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Interview

TAIS’s Wide Product Range Offered to Global Markets via an Innovative and Competitive Structure

In this interview TAIS General Manager Doğan BEŞCAN discusses the company’s focus on provide new business opportunities for Turkey and the Turkish military shipbuilding sector by using the capabilities and joint forces of partners

Issue 95

Defence Turkey: TAIS (Turkish Associated International Shipyards) Consortium was formed three years ago by 5 private sector shipyards (Anadolu Shipyard, Istanbul Shipyard, Sedef Shipyard, Sefine Shipyard and Selah Shipyard) holding a production license as well as the necessary knowhow and experience in the defence industry. Could you please inform us on the founding purpose, the needs which led to this formation and the current organizational structure after Istanbul Shipyard and Selah Shipyard left the Consortium?

Doğan BEŞCAN: TAIS Shipbuilding and Technology Inc. was established in 2017 by 5 shareholders with equal shares. Anadolu Shipyard, Sedef Shipyard and Sefine Shipyard have been continuing with equal shares after the transfer of shares by two founding partners in June 2019.