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2022-May-14  18:44

Official: Iran Building, Exporting Tankers to Foreign States

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran Marine Industrial Company (SADRA) Ali Zareyee said that the country is constructing giant tankers for foreign states, adding that one tanker has already been prepared and delivered to a customer.

Iran is building four 113k-ton tankers for foreign customers, Zareyee told reporters in a press conference on Saturday.

He added that the company has delivered one order and the second vessel will be delivered next month.

The third tanker’s construction has started and will be completed in two years, Zareyee said.

He also said that the company has constructed 10 platforms of the South Pars field and has been tasked with the maintenance of 18 platforms in the project.

The company is also negotiating to win the contract for overhauling Amir Kabir semi-submersible platform in the Caspian Sea, Zareyee said.

SADRA, staffed by qualified Iranian technicians, has been contracted by Iran’s Oil Ministry for building several major oil and gas platforms.

The company is also responsible for complicated transport operations of the supersize rigs, as well as their installation at sea.