According to information released to the press, TAIS has won a cooperation tender that involves the production of five fleet support tankers of 45,000 tons.
A member of the SAHA Istanbul Defense, Aviation and Aerospace Cluster, Turkey's largest industrial group that has undertaken important responsibilities for the country's defense and aviation industries, TAIS will manufacture the ships in a local shipyard as part of the Indian project.
As part of its tasks in the project, TAIS will be responsible for the modernization of the shipyard, the design of the ships, engineering services, planning and management of production, preparation of shipbuilding material specifications and main materials.
As a pilot shipyard, the tender contract will be signed by Anadolu Deniz İnşaat Kızakları, TAIS's cofounder. A process of eight years is projected for the $2.3-billion tender. The total amount will be shared between TAIS and the local shipyard.
"We have won this tender in one of the most difficult markets in the world against the biggest global competitors with our design capabilities, technical competence, determination and courage. We have proven to the world what the Turkish private sector can do," said Süalp Ürkmez, deputy chairman of the board of directors of TAIS and CEO of Anadolu Deniz İnşaat Kızakları.
TAİS HİNDİSTAN’DA 5 GEMi İHALESİ KAZANDI!— TAIS (@TaisShipyards) May 31, 2019
Askeri Gemi üreten bir grup özel tersanenin kurduğu TAİS, Hindistan donanması için yapılacak 5 adet 45.000 tonluk filo destek tankeri üretimi için yapılan işbirliği ihalesini kazandı. pic.twitter.com/8ULg0ps1iU
TAIS Has Won 5-Ship Tender in India! Established by a group of private shipyards to produce naval ships, TAIS won the tender for the production of five 45,000 tons of fleet support tanker for the Indian Navy.