Sri Lanka delivers the second ship produced in the island, registering another milestone in development
The passenger cum cargo ship has been built by Colombo Dockyard. MV Arabian Sea is the first and the largest sea going 250-passenger ship constructed in Sri Lankan maritime industry for the international market that can also carry 100 tons of cargo. Named as Lakshadweep C, the vessel will be in operation en-route from the Main Land (Cochin, India) to UTL Islands, as well as operating in the inter island routes. The ship has been built by Colombo Dockyard utilizing the knowledge and technology of local engineers. Administrator of Union Territories of Lakshadweep Jitendra Kumar Dadu, India’s High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Ashok K. Kantha and Sri Lanka’s Navy Commander Vice Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe were present at the handing of the ship to India.