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Pazargad (1)

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"Pazargad", being constructed in 1969 at Rotterdam and Schiedam.
Rotterdam Drydock Company, Rotterdam, built 7/12 part of the vessel, the other 5/12 part was built at
Wilton-Feyenoord, Schiedam. Joined in Drydock at Wilton -Fenyenoord. Owner is Mobil Tankers Ltd.,
she was chartered to the Iran-Pan-American Oil Company. She left Rotterdam July 1970 in tow behind
the German tug "Artic".

"Pazargad".
The Iran Pan American Oil Company used a barge facility to provide crude oil storage for its Cyrus field,
also located in the Persian Gulf. Initially, a small 40,000 dwt tanker was placed in temporary service to
provide crude oil storage. In 1970 this tanker was replaced with "Pazargad", a 750,000 barrel barge.
"Pazargad" was designed and built by Mobil and, at the time, was the world's largest crude oil barge.
"Pazargad" is moored by a single buoy mooring system in 140 feet of water. Crude is transferred from
storage through a submarine line to an export tanker via an SPM, about a mile away. ... ...
Deck Equipment is fitted on the "Pazargad", at Schiedam.
The 2 halves were later joined together.
Fore part of the "Pazargad", is being constructed in 1969 at Rotterdam.
The 2 halves were later joined together seen here.
"Pazargad", on its way to the Persian Gulf, on the Nieuwe Waterweg.
"Pazargad", on its way to the Persian Gulf, on the Nieuwe Waterweg.
"Pazargad", on its way to the Persian Gulf, on the Nieuwe Waterweg.
"Pazargad", on its way to the Persian Gulf, on the Nieuwe Waterweg.

Ship info :
IMO number
7002667
Name of the ship
PAZARGAD
Type of ship
FLOATING STORAGE/PRODUCTION
Gross tonnage
57072 tons
DWT
123650 tons
Year of build
1970 built in 2 sections, later joined together.
Builders
RDM ROTTERDAM & WILTON-FEYENOORD SCHIEDAM, HOLLAND
Flag
IRAN
Manager & owner
NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL - TEHRAN, IRAN