Indian Coast Guard receives eighth fast patrol (Amartya) vessel from Cochin Shipyard

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has received a new fast patrol vessel (FPV) built by the Cochin Shipyard. The eighth ICGS Amartya FPV forms part of a $338m contract that was awarded in 2010 for the construction of 20 FPVs, in a bid to better combat future maritime security challenges. To be operated by Coast[…]