On March 23rd 2012, Rear Admiral Oded Gour Lavi, Head of Naval Operations of Israeli Navy, visited the NMIOTC’s (NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre) premises. The Israeli Rear Admiral was accompanied by Rear Admiral Ainian Konstantinos Mazarakis HN, Commander in Chief of Hellenic Fleet. The scope of his visit was to be informed about the NMIOTC’s mission and provided training.