Published On : Sat, Jun 6th, 2015

Kandla, Guwahati, Andaman to get new ship maintenance facility: Gadkari

Nagpur: New state-of-artwork maintenance facility for ships will probably be arrange in Kandla (Gujarat), Guwahati (Assam) and Andaman quickly, Union Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari, stated right here on Saturday.

“Our ships have been going distant locations throughout the seven seas and subsequently we’ve got determined to present maintenance facility to the ships at affordable value and this new facility will come up in Kandala, Guwahati, and Andaman,” Gadkari informed media personal on his way to to Air India MRO in Mihan.

He additional stated, “We have realised that our ships have been crusing to Malaysia for repairs which prices a number of occasions lower than the crusing value”.

Citing an instance, Gadkari stated the maintenance invoice was round Rs 4 lakh and crusing value was estimated to be Rs 50 lakh.

The Cochin Ship Yard was within the course of of producing a water cum street bus which can journey on street and may sail on water which will probably be a protected mode of transport, Gadkari added.