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Indian naval ships visit Kuwait

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KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: The Embassy of India in Kuwait has issued an update on visit of Indian Naval Ships to Kuwait. The update draws the attention to the PR dated Oct 2, 2022 regarding the visit of Indian community members to the ships: INS Tir and INS Sujata and Indian Coast Guard ICGS Sarathi from October 4 to 6. It is hereby informed that due to huge response from the Indians to visit the ships, embassy has revised time slots for those who have registered with a confirmation e-mail along with necessary instructions.

One of the ships – INS Sujata – that will dock at Shuwaikh Port

They are requested to check their emails and reach the main gate of the Shuwaikh Port at least 15 minutes before their revised time and must carry their Civil IDs and a copy of the confirmation. INS Sujata is an indigenously built Offshore Patrol Vessel class of ship. The ship is designed to undertake fl eet support operations, coastal and offshore patrolling, ocean surveillance, monitoring of Sea Lines of Communication and offshore assets and escort duties.

INS Tir is the first dedicated cadet’s training ship to be built by Mazagon Dock Limited and commissioned by the Indian Navy. She is the senior ship of the 1st Training Squadron of the Southern Naval Command. Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarathi’, has been designed and built indigenously by GSL and is fitted with most advanced state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment, sensors and machineries. The features include 30 mm CRN 91 Naval Gun, Integrated Bridge System (IBS), Integrated Machinery Control System (IMCS), Power Management System (PMS) and High Power External Fire Fighting System. The ship is designed to carry one twin engine Light Helicopter and five high speed boats.