Mangaluru: INS Kolkata reached New Mangalore Port (NMP) on Monday carrying 40 MT of medical oxygen filled in ISO tanks from Kuwait.
It also carried five tonnes of oxygen cylinders and four high flow oxygen concentrators. The vessel arrived at berth number 7 and the work of unloading the tanks is in progress, according to NMP sources. The distribution of the oxygen will be decided by the State Government. As part of the Samudra Setu-II, the Indian Naval ship had recently reached Port Shuwaikh in Kuwait to get liquid medical oxygen and other medical items to India.
Earlier, ‘INS Talwar,’ carrying 40 Metric Tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen filled in ISO cryogenic containers had arrived at the NMP on May 6.