• To design and build commercial vessels like tugs, barges, handy bulk carriers, crude oil tankers, VLCC, offshore rigs, fishing vessels etc prioritizing the local demand with the aim of achieving self-sufficiency in this vital industry.
  • To carry out ship repairs.
  • To promote use of indigenous equipment such as computers, radar, communication equipment, auxiliary machinery, electrical fittings and domestic equipment.
  • To substitute gradually indigenous equipment in place of imported equipment.