Official Greek Statement on Iranian Kidnapping of Tankers

Upon instructions from the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias, the Ministry’s Secretary General, Themistoklis Demiris, made a short while ago a strong-worded demarche to the Iranian Ambassador in Athens to protest the violent seizure of two Greek-flagged ships in the Gulf. The aforementioned actions are essentially tantamount to acts of piracy. The Secretary General condemned in the strongest terms…

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China, Iran and Russia Hold Second Joint Naval Exercise

According to the consensus of the armed forces of China, Iran and Russia, the navies of the three countries held their second joint maritime exercise in the Gulf of Oman from January 18 to 20, 2022. China sent the guided-missile destroyer Urumqi, the comprehensive supply ship Taihu, ship-borne helicopters and 40 members of the Marine Corps of the PLA Navy…

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Kapitan Guriev Returned to Novorossiysk from Iran

Rescue tugboat (sb) “Kapitan Guriev” from the squadron of the rescue vessels of the Novorossiysk naval base of the Black Sea Fleet returned to the base after completing missions in the Indian Ocean. The crew of the tug ensured the participation of the combined team of the Navy in the international diving all-around competition “Depth-2021”, which was held in the…

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Ships Depart Bandar Anzali for Sea Cup August 22

The crews of the ships of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia participating in the Sea Cup competition of the International Army Games 2021 left the port of Bandar Anzali of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Caspian Sea to inspect the area where the first stage of maritime training will be held. The chief judges from each national team…

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Russian Navy Ships in Iran for Sea Cup ArMI-2021

August 19, 2021 – Today, a detachment of ships of the Caspian Flotilla consisting of the rescue tugboat SB-738, small artillery ships “Astrakhan” and “Makhachkala” arrived in the port of Bandar-Anzali of the Islamic Republic of Iran, located on the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, to participate in the international competition “Sea Cup” ArMI-2021. In the territorial waters of…

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Two Caspian Flotilla Corvettes Taking Part in 2021 Army International Games in Iran

In Dagestan, at the base of the Caspian Flotilla, the crews of the small artillery ships Makhachkala and Astrakhan began intensive preparations for the Sea Cup competition of the 2021 Army International Games. Every day on special simulators of the training complex “Caspian” sailors improve the skills of fighting for the survivability of the ship. The personnel of emergency parties…

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