Cochin Shipyard was incorporated in the year 1972 as a fully owned Govt of India company. In the last three decades  the company has emerged as a forerunner in the Indian Shipbuilding & Ship repair industry. This yard can build and repair the largest vessels in India. It can build ships up to 1,10,000 DWT and repair ships up to 1,25,000 DWT. The yard has delivered two of India’s largest double hull Aframax tankers each of 95,000 DWT. CSL has secured shipbuilding orders from internationally renowned companies from Europe & Middle East and is nominated to build the country’s first indigenous Air Defence Ship. Shipyard commenced ship repair operations in the year 1982 and has undertaken repairs of all types of ships including upgradation of ships of oil exploration industry as well as periodical lay up repairs and life extension of ships of Navy, UTL, Coast Guard, Fisheries and Port Trust besides merchant ships of SCI & ONGC. The yard has, over the years, developed adequate capabilities to handle complex and sophisticated repair jobs. The Shipyard also trains graduate engineers to marine engineers who later join ships both Indian and foreign as 5th Engineers. 100 are trained every year.


Emerge as an internationally preferred shipyard to construct world class Merchant and Naval ships, offshore vessels and structures.
Be the market leader in India for ship repairs, including conversions and up-gradation.
To be admired for our achievements, respected for our ethics and trusted for our service excellence by our valued customers.

To build and repair ships and off-shore structures to international standards and provide value added quality engineering services.
Sustain corporate growth in competitive environment.
To adopt and undertake practices towards becoming a responsible corporate citizen.

To sustain and enhance shipbuilding and ship repair activities through technology up-gradation and capacity augmentation.
To continuously endeavour to expand/diversify activities of the shipyard including setting up new facilities.
To carry out research & development in existing and emerging technologies in shipbuilding processes.
To move towards international benchmarking, benchmark with the best shipbuilding standards followed in India.
To motivate employees through improved specific training programs. To adopt best practices for clean and safe environment. Ride the down time with aggressive bidding and secure orders to maximize capacity.
To ensure positive customer oriented initiatives.
To build a responsible corporate citizen image through CSR & sustainability projects and compliance to corporate governance principles.

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