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Italian warship calls at Colombo Port

11 January 2017 - 101   - 0

The Italian Navy FREMM (European Multi-Mission Frigate) Carabiniere arrived at the Colombo Port today. Colombo is the second port visit of a four-months deployment of the vessel. It will call in several ports in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan and Singapore. 

ITS Carabiniere is an anti-submarine warship commissioned in April, 2015. It is fitted with latest generation platform and combat systems based on state-of-the-art military and civil standards. 

The ship's Commanding Officer, Commander Francesco Pagnotta held a press conference on board today speaking about the ship and her South-East Asia and Australia naval campaign. 

The ship will be bearthed at the Colombo Port till January 14. 

Pics by Indika Handuwala

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