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Launching ceremony of 48 tons tug built for Pakistan Navy held at Karachi

Launching ceremony of 48 tons tug built for Pakistan Navy held at Karachi
October 27, 2022 Web Desk

KARACHI (92 News) - The launching ceremony of 48 ton bollard pull tug built for Pakistan Navy was held at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW).

Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Projects) Vice Admiral Imran Ahmad graced the occasion as chief guest.

Addressing the ceremony, the chief guest highlighted that it is a matter of pride to witness the launching of tug at Karachi Shipyard, built in collaboration with M/s TOR Group Turkiye.

The chief guest appreciated the performance of KS&EW and reiterated that indigenization is at the forefront of Pakistan Navy developmental plan. He also thanked Ministry of Defence Production for its continued support for KS&EW.

The tug has state-of-the-art automated integrated machinery and robust propulsion system. Other onboard facilities include Seamanship, safety and navigational systems. The ceremony was attended by naval officers and representatives of KS&EW.