Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) delivered a 120T Bollard pull anchor handling tug supply vessel, SCI Ahimsa, to the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) on Tuesday, said a release here.

This is the third of the series of four such vessels being built by CSL for SCI.

The vessel delivered is of AH03 type, and is certified under dual class by the Rules and Regulations of American Bureau of Shipping and Indian Register of Shipping. This ship is registered under Indian flag with Mumbai as the home port.

The vessel is also equipped with two 4000-kW diesel engines and two controlled pitch propeller in Kort Nozzles.

The vessel has accommodation facility for 29 persons with all the capabilities of a platform supply vessel in addition to that of anchor handling tug. These types of vessels are being used as support vessels for various rig move/anchor handling and other offshore supply functions.

The shipyard is constructing three more offshore vessels for the Shipping Corporation, the release added.

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