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Cochin Shipyard's Rs 18-bn 3rd dry dock to make Kochi one-stop maritime hub

With this project, India will emerge as a major ship repair centre on par with Colombo, Dubai, Singapore, Bahrain

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Cochin Shipyard

T E Narasimhan Chennai
The Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan have done the groundbreaking for the third dry dock of Cochin Shipyard (CSL) at Kochi on Monday. Located in the northern end of the shipyard, this will be one of the largest dry docks in India in terms of size and strength.

The new dry dock will be equipped with one gantry crane of 600 tonnes, two LLTT cranes of 75 tonnes each and an option to add another 600-tonne gantry crane at a later stage. 

Estimated at Rs 17.99 billion, the cost of the project is

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First Published: Oct 29 2018 | 3:25 PM IST

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