The Irish Naval Service Samuel Beckett-class offshore-patrol vessel LE James Joyce (P 62) has sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this morning on a courtesy visit.
The Irish OPV is currently deployed in the Mediterranean and assigned to E.U. Naval Force Mediterranean (Operation Sofia).
LE James Joyce is presently berthing alongside at Pinto-1/2 wharf and she's expected to sail from Valletta Port today after brief stay to take up stores and bunkers. (16-Jul-2016)