OJSC "Vyborg Shipyard" (FAZ), a member of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), as part of the modernization of production has invested 600 million rubles in the construction samopogruzhnoy barges that greatly expand the opportunities for the construction of ships, told reporters Monday general manager of Alexander Soloviev.
Vyborg Shipyard until the end of 2015 plans to complete a comprehensive upgrade of production. In addition to its own funds, in August, the company expects to receive a loan of 2.5 billion rubles from Vnesheconombank.
"We have started to build it (barge) in November last year and invested 600 million rubles. Barge will allow us to significantly expand the possibilities. Through her we can build ships up to 150 meters and a width of 32 meters," — he said.
On Monday, work began on the building housing the icebreaker, the first of three that FAZ builds under contract with Rosmorport. According to Solovyov, efforts to link the blocks first icebreaker to be completed in six months, and then begin the aggregation third icebreaker. All the order of three icebreakers to be delivered to Rosmorport in 2015.
To date, the company employs old tanker docking camera, built in 1955. "Its size and dimensions of date, there we can build ships of 18 meters and a width of up to 140 meters, it is no longer necessary," — said Soloviev.