RF Navy’s cruiser Marshal Ustinov completes business call to Cyprus
The crew of the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, performing the tasks of a long voyage, completed a business call to the port of Limassol (Republic of Cyprus) and entered the Mediterranean Sea. The ship headed west, where the Vyazma tanker and the rescue tug SB-406 await him, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.
The stay of the Russian cruiser in Cyprus lasted from October 14. His crew replenished fuel, water and food supplies to established standards. Also, the sailors rested on the beach and visited the sights of Cyprus.
In the near future, the cruiser will continue to carry out the tasks according to the long voyage plan in the Mediterranean Sea, and in the future will make the transition to the Atlantic.
The missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov entered the Mediterranean on August 22. Northern Fleet servicemen conducted a series of exercises and visited Algeria, Egypt, Turkey, and support vessels also made business calls to Cyprus and Greece.
On July 3, the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov left Severomorsk to take part in the Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg. After the parade, its crew took part in Ocean Shield 2019 Navy training.
Since leaving the base, the ship has covered about 17,000 nautical miles.