Defense station ship returned: anti-drug operations resumed | SMN NEWS

breamer24012022PHILIPSBURG:--- Defense in the Caribbean again has an operational patrol vessel at its disposal. The naval ship His Netherlands Majesty's Ship (HNLMS) Friesland arrived in Curaçao around 12:00 pm last Sunday. HNLMS Friesland will stay in the Caribbean for at least six months.

In the coming months, the ship will patrol the Caribbean Sea intensively. There it is deployed for, among other things, anti-drug operations, enforcement in the case of arms smuggling and human trafficking, but also for possible hurricane relief within or outside the Kingdom. The ship will also sail for the Coast Guard, and will also be involved ...


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