The largest transport company of Astrakhan region (BTC Companies Group) has bought a dry cargo ship named "Gabdulla Takay". The vessel named after the Tatar poet Gabdulla Takay is of sea-river class and can carry more than 4 thousand tons of cargo.
According to the Chairman of the local Duma, Mr. Alexander Klykanov, our region intends to raise cargo turnover with Iran, as it opens new routs for the Iranian goods to the European market.
This is a shallow-draft ship, which draft makes 3.65 metres, and it is a special feature for the shallow Caspian Sea. The new dry cargo ship will soon be loaded and set off to Iran. .