First hydrogen electric vessel in India likely to be delivered by April 2023

India’s first indigenous Hydrogen-fueled electric vessel is likely to be delivered by March-April in 2023, said Chairman and Managing Director of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) Madhu S Nair.

The construction of India’s first indigenous hydrogen-fueled electric vessel is a pilot project.

The fuel cell will be produced by a Pune-based organization relying on Indian technology and the delivery is expected by March-April next year.

Nair informed that they currently have 14 defence orders worth Rs 6,500 crore and have also signed the next generation missile vessels worth Rs 9,000-10,000 crore, adding that they have they have taken orders for eight ships from Germany as well.

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