Login

 

Forgot password?
Vote
Will Russian Black Sea Fleet leave Ukrainian territory in the near future?
 Hope so
 No
 Never!
History of votings
submarines shipbuilding Black Sea Fleet exercise Pacific Fleet Russian Navy Northern Fleet strategy cooperation Ukraine visits Russia piracy missiles trials Sevastopol history Sevmash presence contracts drills Baltic Fleet industry incident anti-piracy shipyards Gulf of Aden frigate training Somalia India developments reforms opinion Borei procurements policy Russia - India aircraft carrier Crimea arms exports USA St. Petersburg France financing tests Bulava Yury Dolgoruky Serdiukov US Navy cruise Mediterranean Zvezdochka NATO innovations Indian Navy United Shipbuilding Corporation Medvedev Arctic agreements commission Admiral Gorshkov Admiralteyskie Verfi Mistral Vladivostok accident hijacking corvettes overhaul Admiral Kuznetsov anniversary Russia - France Rosoboronexport Vysotsky event ceremony Yantar Severomorsk defense order negotiations conflict aircraft China deployment naval aviation investigations Black Sea Putin Varyag coast guard Novorossiysk Vikramaditya landing craft Far East crime marines meeting Severnaya Verf scandals memorials Syria traditions Japan statistics escort South Korea Yasen Neustrashimy tenders Marshal Shaposhnikov Admiral Chabanenko convoys Ukrainian Navy Severodvinsk Chirkov problems reinforcement tension firings technology tragedy frontier service upgrade provocation hostages Moskva Caspian Flotilla Baltic Sea search and rescue Almaz court Dmitry Donskoy Turkey keel laying rumors Admiral Panteleyev Atalanta shipwreck World War II Kilo class Kaliningrad helicopters Petr Veliky Rubin Norway death Admiral Vinogradov launching delivery Russia-Norway

 

Search
Our friends russian navy weapons world sailing ships
 
Tell a friend Print version

Future of Ukrainian Shipbuilding Directly Depends on Russia

Future of Ukrainian Shipbuilding Directly Depends on Russia 02.11.2012
Text: ARMS-TASS
Photo: shipbuilding.ru
Future of Ukrainian shipbuilding industry directly depends on the cooperation with Russia, said Valery Babich, well-known Ukrainian shipbuilder and former director of design bureau developing aircraft carriers at the Chernomorsky Shipyard (Nikolayev, Ukraine), reports ARMS-TASS.

According to him, south-based shipyards have been always making a great contribution in development of Russian Imperial Navy and then Soviet Navy. In Soviet era, about 40 percent ships for the Navy were built in Ukraine, except for nuclear-powered submarines.

"Presently, Russia lacks production capacities to revive its Navy, while Ukraine has seven large shipyards. Being capable to build battleships, cruisers, submarines, and aircraft carriers, the Chernomorsky Shipyard in Nikolayev is the biggest of them", pointed out Valery Babich.

Nikolayev shipyards have huge technical potential, the staff is also trained here, in the National Shipbuilding University (formerly the well-known Nikolayev Shipbuilding Institute), Babich added.

"Historically and technologically, Nikolayev shipyards were established as manufactures producing ships with sophisticated military equipment. That is the best development direction for them. I think, future of our shipbuilding industry lies in cooperation with Russia", stressed Valery Babich.

Back to the list





Back to news list