Peene-Werft initiates modernisation project

Peene Werft, is located in the former East Germany

A historic shipyard with a long past including building ships for the Soviet Union has announced it will bring itself up to date with a major modernisation project.

Over the years, Peene-Werft has played a pivotal role in building a wide range of vessels for both the People’s Navy and the Soviet Union, including light torpedo speedboats, minesweepers, landing ships and submarine hunters. In fact, the majority of the Volksmarine fleet was manufactured at the Peene shipyard.

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