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* Sri Lanka Navy assists distressed foreign sailing ship off southern coast
Sun, Apr 15, 2018, 08:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has rendered its assistance to bring a distressed foreign sailing ship in deep seas off the Southern Coast to the Galle Harbor yesterday.

Sri Lanka Navy's Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sayurala assisted a foreign yacht named "Sandetie" which had developed engine trouble 72 nautical miles off Galle Light House on Saturday (14 April).

The yacht was in distress due to an engine failure and after receiving this information Sri Lanka Navy has promptly dispatched SLNS Sayurala for the rescue of the yacht in distress.

The rescued ship with its crew was towed to Galle harbor and subsequently handed over to a private shipping company for onward action, the Navy said.

 

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