The Indian Naval Ship “Sukanya” arrived at the Port of Colombo for logistic support on 09th December 2014. It was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival.
The ship’s Commanding Officer Commander MD Dorai Babu paid a visit to the Deputy Area Commander of the Western Naval Area Commodore KG Paul of the Sri Lanka Navy at the Western Naval Command Headquarters in Colombo. They held cordial discussions and exchanged mementos as a gesture of goodwill.
“Sukanya” is an Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Indian Navy with a displacement of 1,890 tones. It is 101.1m in length and consists of a complement of 165 naval personnel onboard. The ship will remain in Sri Lanka until 12th December 2014.
Press release, Image: Sri Lanka Navy