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Cummins Vessel Reference #710

The Orion Laxmi

Goa, India’s Mandovi Drydocks has made significant contributions to the domestic boat building industry. A good example of this is the 43 by 10-meter off shore supply vessel M.V. Orion Laxmi owned by Orion Off Shore Services Pvt. Ltd.

Stern view of the Orion Laxmi

Delivered to her owners at the end of 2011 the vessel has a clear deck space of 183 square meters and a total deck area of 220 sq.m. Main engines are a pair of Cummins KTA 38-M2 each producing 1200 HP at 1800 RPM. This provides a 20-ton bollard pull for towing with a towing hook. The vessel is fitted with an ‘A’ frame and a three-ton capstan. Tankage includes 84 tons of fresh water and 386 tons of diesel oil.

Photos courtesy of Mandovi Drydocks

For further information:

Girish Uttamchandani
Business Leader – Shipyard
Cummins India Ltd.
Phone: 91 20 3023 3716 | Extension: 3716
Mobile: 9922956359

Kanekar Rajesh
Mandovi Drydocks
Pigao, Goa, India
Phone: 9822130448

Orion Offshore Services Pvt. Ltd.
“A” Wing, Dhanashree,
Dilip Gupte Road,
Near Hinduja Hospital,
Mahim (West),
Mumbai 400 016
Phone: 91 022 1445 8665 | 91 022 6507 2396

Alan Haig-Brown

Alan Haig-Brown

Over 30 years as an author for global commercial marine and fishing publications backed with hands-on experience on commercial fishing boats and coastal freighters makes Alan Haig-Brown uniquely qualified to provide vessel reference articles for Cummins Marine. You can find him in shipyards around the world, and on his own website,

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