Pacific Fleet Unit Visits Seychelles for Anti-Piracy Campaign

first_img View post tag: visits View post tag: Campaign December 22, 2011 Share this article View post tag: Unit View post tag: Pacific View post tag: piracy View post tag: africa View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Anti Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev attending the international anti-piracy campaign in the Gulf of Aden on Dec 19 arrived in the capital city of Seychelles Victoria paying informal visit.The warship was met on the pier by Russian ambassador to Republic of Seychelles Mikhail Kalinin. Later on that day, an official delegation visited Russian diplomatic mission.On Dec 20, PF mariners paid a visit to the president of Seychelles James A. Michel, national military command and coast guard authorities.During the visit, Russian sailors will give a banquette on board Admiral Panteleyev; crewmembers plan to meet with Russian diaspora living on the islands, and to take local press on board.Besides, as an exchange of anti-piracy experience, Russian servicemen on Dec 23 will hold a demonstration drill off the port of Victoria. Representatives of Seychelles’ armed forces will watch search operation on a vessel suspected of pirate activity.Recall, it is the sixth PF anti-piracy task unit formed in Aug 2011. The seventh PF task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Tributs left Vladivostok on Dec 10 to shift their predecessors.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, December 22, 2011 Pacific Fleet Unit Visits Seychelles for Anti-Piracy Campaign View post tag: Seychelles Back to overview,Home naval-today Pacific Fleet Unit Visits Seychelles for Anti-Piracy Campaign View post tag: fleetlast_img read more

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Extra funding agreed for adult bakery apprentices in Scotland

first_imgAdditional funding has been agreed to try and increase the number of adult apprentices in Scotland in areas such as bakery. The move follows consultation between sector skills council Improve and Skills Development Scotland (SDS), and will see 400 adult apprentice places offered at food and drink companies. It follows the Scottish government’s decision to remove age restrictions on funding for Modern Apprenticeships (MAs).SDS has agreed to make £750,000 available in the current financial year to fund training costs for those aged 20 or over taking MA pathways in bakery and meat and poultry processing.“Last year, there were just 15 MA starts in food and drink manufacturing companies in Scotland,” said Improve chief executive Jack Matthews. “This year’s funding settlement covers 656 starters, of which 417 will be adult apprentice places.”last_img read more

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