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The average sea tanker “Vyaz’ma” and rescue tug SB-406, providing a long March rocket cruiser “Marshal Ustinov” in the Mediterranean, made a routine visit to the port of Piraeus of the Republic of Greece. The main purpose of the visit of the Northern fleet – a demonstration of St. Andrew’s flag, promoting international cooperation and short-term stay of personnel on the shore.

Court will be in port 3 days. Their crews will visit Athens and see the sights of Athens, which became in the 20th century the suburbs of the Greek capital. Restocking is not planned. Earlier the court was replenished water, fuel and food during business calls at ports in Cyprus and Egypt, Limassol and Alexandria.

On completion of the business of call in Piraeus support vessels of the Northern fleet will continue to operate in the Eastern Mediterranean sea.

The average sea tanker “Vyaz’ma” and rescue tug SB-406 has entered the Mediterranean sea through the Strait of Gibraltar along with the missile cruiser “Marshal Ustinov” on August 22. They provide the long voyage of the cruiser since his release from Severomorsk on the Main naval parade on 3 July. During this period the crews of support ships along with warships successfully completed the objectives of the exercises of the Navy “Ocean shield-2019”, as well as several other exercises in the Atlantic and in the Mediterranean sea.

During the campaign of the court were about 14 thousand nautical miles.

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