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THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018


 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018


 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018


 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018


 

PRESS RELEASE
INAUGURATION OF PUMP TEST BED FACILITY AT TARATALA UNIT

Looking at huge business prospects, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), a Premier Warship building Defence Public Sector Undertaking, has set-up a Pump Test Bed Facility at its Taratala Unit and the same was Inaugurated and Commissioned by Rear Admiral V.K.Saxena, IN (Retd.), C&MD,GRSE on        11 Jun 18 in the august presence of Shri S.S.Dogra, Director(Finance), Shri A.K.Nanda, Director(Personnel) and Cmde Sanjeev Nayyar, Director(Shipbuilding) and other senior officials of the Company .

This Test Bed has the capability to undertake trials of 30 pumps in a month. During the inauguration speech, C&MD added that, the new facility has a testing capability of a varied range of pumps in terms of discharge capacity and head, which are ranging from 5 to 800 Cubic Meter Per Hour  and up-to 12 Kg Per Square Centimeter of discharge head respectively.

 

DAINIK JAGRAN, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018


 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018


 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018


 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018


 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018


 

HINDUSTAN TIMES , DELHI
THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2018


 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018


 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018


 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018


 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018


 

navaltoday.com
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018


 

Current Affairs
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018


 

www.jagranjosh.com
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018


 

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
25-May-2018 14:56 IST
Commissioning of Fourth Ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV
‘IN LCU L54’ (GRSE Yard 2095) at Port Blair- 25 May 2018

Vice Admiral GS Pabby, AVSM, VSM, Chief of Materiel commissioned IN LCU L54 into the Indian Navy today at Port Blair. IN LCU L54 is the fourth Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk-IV class to be inducted into the Indian Navy. The ship has been indigenously designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers, Kolkata. The Commissioning of L-54 is yet another manifestation of the country’s indigenous design and ship building capability.

LCU MK-IV ship is an amphibious ship with its primary role being transportation and deployment of Main Battle Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, troops and equipment from ship to shore. These ships based at the Andaman and Nicobar Command, can be deployed for multirole activities like beaching operations, search and rescue, disaster relief operations, supply and replenishment and evacuation from distant islands.

The ship, commanded by Lieutenant Commander Munish Sethi, has a complement of 05 officers, 41 sailors and is capable of carrying 160 troops in addition. The ship, displacing 830 Tons, is capable of transporting various kinds of combat equipment such as the Main Battle Tank, T72 and other vehicles. The ship is fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and advanced systems like Integrated Bridge System (IBS) and IntegratedPlatform Management System (IPMS).

The remaining four ships of the same class are in advanced stages of construction at M/S GRSE, Kolkata and are scheduled to be inducted over the next year and a half. The induction of these ships will contribute to the nation’s maritime security needs and is in consonance with the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s drive for ‘Make in India’.

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, DELHI
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, PORT BLAIR
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, GURGAON
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

PRABHAT KHABAR, RANCHI
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

DAILY TELEGRAM , PORT BLAIR
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

HINDUSTAN TIMES , DELHI
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

EI SAMAY, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018


 

PRESS RELEASE
COMMISSIONING OF FOURTH  MARK IV LCU CLASS VESSEL “L-54” AT PORT BLAIR


The Fourth of Class of Eight Landing Craft Utility (LCU) ships, named “L-54” built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was commissioned by Vice Admiral G.S.Pabby, AVSM, VSM, Chief of Materiel, Indian Navy at Port Blair today, 25 May 2018.  Rear Admiral VK Saxena (Retd), Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE and other Senior Officials of the Indian Navy and GRSE were present during the ceremony.

The LCU Mark IV ship is designed for multipurpose amphibious operations jointly carried out by Indian Navy & Indian Army for ensuring maritime security of Andaman & Nicobar Islands in Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea. The ship is designed to transport by sea and beach at far away islands to deploy Army Tanks & Troops.

Substantial improvements and changes to improve the ergonomics, habitability and layout of critical compartments have been implemented on this ship. This ship also has the honour of having successfully completed her weapon & sensor trials prior delivery. Normally this activity is undertaken after the ship is delivered to the Navy. This ship has been delivered with ‘Zero’ Shipbuilders’ Liabilities. The ship boasts of over 90% indigenous content which is the testimony of GRSE commitment to Make in India Initiatives of Govt. of India.

The ship is equipped with a Bow Ramp to enable Loading/Unloading of combat equipment and vehicles on beaching. The ship is designed with ballasting and de-ballasting arrangements to achieve desired trim for smooth Beaching Operations. Two Guns are also installed to provide Artillery fire support during LandingOperations.

GRSE is building 08 ships under the LCU Project of Indian Navy and the fourth ship has been commissioned today. The entire design of these LCU Mark-IV ships has been developed in-house by GRSE as per requirements specified by the Indian Navy. The ship is designed with twin propeller fixed pitch propulsion system powered by two marine diesel engines each developing 1840 KWs. Compared to the earlier LCUs operated by the Indian Navy, these ships are much bigger and have much better capabilities. The ship has modern habitability conditions with accommodation for a large contingent of Army Troops in addition to the ship’s crew.

With this commissioning, GRSE has delivered 05 warships (ASW Corvette-INS Kiltan, LCUs-L52, L53 & L54 and WJFAC-INS Tarasa) during the last 01 year. This is the highest number of warships delivered by any Indian Shipyard to Indian Navy in a year.

 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018


 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018


 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018


 

PRESS RELEASE
EMPLOYEE WELLNESS INITIATIVE AT GRSE LTD.


The ‘Out Door Gym’ was inaugurated on 16 May 2018 by Rear Admiral V K Saxena (Retd), CMD, inside Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd Main Unit.  The Management is keen on ensuring that the employees remain physically fit and healthy, which would thereby increase the Productivity.  In an environment of stress and strain, which is obvious in the Shipbuilding Industry, due to tough time lines of Ship’s deliveries, these kind of employee friendly initiatives will go a long way in keeping a bonhomie amongst the employees.

 

BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018


 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018


 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018


 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018


 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018


 

DAILY NEWS & ANALYSIS, NEW DELHI
TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018


 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018

 

NAVALTODAY.COM
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018

 

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
25-April-2018 16:45 IST
Commissioning of Third Ship of Landing Craft Utility Mk-IV ‘IN LCU L53’
(GRSE Yard 2094) at port Blair- 25 Apr 18

The third ship of the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk-IV project was inducted into the Indian Navy today at Port Blair. The ship was commissioned as INLCU L53 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, ADC, Commander-in-Chief A&N Command. Designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata, the ship showcases the immense potential of the country’s indigenous ship building capability and is in consonance with the national goal of ‘Make in India’.

LCU MK-IV ship is an amphibious ship with a displacement of 830 Tons and is capable of transporting combat equipment such as Main Battle Tanks Arjun, T72 and other Armoured Vehicles. The ship is fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and advanced systems such as the Integrated Bridge System (IBS) and the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS). The indigenous CRN 91 Gun with Stabilised Optronic Pedestal provides the ship the requisite offensive capability for undertaking patrolling in addition.

The ship, commanded by Lt Cdr Vikas Anand, has a complement of five officers and 45 sailors. Capable of carrying 160 troops in addition, the ships would be based in the Andaman and Nicobar Command bolstering the Command’s capability in undertaking multi role activities such as beaching operations, HADR, search/ rescue, and supply and replenishment of distant islands.

The remaining five ships of the project are in an advanced stage of construction and are scheduled to be inducted into Indian Navy over the next year and half. Induction of these ships will contribute to the nation’s maritime security needs and would accomplish India’s quest for self-reliance in shipbuilding.

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, NEW DELHI
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, PORT BLAIR
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, GURGAON
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, NORTH EAST
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018

 

PRESS RELEASE
COMMISSIONING OF THIRD MARK IV LCU CLASS VESSEL "L-53" AT PORT BLAIR


The Third of Class of Eight Landing Craft Utility (LCU) ships, named “L-53” built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was commissioned by Vice Admiral B.K.Verma, AVSM, ADC, Flag Officer Commander-in-Chief, Andaman & Nicobar Command at Port Blair today, 25 Apr 2018.  Rear Admiral Vipin Kumar Saxena (Retd), Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE and other senior officials of the Indian Navy were present during the ceremony.

The LCU Mark IV ship is designed for multipurpose amphibious operations jointly carried out by Indian Navy & Indian Army for ensuring maritime security of Andaman & Nicobar Islands in Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea. The ship is designed to transport by sea and beach at far away islands to deploy Army Tanks & Troops.

Substantial improvements and changes to improve the ergonomics, habitability and layout of critical compartments have been implemented on this third ship L-53. This ship also has the honour of having successfully completed her weapon & sensor trials prior delivery. Normally this activity is undertaken after the ship is delivered to the Navy.

The ship is equipped with a Bow Ramp to enable Loading/Unloading of combat equipment and vehicles on beaching. The ship is designed with ballasting and de-ballasting arrangements to achieve desired trim for smooth Beaching Operations. Two Guns are also installed to provide Artillery fire support during LandingOperations.

GRSE is building 08 ships under the LCU Project and the third ship has been commissioned today. The entire design of these LCU Mark-IV ships has been developed in-house by GRSE as per requirements specified by the Indian Navy. The ship is designed with twin propeller fixed pitch propulsion system powered by two marine diesel engines each developing 1840 KWs. Compared to the earlier LCUs operated by the Indian Navy, these ships are much bigger and have much better capabilities. The ship has modern habitability conditions with accommodation for a large contingent of Army Troops in addition to the ship’s crew.

“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 INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, BANGALURU
FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 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

 

PRESS RELEASE
INKING OF STRATEGIC MOU FOR INDIGENOUS USV
GRSE LTD, INDIA & ELBIT LTD., ISRAEL
MAKE IN INDIA


Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited, India has entered into a strategic MoU with Elbit Systems Ltd., Israel for Indigenous Development of Unmanned Surface Vessel with Modular Multi Mission Capacity in MCM, ASW, EW & Maritime Security. This is an initiative taken by GRSE under the aegis of the Make In India, Flagship program of the Govt. of India.

 

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

 

AEROMAG ASIA
SHOW DAILY DAY-1
APRIL 2018

 

AEROSPACE DEFENCE DIRECTORY
APRIL 2018