ASCO Ships Lay Cable for Absheron Gas

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 19, 2019

Pic: Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping

Pic: Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO), the largest and oldest shipping company on the Caspian sea, informed that works on laying pipes in the Absheron gas condensate field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea are under way.

“Aura” tow-vessel vessel and “Suleyman Vezirov” pipe- laying ship of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) were involved in the pipe laying operations.

The first phase of the operations has already been completed. Thus, the 13299-meter pipeline between “Darwin Bank” and “Absheron Bank” was fully laid.

At present, the pipe laying process is carried out by ships between “Absheron Bank” and “Western Absheron”. The length of this line is 11600 meters.

At the next stage, pipe –laying works will be carried out in the gas separator point No. 2 in “Bulla-Deniz” field.

ASCO said that 36 ship crew and 56 technical personnel are involved in the process.

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