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Posted on April 5, 2022 at 2:13 p.m. by

The Maritime Executive







[By: ARES Shipyard]


Owner of the titles of the fastest growing company in Turkey, the largest ship exporter and the best patrol boat builder in the world, ARES Shipyard has announced its support for the National Energy Vision as well as National Defense with the new contracts signed with the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO).


ARES has designed 2 (two) ARES 65 FCTV Fast Crew and Transfer Vessels to provide personnel and logistical support to seismic research vessels, wells and platforms, in Turkish Petroleum’s hydrocarbon exploration operations Corporation (TPAO) at many points in the Turkish Seas.


With a length of 20 meters and an aluminum hull, the ARES 65 FCTV high-speed personnel transfer and logistical support boats have a capacity of 15 people and a speed of over 45 knots.
Regarding the project, the CEO of the ARES shipyard, Mr. Utku ALANÇ, said that:


“Beyond the added value we have brought to our nation’s maritime security institutions and our defense industry allies with the naval platforms we have designed and built to date, this It is a great honor and an indescribable pleasure to support natural gas exploration activities within the framework of Turkey’s national energy vision.One of the most important pillars of economic independence is undoubtedly national energy alongside the defense industry. At this stage, even a small contribution is invaluable. In this regard, I would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the Turkish Petroleum Corporation for its solution-oriented and collaborative approach over the past few years. design studies as well as for fruitful contractual discussions.”



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