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The history of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company begins by establishment of “The Caucasus and Mercury” Joint-Stock Company on May 21, 1858.
The mechanical plant of JSC "Caucasus and Mercury" in Baku was laid in 1866.
The world's first oil barge “Alexander” was put into operation in the Caspian Sea in 1873.
The world's first iron tanker Zoroaster was commissioned in the Caspian Sea.
In order to meet the staffing requirements of the emerging fleet, Baku Seamen classes were organized in 1881.
In 1903 the first vessel with the Vandal internal combustion engine was put into operation.
Foundation of the Caspian Sea Oil Fleet with establishment of "Floating vehicles" entity within "Azerneft".
Caspian Shipping Company vessels started sailing to international waters via the Volga-Baltic Channel
Operation of the first ferry crossing (Baku-Turkmenbashi)
The world's first huge crane-catamaran "Koroghlu" started to operate on the Caspian Sea
Construction and purchase of new tankers, general cargo vessels and ferries to Merchant Fleet
Development of offshore fleet
The first tanker with 13,000 tons of deadweight (named "Heydar Aliyev") in the Caspian Sea
Establishment of "Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company" CJSC with merger ASCSC and Caspian Sea Oil Fleet
Operating also in international waters, honorably waving the Azerbaijani flag on its own vessels and successfully cooperating with various local and foreign companies, Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company completed
its 160th anniversary of its glorious history and has entered a new era of development with a new brand. Since October 22, 2018, the company continues its activities under the name ASCO.
On December 13, 2019 the first taker "Lachin" built in Baku Shipyard on the order of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company was launched with the participation of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
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