INS Jamuna to conduct a hydrographic survey of western coast

INS Jamuna to conduct a hydrographic survey of western coast

INS Jamuna to conduct a hydrographic survey of western coast

Written by Staff Writer

07 Feb, 2020 | 11:05 am

Colombo (News 1st) – Indian Navy Ship (INS) ‘Jamuna’ arrived at the port of Colombo on Thursday (Feb 6) and was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval traditions. The ship is scheduled to undertake a hydrographic survey from Colombo to Galle.

A Hydrographic survey is a method through which hydrographic data that affect maritime navigation, marine construction, dredging, offshore oil exploration/offshore oil drilling is collected.

A group of officers headed by Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain HA Hardas called on Chief Hydrographer of the Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral Sisira Jayakody at Chief Hydrographers’ office in Crow Island. They held a cordial discussion on several matters of bilateral importance and exchanged mementos to mark the significance of this occasion.

The hydrographic survey ship ‘Jamuna’ is 86m in length and has a displacement of 1920 tons. She will remain in the island until 03rd April 2020, while engaging in hydrographic survey activities.

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