Indian Naval Ship Shakti, a Fleet Tanker, has arrived at the Colombo Port this afternoon, with a shipment of medical grade oxygen ordered from the Indian government.
The Navy said the ship was carrying 90 tonnes of oxygen.
The vessel had left the Visakhapatnam Port, India, on the 19th of August.
Speaking to NewsRadio Navy Media Spokesman Captain Indika de Silva said the Sri Lanka Naval Ship Shakthi which left the port of Chennai, India, is due to reach the Colombo Port between 8-9 tonight.
The Navy said it will continue to assist in the service based on the requirement, without delay.