LPG Cylinder Carrier Vessel being built for Port Shipping & Aviation, Administration Union Territory (U.T) of Lakshadweep, Second in a series of two vessels, was ceremonially launched on 14th July 2023 at Goa Shipyard Limited(GSL), Mrs Bindu Abraham, AGM performed the honors for launching the vessel in distinguished presence of Shri B K Upadhyay, CMD, GSL, Capt Jagmohan, Director (CPP&BD), Shri Sunil Bagi, Director (Finance) & Senior Officials of GSL and dignitaries.
Goa Shipyard Limited has signed a contract with Port Shipping & Aviation, Administration Union Territory (U.T) of Lakshadweep for building Two LPG Cylinder Carrier Vessels. The vessel launched is intended to transport LPG Cylinders or 60 tons of packed petroleum products from mainland to Lakshadweep Islands. The vessel is capable to operate at speed of 11Knots with an endurance of 10 days and can carry a complement of 18 personnel onboard. This commercial vessel is designed and built under IRS Class meeting Merchant Shipping rules and regulations. The vessel is in advanced stage of outfitting.
The contract was won through competitive bidding.