Offshore Patrol Vessel P 627 Arrives at Port of Manila
The Offshore Patrol Vessel P 627 of Sri Lanka Navy, which set sail for her home bound journey from Seattle, United States on 03rd September 2022, called at the Port of Manila in the Philippines on 12th October 2022. Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of the Philippines, Mrs Shobini Gunasekera was also present on this occasion to welcome the ship.
After having called at the Port Apra in Guam, United States, P 627 commenced her remaining leg of the voyage from there on 05th October and arrived in the Philippines today for replenishment and services, having covered a passage of about 1800 nautical miles (3333 km).
When the ship arrived at the Port of Manila, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of the Philippines, Mrs Shobini Gunasekera was also present to welcome the ship. She also exchanged a few ideas with the Commanding Officer of P 627, Captain Lanka Dissanayake.
During this long sea voyage, P 627 has thus far sailed about 7700 nautical miles (14260 km) in 41 days in the Pacific Ocean. Meanwhile, P 627 is scheduled to arrive at the Port of Colombo in the first week of November 2022, after one more port call at Changi in Singapore.