Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) signed agreement with Kerala government to construct three marine ambulances for state fisheries department. The agreement was signed by N V Suresh Babu, Director (Operations), CSL and S Venkatesapathy, Director, State Department of Fisheries.
These three vessels will be designed by CSL at its in-house design department. These vessels will be able to complement two patients and will have a total crew capacity of seven, including paramedical staff. They will also have various paramedical facilities like examination and nursing room, medical beds, refrigerator, mortuary freezer and medical lockers.