President Mahinda Rajapaksa launched the 1st Maritime Research Vessel in Srilanka. The Samudrika RV is Maritime Research Vessel build at a cost of Rs. 300 Million with Modern Technologies, Equipments and a Laboratory to collect Maritime data.
The “Samudrika RV” Maritime Research Vessel would is 25 Meters in length and 6.5 Meters in Width and accomadate 7 researchers at any given time. Which do capable to collect ocean based date in Island wide.