Tanker Kama of RF Navy's Northern Fleet returns from long-range trip
The medium sea tanker Kama of the Northern Fleet, which for several months was supporting the long-range cruise of the major ASW ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov, returns to the base, says press center of RF Defence Ministry. On 27 November, the crew will be met in Murmansk by the Command of the NF Auxiliary Fleet, relatives and friends of seamen.
On their professional holiday – the Marine Day – the Northern Fleet Marines of an anti-terrorist shipborne group tasked during the distant cruise – will arrive in the base, too.
During the tanker Kama’s sailing in the Aden Gulf waters, Red Sea, Northern and Mediterranean Seas, her crew carried out several fuel and water supplies of the MASWS Vice-Admiral Kulakov on the move, in drift and during anchor stays. During the whole cruise, the seamen were provided with a reserve of fresh water, fuel and food.
Making the distant trip, the crew of the tanker Kama successfully coped with all the assigned tasks and covered more than 17 thousand nautical miles.