INS Darshak

Updated December 29th, 2023 at 14:00 IST

INS Darshak Welcomed with Grand Reception in Port Louis, Mauritius

INS Darshak, the hydrographic survey ship of the Indian Navy, arrived at Port Louis, Mauritius, receiving a warm welcome from the Government of Mauritius.

Reported by: Yuvraj Tyagi

1/7: INS Darshak arrived at Port Louis and was accorded a grand reception by the Government of Mauritius at the Quay./ Image: Indian Navy

2/7: The Indian Navy vessel was received not only at the Quay but also by NCG Ships and aircraft at sea, highlighting the significance of the visit./ Image: Indian Navy

3/7: The ceremony saw the presence of the Acting High-Commissioner of India, Vimarsh Aryan, and other distinguished personalities./ Image: Indian Navy

4/7: INS Darshak's primary objective during the visit is to undertake a joint hydrographic survey in collaboration with the Mauritius National Coast Guard./ Image: Indian Navy

5/7: INS Darshak (J21) is a hydrographic survey ship under the Eastern Naval Command, commissioned in 2001. It was built by Goa Shipyard Limited and plays a crucial role in surveying maritime areas./ Image: Indian Navy

6/7: Darshak is the eighth hydrographic survey ship in the Indian Navy to be indigenously designed and constructed, showcasing India's naval capabilities./ Image: Indian Navy

7/7: The ship is currently under the command of Captain S.S. Karnik, leading its operations during the visit to Mauritius./ Image: Indian Navy

Published December 29th, 2023 at 14:00 IST