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The Mediterranean Odyssey of TCG Heybeliada (Part 3)

TCG Heybeliada in Durres, Albania. Photo: Albanian Military Forces

TCG Heybeliada in Durres, Albania. Photo: Albanian Military Forces

The Turkish Milgem class corvette, F-511 TCG Heybeliada arrived in Durrës Albania today for a 3 day visit.

Albania is her last visit before returning to home. TCG Heybeliada visited Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia before.

According to Albanian Military Forces announcement the Albanian Chief of General Staff General Xhemal Gjunkshi, and the Commander of Naval Forces General Qemal Shkurti visited the ship.

In the framework of bilateral cooperation between the Albanian Armed Forces and the Armed Forces of Turkey, from 8 to 10 July 2013 in Durres seaport, is conducting a port visit to the Turkish ship “TCG Heybeliada”.

Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces Major General Jamal Gjunkshi, accompanied by the Commander of the Naval Force, Kemal gjeneralbrigade February have now developed a visit to the ship. During this visit was also attended by the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in our country, Mr. Hasan Asan.

Thursday with Turkish ship commander will give a press conference of interested media, which will also have the opportunity to film and interview.

During the ship in the port of Durres, meetings are scheduled shuttle commander with the Mayor of Durres and the Prefect of the Region. The crew will visit the archaeological and cultural facilities in the city of Durres. A special visit is planned to be developed by the Albanian Navy personnel who have conducted various studies and training in Turkey.

The commander of TCG Heybeliada Commander Kuşçu showing his ship to the Albanian Chief of General Staff

The commander of TCG Heybeliada Commander Kuşçu, showing his ship to the Albanian Chief of General Staff General Xhemal Gjunkshi

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