Indonesian Naval Ship Arrives at Port of Colombo
The Indonesian Naval Ship KRI “Sultan Hasanuddin” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 23rd May 2012 en route to join the UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) mission. On her arrival, she was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy.
KRI “Sultan Hasanuddin” is a corvette belonging to the Indonesian Navy. It is 90.71 meters in length and has a displacement of 1692 tons. The ship is commanded by Commander Dato Rusman Sultan Nadin and carries a complement of 105 naval personnel including 34 officers and 71 sailors.
The visiting ship will stay in Sri Lanka until 25th and the crew is scheduled to participate in a series of programmes organized by the Sri Lanka Navy to enhance the friendly relations between the two Navies during their stay.
Naval Today Staff , May 24, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy