Goa Shipyard vessel goes to Mauritius

The vessel was unveiled in February

GN Bureau | June 2, 2017


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 MCGS VALIANT, the second fast patrol vessel (FPV) built by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) for Mauritius Coast Guard (MCG), embarked on its maiden voyage to Mauritius on May 24.

The delivery of the vessel added another feather in GSL’s cap as defence vessel exporter from the country.
 
GSL, CMD, Rear Admiral (Retd) Shekhar Mital said that contract of the vessel was signed on May 17, 2014 and the keel of this vessel was laid on May 22, 2015. 
 
“The vessel was launched this year in February by K. Napaul, the consul and head of consulate of Mauritius at Mumbai. GSL has successfully delivered this ship to MCG on April 30, 2017, four months ahead of contractual schedule,” he said.
 

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