Azerbaijan accelerates construction of Ro-Pax type ferries
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  • 13:54 25 April 2019

Azerbaijan accelerates construction of Ro-Pax type ferries

The construction of two unique Ro-Pax ferries, ordered by the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company to Baku Shipyard, continues rapidly. Currently, 92.5%  of first ship’s body and the 52.8% of second ship’s body are ready, the Shipyard told ONA.

Uniquely designed ships will have a wide range of options for their technical specifications.

The speed of the ships with a length of 154.5 meters and a width of 17.7 meters will reach 14 knots. Each ship will be able to carry 56 tanks, 46 open wagons, 44 freight cars, 50 trucks and 100 passengers. The crew will be 30 people.

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