CATANIA: Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) vessel Shabab Oman II continues its voyage to the European continent in the course of its third international voyage (Friendship and Peace Sail). The ship crossed the Strait of Messina between Italy and Sicily, heading to the City of Almeria. The mayor of Catania paid a visit to the ship, during which he met with the ship’s captain and crew. He was briefed on the ship and the course of its voyage.
The ship had received the visitors at the Port of Catania on the Sicily Island. The visitors met with the crew of the ship and familiarized themselves with its exhibits of models and handicraft items, as well as pictures and booklets that reflect the life of the Omani man with his glorious past and shining present.
The ship’s crew exchanged visits with senior officials in Sicily.
The ship received an extensive media coverage by the Italian press and various media outlets, focusing on Shabab Oman II participations, its voyages and crew. — ONA