HNLMS Amsterdam to Keep Vigilance of Caribbean Waters

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today HNLMS Amsterdam to Keep Vigilance of Caribbean Waters View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Drug August 14, 2013 View post tag: waters View post tag: Defense View post tag: Intercept On August 11, Dutch supply ship HNLMS Amsterdam, equipped with an on-board NH90 helicopter, set sail for the Caribbean from the port of Den Helder.In the next 4 months, HNLMS Amsterdam will serve as a guard ship and be deployed to intercept drug transports and support the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard. The ship will also provide humanitarian assistance in the event of a hurricane.HNLMS Amsterdam is expected to arrive in Willemstad, Curaçao, on 26 August where it will relieve HNLMS Holland. In the past 4 months, patrol vessel HNLMS Holland intercepted several drug transports in the Caribbean waters, including the seizure of 1,000 kilos of cocaine at the beginning of June.[mappress]Press Release, August 14, 2013; Image: Dutch MoD View post tag: Navy View post tag: HNLMScenter_img View post tag: Defence HNLMS Amsterdam to Keep Vigilance of Caribbean Waters View post tag: Vigilance View post tag: Caribbean View post tag: Naval View post tag: Amsterdam View post tag: keep Share this articlelast_img

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