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New interceptor ship C-439 inducted into Coast Guard

June 08, 2018


The Indian Coast Guard has recently inducted the new interceptor ship C-439. The vessel was commissioned on Thursday in an event which was attended by Coast Guard Additional Director General K. Natrajan, General V.D. Chafekar, Commander of Coast Guard Region West and some other senior officials.

The vessel was indigenously built by the L&T Marine and Ship Design Division. The vessel will be under the Mumbai command.

The vessel is 27.4 metres long and has a displacement of 136 tons. It is capable of clocking up a maximum speed of 45 knots. It is powered by twin water-jet propulsion engine systems and equipped with modern navigation and communication systems.