With the aim of building the most modern assets, including latest warships for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard as well as for technology transfer, Pipavav Shipyard has reportedly decided to join hands with French naval shipbuilder, DCNS, the shipyard apprised recently, according to Exim News Service.
Mr Pierre Legros, DCNS’ Head of Surface Ships Division, enunciated the company’s intention to become a key technology and knowhow provider to Pipavav, adding that the firm's objective was to propose modern manufacturing processes together with modern platforms.
Mr Legros also assured that DCNS was committed to transferring the technologies needed to support India’s security needs.
Being a global major in naval defence and an innovative player in energy, DCNS is currently active in designing, building and supporting surface combatants, submarines and mission-critical systems and equipment.
The Group, which has 12,800 employees and generates annual revenues of about 2.6 billion euros, also services naval shipyards and bases, in addition to offering solutions to civil nuclear engineering and marine renewable energy.