Dan Mihaescu

Over 1,000 sailors, nine vessels taking part in most important NATO exercise in Dobrogea

Over 1,000 sailors and nine vessels of the Romanian Navy (FNR) and NATO allies are taking part, October 21-27, in FALL STORM 19, one of the most important exercises organised in Dobrogea and the Black Sea. According to the Navy Defence Staff, the Standing NATO Maritime Counter Measures Group 2, where Romania participates with DM25 - Lt.

Dancila, in PSD's CExN meeting beginning: We won't leave governance; I won't resign

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will not leave the governance, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Saturday, in the beginning of the PSD National Executive Committee (CExN) meeting. The PSD leader announced that one of the main points on the CExN meeting agenda is concerned with the governance. "You very well know the current situation.

'Carpathian Pumas' airlift helicopter detachment departing for UN mission to Mali

The Ministry of National Defense is making every effort for the highly trained personnel of the Romanian Air Force to be equipped with modern hardware, said Defense Minister Gabriel Les, attending on Monday the departure ceremony of the 'Carpathian Pumas' airlift helicopter detachment for a UN mission to Mali.

Military divers from five countries to train in Eurasian Partnership MCM Dive 19 multinational exercise

More than 90 military divers from five NATO or Partnership for Peace (PfP) member countries will participate in the 10th edition of the Eurasian Partnership MCM Dive 19 taking place July 22 - 26 in Romania's Black Sea territorial waters, the Navy General Staff (SMFN) informs in a release.

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.

DefMin Fifor says Black Sea region faces Russia's aggressive intention to militarise it

Romanian Defence Minister Mihai Fifor said on Friday during a visit to the 57th Mihai Kogalniceanu Air Base that the region finds itself in a "complex security situation" amidst "the aggressive attitude of the Russian Federation displayed in its intention of militarising the Black Sea and by increasing the military forces in the region and the deployment of new capabilities.'

Romanian sailor kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coasts is marine chief engineer from Constanta

One of the 12 sailors kidnapped Saturday morning on board of the Swiss Glarus off the coast of Nigeria is the marine chief engineer of the ship, a 60-year-old man from Constanta, according to the leader of the Free Trade Union of Romania's Navigators, Adrian Mihalcioiu.

Regele Ferdinand frigate to participate in two Mediterranean Sea international missions

Regele Ferdinand frigate left the Constanta Port on Monday to represent the Romanian Navy in two international missions in the Mediterranean Sea, September 27 - October 24, in line with Romania's commitments to NATO partners, according to a press statement released by the Romanian Navy.

TransMin Sova signs contract of about 230 million lei to upgrade Constanta port infrastructure

Transport Minister Lucian Sova and Director General of the Constanta National Maritime Port Administration (CNAPM) Nicolae Dan Tivilichi signed a funding contract involving European funds worth almost 230 million lei for upgrading the Constanta port infrastructure, at the company's main offices on Friday.

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