Sevmash holds keel-laying for Borei-class sub "Generalissimus Suvorov" (photo release)
Severodvinsk, Russia based Sevmash Shipyard (Sevmash, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) on 26 December 2014 held a ceremonial keel-laying of the nuclear-powered Borey-A class submarine (Project 955A) "Generalissimus Suvorov," the Corporation's press release said.
The ceremony dedicated to the 75th anniversary of "Sevmash" was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, first VP of the USC Group Leonid Strugov, the naval architercture and marine engineering firm Rubin's CEO Igor Vilnit, Sevmash Director General Mikhalil Budnichenko, heads of business partners, representatives of the Navy Сommand.
United Shipbuilding Corporation was founded in 2007 as a 100-percent state-owned group of companies by the Presidential Decree № 394 (March 21, 2007). The Corp. consolidates about 70% of the domestic shipbuilding industry and incorporates three regional shipbuilding centers, nine engineering and design offices and 39 dockyards. The Corp’s largest shipbuilding assets include Kaliningrad-based JSC Yantar Shipyard, JSC Admiralty Shipyards (St. Petersburg), JSC PA Sevmash (Severodvinsk), JSC DVZ Zvezda (Vladivostok) and Baltic Shipyard Besides, UCS holds a 50% stake in Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, a joint venture with STX Finland Cruise Oy. The Corporation participates in several major international projects: construction of a new mega shipyard Zvezda-DSME through a JV with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engeneering (South Korea), the construction in conjunction with Yantai Raffles (Singapore) of Vostok-Raffles Shipyard. The Group builds ships for Russian customers and exports its products to 20 countries.