Cochin Shipyard, Kerala Government ink pact to build three marine ambulances

Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) signed agreement with Kerala government to construct three marine ambulances for state fisheries department. The agreement was signed by N V Suresh Babu, Director (Operations), CSL and S Venkatesapathy, Director, State Department of Fisheries.

Key Facts

These three vessels will be designed by CSL at its in-house design department. These vessels will be able to complement two patients and will have a total crew capacity of seven, including paramedical staff. They will also have various paramedical facilities like examination and nursing room, medical beds, refrigerator, mortuary freezer and medical lockers.