From May 23rd to June 04th , the in- port phase of the multinational exercise Phoenix Express 2011 was conducted in NMIOTC’s premises, which consisted of training activities in Maritime Interdiction Operations as well as in combat life saving medical issues.

The exercise Phoenix Express 2011 is an annual multi-national maritime exercise conducted in the Mediterranean Sea from May 23 to June 15 involving US, European and North African Countries divided into two phases, in-port and Underway.

The exercise Phoenix Express 2011 is designed to enhance regional maritime partnerships by focusing on maritime security and safety.