Ukroboronprom’s Kherson State Plant, Pallada launched the newest composite autonomous floating dock with a carrying capacity of 7100 tons.
After launching, specialists of Palada plant will conduct a full test cycle, after which the dock will undergo American Bureau of Shipping certification for the first time in the history of Ukrainian shipbuilding industry and the Bureau.
In the near future, the dock will be transferred to the customer – "Multimarine Shipyards Ltd", which plans to operate the dock at Cyprus Limassol port.
The length of the deck is 120 meters, immersion depth is 12.2 meters. The hull will be made from heavy marine concrete, and its conning towers – from ship steel. This combination of materials allows reducing the operating costs of the dock by 2-2.5 times, compared to similar steel docks.
The dock was laid in September 2016.
India has waived the requirement of a bank guarantee (BG) from Russia's United Shipbuilding Corp hit by US sanctions which prevented it from participating in an Indian submarine project. Instead, a sovereign guarantee from Russia will be accepted for the project,
Indias Union defence ministry has officially approved Goa Shipyard Limted's (GSL) partnership with Russia's United Shipbuilding Corp to develop two guided-missile stealth frigates for the Indian Navy. "The Naval HQ has written to the Russian authorities seeking technical and cost details for building guided-missile stealth frigates
Russia is ready to work with Indian state and private shipyards for executing new projects in shipbuilding. Rosoboronexport marked its 50th anniversary in India today, since the first agreement with India was signed for the delivery of Soviet naval equipment that is four Project I641K diesel-electric submarines, five Project 159E escort ships, and five Project 368P motor boats
Cyprus has placed an order for Mistral surface-to-air missiles and Exocet anti-ship missiles for an combined worth of €290 million from MBDA for the Cypriot National Guard, the joint arms military force of the Republic of Cyprus. "MBDA has signed two contracts with Cyprus for Mistral and Exocet missiles in December
Ukraines state run Ukroboronprom manufactured armored recovery and a repair vehicle (BREM) “Atlet” has entered serial production. The armored recovery and repair vehicle was designed by Kharkiv-Morozov Design Bureau specialists to conduct evacuation operations and repair works in the field conditions, the company said in a statement last Thursday
The Ukrainian Malyshev Plant and Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau are readying another batch of T-84 tanks after the first batch of tanks join the countrys armed forces. Kharkiv enterprises conduct repair and modernization works
Ukraines state run Ukroboronprom has appointed former head of US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Anthony Tether as member of UOP Supervisory Board. Anthony Tether has been in charge of Ukroboronprom long-term development for over a year and a half
Saab acquired Swedish combat boat producer N. Sundin Dockstavarvet AB and the repair shipyard Muskövarvet AB, in order to strengthen Saabs product offering in the naval domain
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