On the 26 October 2016, Baku, Azerbaijan – Baku Shipyard LLC (Baku Shipyard) secured a contract from “Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping” CJSC, build a two Car Railway Passenger Ferry:.
On the 16 March 2017 at Baku Shipyard LLC was held the strike steel ceremony of the two new unique Ro-Pax (roll-on/roll-off passenger) ferries, being built for Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC.
The construction of ships is planned to be completed by the end of 2018.
Transportation of railways trains (T-1 gauge) Russian standard with gauge of railway 1520 mm, including dangerous cargoes, cargo vehicles, passengers in number of 2 persons for each road train, with the stern cargo handling operations. The vessel intended for transportation of dangerous goods on the open upper deck according to International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code). There are places for accommodation and transportations
100 persons of passengers. Transportation of passengers simultaneously with transportation of dangerous cargoes according requirements of dangerous cargoes carriage by sea. The vessel also intended for short international voyages.
|Length overall, LOA 154.50 m|
|Length between Perpendiculars, LBP 148.00 m|
|Breadth Moulded 17.50 m|
|Depth Moulded 7.50 m|
|Draft SLWL 4.50 m|
|Maximum power of ME 2×2600 kWt|
|Vessel speed 14 knots|
|Length of rails 680 m|
|Crew and the service staff 30 pax|
|Passengers 100 pax|
|Tank-wagons of T-1 56 pcs|
|Gondola wagon of T-1 46 pcs|
|Freight cars of T-1 44 pcs|
|Truck with a semitrailer 50 pcs|
|КМ R2 AUT1-ICS OMBO ECO HELIDECK Ro-ro passenger ship|