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GSL makes another ‘on-time delivery’ of new offshore patrol vessel

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Vasco:  In a case of yet another on-time delivery the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Defence, has delivered first in the class of 05 offshore patrol vessel (OPV) to the Indian Coast Guard. This largest and most advanced 105 meters long, new generation offshore patrol vessel (OPV) was handed over by GSL’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Cmde BB Nagpal to DIG Rajesh Mittal, Commanding Officer (designate) in presence of IG TP Sadanandan, PTM, TM, DDG (M&M), Indian Coast Guard and DIG Atul Parlikar, TM CGRPS (Goa) in a simple ceremony held at GSL on Monday, February 24.

GSL’s Director (Finance) TN Sudhakar, Director (Operations) SJ Kamat, Director (CPP&BD) Capt. Jagmohan and other senior officials of Indian Coast Guard and GSL were also present on the occasion.

“The on-time delivery of this ship, being the first vessel of the new class, with enhanced indigenization of critical machinery, has reinforced the trust of our esteemed customers in the shipbuilding capability of GSL”: Cmde BB Nagpal, CMD, GSL

Speaking on the occasion GSL’s CMD said, “The on-time delivery of this ship, being the first vessel of the new class, with enhanced indigenization of critical machinery, has reinforced the trust of our esteemed customers in the shipbuilding capability of GSL.”

class of 05 coast guard offshore patrol vessel (OPV)

During the sea trials, the ship has bettered various contractual parameters like speed, fuel efficiency, low turning circle etc. The ship was launched on 21st Feb 2019 and within a year this ship has been delivered which is a testament to the in-house design and strong project execution capability of the shipyard.

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