Spanish Navy’s Vessel Makes 70 Friendly Approaches off Somalia

first_img During her 4 month deployment with Operation Atalanta, Spanish warship, ESPS Infanta Cristina, performed more than 70 friendly approaches along the coast of Somalia and the Indian Ocean.Spanish sailors and marines met local seafarers and spoke about the role of the EU Naval Force to protect vessels and their crews from pirates. The sailors and marines also learned about the seafarers’ daily lives and challenges that they face at sea.The leader of the Spanish Marine team stated:During our deployment we met many locals at sea. They told us about their culture and traditions and we were able to explain how we have helped to keep the seas off the coast of Somalia safer.Image: EUNAVFOR View post tag: friendly July 7, 2015 View post tag: Spanish Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today Spanish Navy’s Vessel Makes 70 Friendly Approaches off Somalia Spanish Navy’s Vessel Makes 70 Friendly Approaches off Somalia View post tag: africa View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navycenter_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: vessel View post tag: 70 View post tag: Approaches Authorities View post tag: Somalia Share this articlelast_img

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