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The Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited (KS&EW), is a major defence contractor and military corporation situated in West Wharf in Karachi, Pakistan. [1]

28 relations: Agosta-class submarine, Barge, Chief executive officer, Defence industry of Pakistan, Dredging, Dry dock, F-22P Zulfiquar-class frigate, Karachi, List of shipbuilders and shipyards, Merchant vessel, Military, Military Inc., Ministry of Defence Production (Pakistan), Muhammadi Steamship Company Limited, MV Islamabad, Naval Group, Pakistan, PNS Azmat, Rear admiral, Shipbuilding, Sindh, SS Al-Abbas, State-owned enterprise, Submarine, Submarine hull, Tripartite-class minehunter, Tugboat, Warship.

Agosta-class submarine

The Agosta-class submarine is a class of diesel-electric fast-attack submarine developed and constructed by the French DCNS in 1970s to succeed the ''Daphné'' submarines.

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A barge is a flat-bottomed ship, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Defence industry of Pakistan

The defence industry of Pakistan, under the Ministry of Defence Production, was created in September 1951 to promote and coordinate the patchwork of military production facilities that have developed since independence.

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Dredging is an excavation activity usually carried out underwater, in harbours, shallow seas or freshwater areas with the purpose of gathering up bottom sediments to deepen or widen the sea bottom / channel.

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Dry dock

A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.

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F-22P Zulfiquar-class frigate

The F-22P or Zulfiquar-class frigate (ذوالفقار Sword class), is a class of frigates currently in service with the Pakistan Navy (PN).

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Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.

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List of shipbuilders and shipyards

This is a list of notable shipbuilders and shipyards.

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Merchant vessel

A merchant vessel, trading vessel or merchantman is a boat or ship that transports cargo or carries passengers for hire.

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A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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Military Inc.

Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan's Military Economy is a book about Pakistan Military's Economic activities and its consequences, written by Ayesha Siddiqa.

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Ministry of Defence Production (Pakistan)

The Ministry of Defence Production (وزارت دفاعی پيداوار, abbreviated as MoDP), is a Cabinet-level ministry of Pakistan government concerned with the development and production of the full range of equipment and stores for the Pakistan Armed Forces ranging from platforms such as main battle tanks and multi-role combat aircraft to guided weapons, small arms, uniforms and unguided munitions of all calibres.

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Muhammadi Steamship Company Limited

Muhammadi Steamship Company Limited was one of the oldest locally owned shipping companies in Pakistan until it was nationalised in the early 1970s.

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MV Islamabad

MV Islamabad is the largest general cargo and container ship built in Pakistan at the Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KSEW).

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Naval Group

Naval Group is a French industrial group specialised in naval defence and marine renewable energy.

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Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

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PNS Azmat

PNS Azmat is the lead ship of the Azmat class fast attack crafts of the Pakistan Navy and is based on the Chinese Type 037II Houjian-class missile boat.

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Rear admiral

Rear admiral is a naval commissioned officer rank above that of a commodore (U.S equivalent of Commander) and captain, and below that of a vice admiral.

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Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.

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Sindh (سنڌ; سِندھ) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, in the southeast of the country.

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SS Al-Abbas

SS Al-Abbas was the first major ship to be built at the Karachi Shipyard in 1967.

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State-owned enterprise

A state-owned enterprise (SOE) is a business enterprise where the state has significant control through full, majority, or significant minority ownership.

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A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Submarine hull

A submarine hull has two major components, the light hull and the pressure hull.

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Tripartite-class minehunter

The Tripartite class is a class of mine warfare vessel used by the navies of Belgium, France and the Netherlands, as well as Pakistan, Indonesia, Latvia, and Bulgaria.

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A tug (tugboat or towboat) is a type of vessel that maneuvers other vessels by pushing or pulling them either by direct contact or by means of a tow line.

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A warship is a naval ship that is built and primarily intended for naval warfare.

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