Iran manufactures oil tankers for Venezuela
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 13 / Trend , T.Jafarov/
Iran will launch the largest oil tanker manufactured by the country on July 23, Sadra Shipyard Director Salman Zarbi told journalists on Friday.
He said Venezuela ordered 4 Aframax tankers with capacity of 94,000 tons each in 2007 and we made some changes bringing its capacity to 113,000 tons.
"We have already manufactured one of these tankers and we will launch one of them. It was already tested," he said.
The length of the tanker is 250 meter, width - 44 meter, height - 21 meter and draught - 14.8 meter. Some 28 percent of the work on the second tanker has been already conducted. Manufacturing of each tanker cost 57 million euro.