Cochin Shipyard Current Affairs, GK & News

Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant: Key Facts

The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier is set to be commissioned into service by end of 2021 or early 2022. The project is significant in light of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative as 75% of its materials and onboard equipment are indigenously developed. The carrier is in the final stages of its construction at Cochin Shipyard Ltd. The ..

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India-Italy Bilateral Summit: 15 Pacts signed

On November 6, 2020, PM Modi is to hold a virtual bilateral summit with his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte. The leaders are to sign 15 pacts in the field of energy, trade, ship building and culture. Highlights The summit is to explore possibilities of Italian investments in India especially in defence. Also, the leaders will ..

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Cochin Shipyard Limited Signs Agreement to Build Fully Automatic Electric Vessel for Norway Firm

Cochin Shipyard Limited created history by signing a contract to build the world’s first fully automatic electric vessels for ASKO Maritime AS, Norway with an option to construct two more identical vessels. This order was received by CSL after competing with various global players. ASKO Maritime AS is the subsidiary group of Norges Gruppen ASA, ..

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Indian Navy’s Tableau for Republic Day unveiled

On 26th January 2020, the Indian Navy’s tableau that will be showcased at the Parade of Republic Day at Rajpath has been revealed yesterday, 8th January 2020. The tableau is based on the theme of Navy Week that is `Indian Navy- Silent, Strong and Swift’. Contingent Commander, Platoon Commanders, and the Naval Tableaux are the ..

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India’s largest Dry Dock to come Cochin Shipyard

On October 30, the Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will lay the foundation of India’s largest Dry Dock at Cochin Shipyard in Kerala. The new Dry Dock is being constructed at a cost of Rs 1799 Crore. It will be 310 m long, 75m wide, with a depth of ..

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