For the next week, Rotterdam residents can admire the Polish frigate ORP Tadeusz Kościuszko moored in the harbour, the Polish Embassy in The Hague has announced. On Sunday, the vessel will be open to the public.
Next to the Polish ship, Rotterdammers can see the Spanish ship Alvaro de Bazan. However, as the daily newspaper Algemeen Dagblad reports, unlike the ORP Tadeusz Kościuszko, it will be inaccessible to visitors.
ORP Tadeusz Kościuszko is a vessel designed for sea transport cover, navigation monitoring, stabilisation and combat operations. It has a strong anti-submarine armament based on modern detection systems and has some of the world’s most modern MU-90 type torpedoes.
At the beginning of the year, the Polish frigate, together with the shipboard helicopter embarked on it, joined the NATO Standing Ship Team Group 1, which consists of three ships: the team’s flagship – the Dutch missile frigate HNLMS Tromp, the Danish command ship HDMS Esbern Snare and the French frigate FS Chevalier Paul.