September 8, 2018 (Google Translation) – In the Hero City of Novorossiysk, solemn events were held on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the formation of the Novorossiysk military naval base (NWMB).
On ships the solemn lifting of Andreevsky flags and flags of coloring took place, and solemn constructions were held in the units and formations, where the most distinguished servicemen were awarded diplomas, valuable gifts and departmental awards.
Novorossiysk naval base was established as part of the Black Sea Fleet on September 8, 1994 in accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation “On the formation of the Novorossiysk naval region and the creation of a system of naval forces in the Krasnodar Territory”.
The main tasks of the NLMB are: to assist the forces of the Southern Military District in the maritime sector, to protect the Russian state border in cooperation with border troops, to ensure the deployment of naval forces, and to provide military maritime transport.
Today, in Novorossiysk are deployed compounds that include modern submarines, anti-submarine and anti-mine craft, search and rescue and hydrographic vessels. The coastal component of the NWMB forces is represented by a rocket-artillery unit, marines and engineer troops.