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  • 3 July 2019
    Vessels

    India’s Ministry of Defence has issued four shipbuilding requests for proposal (RFP) for the acquisition of various ships and craft for the country’s navy and coast guard. As informed, the RFPs amount to INR 150 billion (around USD 2.2 billion) and are part of the Indian government’s defence modernization plan. Specifically, RFP for 06 nos […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities

    Search and Rescue (SAR) of persons in distress at sea is one of the noblest acts that is undertaken by coastal nations in a systematized manner. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) – A National Authority for Maritime SAR services in Indian Search and Rescue Region (ISRR), which spans over an area of 4.6 Million Sq […]

  • 21 June 2017

    Reliance Defence and Engineering (RDEL) has awarded ACO Marine a contract to supply a wastewater management package for a new Indian Coast Guard training vessel currently under construction. RDEL, which in January 2016 acquired Pipavav Defence & Offshore Engineering, awarded ACO Marine the contract through its Indian distributor, Vanson Engineering. This is the first time […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indian shipbuilding and maintenance company, Cochin Shipyard, launched the 20th Fast Patrol Vessel for the Indian Coast Guard. Named ICGS Ayush, it is the last in the series of 20 patrol vessels. The ship was launched by the mayor of Kochi during a ceremony attended by Indian Coast Guard and company officials. Earlier in 2016, Cochin […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Coast Guard has received additional two high speed interceptor boats (C-433 and C-434) from shipbuilder Larsen & Toubro. The vessels were delivered at the company’s Kattupalli Shipyard, near Chennai, and are part of two contracts being executed by L&T for design and construction of 54 Interceptors to Indian Coast Guard. With these two, 34 of the […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Indian Ministry of Defence has awarded Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited a contract to design 14 fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard. According to the company, the contract is worth Rs. 916 crore (approx. $141.5 million). Fast patrol vessels are medium range, high speed vessels used for patrol within exclusive economic zone, coastal patrol, anti-smuggling, anti-piracy […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian Coast Guard has commissioned the seventeenth in the series of twenty Aadesh-class Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited. The ship was commissioned as ‘Arush’ during a ceremony held at Kochi on May 26. The 50 meter FPV displaces 421 tonnes and can achieve a maximum speed of 33 knots with an endurance […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Defence shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited has delivered ICGS Shoor, the second improved 105-meter patrol ship, to the Indian Coast Guard. Launched on March 21, 2015, the vessel was delivered ahead of schedule during a March 23 ceremony held at GSL. According to GSL, the new class of six OPV ships will be the second biggest ships […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Cochin Shipyard Limited delivered ICGS Aryaman, the eighteenth vessel in the series of twenty fast patrol vessels under construction for the Indian Coast Guard. The ceremony was held June 17 in Kochi and was attended by Indian Coast Guard and shipyard officials. The company has delivered 7 of the patrol boats so far this year. ICGS Aryaman […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Industry news

    Indian Coast Guard Ship Vaibhav, the 3rd in the series of 90 meters class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) was commissioned yesterday at Tuticorin byVice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal, Director General Indian Coast Guard.  This 90 metres OPV has been designed and built indigenously by M/s GSL and is fitted with the state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment, sensors […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Indian Coast Guard Ship “Abhiraj”, the fourth in the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited, was commissioned on September 2, 2014 at Tuticorin.   The 50 meter indigenous FPV displaces 290 tonnes and can achieve a maximum speed of 33 knots with an endurance of 1500 […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Coast Guard commissioned the fourth of six offshore patrol vessels in Goa on February 21. Named Shaunak, the 105-meter vessel was commissioned at Goa Shipyards Limited facilities, which is in charge of designing and building these vessels. Shaunak is fitted with a 30 mm CRN 91 naval gun, an integrated bridge and power management […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Industry news

    Keel laying ceremony for the Second New Class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), indigenously designed and in–house built by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the Indian Coast Guard, was held at GSL on 28th Jan 2013. The keel laying ceremony for the Second of the New Class OPV comes on the heels of  commissioning of the […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Cochin Shipyard launched the eleventh of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for Indian Coast Guard yesterday. The vessel named ‘ICGS ANAGH’ was launched at a ceremony at Cochin Shipyard, after which the keel of BY – 512 the twelfth FPV was laid. CSL has so far delivered 8 vessels in the 20 vessel series and […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    ICGS Rajveer, seventh in a series of eight Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs) designed and built by M/s GRSE, Kolkota was commissioned on 10 Aug 13, at Visakhapatnam by Shri RK Mathur, Indian Defence Secretary, in the presence of Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal, AVSM, Director General of the Indian Coast Guard, Inspector General of SP […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indian Coast Guard demonstrated its preparedness and readiness to intervene effectively in containing an oil spill disaster at the fourth edition of the National Pollution Response Exercise titled CLEAN SEA-4, conducted at sea off Kochi on 14th Dec 2012. The exercise was witnessed by Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, Director General Indian Coast Guard, Inspector […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Rajratan’, the fifth of a series of eight Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs) was commissioned by Director General Indian Coast Guard, Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan in Kolkata on Monday, February 11. In his address during the commissioning ceremony, Vice Admiral Muralidharan dwelt upon the criticality of capacity building towards tackling emergent maritime […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) held a keel laying ceremony for Indian Coast Guard’s fifth of the New Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) on 22nd July 2014.   The contract for the construction of six OPVs for the Indian Coast Guard was signed on 9th May 2012. The first keel laying ceremony to mark the commencement of […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Industry news

    Goa Shipyard Ltd held a keel laying ceremony for the fourth of six new Indian Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) on January 9th 2014. The class is specifically designed and built by Goa Shipyard for the Coast Guard. The contract for building the six vessels was signed on May 9, 2012, and the first […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Cochin Shipyard recently launched the fifteenth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (BY 515) being built for Indian Coast Guard. The vessel was named ‘ICGS ARINJAY’. The shipyard also held a keel laying ceremony for the Indian Coast Guard’s sixteenth FPV. CSL has so far delivered 12 vessels in the 20 vessel series and the thirteenth […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Larsen & Toubro launched the second offshore patrol vessel for the Indian Coast Guard at its Kattupalli shipyard near Chennai on January 20. The vessel is named CGS Vijaya and is the second in a series of seven OPVs to be built for the coast guard under a contract signed in March 2015. The lead vessel […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Industry news

    Cochin Shipyard, on 29 March, launched, the eighth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessel being built for the Indian Coast Guard.   The vessel was launched by Smt Arti Bhatnagar, Joint Secretary & Finance Manager (Maritime Systems), Ministry of Defense in a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard. Cmde K. Subramaniam, CMD, CSL, Shri Ravikumar Roddam, […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Industry news

    ICGS Aadesh, the first of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels (FPV) being built by Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), for the Indian Coast Guard was commissioned into service today at CSL. The contract for the construction of the 20 FPVs was signed on the 20th of October 2010. ICGS Aadesh, the first in the series and the […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Industry news

    The Indian Coast Guard Ship Rani Abbakka, the 1st of a series of five Inshore Patrol Vessel (IPV) built at M/s HSL, was commissioned at Visakhapatnam by Minister of State for Defence Dr. MM Pallam Raju today in the presence of Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief (East), Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Coast Guard commissioned the lead ship of a new class of offshore patrol vessels, ICGS Vikram, in a ceremony at L&T’s Defence shipyard at Kattupalli, near Chennai, on April 11. Vikram is the first of seven vessels in the class designed and built by Larsen and Toubro under a contract from March 2015. The keel […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Industry news

      The second Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) ICGS ‘ABHEEK’ of the Indian Coast Guard, built by Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), was commissioned into service on December 31. The commissioning ceremony was attended by Director General of the Coast Guard, Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal, AVSM, Cmde K Subramaniam, Chairman and Managing Director of Cochin Shipyard […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Industry news

    Cochin Shipyard Limited delivered the fourth of the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for the Indian Coast Guard, today.   The first reading of D 448 (protocol of delivery) was signed by Shri Ravi Kumar Roddam, Director (Finance), on behalf of CSL and commandant designate of BY 504 Cmdt Ashok Kumar of […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Authorities

    Cochin Shipyard Limited delivered the sixth of the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for the Indian Coast Guard, today.   The Protocol of delivery and acceptance was signed by Shri Vinayakumar P, Director (Technical), on behalf of CSL and Commanding Officer (Designate) of the vessel Cmdt(JG) Umed Singh of Indian Coast Guard.  […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Industry news

    Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) launched the fifth and sixth Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) being built for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on 29th November 2013. The vessel bearing the yard Hull No. BY 505 was launched by Mrs. Rukmani Ravikumar Roddam, wife of Sri. Ravikumar Roddam, Director (Finance) and Hull No. BY506 was launched by […]