Tuesday, 27 May 2008


Making her second visit to the Clyde this month, the Turkish-owned, Maltese-flagged, and Russian-operated tanker AGDASH is the second Project 19619 ship of her type delivered to her owners by her builders, the Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard on the River Volga in Russia. Operated by the Palmali Group, AGDASH was launched last September and delivered at the end of October. Like MASALLI, the first of the class, she is 150.15 metres in length, and is 13,030 tonnes deadweight. There are to be five ships of this type altogether, the last two were ordered in March this year and are due for delivery in 2009.