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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 observes Vigilance Awareness Week 2020

Mumbai: VAdm Narayan Prasad, Chairman and Managing Director, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) inaugurated the Vigilance Awareness Week-2020 on October 27, 2020 by administering the Integrity pledge to Senior Executives of MDL. He also released the In-house Vigilance e-magazine SUCHARITA-Vo
Posted Date :  24-11-20

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Fifth submarine of Project-75 launched at Mazagon Dock Limited

Mumbai: The fifth submarine of Project-75 was launched today at Mazagon Dock Limited by Smt Vijaya Shripad Naik. As per the new normal, the Chief Guest, Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri, Shri Shripad Naik, and Mrs. Naik were in Goa, with other dignitaries from Indian Navy and MoD attending t
Posted Date :  12-11-20

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Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd Bags 10th PSE Excellence Award

New Delhi: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. (MDL), under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence (DDP), has been selected as Runner-up for 10th PSE Excellence Award under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Category by Indian Chambers of Commerce.      This aw
Posted Date :  21-10-20

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Government to sell shares in Mazagon Dock in October

New Delhi: The Central government will hold an Initial public offering for shares in India’s biggest warship builder — Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd — next month, buoyed by a recent government announcement restricting import of 101 weapons and military platforms by 2024 to boost defence pro
Posted Date :  17-09-20

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MDL Support to Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India in 2020

Mumbai: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited has partnered with Maharashtra Wheelchair Basketball Association to support the cause through its CSR programme. Wheelchair basketball is fairly new in India and attracts considerable media attention as it empowers the disabled. It was originally plan
Posted Date :  24-08-20

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MDL employees contribute one day salary to PM Cares Fund

Mumbai: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) is extending all possible CSR help to tide over the covid crisis. The employees of MDL, a PSU under Ministry of Defence, have contributed their one day’s salary amounting to Rs. 1.02 crore to Prime Minister’s CARES Fund. Rs 2 Cr was transferred to P
Posted Date :  08-04-20

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MDL distributes 200 bags of rations to the needy people of Mumbai

Mumbai: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) has launched a number of CSR initiatives to support the country's fight against the Corona virus. MDL has distributed 200 bags of rations to the needy people of Mumbai, so that they need not go out for these essentials. MDL has reached the slums of
Posted Date :  01-04-20

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MDl takes precautions to fight the spread of COVID-19

New Delhi: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited is extending CSR support to fight the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19). The shipyard has procured 3000 bottles of hand sanitisers at a cost of Rs. 3,50,000/- and distributed them to commuters at the Dockyard Road Railway station. In addition, hand
Posted Date :  20-03-20

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MDL signs 7 MoUs with Foreign and Domestic Firms

New Delhi: Hon’ble Raksha Mantri, Shri Rajnath Singh and Hon’ble Chief Minister of UP, Shri Yogi Adityanath together launched the two Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled products produced by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) at DefExpo 2020 today.  Both AI products namely Radiography Test
Posted Date :  07-02-20

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MDL Exhibits At DEFEXPO 2020

New Delhi: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), the shipyard under the Ministry of Defence is showcasing their three (3) premier product viz. Destroyer, Frigate and Submarine that is being built for the Indian Navy. MDL is also showcasing its multifaceted capability for building warships and merc
Posted Date :  05-02-20

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MDL receives award for outstanding contribution in naval systems

Lucknow: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) has been conferred with Defence & Aeropsace Awards 2020 by SAP Media Worldwide Ltd for ‘Outstanding Contribution In Naval Systems’. RAdm A K Saxena, Director (Shipbuilding) of MDL received the award from Lt Gen Satish Dua in a function held at
Posted Date :  05-02-20

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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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