Ship Building Strategy for Indian Shipyards
According to an August 9 release from India’s Press Information Bureau, the Indian Navy has recommended introduction of modern and emerging techniques in shipbuilding in the country in order to reduce the built periods. The Chief of Naval Staff has been encouraging the participation of capable private shipyards to augment shipbuilding capacity in the country.
The Mazgaon Dock Limited, Mumbai, Goa Shipyard Limited Vasco-da-Gama and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited, Kolkata are being modernized to augment and improve their production capacities to keep pace with the Naval requirements. Hindustan Shipyards Limited, Visakhapatnam has also been added to Defence Shipyards also to address the concerns of the Navy.