Indian Coast Guard Ship ICGS AYUSH commissioned in Kochi

Feb 20, 2017 11:55 IST

ICGS Ayush Coast guardIndian Coast Guard Ship ICGS AYUSH was commissioned on 18 February 2017 in Kochi, Kerala. The ship was commissioned by Vice Admiral AR Karwe, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command.

Features of ICGS AYUSH

• The fast patrol vessel (FPV) is fitted with state-of- the-art navigational and communication equipment including Integrated Bridge System (IBS) and Machinery Control System (MCS).

• The ship is capable of undertaking multifarious tasks such as surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and medical evacuation.

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• Post commissioning, the ship will be based at Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

• The vessel will be under the administrative and operational control of Commander, Coast Guard Region.

About Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL)

• The Cochin Shipyard was incorporated in the year 1972 as a fully owned company by the Union Government.

• In the last four and half decades, the company has emerged as a forerunner in the Indian shipbuilding and ship repair industry.

• This yard can build ships up to 1,10,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT) and repair ships up to 1,25,000 DWT.

• The yard has delivered two of India’s largest double hull Aframax tankers each of 95,000 DWT.

• The CSL has secured shipbuilding orders from internationally renowned companies from the Europe and the Middle East.

• The yard was nominated to build the country’s first indigenous Air Defense Ship INS Vikrant.

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