PF Task Unit Heads for Seychelles


Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev attending the international anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden has finished escorting of the sixth convoy and, having replenished water and fuel supplies from tanker Boris Butoma, laid a course for the Seychelles.

PF mariners will call at the capital city of Seychelles – port of Victoria – on Dec 19. During the visit to Seychelles, Russian sailors will have a rest and meet with city authorities, Russian diplomatic corps, local military authorities, and representatives of Russian diaspora.

When the visit is over, the Russian task unit will continue patrol in the Indian Ocean.

This is the sixth PF task unit formed in Aug 2011 to perform anti-piracy activities.

Naval Today Staff , December 19, 2011