Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping, CJSC
Address: 5, M.Rasulzada street, AZ1005, Baku, Azerbaijan Republic
Phone: (+99412) 404 37 00
Fax: (+ 99412) 404 38 00
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Last modified: 2016-07-01
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“Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping” Closed Joint-Stock Company was established by merging country's two largest existing fleets - Azerbaijan State Caspian Sea Shipping Company and the Caspian Sea Oil Fleet of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic, in accordance with the Decree No.6 of the President of Azerbaijan Republic, dated October 22, 2013. , on establishment of “Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping” Closed Joint-Stock Company and Decree No.213, dated January 10, 2014, on the Organization of Activity of “Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping” Closed Joint-Stock Company. Two companies were merged in order to continue fundamental structural reforms in the economy, increase domestic and international transportation in maritime industry, enhance competitiveness and transit potential of Azerbaijan and get synergies from centralized management of the state owned shipping companies.
“Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping” CJSC is comprised of the offshore support and merchant fleets and two shipyards with over 9,000 of full-time employees.
The merchant fleet consists of 97 vessels, including 34 tankers, 13 ferries, 14 universal dry-cargo, 2 Ro-Ro ships as well as different auxuliary ships. And the offshore support fleet is comprised of 188 vessels, including 15 crane, 23 supply and tug, 2 diving support, 2 pipelay, 5 geological, 2 passenger and other type of vessels.
“Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping” CJSC plays connecting role in the Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA), provides marine transportation of goods and passengers along with Trans-Caspian Sea as well as provides offshore support services for oil and gas operations.