NATO ships arrived in Ukrainian port of Odessa

Photo by Ukrainian Navy Command
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Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2, featuring the DUNCAN (the United Kingdom) and YILDIRІM (Turkey) arrived in Odesa port.

Vice Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, the Ukrainian Navy Commander, welcomed Commodore James Morley and vessels commanders. The parties held discussions and stressed the importance of the development of cooperation to strengthen maritime security in the region.

The vessels crews will undergo joint training and on July 25 from 02:00 to 05:00 p.m. will host Odesa citizens and guests.

It is expected that after visit SNMG2 vessels and Ukrainian Navy ships will have PASSEX training.

Photo by Ukrainian Navy Command
Photo by Ukrainian Navy Command

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