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KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - MAY 25, 2018: The launching of the Russian Navy Project 11711 landing ship Pyotr Morgunov at the Yantar Shipyard; the battleship is the first ship of Project 11711 to be built and weighs 5,000 tonnes. Vitaly Nevar/TASS

The Amur Shipbuilding Plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the Russian Far East held a ceremony to lay down a Project 22800 Karakurt-class cruise missile corvette, a TASS correspondent reported from the scene.

The keel-laying ceremony was attended by acting Khabarovsk Region Governor Mikhail Degtyaryov.

“Today we are laying down the fourth Karakurt-class ship… I hope that today we are doing our work timely, qualitatively and within the schedule, which is assessed by the Defense Ministry,” Amur Shipbuilding Plant CEO Vladimir Kulakov said at the keel-laying ceremony.

The chief executive said he hoped that the Shipyard would get new customers’ orders.