Kolkata. Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of Naval Staff, accompanied by Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, FOC in C, Eastern Naval Command visited Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE) on May 14.
During the walk around, GRSE CMD Rear Admiral VK Saxena, Indian Navy (Retd) showcased the shipbuilding facilities of GRSE, spread across two distinct locations at Main Works and FOJ Unit in Kolkata.
GRSE has a strong order book of Rs 28,000 crore (approx), today, having bagged two orders on competitive bidding recently. With capacity to construct 20 ships concurrently, a 100 member strong design team & achieving a historical milestone of delivering 100 warships since 1960 ranging from Frigates, ASW & Missile Corvettes to Fast Attack Crafts, GRSE has laid the foundation to set sail on a strong growth trajectory.
Admiral Lanba and Vice Admiral Karambir Singh reviewed the Yard’s modernisation initiatives, Shipbuilding projects and also visited Yard 3020, a ASW Corvette under construction at GRSE.