Shipyard Zaliv (Crimea) set to built 10 passenger ships with total value of RUB 4.19 bln
JSC Shipyard Zaliv (Kerch, Crimea) is going to build a series of 10 passenger ships of project А-145 with total value of RUB 4.195 bln, IAA PortNews was informed at the press center of Crimean Ministry for Economic Development.
According to Svetlana Verba, Economy Minister of Crimea, the shipyard has never built such vessels. The construction is to be based on the technologies of Zelenodolsk Shipyard named after A. M. Gorky (Tatarstan) which has the required experience.
The project will be implemented within five years, two vessels per year.
The project is supposed to be financed by the shipyard itself, the Minister said.
Joint Stock Company Shipyard Zaliv specializes in commercial shipbuilding, building of vessels for oil and gas sector, manufacturing of offshore structures and products of ship machine building. The share of exports in total sales of the shipyard exceeds 95%. Major customers are Norway and the Netherlands.
On August 25, 2014, the personnel of Zaliv shipyard initiated the change of management controlled by Ukrainian businessman Konstantin Zhevago. The Company managers including the Marketing Director Valery Belozerov were not allowed to the shipyard and new mangers were appointed.