Amphibious Ship LCU L58 in News

Last ship of LCU MK IV project was launched at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd, Kolkata.

The ship was named ‘LCU-L58’.

LCU-L58 is the last vessel in the series of eight Landing Craft Utility Ships being designed and built by M/s GRSE for the Indian Navy.

The ship displacing 830 Tons, can be deployed for multirole activities like beaching operations for landing troops ashore, humanitarian aid and disaster relief operations and evacuation of personnel from distant islands.

It marks yet another significant milestone in the annals of the Indigenous Warship design and construction programme of India.