"Shipbuilding and repairing yard "Balkan" open joint-stock company is established in April 15, 2019 on basis of Decree of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov (№1080 dated 29.01.2019).
"Shipbuilding and repairing yard "Balkan" open joint-stock company – This shipyard is located near international Turkmenbashy seaport, east coast of Caspian Sea of Turkmenistan.
Prior to establishing joint-stock company, "Shipbuilding and repairing yard "Balkan" open joint-stock company was belonging to international Turkmenbashy seaport of Turkmenistan as one of its affiliates, entered into operation in May 2018.
"Shipbuilding and repairing yard "Balkan" open joint-stock company in Turkmenbashy city is a first step of our country in the field of manufacture and repairing of shipyard, as well as important contribution to development of national economy and field of a sea and river transportation of country.
Total area of the factory is 166 000 m2. Production capacity of the shipyard allows to process 10 000 tons of steel per year. Thanks to modern technological equipment and automation system that corresponds to international requirements, it is possible to manufacture 4-6 ships. This production facility has all resources to process 2 000 tons of steel and conduct repairing works of 20-30 ships.
The shipyard is equipped with a system for round-trip operation and relocation of ships up to 10 000 ton lifting capacity in order to lower newly built and repaired ships to water and lift it from there for repairing.
84-ton capacity wheeled wharf crane, 42, 64, 80-ton capacity tracker cranes are used for various production works. Ship designing, project management, logistics, repairing, production, technical maintenance, quality and labor safety departments are working in coordination at the plant management.