USNS Carson City Concludes 2019 APS Deployment

August 21, 2019 – USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) concluded her 2019 Africa Partnership Station (APS) deployment following the ship’s return to Rota, Spain, Aug. 17. During the six-week deployment to the Gulf of Guinea, Sailors and international partners from Spain, Portugal, and Italy worked alongside five African partner nations to conduct small boat maintenance, maritime law enforcement engagements, and medical and community relations outreach in the region. Carson City completed six successful port visits: Dakar, Senegal; Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; Sekondi and Tema, Ghana; Lagos, Nigeria; and Mindelo, Cabo Verde.…

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Ocean Patrol Ship “Araguari” Exercises with Cape Verde Navy

February 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – On February 12, the “Patriotic Oceanic Ship” (NPaOc) “Araguari” carried out exercises with the “Guardian” Patrol Ship of the Cape Verde Navy, on the occasion of Obango Express 2019 , an international joint operation with the participation of 29 countries on the African coast. Anti-piracy exercises were carried out, as well as leap frog and light line , with approach between ships and passage of cables. The activities had as objective the training of the crews and the partnership between the Marinhas do Brasil…

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