The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence Opens the Bids for a Multi-patrol Vessel

The replies of states sent following a request by the Ministry of Defense to submit a proposal on the project to acquire two multi-functional modular patrol vessels for the Navy will be opened on Monday, April 22, in the Solemn Hall of the Ministry of Defense at 10.00.

Romanian Navy Commander Mirsu opens Poseidon 19 NATO multinational exercise

Romania's Chief of Staff of Navy Staff (SMFN) Alexandru Mirsu said in Constanta Port on Friday that besides enhancing interoperability, Poseidon 19 demonstrates that Black Sea navigation is free, safe and open to commercial routes in accordance with international regulations.

USS McFaul pulls into Limassol harbor

US Navy destroyer USS McFaul has pulled into Limassol harbor while on a regularly-scheduled deployment to conduct maritime security operations in the region.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG-74) arrived in Limassol on Wednesday for a scheduled port visit, according to US Navy sources.

DefMin Les: Strengthening Romania's profile as NATO, EU regional security, stability pillar - a major MApN goal

Strengthening Romania's profile as a regional pillar of security and stability inside NATO and the European Union is a steady goal of the Ministry of National Defense (MApN), Minister in charge Gabriel Les said at the 2018 stocktaking meeting of the Navy General Staff.

Albanian navy extends help for EU's maritime border mission

Albania's Defense Ministry has extended for a year its navy's participation in the search-and-rescue operations of European Union border control force Frontex.

Defense Minister Olta Xhacka on Wednesday said the mission, mainly in the Aegean Sea, will continue in 2019. Albania's navy contributes one warship to the operations.

Kammenos calls on wealthy Greeks to bankroll frigate purchase

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Thursday called on wealthy Greeks to contribute financially for the purchase of new frigates for the Navy, by donating into a special bank account set to open next year.

He said the action is part of an effort in 2019 to boost the capacity of the Hellenic Navy, adding that the state will contribute.