Hindustan Shipyard Ltd., strategically located on the East Coast of the Indian peninsula, at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, is the nation’s premier shipbuilding organization catering to the needs of shipbuilding, ship repairs, submarine construction and refits as well as design and construction of sophisticated state-of-the-art offshore and onshore structures.
Direct sea access, excellent infrastructure, skilled work force, rich expertise garnered over the years in building 180 vessels and repairing 1955 vessels of various types enable HSL to offer competent services for the defence and maritime sectors. Considering the strategic requirements, the yard was brought under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence on 22 Feb 2010. The Registered Office of the company is located in Visakhapatnam and has regional office at New Delhi.
Sprawling in an area of 117 acres, the shipyard has an ergonomic layout that ensures unidirectional material flow. 2000 T / month of steel can be processed in the yard with a stockyard that can hold 30,000 tonnes of steel, modern plate and section treatment plant, NC Cutting Machines, heavy duty presses, self-elevating trucks capable of handling blocks up to 250 tonnes and large prefabrication shops with EOT cranes of adequate capacity.