The visit is seen as opening of new avenues for GSL in Mediterranean region
GN Bureau | May 25, 2018
The recent visit of Ambassador of Algeria to India H.E. Hamza Yahia Cherif to Goa Shipyard Limited has given a boost to the PSU’s ambition of receiving international orders from the Mediterranean region.
CMD, GSL, Rear Admiral (Retd) Shekhar Mital apprised the Ambassador about various shipbuilding, ship repair activities and the expertise available at GSL, besides the recent export projects, successfully completed by GSL in the last two years. He was taken around Coast Guard Ships that are under various stages of construction at GSL.
The Ambassador was apprised of the ambitious GSL modernisation plan and progress which will result into tripling the shipbuilding capacity, by which GSL can build 14 OPV class ship concurrently.
A presentation was made to the Ambassador on the emergence of GSL to a sophisticated shipyard and largest exporter of warships from India, capable of designing and building ships for various customers, from concept to commissioning. Notably, GSL has nearly tripled its turnover in the last four years and has completed multiple prestigious export orders for friendly countries like Myanmar, Srilanka and Mauritius, by delivering all the ships much ahead of delivery schedules. GSL is also working on much complex and weapon intensive Corvettes projects for a foreign Navy.
The visit is seen as opening of new avenues for GSL in Mediterranean region.
The central government will provide free food grains to about 81.35 crore beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for a period of five years with effect from January 1, 2024, the cabinet decided on Wednesday. Terming it as a “historic decision”, a
Survival at Stake: How Our Treatment of Animals Is Key to Human Existence By Poorva Joshipura HarperCollins, 328 pages, Rs 499 With science now recognising animal consciousness, intelligence, emotion, and even morality, there must rise an awareness of
India`s tryst with trade through the Arctic regions, including the Northern Sea Routes (NSR), has become an impact-making endeavor recently. The Arctic of yore is now a pivot – point of geopolitics, of climate change discussions, and for economic opportunities; 40% of oil and gas reserves said to be
Investing Decoded: Simple Path To Building A Portfolio In Millions By Anirudh Rathore Penguin India, 320 pages, Rs 499
Deepfake has emerged as a serious threat to democracy and social institutions across the world. Propagation of deepfake content via social media platforms has aggravated this challenge. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has, from time to time, advised social media in
Two level of roads not enough, BMC to have triple traffic jams through underground junctions There is no shortage of short-sighted traffic experts who believe that creating more vertical space (either above or below the level) in already overcrowded and congested cities will be cou