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Video: Colombo dockyard launches 400 passenger vessel ‘MV. Corals’

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The Colombo Dockyard launched a 400 Passenger cum 250 Ton Cargo Vessel today that is being built for the Union Territory of Lakshadweep Administration, Government of India. Shri J. Ashok Kumar Secretary PSA — UTLA took part in the launch. This is the first of two vessels being built.

The launching ceremony was attended to by Shri P. Migdad, Director PSA-UTLA, Capt. Venunath PMS LDCL, Shri B.P. Rai Vice President SB-SCI, Shri. B. Chakravarty General Manager TS&SB-Sd, Ms. V. Lalitha Devi DM- Sd, Shri Manish Counselor - Economic & Commercial of the Indian High Commission. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana

Principal Particulars of the Vessel

Length overall 97.00 m    Breadth mid    - 17.00 m
Depth 9.20 m    Design Draft    - 4.20 m
First Class 10 persons    Fuel Oil    - 400 T
Second Class 40 persons    Fresh Water    -450 T
Bunk Class 350 persons    Dry Cargo    - 200 T
Crew 69 persons    Endurance    - 10 days @15 knots
Speed 15 knots
Deadweight 1200 dwt
Main Engines 2 x YANMAR each engine developing 1920 kW
Propulsion 2 x BERG Controllable Pitch Propellers
Classification Lloyds Register! Indian Register

Video by Pradeep Pathirana

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