Admiralty Shipyards to deliver to Russian and foreign customers 7 subs and an icebreaker in 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia based Admiralty Shipyards scheduled for delivery in 2018 to customers in Russia and abroad seven submarines and one icebreakers, the shipbuilding company said.
General Director of Admiralty Shipyards Alexander Buzakov said that the three submarines and the icebreaker will be built for the Russian Navy and four submarines will be delivered to foreign navy under the military cooperation agreements. He added that the shipbuilding company has secured backlog of orders for the next two years.
Admiralty Shipyards JSC (Admiralteysky Verfy) is the oldest Russian shipbuilder. The company is part of Western Center of Shipbuilding owned by United Shipbuilding Corporation. Admiralty Shipyards specializes in the design, construction and refitting / conversion of civil vessels and warships for the Russian Navy. To date, the Company has built more than 300 submarines (including 41 nuclear-powered ships), 68 deep and underwater vessels. Currently four series of submarines for foreign Navy and Russia's Ministry of Defense are under construction and a salvage ship Igor Belousov is undergoing sea trials. Admiralty Shipyards workforce is 6,500 people. On November 5, 2015 the Company celebrated its 311 yrs anniversary.