Blast at India’s Cochin Shipyard Kills Five, Injures Several Others

BENGALURU, Feb 13 (Reuters) - A blast caused by a fire on a ship under repair at India's Cochin Shipyard Ltd killed five people on Tuesday, and injured around 11, a company spokeswoman said, prompting the government to call for a quick enquiry. The spokeswoman said smoke hampered rescue operations initially and that an investigation would be launched soon. The ship belongs … [Read more...]

SPOTD: India’s First Homegrown Aircraft Carrier Float Out

India yesterday undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL). INS Vikrant is the first aircraft carrier built in India and the first warship built by Cochin. Work on the ship's design began in 1999, and the keel was laid in February 2009. The carrier was floated out of its dry dock on 29 December … [Read more...]

Cochin Shipyard Delivers Anchor Handler to Shipping Corp of India

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. (SCI) accepted delivery of an Anchor Handling, Towing & Supply (AHTS) vessel MV SCI Kundan on 3 April 2012.   This is the second of two vessels ordered by SCI, and delivered by Cochin Shipyard since the order was placed in February 2011. The first vessel, MV SCI Pawan, was delivered to SCI on 15 November 2011.  These vessels … [Read more...]

DOF Rederi Takes Delivery of the Skandi Hawk from Cochin Shipyard

DOF Rederi II AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of DOF ASA, has today taken delivery of Skandi Hawk from Cochin Shipyard in India. The vessel is a combined Construction Support Vessels/Subsea Vessels (CSV)/Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) of STX PSV 09 CD design and the second vessel in a series of two vessels from the same yard. Main specification of the vessel is as … [Read more...]