Karachi Shipyard to Build Third Damen ASD Tug 2009 for Pakistani Navy

October 23, 2019 – Damen Shipyards Group on 22nd October signed a contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for the materials package of a third ASD Tug 2009 under the Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC). The order follows a contract of two ASD Tugs 2009 signed in July 2019. KS&EW are constructing all three vessels with Damen’s support. The contract was signed on behalf of KS&EW by General Manager Shipbuilding Commodore (R) Saleem Iqbal SI(M) and by regional director Teun Haverkort on behalf of Damen. Speaking on the occasion…

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Launching Ceremony 1500 T MPV for PMSA

May 22, 2019 – Launching ceremony of 1500 Tons state of the art Maritime Patrol Vessel being built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW). Vice Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The Maritime Patrol vessel is a multi-mission vessel with steel hull and aluminum super structure having length of 95 m & breadth of 12.2 m and can achieve maximum speed up to 26 knots. The ship has been built in technical…

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Launching Ceremony of 32 Tons BP Tug being built for Pakistan Navy

Launching Ceremony of 32 Tons Bollard Pull (BP) Tug being built for Pakistan Navy was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) on 02 March, 2018. Lt Gen (R) Muhammad Ijaz Chaudhry HI(M), Secretary, Ministry of Defence Production, graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The ceremony was attended by high ranking officials from GoP, Pakistan Navy, corporate sector and KS&EW.

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Keel Laying Ceremony of 1500 Tons Maritime Patrol Vessel Being Built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency at KS&EW

Keel Laying Ceremony of 1500 Tons Maritime Patrol Vessel (MPV) being built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) was held at KS&EW on 27 Jan 2017. Federal Minister for Defence Production, Rana Tanveer Hussain, graced the occasion as Chief Guest. 1500 Tons MPV is a state of the art, multi mission vessel with steel hull and aluminum superstructure. This MPV will be primarily used for maritime security, patrolling and policing operations. It will have the total length of 95 meters. On the occasion, the Chief Guest congratulated KS&EW and M/s…

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