Intensive development of the Shipyard
The most intensive development of Nevsky Shipyard was in 70s- beginning of 80s last century significantly by virtue of director Evgeniy Yashin.
At Evgeniy Yashin initiative new reconstruction of almost all the workshops of Shipyard began: NC machines, first computers and automatic devices were installed. The Shipyard was the first in USSR there labours of blank production shop used plasma cutting machine operated by program made in Japan. A lot of machine building production types were mastered: steering hydraulic gears produced for all branch, launching dollies and friction hoists, machine-tools for shipbuilding production. Great experience was accumulated in producing of ship arrangements and equipment: propulsion shafts, spindles, rudders, ship doors, steering nozzles, spare parts for engines. Building berth was prepared for simultaneous repair of 15 vessels. New workshops were opened: machine-assembly shop, cartridge-case shop. Engineering and administrative offices, hull-assembly workshop were being built and foundation was laid for future covered shed.