An offshore patrol vessel (OPV) provided by the Indian government to the Sri Lanka Navy arrived at the Port of Colombo.

It was officially taken over by the Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge at the Port of Kochi, India, on 5 September. The new platform, which is manned by 10 officers and 98 sailors, is led by Captain Nevil Ubesiri as its Commanding Officer.

Upon assigning the pennant number CG 60, the vessel will join the Sri Lanka Coast Guard.