The USS Cincinnati will be in the port of Golfito from today (Wednesday, November 7) until Sunday, November 10, as part of its trip from Alabama to its new base port in California.
The visit of the Naval Force vessel is for logistical purposes only, to replenish fuel and food. In addition, the approximately 80 crew of the ship will use hotel, food and tourist services during their stay in Costa Rica, contributing to the economy of the country.
USS Cincinnati (LCS-20) is an Independence-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. Commissioned on 5 October 2019. She has been assigned to Littoral Combat Ship Squadron One, supports maritime security operations and security cooperation activities developed by the Fourth Fleet of the United States Southern Command in the region, with the aim of improving interoperability and building a lasting alliance between nations.
The arrival and visit of the USS CINCINNATI to Costa Rica is approved by Costa Rica’s Legislature.
Source: US Embassy San Jose