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Launch of 25T Bollard Pull Tug 'Mahabali' at M/s Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd, Bharuch, Gujarat

October 28, 2023 Photo(s): By PRO(Navy)

25T Bollard Pull (BP) Tug, 'Mahabali' was launched by Cmde Sunil Kaushik, NM, WPS(Mbi) on October 28, 2023 at M/s Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd, Bharuch, Gujarat. This Tug is proud flag bearer of "Make in India" initiative of Ministry of Defence.

Contract for construction and delivery of three 25T BP Tug was concluded with M/s Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd (SSPL), an MSME, in consonance with "Aatmanirbhar Bharat" initiative of the Government of India. These Tugs are built under the classification rules of Indian Register of Shipping (IRS). The availability of Tugs will provide impetus to Operational commitments of IN by facilitating assistance to Naval ships and submarines during berthing and un-berthing, turning and manoeuvring in confined waters. The Tugs will also provide afloat firefighting assistance to ships alongside, and at anchorage, and will have capability to conduct limited Search and Rescue Operations.