Lachin oil tanker launched in Baku

Lachin oil tanker launched in Baku

A new oil tanker 'Lachin' will be commissioned in Azerbaijan in June 2019. The tanker launching ceremony was held at the Baku Shipyard today.

The ceremony was attended by Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev, Vice President of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR Suleyman Gasimov, director of the State Maritime Agency Gudrat Gurbanov, chairman of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC and Executive Director of Baku Shipbuilding LLC Imanverdi Hasanov, Trend reported.

The tanker hull has been fully constructed.

The length of the tanker is 141 meters, width - 16.9 meters, height - 6 meters. The deadweight of the tanker in the sea is 7,884 tons, on the river – 5,455 tons. Its speed can reach 10 knots per hour. The tanker has six cargo compartments with a capacity of 9,190 cubic meters each.