Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) created yet
another landmark in the history of Indian Shipbuilding Industry,
by delivering all 4 x 1000T Fuel barges, ahead of contractual schedule.
The 4th and last barge “FUEL
BARGE-13”, was delivered on 23 July 2018, 05 months ahead of contractual
schedule, in the presence of Cmde G Shyamsundhar, CSO(Tech), Karnataka Naval
Area. The barge was ceremoniously inducted into the Indian Navy by RAdm K J
Kumar, Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area on 24 July 2018 at
Karwar, says a release.
The successful delivery of the Vessel
with reduced ‘build period’ reflects the growing capability of Goa Shipyard and
their partners in indigenous ship design and construction. It also revalidates
the unique and efficient shipbuilding processes followed by Shipyard
in close collaboration with various OEMs, Service providers & IRS Class etc
to better performance with every shipbuilding project.