Indian naval ship Talwar makes port visit to Bahrain 18 Mar 2021 Created: 06:00 PM Last Updated: 06:03 PM Views: 1472 Manama, Mar. 18 (BNA): Indian Naval Ship (INS) Talwar (F40) made a port call at Mina Salman from March 15 to March 17. In the framework of the deep-rooted friendly ties, multi-faceted and growing cooperation between India and the Kingdom of Bahrain, this visit by INS Talwar provided a boost to the friendly relations. The ship during its stay at the Port followed all laid down COVID protocols and utilised the time for maintenance and training. The ship’s Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team interacted with US Coast Guard Maritime Engagement team (under USN NAVCENT) and visited the ‘Ship-in-a-Box’ facility wherein it exchanged best practices with the professionals from US Coast Guard. India’s Ambassador to Bahrain Piyush Srivastava paid a visit to the Indian ship and lauded the dedication and professionalism of team ‘Talwar’ whilst undertaking Op Sankalp and had warm words of appreciation for assistance provided by her to MV Nayan at Sea. He also remarked that the presence of the ship in the Gulf region provides reassurance to the maritime community.