Mangaluru 03 Feb 2018: An Interceptor boat ‘V-410’ for Indian Coast Guard was launched by Bharati Defence and Infrastructure Ltd (BDIL) at New Mangalore Shipyard on Wednesday, 31 January. The same is expected to be delivered officially to the coast Guard by February 20.
While speaking on the Occasion, Narendra Kumar, Chief operating officer of BDIL said that so far BDIL has delivered five interceptor boats to the Coast Guard.
The vessels can perform high-speed interception, close-coast patrol, low-intensity maritime operations, search-and-rescue and surveillance. It is also efficient in fisheries protection and monitoring.
Commander of Coast Guard Karnataka, S.S. Dasilla, Deputy Inspector-General and Superintendent, Coast Guard Refit and Production team, Atul Parlikar, and president and head of BDIL Mangaluru Pavithran Alokkan participated in the ceremony.