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Two Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, “Suzunami” and “Kirisame” arrived at the Port of Trincomalee today on a goodwill and supply visit, navy headquarters said.

Commander 03rd Escort Division, Captain Junichi Shimo and ships' Commanding Officers, Commander Toshikuni Miyata and Commander Takayuki Kaseda paid a courtesy call on Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe at Command Headquarters in Trincomalee. They held cordial discussions and exchange mementos as a gesture of goodwill.

JS ‘Suzunami’, with a patrol helicopter onboard, is 151 meters in length and has a displacement of 4,650 tons. It has a complement of 180 Naval personnel onboard. JS “Kirisame”, with two patrol helicopters onboard, is 151 meters in length and has a displacement of 4,550 tons. It has a complement of 190 Naval personnel onboard.

The ships will stay in Sri Lanka until 22nd May and the ships' crews participate in a special programme organized by the Sri Lanka Navy during their stay in Sri Lanka.

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  • zara Tuesday, 21 May 2013 12:00 AM

    warships arrived Trinco port. why Hambanthota?????????????? via DM Android App

    ron Monday, 20 May 2013 10:42 PM

    That's to check the Whales .

    browncat Tuesday, 21 May 2013 01:22 AM

    trincomalee is not colombo...correct the heading

    Fayad Tuesday, 21 May 2013 02:41 AM

    For what ??

    Yuri Tuesday, 21 May 2013 03:23 AM

    Any Gift for Sri Lankan as usual ?

    Hong Kong John Tuesday, 21 May 2013 03:41 AM

    May be they lost their way!

    IOSirisena Tuesday, 21 May 2013 03:42 AM

    hope Disaster Management Center doesn't confuse "Suzunami" with Tsunami and send out false warnings.

    Chewing Gum Tuesday, 21 May 2013 04:17 AM

    Yes, they missed Hambantota by inches!

    Sunimal K Tuesday, 21 May 2013 04:56 AM

    Was this "Kirisami" name given by a Sri Lankan ?

    yamamoto Tuesday, 21 May 2013 11:09 AM

    this is Kirihami's second daughter


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