Supply Tanker for Pakistani Navy

As reported on April 7, 2018, the Turkish state design and consulting company Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret (STM), successfully completed the first stage of the factory
sea ​​trials built in Pakistan on its project for the Pakistani fleet squadron tanker supply Moawin. The tanker, built on the Pakistani naval shipyard Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW) in Karachi, entered factory trials on March 31 and should be transferred to the Pakistani Navy later in 2018. The Moawin tanker, with a total displacement of 16,400 tons and a hull length of 158.4 m, became the largest vessel ever built in Pakistan.
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Built in Pakistan for the Pakistani fleet squadron supply tanker Moawin on factory running trials, 03/31/2018 (c) STM
On January 22, 2013, the Turkish company STM signed a contract with the Ministry of Defense Industry of Pakistan to design a squadron supply tanker for the Pakistani fleet and to provide technical assistance for its construction in Pakistan at KSEW.The construction of the tanker at KSEW in Karachi was launched on November 27, 2013, the official groundbreaking ceremony was performed on March 7, 2014, and the launch was made on August 19, 2016.
Moawin tanker has a double hull. Two-shaft diesel power plant should provide a full speed of up to 20 knots. Autonomy 90 days. The tanker is equipped with a helicopter-based hangar and hospital block for medical assistance.

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