ASCO Overhauls Shair Vagif

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

August 16, 2019

Pic: ASCO

Pic: ASCO

The multi-purpose dry cargo vessel Shair Vagif, owned by the Transport Fleet of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) and operated in external waters, was overhauled at the Chernomorsk Shiprepair Yard  shipyard in Ukraine.

Within the implemented works from July 3 to August 12, hydraulic booster of the vessel, its main engines and separators, including fuel, radio navigation and rescue systems, were repaired.

Moreover, all automated ship control systems were restored. Thus, F-3000 fire alarms, SDS-48 smoke alarms, SEMCO local fire extinguishing systems, emergency diesel generators and separators were repaired.

The vessel has been put back into operation, said a press release from ASCO.

It should be noted that the ‘Shair Vagif’ vessel has been floating in foreign waters under the Azerbaijani flag since 2016. The vessel with a length of 108.33 and a width of 16.74 meters has a carrying capacity of 5200 tons.

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