Iran delivers second domestically-made oil tanker to Venezuela


The second Aframax oil tanker manufactured in Iran was delivered to Venezuela in a ceremony on Saturday.

Report informs, citing Tasnim, that the ceremony was attended by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro, who is in Tehran on an official visit.

At the ceremony, documents related to the delivery of the tanker were signed by the two countries’ officials.

With a length of 250 meters, width of 44 meters and height of 21 meters on the deck, the tanker can carry 113,000 tons of crude oil equivalent to 750,000 barrels.

According to a contract signed between the two sides, Iran is going to build and deliver two more oil tankers to Venezuela.