New Delhi. 19 June 2024. INS Sunayna, an Offshore Patrol Vessel based at Southern Naval Command, entered Port Victoria, Seychelles on 15 Jun 24 in the company of Seychelles Coast Guard Ship (SCGS) Zoroaster. Zoroaster had recently completed her short refit at Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE), India.

Upon arrival, INS Sunayna was warmly received by officials of Seychelles Coast Guard and Embassy of India. During the ship’s visit, personnel from Indian Navy and Seychelles Defence Forces will engage in official & social interactions and cross deck visits. The ship will undertake joint EEZ surveillance with the Seychelles Coast Guard during the deployment. The visit is aimed at further strengthening the camaraderie and mutual cooperation between Indian Navy and Seychelles Coast Guard in line with the vision of SAGAR (Security & Growth for All in the Region).