Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) is the largest green field Ship building and Ship repair yard in the country, situated adjacent to the Port of Cochin in the West Coast of India. The yard is built up in 170 acres of land, out of which 60 acres is set aside for future expansion.
Cochin Shipyard was incorporated in the year 1972 as a fully owned Government of India company. In the last three decades the company has emerged as a forerunner in the Indian Shipbuilding & Shiprepair industry. This yard can build and repair the largest vessels in India. It can build ships upto 1,10,000 DWT and repair ships upto
1,25,000 DWT. The yard has delivered two of India’s largest double hull Aframax tankers each of 95,000 DWT .
CSL has secured shipbuilding orders from internationally renowned companies from Europe & Middle East and is nominated to build the country’s first indigenous Air Defense Ship.
Shipyard commenced ship repair operations in the year 1982 and has undertaken repairs of all types of ships including upgradation of ships of oil exploration industry as well as periodical lay up repairs and life extension of ships of Navy, UTL, Coast Guard, Fisheries and Port Trust besides merchant ships of SCI & ONGC. The yard has, over the years, developed adequate capabilities to handle complex and sophisticated repair jobs.
The Shipyard also trains graduate engineers to marine engineers who later join ships both Indian and foreign as 5th Engineers. 100 are trained every year.
Dock No. 1
The repair dock of 270 x 45 x 12 M can accommodate ships up to 125,000 DWT. The dock has high capacity discharge pumps to drain it in less than three hours. It is served by three LLTT cranes, one of 40 T and two 10T capacity.
There are three quays of 280 M length with 15 T cranage, 208 M length with 10 T & 5 T cranage and 460 M length with 20 T cranage. The quays have adequate service lines
of oxygen, acetylene, compressed air and power connections.
Some major repair projects
* Major upgradation of Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit ‘Sagar Vijay’ of ONGC. The upgradation increased the drilling capacity of the vessel from 300 M to 900 M
* Maintenance and repairs to the Aircraft Carrier “ INS Viraat” of Indian Navy
* Repair and maintenance of tankers and bulk carriers of Shipping Corporation of India.
Cochin Shipyard Limited
(A Government of India Enterprise)
Perumanoor PO ,Cochin-682015
TEL: 91-484-2380181/2361181/2371211/ 2380450
FAX: 91-484-2370897/ 2383902