The Zaliv Amurskiy, a tanker of Primorsk Shipping Corporation (PRISCO), completed her first Arctic voyage on October 22, 2013. The vessel arrived at Antwerp for unloading of diesel fuel delivered via the Northern Sea Route, PRISCO said Thursday in a media release.
PRISCO’s tanker Zaliv Amurskiy completes her first Arctic voyage
This tanker was the first vessel of PRISCO to use ECDIS instead of conventional navigational charts.
The company’s Zaliv Baikal tanker assisted by nuclear icebreaker Taimyr is currently sailing along the Sannikov Strait. Upon completion of the voyage, she will be the second (after Zaliv Amurskiy) vessel of PRISCO to shift to ECDIS.
Primorsk Shipping Corporation OJSC is a specialized tanker company providing transportation of liquid bulk cargo all around the world. The core of PRISCO’s fleet is ice-class vessels including large capacity ships equipped for operation in freezing waters. PRISCO provides commercial and technical management, agent’s services, professional training of sea transport and oil-gas complex personnel.