GSL Delivers Second Patrol Vessel to Mauritius
 
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GSL Delivers Second Patrol Vessel to Mauritius

The vessel has been designed for coastal patrolling, anti-piracy and anti-smuggling
 
GSL Delivers Second Patrol Vessel to Mauritius

The Goa Shipyard delivered (GSL) delivered the second fast attack patrol vessel MCGS valiant to Mauritius government at a ceremony held in Vasco on 1 March 2017.

The vessel has been designed for coastal patrolling, anti-piracy, anti-smuggling, anti-drug surveillance, anti-poaching and search and rescue operations.

The vessel, which has been designed and built in-house by the GSL, is also equipped with state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment and can travel at a maximum speed of 37.3 knots.

The GSL, in a statement, said that the contract to build the vessel was signed on May 17, 2014 and the ship has been delivered four months ahead of the contractual schedule of August 2017.

 
 


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