Turkey: ADIK Shipyard Splashes Seventh LCT Vessel

Recently ANADOLU Shipyard (ADIK) successfully launched the seventh vessel of Landing Craft Tank (LCT) Project the NB 229 (C-157). The construction of the vessel started in 2011 and the hull was completed in November 2011. The first ship of the project was delivered to Turkish Naval Forces in early March, the NB 223 / C-151).

The first ship of the project NB 223 / C-151 had been launched with a ceremony which Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended. Since then, 5 sister ships of NB 223 / C-151 have been launched. Now the seventh “Sister” NB 229 (C-157) ohas been met the sea for the first time.

In 2007, Under-secretariat for Defence Industries (UDI), submitted a Request for Proposal for 8 LCTs. These new vessels were to be built in Turkey and had to be fast. From the four companies that submitted to the tender, ADİK shipyard was chosen.

The ship is a mono-hull type vessel, all steel construction, designed to meet the speed, sea keeping maneuverability and stability requirements of Turkish Naval Forces Command. The expected service life will be 30 years.

Specifications for the LCT’s:

Length o.a: 79,85m

Beam: 11,70 m

Displacement 1155 tons full load

Speed: 20kts

Range: 400 nm / 16 kts

Propulsion: 2 x 2320 kW

Crew: 22

Cargo: 320 tons / 250 troop

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, April 25, 2012; Images: adik

 

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Posted on April 25, 2012

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