BP Tug Boat Baljeet Launched By Naval Command

  • Launched by Cmde Rajat Nagar, WPS (Mbi) on 10 Mar 24. 
  • Tug is part of the “Make in India” initiative of the Government of India.
  • Contract for construction and delivery of three 25T BP Tugs concluded with M/s Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd, an MSME. 
  • Tugs are built under the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) classification rules. 
  • Tugs assist naval ships and submarines during berthing, un-berthing, turning, and maneuvering in confined waters. 
  • They will also provide afloat firefighting assistance and conduct limited Search and Rescue Operations.
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