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Goa Shipyad Limited

Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) (IAST: Govā șipayārḍ limiṭeḍ) is an Indian Government owned ship building company located on the West Coast of India at Vasco da Gama, Goa. It was established in 1957, originally by the colonial government of the Portuguese in India as the "Estaleiros Navais de Goa" [1], to build barges to be used in Goa's growing mining industry, which took off after the establishment of India's blockade of Goa in 1955. In the wake of Portugal's defeat and unconditional surrender to India following the 1961 Indian annexation of Goa, it was requisitioned to manufacture warships for the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard.

GSL is undergoing a modernisation of its yard to adapt to the latest technology in shipbuilding. To this purpose it is negotiating with well-known shipbuilders for an arrangement to collaborate. To date it has built 167 vessels, including barges, tugs, landing craft, offshore patrol vessels and other vessels for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard and for export to countries like Yemen.[2]
A new slipway has been commissioned to take up major repair jobs of ships in the dry dock area. A damage control simulator and two double boom level luffing cranes for heavy lifting have been constructed.

Goa Shipyad Limited news

53rd Annual General Meeting of Goa Shipyard Limited.

New Delhi: The performance of GSL during the FY 2018-19 was promising in terms of revenue and profit amidst challenging business environment – CMDE B B NAGPAL, CMD GSL   53rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Goa Shipyard Limited held on 12th Sept 2019.  
Posted Date :  13-09-19

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GSL Celebrated International Yoga Day-2019

Goa/Vasco: Goa Shipyard Ltd celebrated the Fifth International Yoga Day on 21st of June 2019, at its Indoor Sports Complex, Chicalim Goa. The event commenced early in the morning with inaugural lighting of the lamp by Cmde B B Nagpal, Chairman & Managing Director. The Event was supervised by Qual
Posted Date :  21-06-19

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Raksha Rajya Mantri Visited GSL

Goa: Shri Shripad Naik, Union Minister of State (I/c) for AYUSH & Raksha Rajya Mantri, Govt. of India visited GSL on 10th June 2019. During the visit, RRM reviewed the Projects being executed by GSL as well as its future plans, including the Missile Frigate Project and MCMV Project. Minister laid
Posted Date :  11-06-19

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GSL Celebrated World Environment Day 2019

Goa: 'World Environment Day' was celebrated with full enthusiasm and vigor at Goa Shipyard Limited. Shri Sudhakar T N, Offg. CMD, GSL, senior officials, CISF team and staff participated in plantation drive towards green environment. The plantation drive was preceded by a Pledge ceremony,
Posted Date :  06-06-19

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GSL Launches 2nd Indigenous Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel

Vasco/Goa: The 2nd Vessel of the indigenous Project for 05 Offshore Patrol Vessels for Indian Coast Guard was ceremoniously launched on 25 May 2019 at Goa Shipyard Limited. Mrs. Seema Mittal, wife of Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) Shri Sanjiv Mittal performed the launching rituals
Posted Date :  27-05-19

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GSL Sigend an MoU with FIIRE

Vasco: Taking another firm step forward towards Innovation and Development of new technology-enabled products and processes with a scalable business model, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) signed an MoU with Forum for Innovation Incubation Research and Entrepreneurship (FiiRE) on 24th January 2019. 
Posted Date :  28-01-19

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GSL Celebrated Republic Day with Patriotic Fervor

Vasco: The 70th Republic Day was celebrated at Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) with patriotic fervour. Cmde B B Nagpal, NM, IN (Retd), Chairman & Managing Director, unfurled the National flag at GSL campus, which was synchronized with the singing of National Anthem followed by Guard of honour by the CISF
Posted Date :  28-01-19

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National Commission for Schedule Tribes Visits GSL

WASCO: National Commission for Scheduled Tribes led by Dr Nand Kumar Sai, Chairperson &  members visited Goa Shipyard Ltd on 9th Jan 2019. Cmde B B Nagpal, NM, IN (Retd), CMD GSL apprised them on the various activities undertaken by GSL for the welfare of ST community in GSL & as well as in Goa
Posted Date :  10-01-19

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Cmde B B Nagpal Assumes Charge as CMD GSL

Vasco: Cmde B B Nagpal, NM (IN Retd) has taken over as Chairman & Managing Director of Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) with effect from 01 December 2018 from RAdm Shekhar Mital NM (IN Retd), who demitted the chair on superannuation on 30 Nov 2018, having rendered a yeomen service for the last 4 years
Posted Date :  29-11-18

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Secretary Defence Production Visits GSL

Goa: Dr. Ajay Kumar, IAS, Secretary (Defence Production) Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India visited GSL on 10th-11th Nov 2018. During the visit, Secretary (DP) laid the keel for 4th Coast Guard OPV, under construction at GSL and inaugurated the Foreign Specialist Accommodation at Chicalim for MC
Posted Date :  13-11-18

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Swachhta Hi Seva Abhiyan observed on Gandhi Jayanti by GSL

Vasco/Goa: A cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta Hi Seva' Abhiyan was organised by Goa Shipyard Ltd on 2nd Oct 2018 on the occasion of 'Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary '. RAdm Shekhar Mital, NM (RETD), CMD GSL, Shri Sudhakar T N, Director (Finance), Shri S J Kamat Directo
Posted Date :  02-10-18

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DG Bangladesh Coast Guard visits GSL

GOA: RAdm Aurangzeb Chowdhury, Director General, Bangladesh Coast Guard visited Goa Shipyard Limited on 28th Aug 2018. RAdm Shekhar Mital, NM (Retd) CMD GSL conducted DG around the shipyard and apprised him of the various shipbuilding, ship repair activities and the expertise available at GSL, be
Posted Date :  30-08-18

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Chief of The Naval Staff of Nigerian Navy Visits GSL

Vasco: Mr. VAdm Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, Chief of the Naval Staff, Nigerian Navy visited Goa Shipyard Ltd on 19TH July 2018. During the visit, VAdm Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas held discussions with RAdm Shekhar Mital, NM, IN (Retd), CMD on various issues of cooperation.   VAdm Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas was
Posted Date :  19-07-18

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Tranning for the Teachers of Primery Schools in Oral Health

Vasco: Goa Shipyard Limited in association with Goa Dental College organized 'Training the trainers' at GSL Officers’ Club hall, Vasco recently. This training for Primary School Teachers of Mormugao Taluka was aimed to empower them to act as ‘oral health guides’. The programme was i
Posted Date :  13-07-18

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