Mumbai: Ship building firm Bharti Shipyard on Friday said it has bagged a Rs281 crore contract from the ministry of defence for supplying 15 interceptor boats for Indian coast guard.
These vessels are lightweight specialised high speed crafts used for patrolling and interception, Bharti Shipyard said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
With this contract, the order book of Bharti Shipyard has crossed the Rs5,000 crore mark and now stands at Rs5,093 crore, the company further said.
The private sector firm designs and constructs various types of sea going, coastal harbour, inland crafts vessels and it currently owns five shipyards in the country.
Shares of Bharti Shipyard were trading at Rs49 at BSE in morning trade, down by 0.41% over the previous close.