By Sabina Mammadli
The overhaul of the STB-1 barge of the Azerbaijani Caspian
Shipping Company (ASCO) has been completed, Azernews reports via
According to the company, the work was carried out at the
Bibi-Heybat Baku ship repair and construction plant.
The main engines, pumps, compressors, piping systems, mechanisms
and equipment located on the deck, tread devices, ship generators,
lighting systems, electrical equipment were repaired on the barge,
auxiliary engines were adjusted and etc. Some parts of the
protective beams on the decks of STB-1 have been modified.
In addition, chain boxes, anchor chains, underwater and surface
parts of the vessel, ballast tanks, cargo deck, engine room, and
mechanisms were cleaned and painted. The barge, which has just been
repaired, was leased to bp for operation in one of the
Notably, the length of STB-1 is 163 meters, its width - 45
meters, carrying capacity - is 18,000 tons.
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