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Zelenodolsk Plant named after A.M. Gorky

Zelenodolsk Plant named after A.M. Gorky

Russian shipbuilding enterprise in the city of Zelenodolsk. It was founded in 1895 as "Parat ship repair workshops".

It is located on the Volga River, which allows the supply of ships and vessels to any regions of the basins of the Black, Caspian, Baltic, White Seas by inland waterways


May 21, 2013
At the initiative of the Gorky Zelenodolsk Plant, a Shipbuilding Center was opened at the Kazan National Research Technical University named after A. N. Tupolev
by the resolution of the Central Executive Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan, the plant was named after A.M. Gorky in honor of the 40th anniversary of the writer's literary and social activities
a slipway, a plaza, a compressor station, a ship-hull, ship-boiler, mechanical, woodworking and blacksmithing workshops were put into operation, which made it possible to proceed to the implementation of an extensive shipbuilding program
the plant gets the name Red Metalworker. During this period, in addition to ship repair, it produces agricultural machinery: winnowers, threshers, mill supplies, plows, cast iron casting
after evacuation to Paratsk (now Zelenodolsk) of parts of the Baltic and Izhora factories, the ship repair workshops will be transformed into the Volga Autonomous Shipbuilding and Mechanical Plant of the Maritime Commissariat.
The Parat ship repair workshops were nationalized by the new government
By the decision of the Ministry of Railways of the Kazan District, the Parat ship repair workshops were founded. The main purpose of their creation is the repair of the technical fleet: dredging, dredging shells and auxiliary vessels. The Paratsky zaton was chosen for construction, located 40 km from the city of Kazan, at the intersection of the Volga River with the Moscow-Kazan railway, on land leased from the peasants of the village of Kabachishchi.


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