GSL supplies naval equipment to Myanmar and Mauritius

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    Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has supplied naval equipment to Myanmar and Mauritius and is in the pursuit of the orders from other friendly foreign nations.

    And the contracts for two Fast Patrol Vessels for Mauritius Coast Guard have been signed along with a contract with its Government for supply of 11 Fast Interceptor Boats for their Coast Guard, GSL said in a statement. Further, the contract for the construction of Damage Control Simulator for Myanmar Navy has become effective from April 10, 2014.

    In his address in the Annual General Meeting of the shipyard GSL Chairman Rear Admiral Shekhar Mital said that all the projects have been regularly reviewed by the customers and have got the excellent reviews. “The Company is pursuing more export orders for its proven and much acclaimed products,” he added.

    The state-owned shipyard has registered a jump of Rs 271 crore in its sales figures from last financial year.

    The firm said it has delivered two 105 meter Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels, five glass reinforced plastic (GRP) survey motor boats to Indian Navy and One Fishing Research Vessel to Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute and it has recorded its highest sales of Rs 1165 crore against Rs 844 crore in the previous year and this performs the execution capacity of the shipyard.

    The firm said that during the year, GSL also successfully executed ‘Shore Based Test Facility’ at INS, Hansa, Goa for the naval aircraft meant to land at aircraft carriers such as the INS Vikramaditya at sea. It is a unique state-of-the-art facility, which only three countries in the world presently possess.

    Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) founded in 1957, is a leading ISO 9001-2008 certified shipyard on the West Coast of India under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. The yard is located on the banks of river Zuari in Goa, a major international tourist destination well connected by its international airport and major port enroute all the vital shipping lines. And beginning as a small barge building yard, GSL has earned a grand reputation as one of the most sophisticated ship builders in the Country.

    Goa Shipyard supplies naval equipment to Myanmar, Mauritius - Economic Times
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