Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC (ASCO) has placed an order with Baku Shipyard LLC (BS) for the construction of two tankers for the transportation of oil and chemical products, as well as three diving vessels, Report informs AZERTAC.

In this regard, a corresponding agreement was signed between the ASCO Chairman of the Board Rauf Valiyev and BS Chairman of the Board Elshad Nuriyev.

According to the document, new tankers will have a lifting capacity of 8 thousand tons each. Diving vessels are designed to operate at a depth of up to 45 meters.