KHABAROVSK, April 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has called for the active involvement of qualified staff from Crimea and Ukraine at enterprises of the shipbuilding industry of the Russian Far East.
On Thursday, Rogozin visited the Amur Shipbuilding Plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur where examined vessels on the plant’s building ways. He also talked to the employees among whom there are more than 100 experts from Crimea and Ukraine, the press service of Khabarovsk Krai told ITAR-TASS.
“By 2020, we plan to place at enterprises of the Far Eastern shipbuilding cluster orders for the construction of more than 160 ships. This program is yet to be expanded. It is necessary to maximally promptly settle citizenship issues, make efforts to keep such specialists,” Rogozin stressed.
A meeting of members of the Marine Board of the Government of the Russian Federation is expected to be held in Komsomolsk-on-Amur on Thursday. The meeting agenda includes plans for the building of vessels and marine equipment for the development of the Russian shelf at the facilities of the Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Centre. The meeting is to summarize the results of the work for the creation of the unified information system on the situation in the World Ocean and its use in marine activity. The board members also intend to consider prospects for the development of sea and river ports.