For the first time "The Ruse shipyard" constructs ships for Algiers, the company announced.
The wife of the Algerian ambassador will become a godmother on Saturday of the first ship, constructed for the North African country. The solemn ceremony will be carried out on the pier of "Varna shipyard".
At the moment the ship is on field tests in Varna, after which it will be sent to its owner - the national shipping of Algiers. It has been equipped with anti-piracy protection, which is a measure against the frequent pirate raids against merchant and passenger sea vessels.
At the moment two ships are being built for the Netherlands, the biggest ships ever built in Ruse. Up to now six sea vessels have been ordered by the Dutch company and in 2009 the first one from the series will be submitted to their owner. Another four similar ships have been ordered by the German shipping "Briese".
by Stefan Nikolov