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CSL gets new dry Dock & Ship Repair

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The New Dry Dock (NDD) inaugurated by the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi at Cochin shipyard limited has a length of 310 meters and is built at par international standard at an investment of Rs1799 crores. 

This engineering marvel is capable of handling aircraft carriers twice the displacement of INS Vikrant or other larger ships like Suezmax, Capesize, LNG ships and Jack Up rigs. This strategic asset is also enabled with critical capabilities for Naval & other commercial ships in the event of an emergency. 

A flagship project reflecting India’s engineering prowess and project management capabilities, the NDD is one of the largest marine infrastructures in the region. It has incorporated the latest technology and innovations to ensure efficiency, safety, and environmental sustainability.

The Prime Minister said that the new dry dock is the national pride of India. This will not only enable big vessels to dock but also make shipbuilding and ship repair work possible here, reducing dependence on foreign countries and will also save foreign exchange.

Similarly another project unveiled by the prime minister was the International Ship Repair Facility (ISRF) which is said to be India’s first fully developed pure ship repair ecosystem which will add 25% capacity of ship repair industry in the country.

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