Located at Gandhinagaram, Hindustan Shipyard is the country's biggest shipbuilding yard. It was at this shipyard that independent India's first ship Jal Usha was constructed. Spread over an area of 46.2 hectare, the shipyard is equipped with plasma cutting machines, steel processing and welding facilities, material handling equipment, cranes, logistics and storage facilities. The shipyard also has facilities for testing and measuring. The covered building dock is used for building vessels. The shipyard has a dry dock, wet basin and repair centre for ship and submarine repair and retrofitting. Over 180 vessels have been built by the Hindustan Shipyard Limited and almost 2,000 ships have been repaired. The shipyard builds bulk carriers, offshore patrol vessels, survey ships, drill ships, offshore platforms and repair and support vessels. It is a unique experience to explore this grand shipyard.

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