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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

Jasbir Singh Indian Navy has taken over as Director at MDL

Pune: Commander Jasbir Singh Indian Navy (Retd) has taken over as Director (Submarine and Heavy Engineering) at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), the shipbuilding yard of India. An alumnus of the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun, National Defence Academy, Khadakvasala and Facult
Posted Date :  21-11-19

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MDL celebrates Children day through CSR initiatives

New Delhi: On the occasion of Children’s Day, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) is undertaking three CSR initiatives aimed at children on 14th November 2019.    An outdoor fitness centre-cum-children’s park has been set up by MDL at a cost of Rs.3 lakhs at the Zilla Parishad U
Posted Date :  15-11-19

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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas celebrated in Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited

New Delhi: ‘Run for Unity’, an in house run was organized by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) today as part of the many events planned to commemorate Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. The National Unity Day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. The event saw overwh
Posted Date :  01-11-19

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Diwali Haat inaugurated by Mr Mahesh Chandra at MDL

New Delhi: As a CSR initiative of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd, a Diwali Haat (Diwali Market) wasorganised for self-help groups, run by physically challenged, under-privileged and those with special needs to display their products. Called Dil Wali Diwali, this two-day market, showcasedDiyas, swe
Posted Date :  23-10-19

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MDL delivered of the second Scorpene submarine to the Indian Navy

New Delhi: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (“MDL”) continues the country’s ‘Make in India’ programme, with the delivery of the second Scorpene submarine today to the Indian Navy. The Acceptance Document was signed by Cmde Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Managing Director, MDL and RAdm B Siva
Posted Date :  19-09-19

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MDL sends relief materials for Flood Victims

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, Mumbai has dispatched rations, medicines and other relief materials to flood affected villages in “Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara”. This humanitarian aid, costing Rs 25 Lakhs, is a CSR initiative of the Defence Shipbuilding Company.    The first truck
Posted Date :  14-08-19

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MDL Eyes on West Africa for Bagging Export Orders

Mumbai: A MDL team led by RAdm AK Saxena, Director (Shipbuilding), Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) participated in the International Maritime Defense Exhibition & Conference (IMDEC) 2019 held from 24-26 Jul 19, Accra Ghana. IMDEC was organized by the Ghana Navy on the occasion of its sixt
Posted Date :  09-08-19

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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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