What we do

Defence Industry

Defence Industry

HATKO provides representation and consultancy services to the leading European companies in the fields of defense industry and ship building for their activities in Turkey.

Blohm + Voss GmbH-Germany (ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems), which is one of these companies, can be grouped above the following four headings:

  • Military Ship
  • Fast passenger ships
  • Ferries and freight ships
  • Mega Yachts

Blohm + Voss Shipyard is an industrial enterprise, founded 144 years ago, which has proven its current position in the world market with innovative technologies that produce sophisticated products for today’s world market.

Technical knowledge, spectacular engineering performances, modern production techniques and 144 years of experience ensure that Blohm + Voss boats are having an international reputation and that they are working with economic success.

In the beginning of the 1980’s, Blohm + Voss Shipyard has built a total of 8 MEKO-designed frigates with the cooperation of Turkish Naval Forces Command, 4 of them were of YAVUZ Class and other 4 of were BARBAROS Class Frigates. These four vessels were built at the Blohm + Voss shipyards and the other four were built at the Golcuk Shipyard Command, which belongs to the Naval Forces Command. This gave the Golcuk Shipyard Command the ability to build frigates.

The transfer of these technologies that contributed to our defense industry has been ensured by the realization of these big projects in our country.