Seminar on trends in ship building

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The Director General Naval Projects is celebrating its Golden Jubilee on Thursday and organising a seminar on

Visakhapatnam: The Director General Naval Projects is celebrating its Golden Jubilee on Thursday and organising a seminar on ``Modern
Trends in Marine Ship Building infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities’’ and a technical exhibition at Sumidrika Auditorium.

The seminar and technical exhibition will be inaugurated by Vice-Admiral HCS Bisht, Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, in
the presence of all stake holders, academia and leading industry professionals from across the nation and city. The event will give a
boost to technical knowledge and support for marine infrastructure by focusing on optimum utilisation of resources to meet various naval
operational and administrative tasks on the Eastern Seaboard.

Established in June 1967, DGNP built the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam and undertaken a large number of marine infrastructure
works and other technical works of various shore establishments.

Presently headed by Vice-Admiral DM Deshpande, the organisation is handling major state-of-the-art projects such as jetties, marine
infrastructure upgradations, ship lifts, bridges and also enhancing the existing support facilities at the various bases and industrial
establishments.

The seminar will see participation from world class Institutions like Indian Institute of Technology, Andhra University, eminent
academicians, industry and a host of other organisations. The technical exhibition which is being hosted concurrently, will showcase
technical know- how by industrial experts in dealing with the challenges associated with the execution of specialist projects in the
complex marine environment.

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