Khankendi


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Khankendi

(khänkăn`dē), formerly

Stepanakert

(styĭpän'əkyĕrt`), city (1989 pop. 56,705), capital of Nagorno-KarabakhNagorno-Karabakh
, region (1990 pop. 192,000), 1,699 sq mi (4,400 sq km), SE Azerbaijan, between the Caucasus and the Karabakh range. Khankendi (the capital, formerly Stepanakert) and Shusha are the chief towns.
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, a breakaway region of Azerbaijan. Silk, wine, and food are processed in the city. Khankendi became a town in the 1920s. Khankendi suffered severe damage from both the 1988 Armenian earthquake and the Armenian-Azeri war for control of Nagorno-Karabakh.
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The Khankendi underlines Keppel O&M's expertise in specialised vessels.
The Shah Deniz consortium is proud to be involved in the construction of the Khankendi, which, we believe, marks a new era in the shipbuilding history of not only Azerbaijan but also the entire Caspian region.
In October last year, Armenia announced its intention to open the airport of Khankendi in order to operate civil flights from and to Yerevan.
The construction of the Khankendi is making excellent progress with the hull strips and bow block already integrated.
Khojaly, the second largest town in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, on the night of February 25-26, 1992 came under intense fire by the Armenian armed forces from the already occupied towns of Khankendi and Askeran.
The extent of work as part of the call-off 007 covers the transportation and establishment of subsea production systems and subsea structures, installation of fibre optic cables and production umbilicals, as well as setting up of pipelines of 90km, the commissioning, crewing and operations management of a newbuild subsea construction vessel Khankendi, diving support for the vessel, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support and management of the marine base after 2017.
25-26, 1992, the Armenian armed forces, together with the 366th infantry regiment of Soviet troops, stationed in Khankendi, committed an act of genocide against the population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly.
The scope of work of the call-off includes the transport and installation of subsea production systems and subsea structures, laying of fibre-optic cables and production umbilicals, installing of 90 kilometres of pipelines, the activation, crewing and operations management of the new-build Subsea Construction Vessel (SCV) Khankendi, the SCV diving support, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support and marine base management post 2017.
The scope of work of the contract is for the management and operation of the new-build subsea construction vessel (SCV) Khankendi for the transport and installation of the deeper water subsea production systems and subsea structures at all five flanks of the project.
Khojaly, the second largest town in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, came under intense fire by Armenia from the towns of Khankendi and Askeran already occupied by the Armenian armed forces on the night of February 25-26, 1992.
The two sections will form the hull of a subsea construction vessel (SCV), named Khankendi.
On February 25-26, 1992 Armenian occupation forces together with the 366th infantry regiment of Soviet troops stationed in Khankendi committed an act of genocide against the population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly.