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Sr. Ms. Pelican place more buoys STENAPA

some crew members with one of the six parts placed buoy

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao Sr. Ms. Pelican Tuesday six new mooring buoys under water placed around the island of St. Eustatius. The buoys are used for mooring vessels for marine ecological research. The buoys are also used by the dive centers that generate a source of income for the island. The monsters weigh five tons each and offer a good opportunity for various mooring vessels.

The buoys are placed in close cooperation with STENAPA (St. Eustatius National Parks).

This organization is responsible for the management of national parks in St. Eustatius including underwater parks.

In addition to military personnel on Aruba and Curacao, the Naval Commander has in the Caribbean region is also stationed soldiers on Sint Maarten. Pelican momentum at this time by the Windward Islands there to support this rotating marine detachment in their workouts and exercises. Friday, November 17, the support ship to transport back in Barcelona again.