3 minesweepers of the Spanish Navy on show in Almería port

If you’re in Almería today and bored, you might want to swing by the port where three minesweepers of the Spanish Navy will be having an open day. They are the three naval ships that have spent the week off the coast of Vera on exercises, the cazaminas Tajo, Sevilla and Segura. Everytime a Navy ship sails into port, it’s described as a cazaminas, doesn’t the Spanish Navy have anything bigger? Or do we just Continue reading 3 minesweepers of the Spanish Navy on show in Almería port

Navy ship open to the public this weekend

Anyone in Almeria city this weekend with some time to kill should pop by the port, where the Spanish Navy patrol boat Vencedora will be hosting two open days to the public. Saturday it will be open to the public from 16.00 to 18.00 hours and Sunday from 10 to 13 and 16 to 18. Most of the crew will be off enjoying the fleshpots of Almería over the weekend. The patrol boat was launched Continue reading Navy ship open to the public this weekend

Guardia Civil ask for Navy reinforcements in Gibraltar standoff

The Guardia Civil have said that they cannot protect Spanish fishermen against the “aggression” of Gibraltar, backup by the Royal Navy, and as such have asked for the Spanish Navy to help protect them. The Guardia Civil said in a statement that it is a question of “David against Goliath… we have a 12 metre long patrol boat armed with one machine gun, they have a 70 meter long armed frigate of the Royal Navy, Continue reading Guardia Civil ask for Navy reinforcements in Gibraltar standoff