Spanish Naval ship on Mumbai visit
Spanish Navy ship ‘Mendez Nunez’ (Frigate)
Spanish Navy ship ‘Mendez Nunez’ (Frigate) with a crew of 30 officers and 135 sailors is on Mumbai visit from May 18 to 23.
The ship is on Overseas Deployment, and is docked at the Mumbai Port Trust, a defence press note said Saturday.
The Commanding Officer of ‘Mendez Nunez’ will interact with Rear Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, Flag Officer Commanding, Maharashtra Naval Area, during its stay, it said.
According to the communique, Indian Naval Ships (INS) and submarines have been visiting Spanish ports during overseas deployments. The visit by the Spanish Navy ship to Mumbai would further strengthen the existing bonds between the two navies, it stated.