On April 6, 2020, a video conference meeting was held in the premises of Turkmenbashy International Seaport.
From the Turkmen side, the representatives of the “Türkmendeňizderýaýollary” (Turkmenseariverways)” Agency, heads and specialists of the Turkmenbashy International Seaport, “Balkan” shipbuilding and constructing facilities public corporation, while from the Tatar side the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan A.Karimov, Chief Executive Officer and staff members of “Ak bars” shipbuilding corporation, as well as the heads and representatives of the “Zelenodolsk factory named after A.M.Gorkiy” corporation participated to the session.
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the future opportunities of constructing various types of ships aimed at the development of the national merchant navy.
In view of current acceleration of dry cargo shipments, the Tatar side was informed during the session about the interest in the potential projects of constructing the dry cargo ships.
In turn, the Tatar side informed about its interest in shipbuilding collaboration and stated the readiness to expand mutually beneficial cooperation in the given sphere.
During the discussion, the financing of shipbuilding projects was reflected upon.