Nanda Maina

Salvage of Nand Maina

M.V. “NAND MAINA”, a hold type coastal vessel of 1200 tons capacity went aground about 50 metres above high tide level during a cyclone off Rajpara coast in 1983. The vessel was jacked up and a complete slipway with rails and trolleys fabricated under the same up to a required depth in the water. The vessel was then side slipped off the sandy coast over rocky outcrops without any further damage in a period of 30 days. The vessel was then towed to Bombay covering a distance of about 600 miles and delivered to the owners.

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