Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Italian Navy ITS San Giusto recalls at Valletta Port

The Italian Navy San Giorgio-class amphibious transport dock ITS San Giusto (L 9894) sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this afternoon on a courtesy visit. This is her second call in Valletta Port this year. She has an AgustaBell AB-212 helicopter on board, serial MM81090.

The Italian amphibian is currently deployed in the Mediterranean and is the flagship of the E.U.'s Naval Force Mediterranean (Operation Sofia). 

ITS San Giusto is presently berthing alongside at Pinto-3 wharf, and she's scheduled to sail from Valletta Port on Saturday, Jun. 3rd. (31-May-2017)