KALININGRAD, August 15. /TASS/. The Yaroslav Mudry (Yaroslav the Wise) patrol vessel, which is keeping the watch in the Gulf of Aden area, entered the Republic of the Sudan’s port for three-day anchorage, spokesman for the Baltic Fleet Roman Martov said on Wednesday.
"The Baltic Fleet’s Yaroslav Mudry patrol vessel, that is performing counter-piracy tasks in the Gulf of Aden area, entered the Red Sea and made a business call at the Sudan’s port," Martov reported.
At the port the seamen will replenish the ship’s water and food supplies, and part of the crew that is off the watch will come ashore. "The Russian navy sailors will also carry out the necessary maintenance check and overhaul of the ship during the three-day anchorage," the Baltic Fleet spokesman added.
The Yaroslav Mudry left the Baltiysk city naval harbor on April 15. The main tasks of the voyage are the demonstration of St. Andrew’s flag, the performance of tasks in accordance with the training plan and the provision of secure civil shipping in the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa area.