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766. 

Which indian shipbuilder company has signed a contract to build the world's first fully automatic electric vessel for ASKO Maritime, Norway?

[A]. Cochin Shipyard Ltd
[B]. Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers
[C]. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
[D]. Mazagon Dock Limited

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India's largest commercial shipbuilder Cochin Shipyard Ltd has signed a contract to build the world's first fully automatic electric vessel for ASKO Maritime, Norway. In this regard, CSL will construct and supply two autonomous electric ferries to ASKO Maritime, with an option to build two more identical vessels. The project, partially funded by the Norwegian Government, aimed at emission-free transport of goods across the Oslofjord, inlet in Norway. The value of two ships is Rs 125 crore, the cost does not include the value for two optional ships.

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