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* Sri Lanka Navy ship Sayurala leaves for ASEAN International Fleet Review -2017 in Thailand
Fri, Nov 10, 2017, 12:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy's largest Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV), SLNS Sayurala has left the country on Thursday (09th November)to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) International Fleet Review -2017 in Thailand.

The ship left with a crew of 127 naval personnel from Trincomalee, yesterday. This will be the first foreign sea voyage of SLNS Sayurala which joined the Navy's fleet in August, this year.

The ASEAN International Fleet Review is scheduled to be held in Pattaya, Thailand from 18th to 21st November. It is being held to coincide with the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Twenty six (26) Naval ships representing 19 Southeast Asian countries are expected to take part in the Fleet Review and related exercises.

SLNS Sayurala built at the Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) in India was commissioned by President Maithripala Sirisena on 02nd August (2017). The ship is built in keeping with the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) standards. The 105.7m long ship is 13.6m wide and is capable of achieving a maximum speed of 26 knots and cruising speed of 12-14 knots.

 

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