M.V.Good Trade the third vessel of six 53,000 DWT Diamond series bulk carriers built by Hindustan Shipyard Ltd. (HSL) for M/s Goodearth Maritime Limited, Chennai was delivered , in the august presence of Vice Admiral ANIL CHOPRA, AVSM, Flag Officer Commanding–in–Chief Eastern Naval Command on 17 Feb 2012 at HSL Jetty.
This is a modern double hull bulk carrier with automation of the highest standards.
Hindustan Shipyard Ltd, located in the picturesque port city of Visakhapatnam on the East coast of India, is nation’s premier shipbuilding organisation catering to the needs of shipbuilding, ship repairs inclusive of sophisticated and state of art submarine retrofitting and construction of offshore structures. The yard has built 150 ships and repaired nearly 1800 ships and can offer the most comprehensive services under one roof in design, construction, conversion and repairs. By making bold investments in fostering talent and upgrading its technologies and facilities, HSL is making great strides towards becoming a leader in shipbuilding and ship repairs. It has an excellent track record of reliability and quality of product and workmanship which has stood the test of time. HSL has well equipped design facility with latest TRIBON 3M and AUTOCAD shipbuilding software. HSL has also done a number of in-house designs and built ships on these designs for various clients. The design department has nearly 50 full time engineers working in support of various shipbuilding and ship repair activities of the yard.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, February 20, 2012; Image: hsl