The giant San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, USS New Orleans, was host to dignitaries and VIPS on the evening of Tuesday the 10th of January while berthed in the Mina Zayed.
The visitors to the vessel included the Michael H. Corbin, Ambassador of the US to the UAE and Tony Douglas CEO, ADPC.
Guests were treated to a guided tour of the ship and speeches from the Ambassador and Captain of USS New Orleans.
The USS New Orleans was in port for routine maintenance.
Naval Today Staff , January 12, 2012; Image: adpc