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Turkish 'powership' group in talks to supply Ukraine

Karpowership says vessels could be used in Odesa if security conditions are met

One of 36 powerships operated by Karpowership, the flagship company of Turkey's Karadeniz Holding. Ships of this type can generate electricity using fuel oil or natural gas.

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- A Turkish company says it is in talks to send floating "powerships" to Ukraine to supply electricity to the beleaguered country as Russia steps up attacks on civilian infrastructure.

Karpowership, which claims the world's largest fleet of such vessels, would send ships close to Odesa, Ukraine's largest port, a senior company executive told Nikkei.

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