India & Ukraine discuss potential partnership in the field of Shipbuilding

A Ukrainian delegation led by its Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Ms. Nataliya Mykolska, met Secretary, Ministry of Shipping Shri Ravikant in New Delhi yesterday to discuss the potential for developing sustainable partnership between the two countries in the area of shipbuilding. Giving an overview of ship building industry in their country, the Ukrainian delegation invited senior officials of the Ministry of Shipping to visit Odessa and Kiev to study the logistic chain and shipbuilding yards in particular. Secretary, Shipping Shri Ravikant invited Ukraine to send a group-cum-business…

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Ambitious future for Naval Shipbuilding in the UK

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has unveiled an ambitious new National Shipbuilding Strategy which meets the challenge set by Sir John Parker last November and sets out plans for the first batch of Type 31 frigates. Sir John Parker’s independent report into British naval shipbuilding proposed far-reaching recommendations to transform the UK maritime industry and boost the prosperity of regions, shipyards and maritime supply chains across the country. Today’s Strategy sees the Government accept Sir John’s recommendations and step up to what he called a prospective ‘renaissance’ in British shipbuilding….

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Naval Shipbuilding Projects Pave the Way for Industry in Tasmainia

April 27, 2017 – Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced an additional Naval Shipbuilding Industry briefing will be held in Launceston on 3 May 2017. Minister Pyne said this event followed on from the success of industry briefings held across regional Australia in March. The briefings have attracted over 200 attendees; from manufacturers in Geelong, boat lifters in Geraldton, welders in Bunbury and engineers in Nowra. “These briefings are a chance for regional Australians to learn more about the Government’s $89 billion national shipbuilding endeavour—the…

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Second Project 03182 Vasily Nitkin Ordered

Google Translation March 12, 2017 – As reported 10 March 2017 the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Enterprise Nizhny Novgorod region, at JSC “Shipyard” Volga “Nizhny Novgorod carried tab small marine tanker 03182 for Russian Navy project. The tanker was named “Vasily Nikitin” (serial number 851) in honor of Colonel-General V. Nikitin (1914 – 1994), from 1954 to 1984, who was head of the Department of Fuel Supply (1967 – Central control supply rocket fuel and fuel, since 1979 – Central rocket fuel management and fuel) of the Ministry of…

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