Facilities Available

  • Craft laboratory
  • Gear laboratory
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES)
  • Universal Testing Machine (UTM)
  • Corrosion Measurement System
  • Microwave Digestion System (MDS)
  • Portable echo sounder 

Research vessels


  • FV Sagar Harita,  the new IR-Class combination fishing vessel of 19.75 m Loa is capable of conducting trawling, longlining and gillnetting and has an array of novel features. The hull is made of marine grade steel and the cabin and wheel house is made of FRP to reduce weight, improve the carrying capacity and speed. The main engine power is  400hp which is 20% lower than comparable size vessel. The fishing gear handling equipment such as split trawl winch, long line hauler, setter and gillnet hauler operated by hydraulic power are installed onboard. Two RSW tanks (00 C to -10C) of 1 ton each capacity. 400 watt solar power panel,  acoustic Trawl telemetry system with under water sensor, bilge keel, bulbous bow, Kort nozzle propeller, fuel monitoring system are other fuel saving features of the vessel.

  • MFV Matsyakumari II 17.70 m LOA, 278 hp steel vessel equipped for stern trawling and long lining; with Echosounder and GPS  

Veraval (Gujarat)

  • MFV Sagar Kripa 15.5 m LOA, 120 hp fuel-efficient steel vessel equipped for stern trawling; with Echosounder and GPS 

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)

  • CIFTTECH-1 15.5 m LOA, 120 hp fuel-efficient steel vessel equipped for stern trawling, lining and gill netting; with Echosounder and GPS.  

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