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Nigerian Navy’s new warship sets sail from UAE to Lagos state

By Mitchelle Uzorka

The Nigerian Navy newly constructed Landing Ship Tank – LST 100 christened Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) KADA has taken her maiden voyage from Albwardy Damen Shipyard, Sharjah, UAE to Lagos, Nigeria on Friday 1 April 2022 by 9am Nigerian time.

In a statement by the Director of Naval Information, Commodore Ayo Vaughan, he said NNS KADA is expected to be underway from 1 April to 27 May 2022, totaling a period of 56 days and covering a distance of 8,414.34 nautical miles.

The new ship will make stop overs in five countries/ports before arriving Lagos. These ports are Port Duqm in Oman, Port Mombasa in Kenya, Port Cape Town in South Africa, Port Luanda in Angola and Port Gentil in Gabon,”

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The maiden voyage of the new warship will be preceded by a customary change of flags ceremony at the Albwardy Damen Shipyard, Sharjah, UAE.

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