Severnaya Verf shipyard set to raise its share of civil products to 56% by 2020
Severnaya Verf shipyard it is going to raise the share of its civil products to 56% by 2020, press center of Saint-Petersburg Administration cites Konstantin Skupyak, the shipyard’s Director for civil shipbuilding, as saying at the meeting of Saint-Petersburg Council for Conversion of Defence Industry Organisations.
Other shipbuilding companies of the city are also going to build up civil production. As of today, state defence orders account for almost 100% of their backlog.
OJSC "Severnaya Verf" Shipyard (corporate member of United Shipbuilding Corporation) is a among the leading shipbuilding companies of Russia’s defence industry. The company was founded on November 14, 1912, as "Putilovskaya Shipyard." Since that time the shipyard has built more than 600 warships and commercial vessels including missile cruisers, antiaircraft ships, antisubmarine ships, destroyers, passenger ships, bulk carriers, container carriers, Ro-Ro ships, tugboats, support ships, ferries and floating docks. The shipyard’s backlog of orders currently includes the series of frigates, corvettes and other vessels.