The 44th Fleet of the Iranian Navy moored at Dar es Salaam port on Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coast on Saturday morning.
The 44th Fleet of Iranian Army’s Navy, consisting of Alvand and Bushehr logistical destroyers, had left Bushehr to explore uncharted waters in the Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb on October 5.
Aimed at protecting naval routes and providing security for merchant vessels and tankers in areas threatened by pirates, the Iranian flotilla docked at Dar es Salaam port of Tanzania on Saturday morning.
While carrying the message of peace and friendship, it also aims to strengthen friendly ties and diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Tanzania as well as to develop maritime interactions between the two sides.
Accordingly, the 44th flotilla of Navy is scheduled to stay in Tanzania for three days before departing for South Africa, as reported by Mehr and edited by IFP.
It is worth mentioning that the 30th and 38th fleets of the Iranian Navy had docked at Dar es Salaam port in the African country during their missions.
Iran’s Navy has managed to foil several attacks on both Iranian and foreign tankers during its missions in international waters.