A statement by the Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) controlled RDEL said it has signed the Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) with US Navy.
The fishermen urged the Central and state governments to take immediate steps for the release of the fishermen and their boats.
The incident comes a day after seven persons from Pudukottai district were detained for allegedly fishing in their waters and taken to Kangesanthurai Port, along with their boats.
Coastal States of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are taking a number of measures in the view of severe cyclonic storm 'Vardah' set to make a landfall between the two States on Monday.
A joint rescue operation by the Navy, Coast Guard and the Union Territory administration evacuated around 300 of the 1,400 tourists stranded in Havelock and Neil islands due to bad weather.
Three Indian Air Force helicopters were also taking part in the evacuation process as the weather improved with the sun shining, days after around 1,400 tourists were stranded in two islands of Havelock and Neil, due to the cyclonic weather since Monday.
Vice Admiral A R Karve said the Navy has a plan for addressing the shortfall in the next few years by increasing the intake capacity of its various training institutions.
TN parties, including MDMK and PMK, have condemned firing by Sri Lanka on Indian fishermen, claiming that it happened in Indian waters and urged the Centre to intervene.