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  • 2022 July 4 14:10

    ASCO's ferry Professor Gul returns to operation after overhaul

    The overhaul of the “Professor Gul” ferry, the property of Marine Sea Fleet of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO), was completed, according to ASCO. The high-quality repair was carried out at the “Zigh” Ship Construction and Repair Yard in a short period of time.

    The main and three auxiliary engines of the ferry were repaired.

    Hull-welding, pipeline, electrical and automatic works were accomplished on the vessel. Also ships's seaborne machinery (pumps, separator, compressor) were repaired.

    At the same time, the underwater and surface parts of the “Professor Gul” main deck, engine room and upper structure were cleaned and painted. The living quarters and offices for crew members have been renovated in accordance with modern requirements.

    After a successful water testing the vessel was put back into operation.

    It is to be noted that the ferry, which is 154.47 meters long and 18.3 meters wide, is equipped with the most modern navigation system.

    The “Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping” Closed Joint-Stock Company was established by merging the country’s two largest fleets – the Azerbaijan State Caspian Sea Shipping Company and the Caspian Sea ​​Oil Fleet of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic on October 22, 2013.

    Related issues will be discussed at Ship Repair, Modernization and Components Conference which is to be held on the zero day of the Global Fishery Forum and Seafood Expo Russia (SEAFOOD EXPO RUSSIA) on 20 September 2022 in Saint-Petersburg. The event is organized by PortNews Media Group with the support of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC). More about the event >>>>




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