Sri Lanka Navy Hands Over Research Vessel to Ruhunu University

first_img View post tag: Hands View post tag: University Industry news Sri Lanka Navy Hands Over Research Vessel to Ruhunu University The research vessel built by the Sri Lanka Navy was handed over to the University of Ruhuna at a ceremony held at SLNS Rangalla on 04th March 2013 in the presence of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, Vice Chancellor of the Ruhunu University, Professor Susirith Mindis, Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Damayantha Darmasiriwardene, Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe, senior Naval officers and University officials.The vessel was constructed under the Navy’s Inshore Patrol Craft Production Project as per the technical specifications submitted by the University. It is 14.8 meters long and fitted with 350 Horse Power Diesel engine and a Hamilton water jet. The Navy built its first ever research vessel for the use of the University’s Faculty of Fisheries, Marine Sciences and Technology free of labour cost as a gesture of goodwill under the Naval social responsibility project.The collaborative effort reflects the Navy’s contribution to higher education in the country. It is hoped that it will pave way for the enhancement of fisheries, marine sciences education and research in Sri Lanka.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, March 5, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy March 5, 2013 View post tag: Defense Back to overview,Home naval-today Sri Lanka Navy Hands Over Research Vessel to Ruhunu University Share this article View post tag: Naval View post tag: Navy View post tag: over View post tag: Lanka View post tag: Sri View post tag: vessel View post tag: Defence View post tag: research View post tag: Ruhunu View post tag: News by topiclast_img

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