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The Sri Lanka Navy's passenger craft "Princess of Lanka" set sail on a new journey at the launching of “whale watching project” venture since 30 January 2011 at port of Galle. The Princess of Lanka passenger vessel played a pivotal role in ferrying thousands of security forces personnel, civilians and goods between Trincomalee , Kankesanthurai ports and Thalai Mannar till the main land supply routes were cleared and restored after the dawn of peace. "The passenger craft Princess of Lanka" utilized for whale watching/sea cruises under the auspices of Jet liner nautical enterprise will chart the waters as a recreational cruise ship whilst witnessing the beauty of Sri Lankan territorial waters in Indian ocean where passengers will have a rare opportunity of close encounter with the largest living mammals and spinning dolphins with luxury and comfort. The ship is redressed and equipped to cater to the needs of the new clientele and is manned by a well disciplined and highly trained professional naval crew who are in par with the best in the hospitality industry. The cruises are scheduled to operate from Galle and Trincomalee during the period of month of November to April and month of May to October respectively. The list of packages offered by the whale watching project and the procedure of booking are in this site. The Platform Length: 40M Breadth: 10.1m Draught: FWD 1.8m AFT: 1.6m Speed: 31 Knots Princess of Lanka - Cruising Speed: 28 – 30 Knots Max Power Output: 2000 kW/2682.04HP Engine Type: MTU 16V 396 TE 74L - Life Raft Details (50 personnel x 8): For 400 personnel Upper Saloon Seating Capacity: 24 Lower salon seating capacity: 276 Services : Snacks & Refreshments Will be served onboard free of charge. Beverages Beverages can be purchased from mini bar counter at viewing gallery area. Audio & Video Ship is equipped with live broadcast camera system which is capable of capturing tranquil and stunning surrounding sceneries whilst cruising. Medical Team Service of well trained professional medical team onboard. Life Saving Team Well equipped professional life saving and diving team onboard. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
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