Work begins at shipyard on two large vessels for Andamans

The passenger ships will be suitable for all-weather operations Steel was cut at the Cochin Shipyard on Tuesday for the construction of two passenger vessels, each with a capacity to carry 1,200 passengers and 1,000 tonne cargo, for the Andaman and Nicobar administration. Pon Radhakrishnan, Union Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways,[…]


CSL cuts steel for two passenger vessels

Plate cutting ceremony of the two 500 passenger-cum-150 tonne cargo vessels, built by the Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) for the Andaman & Nicobar Administration, was held on 03rd March 2017. These are the first two ships, built for the A & N Administration, with a capacity of 500 passengers and 150 tonne cargo. CSL has[…]


ICGS Aryaman and Atulya commissioned

KOCHI: Two more Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGS) designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited, were commissioned on Oct 21at Kochi. The ships have been christened ICGS “Aryaman and Atulya”. ICGS Aryaman literally meaning “possessor of greatness” will be based at Kochi under the administrative control of the commander, Coast Guard Region (West) and Atulya[…]


SEDS signs design contract with CSL for 500 Passengers cum 150t cargo vessel

SEDS signs contract with CSL to provide design services for 500 Passengers cum 150t cargo vessel. In a bid to ease transportation hardships faced by the people of Andaman & Nicobar, the Centre has asked the Cochin Shipyard to build four passenger vessels at about Rs 1,400 crore. No new ships were acquired during the last[…]


CSL delivers 18th Fast Patrol Vessel to Coast Guard (Aryaman)

It is the 18th vessel in the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels under construction for the Indian Coast Guard. The Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance was signed between Suresh Babu NV, Director (Operations), CSL and Commanding Officer (Designate) of the vessel Cmdt Neeraj Singh in the presence of senior officials of ICG and CSL.[…]


17th FPV for Indian Coast Guard ‘Arush’ commissioned

The Indian Coast Guard ship ‘Arush’, the 17th in the series of 20 fast patrol vessels designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Ltd., was commissioned here on Thursday. The ship was commissioned by the Coast Guard Commander (western seaboard) Additional Director General SPS Basra in the presence of the Commander Coast Guard Region (West) Inspector[…]


Coast Guard commissions its 16th FPV – ICG Vessel Arnvesh

ICGS Arnvesh, a fast patrol vessel (FPV) of Indian Coast Guard, was commissioned here today. The ship is primarily intended to undertake surveillance at sea, coastal patrol, anti-smuggling and anti-piracy operations. Arnvesh is equipped with the most-advanced navigational and communication sensors and equipment, including night vision capabilities, and is fitted with 40/60 Bofors gun onboard[…]


CSL delivers FPV Anmol to Indian Coast Guard ahead of schedule

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has delivered the 13th of the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Anmol under construction for the Indian Coast Guard on June 1. The Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance was signed between Capt R.S. Sundar, Director (Operations), CSL and Commanding Officer (Designate) of the vessel Cmdt. Satish Bisht. DIG T[…]