No objection if 'Viraat' is bought by another firm from present owner: Centre

A division bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and Milind Jadhav was hearing a petition filed by Mumbai-based Envitech Marine Consultants Pvt Ltd.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Hope to convert decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' into museum fading

The warship, inducted into the Indian Navy in 1987 and decommissioned in 2017, was bought by Shree Ram Group, an Alang-based ship-breaker, for Rs 38.54 crore.

published on : 25th October 2020

With no NOC in sight, hope to save decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' slowly sinking

Shree Ram Group, the owner of the warship, on Monday said it was willing to wait for three more days to enable the firm, Envitech Marine Consultants Pvt Ltd, to obtain a NOC from the Centre.

published on : 13th October 2020

Hope floats for Viraat as firm makes last ditch attempt to save decommissioned aircraft carrier

An official of the company said it has reached an understanding with the Shree Ram Group which bought the iconic warship for Rs 38.54 crore in an auction.

published on : 30th September 2020

Momentous occasion for Alang; Iconic aircraft carrier 'Viraat' set for dismantling

The Navy's pride has groomed 40 flag officers including five Chief of Naval Staffs.

published on : 29th September 2020

Retired aircraft carrier 'Viraat' arrives at Alang in Gujarat for dismantling

The aircraft carrier began its final journey from the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Saturday and reached the waters at Alang in Bhavnagar district on Monday evening.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Aircraft carrier 'Viraat' sets sail for Gujarat, to be dismantled and sold as scrap

As Viraat began its final journey from the Naval dockyard, a Navy helicopter circling overhead provided a majestic backdrop to the vessel's last voyage.

published on : 20th September 2020

Decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' to start last journey on Saturday

According to an Indian Navy statement here, the historic carrier was supposed to leave for Alang on Friday, but its departure has been delayed by a day.

published on : 19th September 2020

INS Viraat, India's longest serving warship, to be dismantled in Gujarat's Alang

INS Viraat, inducted into the Indian Navy in 1987, will be scrapped at the country's first certified eco-friendly ship recycling yard in nine to 12 months.

published on : 25th August 2020

Priyamani trained under ex Naxalites for Viraata Parvam

The intense period political love story will see her playing the role of Comrade Bharatakka, a Naxalite leader

published on : 6th June 2020

No decision on museum onboard INS Viraat yet

As of now, the Andhra Pradesh government has formally evinced interest in such a project.

published on : 27th February 2017

INS Viraat to be decommissioned on March 6

INS Viraat, the second aircraft carrier in the Indian naval fleet, will be decommissioned on March 6, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra said.

published on : 27th February 2017