Combat Readiness of Novorossiysk Unaffected by Storm

In connection with the sharp increase in wind, stormy weather and sea waves at the point of basing of the ships of the Black Sea Fleet in the Novorossiysk area, the fleet command took additional measures to prevent the possible consequences of the disaster, and also took measures to ensure the safe parking of ship forces.

On the ships and auxiliary vessels of the Novorossiysk Naval Base (VMB), additional mooring ends were established, the duty and watch service was strengthened, the ships were sealed and the upper decks were fixed on storm equipment. The means of struggle for survivability are tested and ready for use, emergency batches are put on high alert.

Taking into account the strength and direction of the wind, the conditions for parking ships at mooring facilities have been changed, duty tugs have been appointed and are ready for immediate work.

The sharp deterioration of weather conditions did not affect the level of combat readiness of formations and military units of the Novorossiysk Navy, the duty forces of the Black Sea Fleet association serve in the normal mode.

In the area of Novorossiysk during the past day, the north-east wind was preserved, the gusts of which reached more than 20 m / s, in some places up to 30 m/s.

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