Founded as “Deniz İnşaat Kolektif Şirketi” in Haliç the company changed its name to "Anadolu Deniz İnşaat Kızakları Limited Şirketi” in 1971. The company carried its headquarter to Büyükdere while continuing its operations in Haliç. In this time period, 98 vessels were built by the company.
Anadolu Shipyard moved to its current location in Tuzla and produced 31 ships of different sizes and types, including coastal merchant ships, tankers, fishing boats, yachts and dry cargo ships for many institutions and organizations.
Anadolu Shipyard was purchased by Muharrem Faruk Ürkmez. After all necessary investments to modernize the shipyard and increase its capacity have been made, Anadolu Shipyard reached its brand value with its renewed technology and production capacity among Turkish shipbuilding industry.
During this period, 39 commercial vessels were built by Anadolu Shipyard.
Anadolu Shipyard, with its new vision, has changed its focus from commercial ship production to military ship production. In 2008, following up the evaluations conducted by The Undersecretary of National Defense, an agreement signed for the construction of 8 Landing Craft Tanks (LCT) and they were delivered to Turkish Naval Forces on time, in 37 months. Another milestone was achived by successful delivery of this project.
After the success of LCT vessels project, another agreement was signed for construction of 2 LST’s and 8 LCVP’s per new evaluations of The Undersecretary of National Defense. These vessels were delivered in 2017 and 2018.
Anadolu Shipyard signed a contract with Qatar Armed Forces, to maintain a demand for 2 CTS of Qatar Naval Forces. The first order was successfully delivered on August 25, 2021 and the second order was delivered on February 25, 2022.
In order to meet the needs of the Qatar Naval Forces Command, a new contract was signed on April 12, 2020 for construction of 1 Landing Craft Tank (LCT), 2 Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM40), 1 Landing Craft Vehicle and Personnel (LCVP). In addition to the command, control and force transfer tasks required by amphibious operations, these vessels will be able to perform humanitarian aid activities. This project started on September 9, 2020 and projected to be delivered in 2022.