ITS Andrea Doria Heads to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

After passing through the Suez Canal, and meeting Italian ship Esploratore, (commanded by LT Gianpaolo Misseritti) – one of the patrol boats belonging to the Tenth Naval Coastal Group based in Sharm El Sheikh – Destroyer Andrea Doria sailed south, towards the biggest port of the Red Sea, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

 

During the short technical and operational stop, the unit received onboard the Deputy Italian General Consul Dr. Nocera, accompanied by the commercial attaché Dr. Catania and representatives of the Italian consulate.

ITS Andrea Doria is now heading to Djibouti where, from next 6th of August, will be Task Force 465 Flagship, in the anti-piracy mission ATALANTA led by Rear Admiral (LH) Guido Rando.

Press Release, August 05, 2014; Image: Italian Navy

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