Vice-Premier of Russia Dmitry Rogozin has tasked the shipbuilders to apply only in the manufacture of domestic components.
"The main strategic objective is the need for a speedy implementation of the builders of ships and Russian designers of accessories, domestic products and engineering ", - said Rogozin at the meeting of the Marine Board in St. Petersburg, reports RIA " Novosti ".
He noticed that, without a doubt, this process takes time, a clear understanding of goals, create a roadmap, oversee the execution and coordination of all participants in this process." Part of the process of import substitution has already started, but this is only the beginning of the overall work and if you want an incentive, " said Deputy Prime Minister. He said that the depreciation of the equipment in the shipbuilding industry is more than 70%, the duration of production - 2 times higher than abroad, there is a staff shortage, the level of use of the machines is only 25-30%." For this reason the last 25-30 years has been to focus on imported components, " - said Rogozin. First Vice Prime Minister said that due to the suspension of the supply of aggregates from Ukraine the construction of a number of ships had to stop for a while. He said that work on import substitution in this area is expected to finish by 2018. In addition, it was claimed that the Russian NPO "Saturn" will start deliveries of gas turbine engines for military vessels by the end of 2017 or early 2018. In the United shipbuilding Corporation is supposed to initiate the transfer of the military courts with domestic power plants in 2020.