RFS Severomorsk Visits Victoria, Seychelles

October 29, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the crew of the large anti-submarine ship of the Northern Fleet “Severomorsk”, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Indian Ocean, arrived in the port of Victoria of the Seychelles. This is already the second business trip of the North Sea to the Seychelles during this campaign, the previous one was in early October.

In the current business visit, the crew of the Severomorsk BOD will replenish stocks of fuel, food and fresh water. Also planned are the descents of sailors, free from watch and ship works, to visit the capital of the Seychelles.

The long-distance cruise of the ship continues from its exit from the main basing point –– Severomorsk on July 5, 2018.

BOD Severomorsk together with the Marshal Ustinov missile cruiser took part in the Main naval parade in the city of Kronstadt, and then in the inter-fleet exercises of the Russian Navy in the Baltic and Mediterranean seas.

In the Indian Ocean, the ship is operational from the second half of September.

To date, the ship has passed more than 21,000 nautical miles, completed a number of military-diplomatic missions, and visited ports: Algeria, Victoria, Pemba and Antsiranana.