Singapore: Indian Navy's sail training ship INS Sudarshini will be visiting Singapore to commemorate golden jubilee of diplomatic ties between India and Singapore from 02 – 07 Mar 2015.
INS Sudarshini is a sail training ship built by Goa Shipyard Limited for the Indian Navy. The ship has been designed by Colin Mudie, a naval architect and yacht designer from the United Kingdom. Sudarshini's hull was launched on 25 January 2011. INS Sudarshini was commissioned in Indian Navy on 27 January 2012 by Vice Admiral K.N. Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command. Built for worldwide operations, she is primarily used for the training of Indian Navy officers for basic seamanship and character building.
“Visit of INS Sudarshini to Singapore is important commemorative event to mark 50 Years of Diplomatic Ties between India and Singapore,” Defence Adviser Captain Vineet McCarty told Pravasi Express.
The ship will be berthed at Vivo City promenade and participate in commemorative events being planned for the occasion. The ship will remain open for visitors during the stay as below:
10 AM – 12.30 PM on 03 – 07 March 2015
2.30 PM – 6.30 PM on 02 – 07 March 2015