CASPIAN OIL & GAS - BP-ordered vessel to be ready in 2017

BP-ordered vessel to be ready in 2017



Baku Shipyard JSC, the resident of the Garadagh industrial park, is implementing construction and repair of various vessels.

The Baku Shipyard is capable of constructing four 15,000-tonnage tankers or two 70,000-tonnage tankers and four supply vessels and repair 80-100 vessels.

According to Oxu.Az, the due statement came from Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev speaking at the collegial session.

"Until now the enterprise has built a tow-boat with 50 tons traction force and completed construction of three passenger ships each for 80 persons.

"The biggest order the plant has implemented was the design and construction of an underwater construction vessel Khankandi for BP estimated at $378,000,000. The construction is to be completed in April 2017," the minister said.

According to him, the plant has repaired 73 vessels.