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    Indian Coast Guard commissions new fast patrol vessel built by GRSE

    By: Express News Service | Kolkata |

    Updated: October 2, 2020 5:14:17 am





    ICGS Kanaklata Barua, ICGS Kanaklata Barua Cost guard, Indian Coast Guard, Kanaklata Barua
    The “ICGS Kanaklata Barua” was commissioned at the GRSE Fitting Out Jetty (FOJ) Unit on Wednesday. (Express)

    The Indian Coast Guard has commissioned the fast patrol vessel “ICGS Kanaklata Barua” that was built by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE). It is one of the five fast patrol vessels that the GRSE has built for the Coast Guard.

    The GRSE, which is a mini Ratna category 1 establishment and a leading shipyard, delivered the latest vessel to the Coast Guard on June 9. Till date, the company has delivered 105 warships.

    The “ICGS Kanaklata Barua” was commissioned at the GRSE Fitting Out Jetty (FOJ) Unit on Wednesday. The event was attended through video conferencing by Additional Secretary at Ministry of Defence Jiwesh Nandan, and other senior Ministry of Defence dignitaries, including GRSE Chairman and Managing Director Rear Admiral (retired) VK Saxena, Shipbuilding Director Commodore (retired) Sanjeev Nayyar, Personnel Director Commodore (retired) PR Hari, and Director of Finance RK Dash.

    These fast patrol vessels built by the GRSE are powerful, fuel-efficient platforms that are designed to perform multi-purpose activities such as patrolling, anti-smuggling, anti-poaching, and rescue…

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