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Friday, October 2, 2020 

Cochin Shipyard has delivered two ro-ro vessels for the Inland Waterways Authority of India, as part of an order for a series of 10 vessels.

The 56m long ro-ro vessels are built to an in-house design, for year-round day and night operation, to carry 15 container trailers and 30 passengers. The vessels are equipped with modern communications. with ergonomically designed wheel house, air-conditioned accommodation for eight crew and an open deck for easy loading and discharging of trucks and vehicles. The ship is built to the standards of the Indian Register of Shipping and Kerala Inland Vessels Rule, and comply with the Prevention and Control of Pollution and Protection of Inland Water regulations.

Cochin says it has made significant investment in the Inland Water Segment including development of a dedicated shipbuilding facility in Kolkotta, with the aim of providing a complete solution to customers operating in this sector.


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