NEW DELHI: The country’s largest private shipbuilder ABG Shipyard today delivered a Rolls-Royce designed pollution control ship to the Indian Coast Guard.
The pollution control vessel has been built at a cost of over Rs 120 crore, ABG Shipyard said in a statement today.
“ABG Shipyard… has delivered the third pollution control vessel to Indian Coast Guard today. This was the… last vessel of its series,” the company said.
The Rolls-Royce designed ship is equipped with state of the art equipment and machinery, it said.
“The vessel is propelled by diesel electric system with the maximum speed of 21 knts an endurance of 6,000 KN miles. The vessel is designed to operate twin engine advance helicopter,” it said.
ICGS Samudra Paheredar the indigenously built second Pollution Control Vessel
The vessel is 94 metres long, draws 4,500 tonnes and is equipped with modern oil pollution control equipment with the capacity of containment and recovery of oil at sea, it said.
The ship can also store up to 500 tonnes of recovered oil at sea.
The shipyard has delivered over 230 ships of different class till date including 13 aluminium high speed interceptor boats and three pollution control vessels to the government.
The shares of the company were trading at Rs 64.80 in the afternoon trade, down 2.63 per cent on BSE.