Friday, April 20, 2012

SNMCMG2 in Valletta Port

NATO's Mine Countermeasure Group 2 (SNMCMG2) has sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this morning on a four-day visit. 

The group consists of: the Turkish Navy TCG Sokullu Mehmet Pahsa (A 577) - flagship and TCG Akcakoca (M 268), the Royal Navy HMS Ledbury (M 30), the Spanish Navy SPS Turia (M 36), the German Navy FGS Sulzbach-Rosenberg (M 1062) and the Italian Navy ITS Alghero (M 5556)

SNMCMG2 is currently under the command of Captain Abdulhamit Sener from Turkish Navy.

The vessels are currently berthing alongside at Pinto-3 and Pinto-4/5 wharves, and they are scheduled to sail from Valletta Port on Monday, 23rd April, at 0600LT.