Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Company has been declared lowest bidder by the Indian Coast Guard, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, for construction of one Training Ship under ‘Buy Indian’ category on a competitive basis. The value of the order would be approximately Rs 221 crore.
Training Ship is intended to provide basic sea training to all Coast Guard personnel and is one of its kind having integral helicopter, capable of operations in all maritime zones of India.
This is consecutive second prestigious recognition by the Indian Coast Guard, Ministry of Defence, Government of India after the company was declared as the lowest bidder for design and construction of fourteen Fast Patrol Vessels for approximately Rs 920 crore.
Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Company is engaged in defence, offshore, marine and engineering sectors. The company has two units, one special economic zone (SEZ) unit spread over around 95 hectares of land and another export oriented unit (EOU) spread over around 103.92 hectares of land.