Indian shipyard delivers another PSV

26 Jun 2009

Cochin Shipyard in India recently delivered a platform supply vessel, the 11th built at the shipyard and the third in the Rolls Royce UT755 LN series, to an America-based owner. The 3,240 DWT newbuilding, named 'Olivier Tide', is 73.6m long, 16m wide and has a design draught of 4m. The ship is built and classified under the most stringent rules and regulations of Det Norske Veritas and is classed for unmanned engine room and dynamic positioning grade II. The vessel also satisfies "Clean" Notation of DNV.

Cochin Shipyard is now constructing 13 platform supply vessels for various foreign owners and, in addition, the yard is also constructing four Anchor Handling Tugs, two for the Shipping Corporation of India and two for NFC Norway.

The shipyard is also entrusted with the construction of the prestigious Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) for the Indian Navy.

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