INS Tarkash at Lagos, Nigeria

September 5, 2019 – As part of Indian Navy’s Overseas Deployment to Africa, Europe and Russia, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash made a port call at Lagos, Nigeria today, on 05 Sep 19 for a three day visit. The port call has been scheduled to celebrate the 60th anniversary of establishing of diplomatic relations between India and Nigeria. INS Tarkash, commanded by Captain Sathish Vasudev, is one of the most potent frontline frigates of the Indian Navy equipped with a versatile range of weapons and sensors. The ship is part of…

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USNS Carson City Concludes 2019 APS Deployment

August 21, 2019 – USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) concluded her 2019 Africa Partnership Station (APS) deployment following the ship’s return to Rota, Spain, Aug. 17. During the six-week deployment to the Gulf of Guinea, Sailors and international partners from Spain, Portugal, and Italy worked alongside five African partner nations to conduct small boat maintenance, maritime law enforcement engagements, and medical and community relations outreach in the region. Carson City completed six successful port visits: Dakar, Senegal; Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; Sekondi and Tema, Ghana; Lagos, Nigeria; and Mindelo, Cabo Verde.…

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USNS Carson City Arrives in Nigeria

July 30, 2019 – The Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) arrived in Lagos, Nigeria, July 27 for a scheduled port visit in support of its 2019 Africa Partnership Station deployment to the Gulf of Guinea. “Our team is excited to be here in Lagos,” said Cmdr. Tyrone Bruce, officer in charge of the military detachment aboard Carson City. “The scheduled engagements will provide opportunities to strengthen the relationship between our countries allowing us to achieve greater progress though partnership.” This is the fourth port visit…

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