GSL HAS DELIVERED LARGEST OPV TO SRI LANKAN NAVY AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
Goa Shipyard Ltd., (GSL) has delivered 1st Sri Lankan Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) to Lanka Navy in a ceremony held on July 22, 2017, 86 days ahead of schedule which was attended by H.E. Chitranganee Wagiswara, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Navy in India, Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasinghe, Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Navy, Admiral Arun Prakash (Retd), RAdm Shekhar Mital, CMD GSL, and senior officials of Sri Lankan Navy, Indian Navy, Coast Guard and GSL. With this, GSL has succeeded in reducing build period of 2,500 tonnes OPV to nearly 3 years from 5 years taken till about 3 years back. In the past 20 months, GSL has delivered five OPVs to the Indian Coast Guard and one to the Sri Lankan Navy, and 13 smaller boats to Mauritius, making it IndiaÕs biggest exporter of ships.