October 5, 2022

Op Samudra Setu II: INS Tarkash brings Oxygen consignment from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

New Delhi. Indian Naval Ship Tarkash on her third trip as part of Operation Samudra Setu II (Oxygen Express) have brought in critical medical supplies from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.  

In continuation of “Oxygen Solidarity Bridge” to support India’s fight against COVID, Indian Naval Ships have been playing crucial role in transhipment of Oxygen and other medical supplies from various countries.  

INS Tarkash entered Al Shuwaikh Harbour, Kuwait on May 31 and embarked 785 oxygen cylinders. Later on, the ship embarked 300 oxygen cylinders from Ad Dammam Port, Saudi Arabia on June 1, and she entered Mumbai harbour with medical consignment on June 8 morning.  

Previously, INS Tarkash had brought in critical medical supplies comprising of four Cryogenic Oxygen Containers (20MT each), 982 oxygen cylinders in her two trips from Doha and Bahrain.

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