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[…]


CSL delivers 15th Fast Patrol Vessel to Coast Guard (Arinjay)

“An Indian Coast Guard Ship, designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), was commissioned here today by Flag Officer, Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba. The ship, 15th in the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels, was commissioned in the presence of Additional Director General S P S Basra, Coast Guard Commander[…]


CSL delivers 12th Fast Patrol Vessel to Coast Guard (Ankit)

Cochin Shipyard has launched the 12th of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (BY 512) being built for Indian Coast Guard. According to a media statement, the vessel was named ‘ICGS ANKIT’ and launched by Smt Jeeja Sadanandan, wife of DIG T.P. Sadanandan, CGRPS (KOC), ICG, in a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard. DIG T.P. Sadanandan,[…]


Cochin Shipyard launches 11th fast patrol vehicle for Coast Guard

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) today launched eleventh of the 20 fast patrol vessels (FPV) being built for the Indian Coast Guard. The vessel, named ICGS Anagh, was launched by R Nishanthini, deputy commissioner of police, at a ceremony at the Cochin Shipyard, while MG Rajamanickam, district collector of Ernakulam, laid the keel of the vessel.[…]


Coast Guard commissions it 14th FPV – ICGS Apoorva

Two Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGS) Apoorva and interceptor boat C-421 were commissioned by Flag Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Naval Command, Mumbai and Vice Admiral Surindar Pal Singh Cheema off the naval dockyard in Mumbai, Maharashtra. ICGS FPV Apoorva is commanded by Commandant Dinesh Dogra with a complement of 5 officers and 34 ranks.[…]


Cochin Shipyard Ltd delivers 9th Fast Patrol Vessel to Indian Coast Guard (Ameya)

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), India’s most respected commercial & defence ship and offshore structure building facility located in Kerala, has delivered the ninth of the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for the Indian Coast Guard, on Nov 20. The Protocol of delivery and acceptance was signed by Capt RS Sundar, Director (Operations)[…]


Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) launches the 10th Fast Patrol Vessel (Amogh)

Cochin Shipyard launched the tenth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for Indian Coast Guard. The vessel was launched by Smt Ranjana Singh, wife of Shri. R.K . Singh, IDAS, IFA to DGCG, in a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard. Capt R S Sundar,  Director (Operations), CSL, DIG T.P. Sadanandan, CGRPS(KOC), Shri D[…]


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[…]

Ships made in Kochi set to sail soon

Staff reporter KOCHI: Ships designed in Kochi will soon cruise world’s oceans with the Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ)-based centre of the Bahamas-based Smart Engineering and Design Solutions Limited (SEDS) completing the first of its designs, now undergoing tests in Europe. The SEDS unit started functioning in the Cochin Special Economic Zone in the second[…]