RFS Admiral Essen Visited Messina for 110th Anniversary of Earthquake/Tsunami

September 25, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Frigate of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Admiral Essen completed the business call at the port of Messina on the island of Sicily (Italy) and continued its tasks in the Mediterranean. During the stay of the frigate “Admiral Essen” in the Italian city, the crew of the ship visited a monument to Russian sailors and local historical attractions of Messina. The visit of the Russian ship to the Italian port was timed to coincide with the 110th anniversary of the devastating earthquake and…

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Operation Sophia Change of Command in Messina

Google Translation On the 29th of December, in the port of Messina, on board of Nave RIZZO, the rotation ceremony of the Tactical Commander of the Safe Sea Operation took place. The event, in the presence of the Commander in Chief of the Naval Squadron, Admiral of Squadra Donato Marzano, sanctioned the passage of the device command from Rear Admiral Davide Berna, Commander of the Mine and Hydrographic Countermeasure Forces, to the Admiral of Division Aurelio De Carolis , Commander of the Second Naval Division. At the same time, Nave…

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