ANADOLU Shipyard (ADIK) has successfully completed Sea Acceptance Tests (SAT) for the Eight Vessel of Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project undertaken for Turkish Navy. ADIK has already delivered the first seven vessels of the LCT project (TCG Ç-151; TCG Ç-152; TCG Ç-153; TCG Ç-154; TCG Ç-155; TCG Ç-156; TCG Ç-157) from March to July of this year and the Eight Vessel (TCG Ç-158) will be ready to be delivered on August 29th 2012.
Thus, the LCT program will be completed ON TIME as planned 37 months after the start of the project. This is the first Turkish Navy project undertaken by so-called a privately owned shipyard, completed on time.
Specifications for the LCT’s:
Length o.a: 79,85m
Beam: 11,70 m
Displacement 1155 tons full load
Range: 400 nm / 16 knots
Propulsion: 2 x 2320 kW
Cargo: 320 tons / 250 troop
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, August 23, 2012; Image: adik