2 Aussie Navy ships to dock in Subic for goodwill visit

MANILA Two Royal Australian Navy (RAN) vessels, the HMAS Anzac (FFH-150) and HMAS Success (OR-304), will dock at the Alava Wharf of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority in Olongapo City for a goodwill visit from Thursday to Sunday.

Capt. Lued Lincuna, Philippine Navy spokesperson, said a welcome ceremony and port briefing will be conducted upon the arrival of the two Australian ships.

The HMAS Anzac and HMAS Success will dock shortly after the customary meeting point procedure with BRP Emilio Jacinto (PS-35) off Morong, Bataan.

The HMAS Anzac is classified as a frigate and is equipped with a variety of weapons capable of engaging surface, sub-surface, and air threats. She weighs about 3,810 tons and has a maximum speed of 27 knots.

The HMAS Success is a Durance-class multi-product replenishment oiler that weighs 18,221 tons and has a top speed of 20 knots. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency