USS McFaul Arrives in Lisbon

USS McFaul (DDG 74) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, Oct. 20, 2017, for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Portugal relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Europe. McFaul’s visit strengthens the enduring relationship between the two allied countries. These types of visits demonstrate commitment to regional stability and maritime security in this vital region…

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PLA Navy training ship visits Portugal

The training ship Qi Jiguang (Hull 83) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy docked in Lisbon, capital of Portugal, on Monday morning for a four-day goodwill visit. More than 200 people, including Chinese Ambassador to Portugal Cai Run and staff members from the Chinese Embassy in Portugal, as well as representatives of China-funded institutions, overseas Chinese and Chinese…

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NRP Corte Real Returned From FOST

Google Translation The mission began on August 21 and ended today, September 30, with the OST participation period from August 28 to September 28. The OST consists of an intensive operational training period, under the aegis of the British Navy’s “Flag Officer Sea Trainig (FOST)”, designed to train the ship across the spectrum and environments of Naval Operations, maximizing its…

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EUROMARFOR Change of Command in Lisbon

Google Translation On 19 September 2017, the Vice-admiral Jean-Philippe Rolland, admiral commanding the Naval Action Force , visited Lisbon, Portugal to attend the change of command ceremony EUROMARFOR ( Maritime European Union) . Vice-Admiral Marzano, commander of the Italian naval squadron (CINCNAV), forwarded the command of this force to Vice-Admiral Gouveia e Melo, Naval Commander of the Portuguese Navy (COMNAV).…

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Training ship Perekop of the Baltic Fleet arrived in Kronstadt after a distant cruise

The training ship Perekop of the Baltic Fleet after the inter-base passage from Baltiysk arrived at her permanent stationing point – the port of Kronstadt of the Leningrad Naval Base. The distant sea cruise of the training ship is held as part of the cadet seamanship of higher naval institutions of the Russian Ministry of Defence. On her board, cadets…

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NRP Tejos Returns from Operation Sophia

Google Translation In total, the vessel sailed 759 hours and traveled more than 8000 nautical miles, of which 504 hours and about 5,200 nautical miles in the area of ​​operations. Of the 49 days of patrolling in Italian territorial waters, NRP Tejo participated in the interception of 3 sailboats, making a total of about 140 migrants saved at sea, with the…

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