The FV SagarHarita, a 19.75m long fuel efficient multipurpose fishing vessel designed by Fishing Technology Division of CIFT and built by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL). The vessel has met all the requirements of the Indian register of shipping (IRS) and CIFT. This new generation energy efficient green fishing vessel is fitted with the latest technology solar panels, aiming to promote green energy and reduce the carbon foot prints. The solar panels fitted on the vessel cater to the energy requirement for navigational lights, cabin lights etc. The vessel also incorporates an optimized hull design with a bulbous bow, fuel efficient propeller design and improved sea keeping characteristics. Modern tools and techniques including software simulation and model testing have been used for the refinement of the design. The ship’s super structure above deck level has been made from FRP using the latest ‘resin infusion technology’ thereby significantly enhancing the sea keeping performance.
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