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Azerbaijan puts into operation "Terterchay" tugboat

Transport Materials 29 November 2023 12:55 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijan puts into operation "Terterchay" tugboat
Kamran Gasimov
Kamran Gasimov
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 29. Tugboat "Terterchay" built at Azerbaijan's Zigh Ship Repair and Construction Yard has been put into operation, Trend reports via Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO).

The length of "Terterchay" is 26 meters, the breadth is 6.7 meters, the board height is 3 meters, the draft is 1.6 meters, and the deadweight is 14 tons, according to ASCO. The vessel will go at a speed of 9 knots with a crew of six people. The tugboat will be able to transport up to 3 tons of cargo.

Since 2017, the Zigh Ship Repair and Construction Yard has been building ships on the basis of suitable certification, in addition to providing a comprehensive range of professional ship repair and marine engineering services. The "Terterchay" is Zigh Ship Repair and Construction Yard's second ship. Previously, a ship of the same sort known as "ASCO 1" was built and commissioned.

The shipyard is now working on the building of four further ships.

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