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Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 18:31
OPV provided by India arrives in Colombo
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The Offshore Patrol Vessel provided by India to the Sri Lanka Navy, arrived in the Port of Colombo this morning (16).

India has provided this vessel in a bid to expand SLN’s operational capabilities.

The ship was officially taken over by the Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard, Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge at the Port of Kochi, India on 5th of September.

The new platform, which is manned by 10 officers and 98 sailors, is led by Captain Nevil Ubesiri as its Commanding Officer.

The vessel after assigning the pennant number CG 60 will join the Sri Lanka Coast Guard.

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