First Bollard Test Successfully Conducted at Vizhinjam

First Bollard pull test carried out successfully on the first Anchor Handling Tug, “SCI Pawan” being constructed for Shipping Corporation of India. The tests were undertaken at the new facility recently set up at Vizhinjam,Thiruvananthapuram.

This is the first time in India that such a high capacity tug has been tested for bollard pull. The 500 tonne SWL Bollard Pull facility, set up at Vizhinjam, is the largest in Asia and was dedicated to the nation on September 23.

News Sourced from “Kerala Kaumudi” dated 05.11.2011

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Infrastructure, Miscellaneous, News, Projects, Vizhinjam and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s