“Uzeyir Hajibeyli” vessel sent to outer waters after the repair works


The repair of the “Uzeyir Hajibeyli”  dry cargo vessel used in external waters has been completed. The vessel belongs to the  Transportation Fleet of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company. (ASCO)

The vessel was repaired at the “Zigh” Ship Repair and Construction Yard.

The ship’s main and auxiliary engines and pumps have been repaired at the Yard. In addition, pipelining, electrical installation, automation works, and welding of the hull were carried out.

In addition, the underwater and surface parts of the vessel were completely cleaned with abrasive sand and painted. The living and service areas have been renovated in accordance with contemporary standards.

After the completion of the repair, the ship was successfully tested and returned to the sea.

 “Uzeyir Hajibeyli” dry-cargo ship is involved in cargo transportation outside of the Caspian Sea. Today, the ship will pick up the cargo from the port of Bektash, Turkmenistan and sail to the port of Gebze, Turkey.

It should be noted that the “Uzeyir Hajibeyli” vessel has been sailing in external waters under the flag of Azerbaijan since 2014. The vessel is 108.33 meters long and 16.74 meters wide and has a carrying capacity of 5200 tons.