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Coast Guard commissions C-425 interceptor boat at Paradip

Bhubaneswar, Apr 27: Indian Coast Guard Ship C-425, the third of the series of Interceptor Boats, was today commissioned at Paradip.“The 30-metre long Interceptor Boat with 90 tonnes displacement can achieve a maximum speed of

PTI Updated on: April 27, 2013 19:33 IST
coast guard commissions c 425 interceptor boat at paradip
coast guard commissions c 425 interceptor boat at paradip

Bhubaneswar, Apr 27: Indian Coast Guard Ship C-425, the third of the series of Interceptor Boats, was today commissioned at Paradip.




“The 30-metre long Interceptor Boat with 90 tonnes displacement can achieve a maximum speed of 45 knots,” Coast Guard spokesman N K Ramba said.

“The vessel is fitted with state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment and medium range armament.

“The boat is designed for high speed interception, close-coast patrol, low-intensity maritime operations, search and rescue and maritime surveillance,” he said.

The Interceptor Boat C-425 would be based at Paradip under the administrative and operational control of the Commander Coast Guard District Headquarters No 7.

Odisha Cheief Secretary B K Patnaik, Coast Guard Inspector General K C Pande PTM, TM Commander Coast Guard Region (North- East) attended the commissioning programme.
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