Ship built in India reaches Chile’s Valparaiso Harbour

Manila: As part of Indian Navy's Overseas Deployment to South East Asia and Western Pacific, Indian Navy ships Sahyadri and Kiltan make a port call at Manila, Philippines on Oct 23, 2019 (till Oct 26, 2019). The ships are a part of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet under the Operational Command of Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, based at Visakhapatnam. The port call is a demonstration of India's warm ties with Philippines. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

Chilean Navy Ship Janequeo, built in India has sailed into Valparaiso Harbour in Chile on Tuesday, informed Indian Embassy in Chile.

Taking to Twitter, India in Chile wrote, “Chilean Navy Ship Janequeo, built by Indian company Larsen & Toubro Ltd, sails into Valparaiso Harbour on February 23.”
The ship is a twin-screw Anchor Handling, Towing, Supply and Standby Vessel (AHTSSV) with hybrid propulsion and dynamic positioning system.

“The USD 11.5 million contract for the twin-screw ‘Anchor Handling, Towing, Supply and Standby Vessel’ (AHTSSV), with hybrid propulsion and dynamic positioning system, was awarded to L&T by Chile in March 2020,” India in Chile wrote in a subsequent tweet.

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