According to KUNA, Bahrain-based Arab Shipbuilding
and Repair Yard Company delivered
an oil tanker to Kuwait Oil Tanker Company
. The delivery ceremony was attended by Kuwaiti Ambassador to Bahrain Sheikh Azzam Mubarak Al-Sabah, Chairman of the Bahraini company Eid Abdullah Yussef, and Sheikh Ali Hamoud Al-Sabah, a representative of Kuwait Oil Tanker Company.
Designed upon a request from the Kuwaiti company, the $5m tankers-6 is 35 meters long and nine meters wide, and has a crew of six sailors. It has lifting and haulage capacities of six tons and ten tons respectively. It is also equipped with updated systems able to separate water from oil in order to preserve sea environment.
Tankers-6 can carry out several missions required by giant oil tankers, including transporting equipment and water and supplying the fleet of tankers.