PASSING OUT OF MARINE ENGINEERING SPECIALISATION COURSE

A total of 60 officers, including five from the Coast Guard and 13 from friendly foreign navies, passed out from the portals of INS Shivaji on 29 Dec 18, after successful completion of 79 weeks of Marine Engineering Specialisation Course (MESC). Rear Admiral K Swaminathan, VSM, Chief Staff Officer (Training), Southern Naval Command was the Chief Guest for the Passing Out Parade. The ‘Hammer’ for the ‘Best All-round Officer’ was awarded to SLt Praveen Singh Kanyal. Lt Cdr Md Imran Khaled from the Bangladesh Navy, and SLt V Manoj stood first and second respectively in the ‘Overall Order of Academic Merit’.