On Monday, the Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller containership entered the Gulf of Aden on its way westward toward the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb, approximately 800 miles to the west. Providing a security escort along the way was the Dutch warship, HNLMS Van Speijk (F828).
Captain Jes Meinertz took the following photos.
Here’s the view from the Dutch frigate…
In 2006, gCaptain partner Rob Almeida led a fleet of sailboats through the Gulf of Aden, read his story here.