Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Makes Port Call in Equatorial Guinea

A detachment of ships and vessels of the Northern Fleet, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Gulf of Guinea, made a business call at the port of Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea. The crews of the large anti-submarine ship “Vice-Admiral Kulakov”, the medium sea tanker “Akademik Pashin” and the rescue tugboat “Altai” will replenish their supplies of water, fuel and food within a few days. The exit of sailors to the city is not panned due to the difficult epidemic situation.

In the Gulf of Guinea of ​​the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the African continent, Russian sailors ensure the safety of civilian navigation. They use carrier-based aircraft to monitor the surface situation. Last week, the Severomors conducted an exercise to free a civil ship conditionally seized by pirates and practiced firing at surface targets with naval artillery and anti-aircraft missiles.

The Severomors took up anti-piracy watch in early October. In addition to the fight against piracy, the crews of the VPK “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” and support vessels prepared to provide possible assistance to sailors in distress in the ocean.

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