballast compartments in double board and double bottom. Its length is 150m, width 17.30m, board height 10.5m, deadweight over 13,000 tons. The tanker is the largest vessel in the Caspian able to enter any ports and sail to other seas via Volga-Baltic water route. Its cruising capacity is 20 days. The vessel is designed for transportation of crude oil and petroleum products with steam temperature of at least 60 Ñ. The ship can be loaded by some grades of petroleum products per passage. The tanker is able to ship under any weather conditions. Vessel class is KM L1 I I A1 of Russian Maritime Shipping Register. The vessel has undergone mooring and performance trials that showed its readiness for sailing. The tanker will sail to St. Petersburg and to the port of registry via Volga-Don waterway where it will start transportation of oil and petroleum products between the Caspian Sea terminals. [Source: http://abc.az]
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