Admiral Gorshkov Task Group Visiting Cape Verde

July 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships and support vessels for the Northern Fleet as part of the lead frigate of the project 22350 “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov”, the rescue tug Nikolay Chiker and the multifunction support vessel Elbrus complete the transatlantic transition. A few days from the Caribbean, ships and ships reached the Cape Verde Islands, located 600 kilometers west of the African coast.

Tomorrow the frigate Admiral Gorshkov and support vessels will make a business call to the capital of the Republic of Cape Verde, the port of Praia. Meanwhile, the average offshore tanker Kama, which provided the detachment with fuel, water and food during a round-the-world voyage, followed the coast of Europe.

The long march of a detachment of ships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet continues from February 26. During this time, the North Sea countries covered more than 30,000 nautical miles, made business visits to the ports of Djibouti, Sri Lanka, China, Ecuador, Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago, passed through the Suez and Panama canals and crossed the equator in the eastern Pacific Ocean.