Imtech Awarded Contract for MILGEM Corvette

Thursday, June 21, 2007
Imtech Marine & Offshore has been awarded the contract by Turkish Defense organization SSM for the delivery of an extensive Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for the First of Class of the New Turkish Navy MILGEM Corvette. Imtech will execute this program together with its Turkish partner YALTES and will be the first candidate to supply the same system on the remaining 11 vessels. YALTES will be the main contractor for this project while IMTECH will provide the technology and system integration.

The MILGEM Corvette, from the Turkish words Milli Gemi (National Ship), has an overall length of 324 ft. With a displacement of 2,000 tons and 11.8 ft design draft, it will be fully operational up to sea state 5 and be partially operational at sea state 6. The main propulsion system consists of one gas-turbine and two diesel engines (CODAG).

The maximum speed of the ship will be 29+ knots with a propulsion power of approx 30.000 kWs. The corvette has been designed to operate with 93 crew, including personnel for flight operations. The Turkish Navy plans to build up to twelve of these new multi-purpose Corvettes of the MILGEM class.

Construction of the first MILGEM class corvette is in progress at the Turkish Naval Forces Istanbul Naval Shipyard and is scheduled to be operational in 2011. Imtech’s UNIMACS 3000 series Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) will be used to monitor & control all platform machinery, electrical power generation & distribution, damage control and auxiliary systems.

Maritime Reporter October 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Fire Departments Choose Sea-Fire Systems

Metalcraft Marine's Firestorm high-speed, aluminum fireboat represents a new generation in vessel technology, especially when fitted with Sea-Fire H Series engineered fire suppression systems.

Russian Liftings for Western Options at 12-Year Low

By Gleb Gorodyankin MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Exports of Russian crude oil to Western markets are set to fall by almost a third in December and reach a 12-year

Overwhelming Support for ‘Hit the HMT Target!’

Today, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) applauded a “Dear Colleague” letter to the leadership of the Senate Committee on Appropriations that was signed by 22 senators,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1017 sec (10 req/sec)