Cochin Shipyard’s arm secured an international order for constructing 6300 TDW Dry Cargo Vessels

Wilson ASA, Norway awards an order to Udupi Cochin Shipyard Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cochin Shipyard Limited, for eight 6300 TDW Dry Cargo Vessels.

Cochin Shipyard’s arm secured an international order for constructing 6300 TDW Dry Cargo Vessels

Udupi Cochin Shipyard Limited (UCSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of India’s leading shipyard, Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), won a prestigious international order from Wilson ASA, Norway, for the Design and Construction of 4 nos. of 6300 TDW Dry Cargo Vessels. Agreement has also been entered into for an additional 4 vessels of the same type which will be formally contracted within September 19, 2024.

This is a follow-up order in continuation of the contract awarded in June 2023 for the Design and Construction of six 3800 TDW Dry Cargo Vessels which are now at advanced levels of construction at the yard at Udupi, Karnataka.

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According to the press release made by the company, the Vessel is 100 Meters in length and has a deadweight of 6300 Metric Tonnes at a design draft of 6.5 Meters.

The Vessels shall be designed by Conoship International, Netherlands and shall be constructed as an environment friendly diesel electric vessel for the transport of general cargo in the coastal waters of Europe. The overall project of 8 vessels is worth about Rs. 1,100 crores and is to be executed within September 2028.

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