Varna Shipyard

Varna Shipyard

 

(full name, the G. Dimitrov Varna Shipyard), one of Bulgaria’s biggest industrial enterprises. Built with the help of the USSR on the basis of old repair shops and small shipyards after the establishment of the people’s democratic regime. Among the vessels built at the shipyard are trade and passenger sea and river ships, tug-boats, launchers and floating workshops, cranes, and fish-processing plants; there is also lot production of ships with displacements of 3,200 (Varna class) and 5,000 tons (Sofia class) and 4,000-ton tankers. The Varna Shipyard satisfies the needs of Bulgaria and exports ships to other countries.

V. I. KARTSEV [4 -918-1]

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In September, 2009, a special platform moved the 40-ton TU-154 airplane, without its wings, towards the Varna Lake and it was later transported by a barge to the Varna shipyard where the body of the craft was cleaned and all systems and cables removed.
Under the deal, the BCC agreed to buy the debt owed by the Varna shipyard to Expressbank for around Euro 20.