Turkish Navy to get its Submarine Floating Dock
Turkish Navy’s 3,000-ton submarine floating dock was launched on August 2022. The dock is built following Turkish Lloyd Classification Rules at the Hicri Ercili Shipyard. Turkish Defence Ministry company ASFAT was the prime contractor of the project. Submarine Floating Dock will serve in the overhaul and maintenance of submarines. It would serve all subs, including National Submarine (MİLDEN) and Preveze Class submarines.
The dock is constructed with 2,500 tons of sheet metal, 480 tons of shaped tubes, 320 tons of pipes, 38 pumps of various capacities, sliding panel roof and door systems. 180 kilometres of power and data cable are used at the facility.