Canadian and Spanish navy ships called at the port of Odesa

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Published on Monday, 01 April 2019 11:27
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On April 1, the frigate of the Royal Canadian Navy Toronto and the frigate of the Spanish Navy Santa Maria entered the harbor waters of Odesa Sea port. Both ships are included to the second permanent naval group of NATO (SNMG2). Besides them, there are the Netherlands Navy destroyer Evertsen, the Turkish frigate Gelibolu and the French Navy auxiliary ship Var. The group sailed into the Black Sea on March 28. To Odesa the ships arrived after patrolling the Black Sea.


Canadian and Spanish frigates are moored to berths No. 18-19 of the passenger terminal of Odesa Sea Port. While in port, meetings with servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, representatives of local authorities are scheduled. On April 1, the ships will be open to the public: Toronto - from 13:00 to 17:00; Santa Maria - from 16:00 to 19:00.


NATO ships are reported to take part in the Sea Shield exercises along with the ships of the naval forces of Ukraine and Georgia.


Reference. The frigate of the Royal Canadian Navy Toronto, displacement of 3,875 tons. Armament, the Harpoon anti-ship missiles (2 launchers), two torpedo tubes, the Sea Sparrow SAM, 57- mm cannon. Helicopter.


The frigate of the Spanish Navy Santa Maria, displacement - 3,610 tons. Armament, the Harpoon anti-ship missiles, SAM-SM-1, torpedo tubes Mk 32. Air warfare group, 1-2 helicopters.


Press Service of Odesa Sea Port Authority


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