1,228 Vessels Sail under Azerbaijani Flag, Says State Maritime Administration Head
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.15 / Trend ,
E.Ismayilov/ As of this year, 1,228 vessels sail
under the Azerbaijani flag, Head of Azerbaijan State Maritime Administration
Gudrat Gurbanov said in Baku at a conference on prevention of marine pollution
on Dec. 15.
Four new vessels, most of them tankers, will enjoy the right of sailing under the Azerbaijani flag from next year, said Gurbanov.
The conference will last by Dec. 17. The organizers of the meeting are Azerbaijan State Maritime Administration and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
The conference discusses issues arising from the IMO London Convention. Experts from the International Maritime Organization, representatives of the Caspian Sea and Black Sea countries and Azerbaijani marine organizations are in attendance.
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