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THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018

 

NEW INDIAN EXPRESS, CHENNAI
FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2018

 

FINANCIAL EXPRESS, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2018

 

BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, APRIL 07, 2018

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, APRIL 07, 2018

 

PRESS RELEASE
HANDING OVER OF FOURTH MARK IV LCU CLASS VESSEL "L54" TO INDIAN NAVY


The fourth of the eight “Mark IV LCU vessels – L54”, built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata, was formally “Handed Over” to the Indian Navy today, 06 April 2018 at GRSE, Kolkata.
L54 is fitted with two MTU 16V 4000 M 53 marine Diesel Engines each fitted with one Fixed Pitch Propeller generating 2 X 1840 KW power. She is also fitted with 2 X CRN-91 indigenous 30mm Guns, 2 X HMG and 4 X MMG to provide artillery fire support during attack missions.

The ship was handed over by Rear Admiral V. K. Saxena, IN (Retd) Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE to the Commanding Officer of the ship  Lt. Cdr. Munish Shetty at the ceremony held in GRSE today. Brigadier SY Deshmukh, Chief Staff Officer (Technical) of Andaman and Nicobar Command carried out Final Inspection of the ship prior to acceptance by the Navy. Mr Sarvjit Singh Dogra, Director (Finance), Mr Asit Kumar Nanda, Director (Personnel) and Cmde. Sanjeev Nayyar IN (Retd), Director (Shipbuilding) and other senior officials of the Indian Navy and GRSE were present at the occasion.

The Mark IV LCU vessels are a further improved version of the Mark III LCU vessels presently being used by the Indian Navy. The first ship of the Mark IV LCU vessels INS LCU 51 was commissioned into Indian Navy during 2016. The ship measuring 62.8 X 11 M with a displacement of around 950 Tons has an endurance of around 1500 nautical miles at 12 knots speed. The ship also boasts of modern habitability conditions with accommodation for 216 personnel. During the Sea Trials, L52 had registered a speed of about 15 knots.

As done in the previous two LCU ships L52 & L53, this ship L54 has also been delivered to the Indian Navy with Zero Shipbuilder’s liabilities and with successful completion of her Weapon & Sensor trials prior to delivery. Normally this activity is undertaken after the ship is delivered to the Indian Navy.

With the handing over of IN LCU 54, GRSE has once again demonstrated its’ commitment to strengthen the maritime security of the Nation, thereby meeting the aspirations that the Country has reposed on this Mini Ratna Shipyard.

“Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited is proposing, subject to receipt of requisite approvals, market conditions and other considerations, an initial public offering of its equity shares and has filed a Draft Red Herring Prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Board of India.”

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 06, 2018

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, NEW DELHI
FRIDAY, APRIL 06, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 06, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 06, 2018

 

DAILY NEWS & ANALYSIS, NEW DELHI
TUESDAY, APRIL 03, 2018

 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, APRIL 03, 2018

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
SUNDAY, APRIL 01, 2018

 

THE SUNDAY STATESMAN, KOLKATA
SUNDAY, APRIL 01, 2018

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
SUNDAY, APRIL 01, 2018

 

SANMARG, KOLKATA
SUNDAY, APRIL 01, 2018

 

SALAM DUNIYA, KOLKATA
SUNDAY, APRIL 01, 2018

 

DECCAN CHRONICLE
SUNDAY, APRIL 01, 2018