Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 17
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
A shipyard, which will have a total area of 166,000 square meters, is being built in the Turkmen port of the city of Turkmenbashi, the Turkmen government said in a message Feb. 17.
The project is being implemented by the Gap Inşaat Turkish company. The project capacity of the plant is designed for processing 10,000 tons of steel per year.
The message said that the new enterprise will be able to implement full cycle of work on construction of ships and vessels for various purposes: tankers, dry cargo ships, tugboats, oil and gas platforms.
The plant was designed in accordance with the requirements of the IACS (International Association of Classification Societies) international standard. The purpose of the IACS is to develop standards and regulations regarding maritime transportations' safety.