Milan-2018 ‘Friendship across the Seas’ Ships Open for visitors during Milan


Port Blair, Feb 28: The Andaman and Nicobar Command has been organizing a biennial get-together of foreign Navies at Port Blair called MILAN since 1995. The theme for ‘MILAN’ is ‘Friendship across the Seas’ and brings together Navies of Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean Region. The tenth edition of ‘MILAN’ is planned from 6th to 13th March 2018 at Port Blair. This edition will, for the first time, include Multilateral Exercise at Sea with an aim to enhance Regional Cooperation for Combating Unlawful Activities at Sea. An International Maritime Seminar, cultural and social exchanges, band concert, ship visit, sports fixtures and City parade are the highlights of MILAN-2018. The foreign naval ships from Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand would be participating in the event. The visiting ships would be open to public (only Indian nationals) on 8th March 2018 from 09.30 AM to 12.30 PM at Haddo jetty. The North Gate No. 1 is to be utilized for entry. Vehicle parking will be allowed outside North Gate.

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