Jan 6, 2018, 5:56 PM
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Iran launches 7,500-ton vessel in Karoun River

Abadan, Jan 6, IRNA – Managing Director of Ship-building Company 'Shenavaran Ziba Khorramshahr' Amir Shouqi announced on Saturday that a barge weighing 7,500 tons was launched in Karoun River in Khorramshahr.

Shouqi said that building he vessel cost 75 billion rials and it was constructed in accordance with the international standards with a length of 90 meters, a width of 25 meters and a height of 5.5 meters.

He reminded that building the vessel took 18 months, adding that the company, founded in 2006, is building different types of vessels and so far has delivered 23 vessels to buyers and is going to launch another barge in next month.

Shouqi said four vessels are in queue to be built now.

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