Indian Coast Guard Launches 27-Meter-Long Interceptor Boat in Surat

A newly-built “Interceptor” boat of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) was launched in Surat a Defence release said. “Interceptor Boat ‘ICGS C-454’, built by Larsen and Toubro, was launched into the service of the Coast Guard by Surat district Collector Dhaval Patel’s wife, Dr Hiral Patel,” it said.

The 27-meter-long boat has a maximum speed of 45 nautical miles or 83 kilometers per hour, and has “excellent seakeeping, maneuverability and endurance range of 500 nautical miles”, the release added.