Cochin shipyard delivers new vessel

Friday, Jul 18, 2014,18:16 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Cochin Shipyard Limited delivered seventh of the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (FPV) being built for the Indian Coast Guard  today.
With this, the yard had created a record of delivering nine ships in nine months at a pace of an average of one vessel a month, a release claimed here today.
The ships delivered consisted of seven Fast Patrol Vessels for the Indian Coast Guard and two Platform Supply Ships for International Owners, it said adding Cochin Shipyard delivered the previous ship, (ICGS Agrim), to the Indian Coast Guard on May 30,2014 .
The company had delivered the next ship within a span of one and a half months as compared to the contractual requirement of delivery every three months.    The Coast Guard has expressed satisfaction on the quality of ship delivered by Cochin Shipyard.    The vessel, named ‘ICGS AMAL,’ will be operated by the Coast Guard Station at Goa.