ITS Carlo Margottini Makes Port Call to Dammam, Saudi Arabia

February 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – From today until 25 February the European Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) Carlo Margottini will be parked in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, the fourth leg of the naval campaign in the Middle East and the Arabian Sea (MOMA) which sees the Naval unit of the Marina Militare carry out activities of presence and surveillance in the area, to protect the lines of maritime traffic of national interest. The campaign is also part of the activities carried out in the field of international cooperation and dialogue between the…

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Italian Navy Suffers an Accidental Death

January 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the afternoon of today, due to the complication of the general clinical conditions, the doctors of the civil hospital of Taranto have unfortunately noted the death of the first Marshal Gioacchino Verde, a non-commissioned officer of the Navy. Marshal Verde, an experienced coachman and ship’s boat, had been involved in an accident on the Bergamini frigate on January 12th, following the breaking of a cable during the mooring phase of the Naval unit at the Mar Grande Naval Station of Taranto , for…

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