NEW DELHI: The Crown Group has appointed Commodore Rakesh Anand as the Head of Marine Division to spearhead & boost the division. Commodore Anand is a retd Indian Navy veteran who was also the Chairman & Managing Director of Mazagon Dock Ltd. prior to joining the Crown group,and was responsible for launching of three Scorpene submarines and three Destroyers/Stealth Frigates.
He also delivered two Submarines, Kalvari and Khanderi to the Indian Navy besides undertaking major modernization of the shipyard.Commodore Anand will be heading the marine companies of the group – ‘Dynatron Services Private Limited’ and ‘OSK India Pvt. Ltd’.
Speaking on the occasion, Commodore Anand said, “Keeping with the GoI vision of ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’,the Marine division of Crown Group has enhanced its maintenance facilities in Mumbai. The Marine division is also working towards establishing capability for manufacturing propulsion shafting and Magazine Fire Fighting System (MFFS) for warships and submarines in collaboration with the foreign OEMs.
We can proudly claim that Dynatron Services & OSK India are one of the only organized & fully equipped players in India that are present across all the coastal cities catering to the MRO & servicing of Indian naval ships. We are also a unique Group that provides both Marine Engineering and Weapons systemMRO support to Indian Navy & Coast Guard.”
Group President said “Our Karwar facility has the biggest workshop near India’s main naval base spread over 5 acres with facilities for repair and overhauling of all aero-marine components, manufacture of spares along with Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics workshop. The workshop is supporting MRO activities for the aircraft carrier, warships and the submarines at the Naval base.
Dynatron & OSK India, have been dedicating themselves for taking on MRO activities. OSK Indiahas recently repaired critical weapon equipment modules for the Indian Navy.
Dynatron has a long-term partnership with many foreign OEMs including JSC Sevmash. Dynatron also has, sole authorisation for repairs and maintenance of Gearboxes & thrusters from ZF Marine (Germany),and an exclusive partnership with Kubota engines Japan coupled with Mase Generators, Italy.
On the occasion of Navy Day, Crown Group rededicates itself towards the success of Atmanirbhar Bharat.