Frigate Admiral Gorhskov of RF Navy's Northern Fleet sails through Panama Canal
The frigate Admiral Gorshkov has sailed through the Panama Canal to enter the Caribbean Sea, says press center of RF Defence Ministry. The rest warship escorting the frigate will pass through the Canal within 24 hours.
In the Caribbean, the Russian ships will continue to perform tasks in accordance with the long-range cruise plan and make business calls to the ports of some island states in the region.
A detachment of ships and vessels set out on a long trip from Severomorsk on February 26. Along with the frigate Admiral Gorshkov the detachment is made up of the support vessel Elbrus, middle-size sea tanker Kama and rescue tug Nikolay Chiker. Since the beginning of the long voyage, the ships and vessels of the detachment have covered about 26,000 nautical miles.