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Mazagon Dock Limited

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, formerly called Mazagon Dock Limited, is India's prime shipyard. It manufactures warships and submarines for the Indian Navy and offshore platforms and associated support vessels for offshore oil drilling. It also builds tankers, cargo bulk carriers, passenger ships and ferries.

The shipyards of MDL were established in the 18th century. Ownership of the yards passed through entities including the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company and the British-India Steam Navigation Company. Eventually, 'Mazagon Dock Limited' was registered as a public company in 1934. The shipyard was nationalised in 1960 and is now a Public Sector Undertaking of the Government of India.
 
Commodore Rakesh Anand, IN(Retd) is the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Mazgaon Docks Shipbuilders Limited. The retired Naval Officer took over his current position on 01 Jan 2011.[3] The activities at the yard are shipbuilding, submarine building, and fabrication of offshore structures. It has manufacturing facilities in Mumbai and Nhava.
 
The yard has the capability to build warships, submarines, and merchant ships up to 30,000 dead weight tons (DWT).[4] It can fabricate wellhead platforms, process and production platforms, and jack-up rigs for oil exploration.
 
MDL builds offshore oil drilling platforms. It operates facilities at Alcock, Mumbai and at Nhava Yard for construction of platforms with wellhead, water injection and production separator and glycol process capabilities, as well as jackup rigs, SBMs and other offshore structures.[5]
 
Repair and maintenance jobs on offshore rigs are undertaken at Alcock; jackets up to 80 m length and 2,200-tonne weight can be constructed. At Nhava, jackets up to 80 m length and 2,300-tonne weight, main decks up to 550 Tonne weight and helipads of 160-tonne weight can be constructed.
 
The yard builds specialist vessels able to clean oil spills and fight fires on offshore drilling platforms.
 
A welding training school develops and maintains welding techniques and procedures to acceptable standards and continuous update of welding techniques.

 

Mazagon Dock Limited news

MDL Launches Submarine Vela for Indian Navy

Mumbai: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), India’s leading Defence public sector undertaking shipyard under the Ministry of Defence, has launched 'Vela' the fourth Scorpene class submarine today on 06 May 2019. The MDL constructed 'Vela' for the Indian Navy and launched by
Posted Date :  08-05-19

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150 Youth Placed as Drivers Under CSR Initiatives of MDL

Mumbai: In line with the Skill India Mission of Govt of India, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. (MDL) is training 2000 Youths from underprivileged section of the society in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad District of Maharashtra in Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) - Driving Trade along with the provision of perm
Posted Date :  08-02-19

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Commencement of Production of Third Ship of Project - 17A

Mumbai: VAdm A K Saxena, CWP&A, inaugurated the commencement of Production activity of the third ship of P-17A (Y-12653) stealth class frigate on 31st Jan 2019 in the P&A Shop, South Yard in the presence of Cmde Rakesh Anand, Chairman and Managing Director, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, all
Posted Date :  05-02-19

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MDL Celebrated 70th Republic Day with Great Fervor

Mumbai: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited celebrated the 70th Republic Day with great fervour on its premises. Cmde Rakesh Anand, IN (Retd.), Chairman and Managing Director, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited hoisted the National Flag and inspected the guard of honour presented by the CISF, MDL Fi
Posted Date :  29-01-19

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Blasting and Painting Chamber Inaugurated at MDL

Mumbai: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), has achieved another Milestone by installing Blasting & Painting Chamber at MDL. Commodore Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Managing Director, MDL, inaugurated the Blasting & Painting chamber at MDL on Wednesday, 19th December 2018. During the inauguration
Posted Date :  24-12-18

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Indian Ambassador to Phillipines visited MDL

Mumbai: Shri Jaideep Mazumdar, Ambassador of India to the Philippines, visited Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), country’s premier warship building yard, on 12 December 2018. He was received by Cmde Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Managing Director, MDL.   Shri Jaideep was shown the
Posted Date :  21-12-18

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MDL Organized Swachhta hi Sewa Campaign under Swachhta Abhiyaan

Mumbai: In its bid of making 'Swachhta hi Seva' campaign a success, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), today organized a massive clean-ship and awareness drive in areas surrounding MDL. This was in line with the guidelines issued by the Department of Defence Production, Ministry
Posted Date :  12-12-18

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Algerian Ambassador Visited MDL

Mumbai: Mr H.E. Hamza Yahia Cherif, Ambassador of Algeria (Algeria is a North African country with a Mediterranean coastline and a Saharan desert interior), visited the Country’s premier warship building yard, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, on 22nd Nov 2018. Cmde Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Ma
Posted Date :  23-11-18

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MDL Observed Vigilance Awareness Week - 2018

Mumbai: Cmde Rakesh Anand, IN (Retd.), Chairman and Managing Director, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) inaugurated the Vigilance Awareness Week-2018 on 29th October 2018 by administering pledge to Senior Executives of MDL. He also released In-house vigilance magazine ‘SUCHARITA’- Vol
Posted Date :  14-11-18

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Vigilance Awareness Week being Observed in PFC

New Delhi: 'Vigilance Awareness Week' observed in Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC). On the occasion of Shri Rajeev Sharma, CMD, PFC administered the Integrity Pledge to all the employees of the Corporation and employees in one voice vowed to fight corruption in all walks of life.
Posted Date :  30-10-18

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MDL Flagged off the Frist Block of Project 17A

Mumbai: The flagging off of the First Block of Project 17A by Commodore Rakesh Anand, IN (Retd), Chairman and Managing Director of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, from the Nhava Yard, marked a new beginning of shipbuilding of shipbuilding activities at the yard.   The occasion of flag
Posted Date :  10-09-18

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Induction of PLM system in MDL

Mumbai: Marching towards establishing industry 4.0 standards, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited kicks off implementation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system, first time in the history of shipbuilding in the country. MDL, along with the many firsts being introduced in Project 17A, has add
Posted Date :  04-09-18

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Swachh Bharat Oath Ceremony at MDL

Mumbai: RAdm Anil Saxena, Director (Shipbuilding), Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, administered the Swachh Bharat Shapath to all employees as part of the 15 day 'Swachh Bharat Pakhwada' celebrations. In line with the Government of India, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterpri
Posted Date :  27-08-18

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Production start 4th destroyer of Visakhapatnam Class at MDL

Mumbai: Commodore Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Managing Director, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, inaugurated the Commencement of Production activity of Y-12707, fourth destroyer of Visakhapatnam Class on 19 July’ 2018 in the South Yard Production Shop, in the presence of Mr. Sanjiv Sharma, Dire
Posted Date :  20-07-18

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CNS Nigerian Navy along with his Team visited MDL

Mumbai: VAdm Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, Chief of the Naval Staff, Nigerian Navy along with his team visited Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, on 17 July 2018. He was received by Cmde Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Managing Director, MDL.   The delegation was shown the yard facilities including under
Posted Date :  18-07-18

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Philippine Delegation Visited to MDL

Mumbai: A fourteen-member delegation team from the Philippines visited Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, country’s premier warship building shipyard, on 26 June 2018. The delegates were received by Cmde TV Thomas, Director (Corporate Planning & Personnel), MDL.   The delegation was
Posted Date :  10-07-18

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Kenyan Delegation visited to MDL

Mumbai: Ms. RaychelleOmamo, Cabinet Secretary of Defence, Kenya along with her team visited Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, country’s premier warship building shipyard, on 22 June 2018. She was received by Cmde Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Managing Director, MDL.   The delegation was
Posted Date :  27-06-18

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