A REPORT ON INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO
HINDUSTAN SHIPYARD, ON 23RD NOVEMBER
BY STUDENTS OF
CMT BUSINESS SCHOOL
Mr Satish Kumar & Mr Suresh Samson
CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT & TECHNOLOGY
PLANT VISIT TO HINDUSTAN SHIPYARD
On 23rd Nov 2013 we ,the students on CMT got an opportunity to Visit Hindustan Ship Yard and firstly
met to guide , We had gone to the Hindustan shipyard and firstly met to guide was taken to training
department and he invited one of the employee working in HSD as HR department Mr.D.S.N.Murthy.
He was working in the industry in H.R department about 30 years experiences. He has done various
specialization like M.com, B.L … Currently he is pursuing M.B.A (HR). He has provided us the details of
the entire Organization Flow & Production
The Hindustan Shipyard Ltd, Visakhapatnam was set up in the year 1941 by the Scindia Steam
Navigation Company. The Shipyard was partially taken over by Govt. of India in 1952, and HSL became a
fully Govt of India owned enterprise in Jul 1961. Presently, this is the largest public sector shipyard in the
country and the first yard to obtain ISO 9001-2000 accreditation. Recently, the yard has obtained
certificate of approval of ISO 9001-2008 Certification from IRQS on 09 Nov 2012. Since inception, the
yard has delivered 169 vessels of various types and repaired over 1900 vessels..
To be a National Leader in Ship & Submarine Building and Repairs
To imbibe the latest in Ship/ Submarine building and Repair
technology and serve the Defence, Maritime and Oil Sectors
through all-round excellence in quality, delivery and durability.
To acquire new skills in construction of Naval Ships and submarines.
(b) To modernize the yard for efficient construction of Naval ships, conventional and strategic
To augment technological capabilities in the area of ship design and ship construction.
(d) To train shipyard manpower on construction of modern Naval vessels through Design
collaboration and Transfer of technology.
(e) To incorporate “Best Practices” in all key activities of the yard including Production, Planning,
Purchase, Marketing, Human resources and Customer Satisfaction.
To upgrade Welding, Cutting, Grinding and Plumbing Technologies.
To collaborate with reputed Design Bureaus for Naval ships and Submarines constructions.
(h) To implement ERP system and upgrade IT infrastructure for efficient information management
and transparent operations within and outside the enterprise.
Finalisation of ToT and Design Collaboration for new ships.
Initiation for modernisation of the yard for construction of conventional ships and submarines.
(iii) Completion of (02) IPVs for ICG, (02) 50-Ton BP Tugs for IN, (01) vessel of 53 K Bulker for M/s
GML and (01) 50-Ton BP Tug for KPT.
(iv) Secure new orders for construction & repair of vessels over Rs.950 Cr. from Indian Navy &
Ship Building Division
Ever since the yard’s first Ship “JALA USHA”, a 8000 DWT steam ship launched on the
14 Mar 1948, by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, HSL has
gone a long way in building a range of ships numbering one hundred and sixty seven of
various types of sizes. The range varies from conventional Bulk Carriers, General Cargo
and Supply Vessels, Patrol Vessels to highly sophisticated Drill Ships covering Defence
and Oil Sectors apart from conventional Merchant Shipping. Thanks to its valued and
varied clientele, HSL has achieved a phenomenal growth and success in achieving
versatility in building ships of different product mix.
SAGAR BHUSHAN a highly sophisticated and complex Drill Ship built for the first time
in India for ONGC is just an example of HSL’s capability in high-tech products.
For the first time, HSL constructed and delivered the largest 53000 DWT diamond
series of GML.
Size (Mtr.) Capacity (DWT)
1 no - 35T
no - 45T
2 to 3 ships up to
Covered Building dock
with intermediate gate
1 no - 60T
1 no - 100T
1 no - 100T (LL)
2 no - 150T (EOT)
1 no - 5T
HSL’s yard is spread over an area of about 300,000 Sq.Mtrs. Workshops and facilities
are systematically planned and functionally laid out to ensure unidirectional flow of
material. The steel processing facilities consist of a stock yard to hold 30,000 tons of
steel, modern plate and section treatment plant, NC gas cutting machines, heavy duty
pressures, self elevating trucks capable of handling blocks upto 250 tonnes and large
prefabrication shops with overhead travelling cranes of adequate capacity. The hull
construction facilities include a modern Covered building Dock and three Slip Ways.
Cutting, Welding and Assembly of steel to any specification is handled with care and
accuracy by skilled operators who are continuously trained to upgrade their skills. The
long Outfitting Quay is equipped with adequate self contained services and facilities.
Hull Outfitting, Engineering and Electrical shops. Versatile machinery and labour saving
devices curtail outfitting cycle time.