Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL), Mumbai:
MDL is known for its specialization in building destroyers, frigates, corvettes, and submarines. They have been involved in projects such as the Visakhapatnam class destroyers (Project 15B) and the Nilgiri class frigates (Project 17A).
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata:
GRSE also plays a significant role in the construction of naval warships. They have been involved in the construction of the Nilgiri class frigates (Project 17A) alongside MDL.
Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), Kochi:
While Cochin Shipyard is primarily known for building commercial vessels and warships, it has been involved in significant projects like the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant.
Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL), Vasco da Gama:
This shipyard constructs offshore support vessels primarily for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. Though their primary focus is not on destroyers, frigates, or corvettes, they contribute significantly to other naval vessels.
Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL), Vishakhapatnam:
Specializing in the construction of large merchant ships, HSL also handles the repair of various types of ships, including naval vessels.
RNAVAL: (SWAN Energy)
Largest shipyard in India: With over 500 acres of land and 720m of exclusive waterfront, RNAVAL boasts the largest shipbuilding infrastructure in the country.
State-of-the-art facilities: Their shipyard features a modular shipbuilding facility, a 662m x 65m dry dock (the largest in India), and two Goliath cranes with a combined lifting capacity of 1,200 tonnes.
First private player for warships: Notably, RNAVAL is the first private sector company in India to obtain a license and contract to build warships. They are currently constructing five Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Ministry of Defence.
Expertise in various vessels: While not currently building destroyers or frigates, RNAVAL has the technical capability and infrastructure to do so in the future. Their expertise extends to Landing Platform Docks (LPDs), offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), and even submarines.