Destroyer of the Navy of Italy “Luigi Durand de La Penne” under the command of captain 1st rank Fabrizio Rottery arrived in the port of Odessa on Monday with a friendly visit in the framework of educational practice of students of the Academy of naval forces of Italy (Livorno).

As reported by the press center of command of naval forces of VSU, the program of the visit includes ,in particular, a Protocol meeting at the naval command, the destroyer visits the personnel of the Navy Institute of the National University “Odessa Maritime University”, naval Lyceum, residents and visitors alike. In turn, the students of the Academy of the Italian Navy will visit with the tour on the frigate “Hetman Sahaidachny” and the Institute of the Navy. Moreover, Italian sailors are waiting for tours of Odessa .

Sailors of Ukraine and Italy will also hold a friendly football tournament between teams of cadets of the Institute, the Navy WELL, “OMA” and a team of students of the Academy of the Italian Navy.