Shipyard launches another fast patrol vessel built for coast guard

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014,19:15 IST By metrovaartha A A A

The 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 Mr R K Singh, IDAS, IFA to DGCG, at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard. Capt R S Sundar, Director (Operations), CSL, DIG T.P. Sadanandan, CGRPS(KOC), Shri D Paul Ranjan, Director (Finance), CSL and Sunny Thomas, Director (Technical), CSL and other senior officials of CSL and ICG were present on the occasion. CSL has so far delivered seven vessels in the series and the eighth was getting ready for sea trials. The seventh vessel ICGS AMAL, was handed over to the Indian Coast Guard on July 18, 2014. In 201314, CSL delivered five fast patrol vessels to Indian Coast Guard and two high end Platform Supply Vessels to Norwegian owners