Sri Lankan defence secy reviews patrol vessel construction at GSL

GSL receives praise for its outstanding execution record and technological innovations on the ships delivered

GN Bureau | January 22, 2018


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A high level Sri Lankan defence delegation headed by secretary of defence, Kapila Waidyaratane PC recently visited Goa Shipyard Ltd.

The delegation held discussions with GSL CMD, Rear Admiral (retired) Shekhar Mital. The defence delegation was shown the ongoing shipbuilding activities including Second Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) being built for Sri Lanka Navy. The yard has already delivered the first OPV to the country, ahead of contractual delivery schedule.

The vessel was commissioned by Sri Lankan president on Aug 02, 2017 and has received admiration from Sri Lankan Navy for its excellent operational performance. The secretary was impressed with the shipyard’s infrastructure and the excellent quality of workmanship.

A presentation was made to the Sri Lankan delegation on the ongoing projects at GSL, current progress of second OPV under construction at GSL as well as future potential of cooperation. Secretary appreciated GSL for its outstanding execution record and the technological innovations on the ships delivered as well as under construction.
 

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