In the course of government meeting The head of the transport and communications agency presented to the President of Turkmenistan for his consideration projects to build two RO-RO-class ferries with open decks, as well as one dry cargo ship.
The ferries have a carrying capacity of 5.1 thousand tons. Their construction, as well as the construction of other types of water transport will be carried out by the "Balkan Shipbuilding and Repair Plant" JSC. The lower decks of the ferries, according to the submitted projects, will accommodate freight railroad cars.
The Turkmen leader instructed M. Chakyev to continue activities to develop the construction of new varieties of water transport.
According to the program of social and economic development of Turkmenistan for the period till 2025, "Balkan Shipbuilding and Repair Plant" JSC will build and launch 12 units of floating craft.
Source and photo: turkmenistan.gov.tm