The vessels are based on in-house design of GSL and will be sporting modern and technologically advanced machinery
GN Bureau | August 24, 2018
Keel of the third Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) of the new 5 CGOPVs project for the Indian Coast Guard was ceremoniously laid at Goa Shipyard Ltd recently.
The project is a follow on of 06 CG OPV project completed in 2017. With focused efforts towards Make in India, the indigenous content has been increased from 60 per cent, for 06 CG OPV project, to 70 per cent for the ongoing 05 CG OPV project. The contract for 5 CGOPVs was signed by GSL with ministry of defence on Aug 26, 2016 and commencement of production of first vessel was formally started within three months with formal steel cutting on November 13, 2016. The vessels are scheduled to be delivered between January 2020 and June 2021.
The vessels for the Coast Guard are based on in-house design of GSL and will be sporting most modern and technologically advanced machinery and computerised controls systems, making them the most advanced patrol vessels in service with the Indian Coast Guard on delivery.
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