Kochi: Cochin Shipyard Ltd delivered Two (2) Roll on Roll Off (RO-RO) vessels for Inland Waterways Authority of India which is a part of the order for a series of total 10 vessels comprising of Eight (08) nos Ro Pax vessels for operation and NW1 and NW2 and the current 02 nos Ro RO vessels.The delivery protocol was signed by Mathew George, director, IWAI Kochi and Suresh Babu N.V director (operations), CSL in the presence of the officials of IWAI and CSL.

The 56 mtr long Ro-Ro Vessel is built with in-house design for day and night operation all around the year to carry 15 TEU container trailers and 30 passengers. These high-quality vessels with modern communication equipment, has an ergonomically designed navigational wheel house, comfortable air-conditioned accommodation for 8 crew and an open deck for easy loading and discharging of trucks and vehicles. The ship is built to the highest standards of the Indian Register of Shipping and Kerala Inland Vessels Rule and comply with the Prevention and Control of Pollution and Protection of Inland Water.

These vessels are part of the order for a series of total 10 vessels comprising of 8 Ro Pax vessels for operation and NW1 & NW2 which were delivered earlier to IWAI and the current 02 nos Ro Ro vessels for operations in NW3. CSL has invested its resources in the Inland Water Segment including the development of a dedicated shipbuilding facility in Kolkotta, with the aim of providing a complete solution to the customers operating in the Inland water segment.