Naval Ship Repair Yard (Karwar)
|INS Delhi Docked using Shiplift System|
Naval Ship Repair Yard (Karwar) has been set up as a repair and refit organisation, on the Western Coast, as part of truncated Phase-1 of Project Seabird. The Yard commenced its role in Jul 06 and the Shiplift was commissioned on 08 Nov 06. The Yard has, since grown from strength to strength, successfully completing 13 refits, 83 AMPs and liquidating over 160 critical and operational defects.
The major facilities existing in the Yard include following:-
(a) A unique Shiplift and Transfer System for docking and undocking ships and submarines with a maximum load carrying capacity of 9960 T.
(b) A Yard Utility Complex housing the DM water plant, LP Air Installation and a 10 MW Captive Power Plant.
(c) Cope Points along the piers to provide all services like Electrical Shore Supply, Fuel, Sea water, Fresh water, Compressed air, Oily Bilge and Sewage discharge.
(d) A service tunnel extends more than 2.5 km underground and houses the pipelines and cables for various services.
(e) The Yard has the following workshops:-
(i) Integrated Mechanical, Electrical, Weapon & Radar Repair complex (MEWR).
(ii) Hull Fabrication & Outfitting Shop (SHOF).
(iii) Boat & GRP Shop (BGRP).
(iv) Ship Support Facilities Complex (SSFC).
Removal and Re-fitment of Diesel Alternator onboard Aditya
40000 hourly routines on Stbd GB of INS Jamuna
The primary role of the yard is to support ships based at Karwar and to undertake refits.
With the limitation of available expertise and facilities at Karwar, the Yard has undertaken major refit and repair activities which are proof of its perseverance and desire to excel.