Moving Forwards as a Groundbreaking Company, ARES Shipyard’s Delivery of Coast Guard Boats to Qatar Continues Full Speed
As part of the project conducted to meet the Qatar Coast Guard’s requirements, ARES Shipyard has performed the delivery of the first ARES 150 HERCULES boat and one ARES 110 HERCULES boat with a ceremony held in Antalya on December 8. The ceremony, which was attended by Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, stood as one of the important milestones for ARES Shipyard and the Turkish military shipyard, especially since it involved the first delivery ever of the 48 metres-long ARES 150 HERCULES.
Interview: Kerim Kalafatoğlu, Chairman and Executive Director of ARES Shipyard
“As ARES, we have signed the world’s largest single-contract composite hulled military ship export project in terms of the number of vessels and project costs involved.”
We met with Kerim Kalafatoğlu, Chairman and Executive Director of ARES Shipyard, to learn more about the project’s position in the Turkish military shipbuilding industry, as well as ARES Shipyard’s goals for the future and the tenders in Turkey to which it is planning to submit bids.
Continues on pg. 16 in January 2018 / 048 issue.
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