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HMAS Albany Keeps an Eye on Offshore Oil & Gas Platforms

first_img View post tag: Naval Share this article View post tag: Navy View post tag: Albany View post tag: Defense PRODUCTION PLATFORM IN NORTH WEST SHELFAustralian Navy’s ship HMAS Albany was busy at sea during the holiday season performing security operations in Australian waters.The Armidale Class Patrol Boat was on a security patrol off the North West Shelf region, home to oil and gas resource platforms, which are of strategic relevance for Australia.By engaging into this type of operations  Australian Navy’s ships can put to a test their skills of mutual communications, along with the envisaged procedures and protocols with offshore oil and gas platforms, the Navy explained in a release.Commanding Officer of HMAS Albany, Lieutenant-Commander Rob Cucchi commented: “These patrols are a solid workout for the crew particularly at this time of year with prevailing weather and provide a timely reminder to the nation of the importance of this region to our ability to trade and therefore to our national prosperity and security.”[mappress]Naval Today Staff, December 31, 2013; Image: RAN View post tag: Gas View post tag: platforms View post tag: Defence View post tag: eye View post tag: HMAS View post tag: keeps Back to overview,Home naval-today HMAS Albany Keeps an Eye on Offshore Oil & Gas Platforms View post tag: oil View post tag: Australia View post tag: News by topic HMAS Albany Keeps an Eye on Offshore Oil & Gas Platforms View post tag: offshore December 31, 2013last_img read more