ESPS Galicia’s Commander Visits Omani Navy Officials

On Sunday 2 August 2015, the Commanding Officer of ESPS Galicia, Captain Rafael Fernandez-Pintado, met officers from the Royal Navy of Oman during the Spanish warship’s port visit to Salalah.

Captain Fernandez-Pintado was hosted by the Chief of the Royal Navy of Oman Naval Base, and during the visit both discussed the on-going counter-piracy operations and potential future training opportunities between Operation Atalanta and Royal Navy of Oman warships.

Before he departed the Naval Base, Captain Fernandez-Pintado signed the Royal Navy of Oman’s ‘Book of Honour’ and gifts were also exchanged. He thanked the Royal Navy of Oman for their assistance to Operation Atalanta warships when they are along side in Omani ports.

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