Cochin Shipyard to partner global shipbuilding giant Fincantieri

Cochin Shipyard Limited, India’s largest shipbuilder, has signed a partnership agreement with Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilders. Besides ship-building, the two will co-operate in the areas of ship design, repair, marine equipment manufacturing and training & skill development, the Kochi-based company said today. Italy-based Fincantieri has over 230 years of history and more […]

Indian Navy orders eight anti-submarine ships from Cochin Shipyard

Cochin Shipyard Limited said it signed a contract for construction and supply of eight anti-submarine ships for the Indian Navy worth Rs 6,311 cr. The ships, also known as anti-submarine warfare shallow water crafts, will have a displacement (size) of about 750 tons, a speed of 25 knots and will be capable of full-scale, sub-surface […]

Cochin Shipyard to make four 8,000-ton carriers for JSW Group

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), which operates the largest ship-building and maintenance facility in India, on Friday signed contracts for the construction and delivery of four 8,000-ton mini bulk carriers with a subsidiary of the JSW Group, one of India’s largest business conglomerates. The vessels will be built at the CSL yard in Kochi and will […]

Andaman & Nicobar to soon get two 500-passenger ships for inter-island transfer

The Andaman & Nicobar Island Administration can look forward to taking delivery of its two 500-passenger vehicles as the erection, or final welding, process has begun at the Cochin Shipyard. During the shipbuilding process, each ship block is brought to the building dock, where they are erected with cranes. After each erection, welding is carried […]

India signs agreement with Russian firm to manufacture inland shipping vessels

Government of India-controlled Cochin Shipyard Limited said it signed an agreement with Russia’s largest shipbuilding company to jointly design and manufacture inland and coastal ships in India to enable the government’s Sagar Mala program. Sagar Mala is a ₹8 lakh cr investment initiative of the Government of India to promote the use of water ways […]