American destroyer Carney arrived at the port of Odessa

An American destroyer Carney DDG64 arrived in Odessa, which will stay there until January 11.

The destroyer, moored at the berth of the new container terminal of the port of Odessa, became the first ship of NATO, which visited Odessa in 2018, the Odessa edition of “Dumskaya” reported.

The purpose of the visit of the ship command of the 6th Navy of the US Navy calls for conducting operations to ensure security at sea and strengthening combined readiness and naval capabilities among NATO allies and partners.

In July last year, the destroyer Carney was already in Odessa, taking part in the Ukrainian-American naval exercises Sea Breeze 2017.

Then on board Carney rose the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.