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Indian coast guard ship Vikram welcomed at New Mangalore Port

Indian Coast Guard Ship Vikram, the offshore patrol vessel that is going to be based at New Mangalore Port was formally welcomed on Sunday 13 May 2018. In the welcoming ceremony, Coast Guard District commandant, Satwant Singh accepted a guard of honour after embarking on the ship, according to Indian Defence News. 

ICGS Vikram will join the fleet of four Fast Patrol Vessels (FPV) namely ICGS Amartya, Kasturba Gandhi, Savitri Bai Phule, Rajdoot and the hovercraft squadron.  

The ship is designed to carry one twin engine light helicopter and stage through a twin engine heavy helicopter with night flying capabilities.

 

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