Reliance Sign Ship Repair Agreement with USA

2019 ias preliminary exam test series

Reliance owned Reliance Defence and Engineering Ltd (RDEL) has signed Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) with US Navy.

Reliance Shipyard at Pipavav, Gujarat is the first shipyard in India to have received MSRA Certification to undertake servicing and repairing works for the vessels of Seventh Fleet.

The fleet has about 100 vessels of different types, including auxiliaries. Currently, the vessels of US Navy’s Seventh Fleet visit Singapore or Japan for such works.

Reliance Shipyard was qualified by US Navy as an approved contractor to perform complex repair and alternation services for the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet vessels operating in the region.

Reliance Shipyard has been selected after a detailed site survey by US Government representatives during end-October 2016.

Current Affairs for IAS Exam