The Ex-Soviet Union RO-RO vessel the Black Sea Shipping Company (BLASCO).
M/V KAPITAN MEZENTSEV type M/V KAPITAN SMIRNOV.
Built in Nikolaev, USSR: 1979
Deadweight: 20,075 t
Cargo capacity: 13,660 t
Speed: 24 kn
Flag: USSR, 1991 - Ukraine.
Home port: Odessa, Black Sea Shipping Company (Established in 1833)
KAPITAN SMIRNOV (Built in 1979, IMO 7740996, deadweight 20,075 t)
KAPITAN MEZENTSEV (Built in 1979, IMO 7830818, deadweight 20,075 t)
INZHENER ERMOSHKIN (Built in 1980, IMO 7941655, deadweight 20,075 t)
VLADIMIR VASLYAEV (Built in 1987, IMO 8523137, deadweight 20,075 t)
Ships of this type are operated in the BLASCO ORIENTAL LINE service. The service was inaugurated in 1981.
The ports served are Ilyichevsk, Saigon, Danang, Yokohama, Nagoya, Kobe, Osaka, Tartus, Mersin. Call are possible at Singapore, Hong Kong and other ports of South-East Asia.