Nave Borsini's engagement in Operation Gabinia ended

(To Marina Militare)

After just over two months of activity in the Gulf of Guinea, in Operation Gabinia, Nave Borsini, last July 2, he returned to Augusta.

Leaving on 27 April, the unit patrolled and monitored the waters of the Atlantic Ocean: its objective was to combat the phenomenon of piracy, support national policies in the area and naval diplomacy.

There were many meetings between the commander of Nave Borsini and representatives of foreign Navies, including the one with the navy ship commander Ivorian during the stop in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and the deputy commander of the naval base of Dakar (Senegal).

Among the important tasks performed by Nave Borsini, the support to the floating oil unit owned by ENI, FPSO Firenze, during the final phase of its transfer to the territorial waters of the Ivory Coast.

With the use of the offshore patrol vessel in the Gulf of Guinea, the Italian Navy has continued to ensure its presence and surveillance in one of the areas internationally considered very dangerous due to the number of attacks and piracy incidents against vessels and crews in transit.