Navy’s 44th fleet ties up at Tanzania

TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – The 44th Fleet of Army’s Navy moored at Dar es Salaam port on Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coast on Saturday morning.

Navy’s 44th Fleet, consisting of Alvand and Bushehr logistical destroyers, had left Bushehr to explore uncharted waters in Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb on October 05.

In addition to protect naval routes and provide security for merchant vessels and tankers in areas threatened by pirates, the flotilla of Iran’s Navy, while carrying message of peace and friendship, docked at Dar es Salaam port of Tanzania on Saturday morning aiming to strengthen friendly ties and diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Tanzania as well as to develop maritime interactions of the two sides.

Accordingly, the 44th flotilla of Navy is scheduled to stay in Tanzania for three days before departing for South Africa.

It is worth mentioning that the 30th and 38th fleets of the Iranian Navy had tied at Dar es Salaam port in the African country during their missions.

Iran’s Navy has managed to foil several attacks on both Iranian and foreign tankers during its missions in international waters.


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