CINCAN lays stone for Wet Basin, Refit Jetty at NSRY

Port Blair
15 Feb 2019

The Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command, Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, ADC, laid the foundation stone for Wet Basin and Refit Jetty at Naval Ship Repair Yard (NSRY) here on Friday. The project has been sanctioned by the Ministry of Defence and is being undertaken by Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works (ALHW). M/s ITD Cementation India Ltd will carry out the civil works. The project is likely to be completed by Nov 2021. This is the first time that a jetty with underwater compartments is being constructed at the Andaman & Nicobar Islands and also in Indian Navy. Once the jetty is completed, it would boost, the refit capability of ANC and would also provide assistance to the A&N Administration, whenever required.