According to a Turkmenistan report, the Vyborg Shipbuilding Yard of Russia won a contract to design and build six fishing
-refrigerating vessels for the State Committee of Fishing Industry
of Turkmenistan. Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov signed a relevant decree yesterday.
The value of the contract is approximately $148.5 million. Construction work is scheduled to begin in January 2006, with delivery by April 2008.