Thursday, April 29, 2010

Platform Supply Vessel delivered

KOCHI: The Cochin Shipyard (CSL) has delivered a Platform Supply Vessel to M/s Purple Fleet Ltd, an affiliate of M/s Tide Water Marine International, USA.

This was the 15th Platform Supply Vessel being built at CSL and the 7th in the Rolls Royce UT755 LN Series, a CSL press release said.

The protocol documents of the ship named Davis Tide was signed by Jose Mathew, Chief General Manager (Shipbuilding), on behalf of Cochin Shipyard and Philip Grema on behalf of the owners in the presence of N M Paramesh, Director (Finance) and Cmde K Subramanian, Director (Operations).

The Shipyard is presently constructing 16 Offshore Support Vessels for various foreign and Indian owners. The yard is also entrusted with the construction of the prestigious Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Project for the Indian Navy.

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