CONTRACT SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN SEDEF SHIPYARD AND TURKISH LOYD FOR LPD (LANDING PLATFORM DOCK) PROJECT

CONTRACT SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN SEDEF SHIPYARD AND TURKISH LOYD FOR LPD (LANDING PLATFORM DOCK) PROJECT

(Erkan EKER, Elkon, İstanbul, 26 October 2015)

There was a contract signing ceremony between Sedef Shipyard and Turkish Lloyd for the  Landing Platform Dock Project (LPD), the Largest Navy Project ever built in Turkey at Crown Plaza Asia Hotel, on the 23rd Of October 2015.

Mr Müjdat Uludağ Department Manager of the Naval Programs of SSM (Undersecretariat of Defense Industries)

All Sedef Shipyard Management were there, Mr Nevzat Kalkavan who is the Chairman Of Board of Kalkavan Holding, Mr Metin Kalkavan who is the Chairman of the Turkish Chamber of Shipping, Mr Orkun Kalkavan who is the board member of Kalkavan Holding, Mr Osman Yurtsever who is the General Manager of Naval Projects at Sedef Shipyard.

Mr Cem Melikoğlu who is the Chairman Of the Board of Turkish Lloyd, Mr Mehmet Çağlarca who is the General Manager of Turkish Llpyd.

Mr Erkan EKER , the Supply Chain Manager of ELKON, joined this ceremony representing Elkon as the sole person from the industry.

Based on my previous work experience at Sedef Shipyard, I met all management from Sedef Shipyard and congratulated them.

There have been inaugural speeches by Mr Cem Melikoğlu from Turkish Lloyd, Then Mr Metin Kalkavan as the owner of the Sedef Shipyard, and Then Mr Müjdat Uludağ on behalf of Turkish SSM.

All parties announced their best wishes and increased strength of Turkish Shipbuilding on Naval Projects.

They have mentioned about time durations and progress until the signing stages. The difficulties to reach each milestone and the happy end finalized with contract signing.

There has been a cocktail for guests after the signing ceremony. There were several admirals from shipyards that built naval projects for SSM.

 

 

DISPLACEMENT

20.000 tons

SPEED

22 NMiles

ACCOMMODATION

190 Ship Crew

56 Flight Crew

1200 Amphibious Crew

VEHICLES

13 Tanks

27 Attackers

6 Personnel Carriers

33 Special Purpose Carriers

15 Trailers

8 Helicopters

3 Unmanned aircrafts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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