After Refused Entry to Ceuta, Russian Ships Accepted in Algiers

August 23, 2021 – Today, a detachment of ships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Mediterranean Sea, made a business call to the port city of Algiers – the capital of the state of the same name in North Africa.

The detachment includes a large anti-submarine ship “Vice-Admiral Kulakov”, a rescue and tug vessel “Altai” and a medium sea tanker “Akademik Pashin”.

The program of business calls of Russian ships provides for a number of protocol events with the participation of the command of the detachment of ships and the command of the Central Naval Region of the Algerian Navy.

It is planned that the Russian ship will be visited by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria.

During the stay in a foreign port, a large anti-submarine ship and support vessels of the Northern Fleet will replenish fresh water and food supplies, sailors will be given time to rest.

The business call of the northern fleet detachment to Algeria will last until Wednesday.

From the main base of the Northern Fleet of the city of Severomorsk, “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” left on June 28. Its crew took part in the Main Naval Parade, and after its completion worked out individual episodes of practical actions in the Atlantic Ocean during the command and staff training on the management of forces and troops of the Northern Fleet.

During the long voyage, the crew of the Russian large anti-submarine ship has already overcome more than 9.5 thousand nautical miles.

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