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CSL-owned subsidiary shipyard launched in Hooghly

An aerial view of the Hooghly Cochin Shipyard.

An aerial view of the Hooghly Cochin Shipyard. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

A state-of-the-art shipbuilding facility of the Hooghly Cochin Shipyard (HCSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Cochin Shipyard, was on Tuesday commissioned by the Union Port and Shipping Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, at Nazirgunge in Howrah.  

A press release said that the ₹180 crore facility aims to position itself as a lead player in inland waterway vessel construction in the country. 

HCSL is equipped with sophisticated equipment, an experienced workforce as well as QA/QC, NDT, and Fire & Safety Systems. HCSL has obtained IMS Certification (ISO 9001-2015 – Quality Certification, ISO 14001-2015 – Environment Safety & ISO 45001-2018 – Health and Safety Certification). The facility is strategically located with both slipway launching (up to 80 metre) and side launching facilities (up to 110 metre) as well as outfitting jetties.  


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