Azerbaijani Politics 10 september — 14:31

President Ilham Aliyev attended ceremony to launch Kalbajar oil tanker

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended a ceremony to launch the Kalbajar oil tanker at Baku Shipyard, informs the press-service of the Azerbaijani head of state.

Chairman of the Azerbaijan Caspian Sea Shipping Closed Joint-Stock Company Rauf Valiyev informed the head of state about the tanker.

The construction of the oil tanker began at Baku Shipyard two years ago on the order of the Azerbaijan Caspian Sea Shipping Closed Joint-Stock Company. Its deadweight is 7,800 tonnes. The tanker measures 141 m in length, and 16.9 m in width.

President Ilham Aliyev cut the ribbon symbolising the launch of the oil tanker.

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