The journey began in 1884, with a small factory on the Eastern Bank of river Hooghly. It was named as Garden Reach Workshop (GRW) in 1916. Later, on 19th April 1960, it was taken over by the Government of India. With diversification in engineering products the name was changed to Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE) on 1st Jan 1977.There was no looking back and since then GRSE has delivered more than 600 vessels.
Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) is a Public Sector Undertaking ,under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence.
GRSE business profile includes:
Shipbuilding and Ship repairing
Engine Assembling & Testing
1. RBD Unit became the integral part of GRSE Ltd. w.e.f. 01 Jul 2006. Presently RBD Unit is spread over 33 acres of land with 550 M open river front. This unit is capable of pre-Launch activities of 03 ships of size 50M and post launch outfitting of 04 ships at open river.
2. Major facilities available are:
i) Dry Dock No.1: This particular dry dock is 185M long and 12 M wide and 6.4M depth. This dry dock can accommodate ship having a draft facility of 1.9 M
ii) Dry Dock No. 2: This dry dock is 160M long, 18M wide and 9M depth. This dry dock can accommodate ship having a draft of 4M. This particular dry dock is made of all weather dry dock having portable cover.
iii) Dry Dock No. 3: This dry dock is 107M long, 14M wide and 6 M depth and is under repair.