In a significant development that underscores India’s growing prominence in the global shipbuilding industry, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDL) achieved a major milestone by signing a Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) with the U.S. Government, represented by NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka.
MDL’s accomplishment is particularly noteworthy as it becomes one of only two shipyards in India to have formalized an MSRA with the U.S. Government. This pivotal agreement is poised to revolutionize voyage repairs for U.S. Navy ships at MDL, affirming India’s competence and capability in offering top-tier ship repair services to the international maritime community.
The MSRA is emblematic of the strengthening ties between India and the United States in the field of defense and maritime cooperation. It is expected to facilitate a wide array of voyage repair services for U.S. Navy vessels at MDL, encompassing maintenance, overhaul, and refurbishment activities. The agreement stands as a testament to India’s burgeoning role as a preferred partner for the maintenance and repair of naval assets.