Two Portuguese Navy Ships Visit São Tomé

Google Translation The two navy ships, the “Bérrio” refueling vessel and the “Zaire” patrol ship, who left Portugal on January 3 for a maritime training mission of the São Francisco Coast Guard, arrived in São Tomé on Monday. Upon the arrival of the Portuguese vessels, their commanders gave protocolary greetings to the Commander of the São Tomé and Príncipe Coast Guard (STP), the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Sao Tome and Principe, the Portuguese Ambassador to STP and to the Minister of National Defense and Internal Administration…

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NRP Bérrio and Zaire Deploying to Africa January 3rd

On 3 January, the ceremony for the start of the patrol vessel “Zaire” and the refueling vessel “Bérrio” will be held at the Lisbon Naval Base, in Alfeite, for a maritime training mission of the Sao Tome and Principe Coast Guard. The ceremony will be chaired by the Minister of National Defense, Professor Doctor Azeredo Lopes. The two ships will sail to the Gulf of Guinea with the mission of promoting the training project of the São Tomé and Príncipe Coast Guard and technical-military cooperation with the friendly countries of…

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NRP Douro Completes First Patrol

Google Translation After being considered ready on July 7, 2017, NRP Douro left Lisbon on July 28 to render the NRP Zaire, which secured the naval device in Madeira. During its commission, the NRP Douro maintained a constant and active presence in the maritime community of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, contributing to the maintenance of security and the inspection effort to the various maritime activities in the region. Being a versatile platform, the NRP Douro, together with elements of the Maritime Authority and the Rangers of the Institute of…

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