India’s Mandovi Drydocks in Goa has made significant contributions to the domestic boat building industry. An example of this is the 43 x 10-meter offshore supply vessel M.V. Orion Laxmi owned by Orion Offshore Services Pvt. Ltd.
Delivered to her owners at the end of 2011 the vessel has a clear deck space of 183 square meters and a total deck area of 220 sq.m. Main engines are a pair of Cummins KTA 38-M2 each producing 1,200 HP at 1,800 RPM. This provides a 20-ton bollard pull for towing with a towing hook. The vessel is fitted with an ‘A’ frame and a three-ton capstan. Tankage includes 84 tons of fresh water and 386 tons of diesel oil.