February 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – Russia’s newest warship, the Frigate Admiral of the Kasatonov Fleet, carrying out long-distance missions in the Mediterranean Sea, made a business visit to the Egyptian port of Alexandria in accordance with the plan of international military cooperation.
Together with the frigate, a rescue tug “Nikolai Chiker” arrived at the port.
The entry of the North Seamen to Egypt will last until February 18. During this time, the sailors will replenish the supply of water and food and rest a little.
Commanders of the detachment of ships, frigate and captain of the tugboat will make a number of protocol visits.
During the voyage in the Mediterranean Sea, the Russian ship made business visits to Algeria and Greece. Egypt became the third country in the region to have the newest frigate, for which the current long-distance voyage is the first in its history. The ship left the main base of the Northern Fleet – Severomorsk – December 30, 2020. Before the voyage, all sailors were vaccinated against coronavirus infection with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine.
During the campaign, the frigate “Admiral of the Casatons Fleet” passed about 10,000 nautical miles.