Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS De Zeven Provincien in Valletta Port

The Royal Netherlands Navy De Zeven Provincien-class frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provincien (F 802) has sailed into Valletta Port (for the second time in 2015) this morning on a courtesy visit and to disembark the Armed Forces of Malta's Special Duties Enhanced Boarding Team (SDEBT), consisting of three officers and 19 other ranks, picked up during her visit on May 11th. The Dutch frigate has just completed a three-month assignment with the E.U. Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta. 

The Dutch frigate is presently berthing alongside at Pinto-3 wharf. She's has on board an NH-90 NFH helicopter, serial N-233. HNLMS De Zeven Provincien is expected to sail from Malta on Saturday, August 30th. (27-Aug-2014)