Kiev, 21 November – Chernomorsky Shipbuilding Yard (ChSY, Nikolaev City, Ukraine) has tied up a contract to build a floating restaurant for Concord catering holding company (Russia).
The contract for construction of the double-deck С14928 vessel with a two-tier bulkhead was signed between Chernomorsky Shipbuilding Yard (part of Smart Mаritime Group) and Concord Management and Consulting LLC (Saint-Petersburg, Russia) on November 16, 2012.
The ship is supposed to host an onboard restaurant and will be operated on the Moskva and the Neva Rivers in Russia. The vessel is planned to be completed and turned over to the customer in spring or summer of 2013.
‘The contract for building a vessel of this sort is a very interesting task for ChSY since it broadens our outlook and enables us to make a lodgement in a new shipbuilding segment. I am convinced that this pilot project will become a basis for further growing cooperation with our Russian partners,’ comments Alexandr Yurkov, the Head of Smart Maritime Group.
Chernomorsky Shipbuilding Yard (Public Joint Stock Company) is a shipyard with the largest technical potential in Ukraine. The plant has two inclined staples (‘0’ and ‘1’) for construction of ships and vessels with displacement of up to 105,000 tonnes. Flow-line and positional production system is designed for a serial production of vessels with deadweight of up to 9,000 tonnes. Vessel production sites and construction flow lines are located in one covered building about 400 m long. ChSY is part of Smart Maritime Group shipbuilding holding company (Ukraine).
Smart Maritime Group (SMG) is Ukraine’s largest shipbuilding holding company. It was established in 2009 to manage the marine assets of Smart Holding. SMG integrates two largest shipbuilding companies of Ukraine, Chernomorsky Shipbuilding Yard and Kherson Shipyard.
Concord Management and Consulting LLC is the management company of Concord catering holding company (Saint-Petersburg, Russia). Today, the company owns several restaurants in Saint-Petersburg and a network of ‘Chocolate Museum’ boutique stores.