IGG Ship ‘Samudra Pavak’ arrives Porbandar, to be commissioned by month endDecember 15, 2015
Newly built Indian Coast Guard Ship “Samudra Pavak”, last in the series of Special Purpose Vessels, especially designed for Pollution Response role of the Indian Coast Guard today arrived at its base port Porbandar, Defence Spokesperson Wing Commander Abhishek Matiman said today.
The ship is scheduled to be commissioned by the end of this month and will join the Indian Coast Guard fleet at Porbandar, augmenting the operational capability of the service in the Gujarat Region, especially enhancing the Oil Pollution Response Capability of Indian Coast Guard, he said.
Built by M/s ABG Shipyard Limited, after having been inducted in service, It sailed from the shipyard in Surat yesterday and arrived Porbandar today. The ship was warmly welcomed by the Coast Guard fraternity at Porbandar, the Defence Spokesperson said.
The Ship is last in the series of Special Purpose Vessel, especially designed for Pollution Response role of the Indian Coast Guard. The ship will be utilised for Coast Guard charter of responsibilities such as patrolling for enhancement of Coastal Security, Maritime Search and Rescue and Pollution Response in particular.The ship with crew of 100 Personnel and 10 Officer is under the command of Dy Inspector General Satish Kumar,TM, he said.
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