USS Naval Ship is to enter the Georgian Territorial Sea
30 November, 2010
USS Gonzalez (DDG-66) entered the Georgian Territorial Sea on November 29. The Batumi Port hosted the official greeting ceremony.
In the frame of the visit the guests will be received by the Chairman of the A/R of Adjara, Mr. Levan Varshalomidze, the director of the Coast Guard Department of the MIA Border Police of Georgia, I rank Captain Besik Shengelia and other Coast Guard officials. Combined maritime training exercises will be conducted. Trainings envisages theory as well as practical exercises. On November 30, the Georgian coast guard officials will be received aboard by their American colleagues.
Other cultural and sport measurements are planned in the frame of the visit as well. The Georgian and American crew members will play a friendly match in football.
USS Gonzalez (DDG-66) will leave the Georgian territorial sea on December 2.