Udupi Cochin Shipyard Restricted (UCSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cochin Shipyard Restricted, the Division of Fisheries and 5 fishermen self-help group societies from Kerala have signed a tripartite settlement to assemble 10 Deep-Sea Tuna LongLiner-cum-Gill netter fishing vessels valued at ₹14 crore.
Adeela Abdulla, Director of Fisheries, Harikumar A A, CEO, UCSL and 5 fishermen belonging to numerous self-help teams in Kerala signed the settlement. UCSL at Malpe, Karnataka is a fully-owned subsidiary of Cochin Shipyard.
The vessels are designed as per the usual design for Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana’s (PMMSY) deep sea fishing . The vessels will probably be geared up with superior navigation and communication methods, together with GPS, Computerized Identification System, misery alert transmitter, fish finder and magnetic compass. The vessel is of twenty-two.7 m size and 6.4 m of breadth. The vessel can obtain a most velocity of 8 knots whereas it has a capability of 12 individuals.
The vessel will probably be geared up with fishing gears similar to Lengthy Liner Winch and Gillnet Hauler. These vessels are constructed to supply security to reinforce productiveness and livelihood of fishers.