Hindustan Shipyard Limited has floated its second 53,000 DWT Diamond series bulk carrier in the covered building dock in the presence of Secretary (Defence Production) R.K. Singh on Monday evening.

M.V. Good Pride, the first biggest 53,000 DWT Diamond series bulk carrier also went for final sea trials. It is getting ready for formal delivery to Good Earth Maritime Ltd. of Chennai.

“HSL is constructing largest size bulk carriers in the country for our Indian ship owners,” a HSL release said on Tuesday.

HSL Chairman and Managing Director Cmde. Naresh Kumar, Director (Finance and Commercial) Rakesh Mahajan, Senior General Manager Cdr.R.B. Rao and representatives from Hindustan Shipyard Officers' Association, Hindustan Shipyard Staff and Workers' Union and others were present.

HSL will lay the keel for the third vessel of 53,000 Diamond series of vessels by General Manager (EKM production) M.M.H. Khadari in a day or two.

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