The Royal Netherlands Navy Rotterdam class amphibious transport dock (LPD) HNLMS Rotterdam (L 800) has sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this evening of a courtesy visit. She has a Royal Netherlands AF EurocopterAS-532U2 Cougar Mk.2 helicopter on board, serial S-419.
HNLMS Rotterdam is currently deployed in the Mediterranean and assigned to E.U. Naval Force Mediterranean (Operation Sofia).
The Royal Netherlands LPD is presently berthing alongside at Pinto-4/5 Wharf and she's scheduled to sail from Valletta Port on Sunday, Nov. 13th (8-Nov-2016)