Indian Navy takes delivery of its 7th 500 Ton Self Propelled Fuel Barge

Modest Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. (MIPL) delivered 500 Ton Self Propelled Fuel Barge ‘FUEL BARGE 8’ to the Indian Navy on 18th September 2014. This is the 7th Vessel in a series of 7 vessels ordered on MIPL by the Indian Navy.

Thus, MIPL successfully completes the Indian Navy’s order for 7 Fuel Barges. This takes MIPL in the league of those rare Indian Shipyards which have successfully executed the orders from the Indian Navy.

The specs of the vessel are:

Yard No. 320
Name of the Vessel: ‘FUEL BARGE 8’
Length overall: 54.7 mtrs
Beam: 11.0 mtrs
Draft (in full load): 3.0 mtrs
Speed (max): 12 knots @85%MCR
Class: Indian Register of Shipping (IRS).
Date of Delivery: 18.09.2014
Name of the Ship Owner: INDIAN NAVY