L&T Shipbuilding operates two modern shipyards – one on the east coast at Kattupalli, near the metropolitan city of Chennai, the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and the other one on the west coast of India at Hazira, near the city of Surat in Gujarat.
The corporate headquarters of L&T Shipbuilding and a state-of-the-art Marine Design Center are located in Chennai, India.
At both shipyards building of Warships, Submarines, Auxiliary Vessels / Crafts and Specialised Commercial Ships are undertaken. In addition Kattupalli shipyard also undertakes Repairs and Refits of both Defence and Commercial ships.
L&T Shipbuilding has also entered into a comprehensive technical collaboration with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Japan, for design and construction of modern, eco-friendly and fuel efficient specialized ships. This enables L&T Shipbuilding to deliver customized solutions for the marine industry at competitive prices.
The mega shipyard is located at Kattupalli, about 40 km north of Chennai. The shipyard complex also includes a Container Port and Modular Fabrication Facility.
The shipyard is equipped with a large plate stockyard, a state-of-the-art yard with automatic blasting and priming line, plasma cutting machine and advanced hydraulic press / forming machines and large assembly workshops with heavy material handling facility.
The yard's build strategy maximizes pre-outfitting at the block level. Marine coating shops and pipe shops are designed to handle the complete load of the yard.
A dedicated machine shop and electrical shop are available for Ship Repairs, Refits and Conversion activities.
The Hazira shipyard is located within the L&T Hazira Manufacturing Complex, a global scale heavy manufacturing facility.
The yard has the capability to build sophisticated mid-sized ships up to 20,000 deadweight capacity and 160 meters in length.
The shipyard is equipped with plate stockyard, automatic blasting and priming line, plasma cutting machines and automatic panel making line. The yard maximizes pre-outfitting at the block level. Marine coating shops and pipe shops are designed to handle the complete load of the yard. A slipway enables controlled side launching of vessels.