US Navy Ship has docked in India for the first time for repairs and maintenance. US naval ship Charles Drew arrived at L&T’s Katupalli Shipyard at Ennore, near Chennai yesterday for undertaking repairs and maintenance. This will be the first time that a US Navy ship is being repaired in an Indian shipyard.
The USNS Charles Drew will be at Kattupalli shipyard for 11 days and undergo repairs in various areas. The event signifies the capabilities of Indian shipyards in the global ship repairing market. Indian shipyards offer wide ranging and cost-effective ship repair and maintenance services, using advanced maritime technology platforms.