TNPSC Current Affairs March 2017
Offshore Patrol Vessel Shanuk has joined the eastern region fleet.
The Offshore patrol vessel has joined the Eastern Region Fleet and will be based in Vishakapatnam.
Indian coast Guard ship Shanuk has given a cermeonial Welcome at Chennai port which is organised by Coast Guard Easter region. ADGP Coastal Security Group C Sylendra Babu has participated on the ceremony.
The 105-metre-long vessel can travel up to a speed of 23 knots an hour and it was commanded by Deputy Inspector General T Sashi Kumar, and manned by 14 officers and 98 men.
Commander, Coast Guard Region (East) will control the administrative and operations of ICGS Shanuk.
The induction will give a fillip to the maritime protection in the Eastern coast especially in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu