INS Talwar arrives at New Mangalore port in Karnataka with 40 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen
Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya has said that INS Talwar, with 40 tonne Liquid Medical Oxygen has reached New Mangalore Port in Karnataka.
The 40 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen filled in cryogenic containers was donated by Bahrain. In a tweet, Mr Mandaviya said, New Mangalore Port is handling the Oxygen cargo on priority basis.
To support nation’s fight against COVID-19 and as a part of operation ‘Samudra Setu 2’, seven Indian Naval ships including Kolkata, Kochi, Talwar, Tabar, Trikand, Jalashwa and Airavat have been deployed for shipment of liquid medical oxygen-filled cryogenic containers and associated medical equipment from various countries.