Image of the Day: HNLMS Zeeland Arrives in Aruba


The Royal Netherlands’ Navy Holland-class offshore patrol vessel HNLMS Zeeland entering Aruba mid March.


Built at the Damen Schelde shipyard in Vlissingen, HNLMS Zeeland is a new addition to Dutch Navy’s fleet, commissioned in August 2013. The vessel is deployed to the Caribbean Sea since February, to aid to counter-smuggling operations together with US Coast Guard’s Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squardron (HITRON) embarked.

Naval Today Staff, March 18, 2014; Image: Dutch Navy