Russian Vessels at Piraeus Port

Three Russian Navy vessels were expected to arrive in the port of Piraeus today January 9 on a courtesy visit. The oiler “Sergey Osipov” and the “Nikolay Chiker” salvage tug will be in Piraeus between January 9 and 12, while the “Admiral Levchenko” torpedo boat, with the North Sea Fleet deputy commander vice-admiral Aleksandr Fedotenkov on board, will remain in Piraeus from January 12 to15. While docked at the port, the Russian warships will be open to the public on January 11 and 13. The vessels are accompanying the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” in the Russian air and naval exercises being conducted south of the Greek islands of Rhodes and Crete.