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CG ship Shaunak enters Yokohama port

Press Trust of India  |  Visakhapatnam 

Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Shaunak', which sailed from Brunei on January 12, entered the Yokohama Port in Japan on Monday, covering a distance of approximately 4,300 km, the CG said Wednesday.

The Visakhapatnam-based ship is on a goodwill visit to Asia Pacific countries to strengthen International Co-operation for coast guard relevant issues, according to a release from Coast Guard Commander (Eastern Seaboard) here.

On arrival at Yokohama, the ship was extended a traditional reception by the Japanese Coast Guard's musical band.

The Indian and Japanese Coast Guard had earlier signed a Memorandum of Understanding for establishment of a collaborative relationship to combat crimes at sea and develop regional co-operation among the forces.

Since then, high level meetings and goodwill visit by respective coast guard ships are being undertaken. alternatively.

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First Published: Wed, January 23 2019. 22:00 IST