As part of the modernization program of the Fleet Oil began operating two new double-hull tank vessel that distribute fuel in the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific.
With these two ships and four similar vessels put into operation last year, Pemex Refining substantially modernized its maritime fleet and ensures compliance programs distribution of petroleum products on both coasts of the country.
The ship tanks called Kukulcan and Calakmul, 183 meters long (long) and 32 meters wide (wide), with a capacity of 50 thousand metric tons of dead weight each and will be manned by 26 workers.
The Kukulcan tour the port of Campeche, Coatzacoalcos, Progress, Tuxpan, Veracruz, Tampico and Lerma, in the Gulf of Mexico, while the Calakmul, start your tour in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, and will continue for Acapulco, Manzanillo, Lazaro Cardenas Mazatlan, Topolobampo, Guaymas, La Paz and Rosarito in the Mexican Pacific.
The two boats have the highest environmental and technological standards. They were built in shipyards in South Korea and designed according to the specific needs of Pemex Refining.