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  • 8 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pakistan Navy-hosted biennial maritime exercise AMAN-2019 kicked off in Karachi on February 8, with 46 nations in attendance. The four-day exercise will involve a port and at-sea phase with a focus on maritime security, counter terrorism and humanitarian assistance operations. Based on this, the exercise seeks to develop and practice response tactics, techniques, and […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Toowoomba recently participated with other navies in Exercise AMAN 2013 while deployed on maritime security operations in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO). Exercise AMAN 2013 was hosted by the Pakistan Navy to promote peace and stability in the region and enhance interoperability among partner naval forces. AMAN 2013 saw 33 countries participate […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Northumberland flew the flag for Britain when she was Britain’s participant in a major naval exercise involving more than two dozen nations in Karachi. Hosted by the Pakistani Navy, Exercise Aman – Urdu for ‘peace’ – demonstrates the united resolve of the nations taking part to combat criminal activities in the Indian Ocean. After […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s ‘Purple Pony’, HMAS Toowoomba, is mid-way through her six-month deployment, patrolling the expanses of the Arabian Sea, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, and Indian Ocean. The Frigate Helicopter (FFH) frigate is currently assigned to Operation SLIPPER in the Middle East and is predominantly assigned to the Australian-led Combined […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    SLNS Samudura, a Sri Lanka Navy offshore patrol vessel, departed its homeport of Colombo on February 3 and headed for Pakistani waters. Samdura is headed for the Port of Karachi in Pakistan where it is expected to arrive on February 9. Once there, Samudura will join ships and personnel from 21 countries who will all be […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Fast Missile Vessel “Suranimala” is sailing for Karachchi in Pakistan to take part in the Multi-national Naval Exercise, “AMAN-13”, which is scheduled to be held from 04th to 08th March 2013. The aim of the exercise is to draw the attention towards non-traditional threats such as maritime terrorism, piracy and narco-arms trafficking […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Bangladesh Naval Ship “Gomati” arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on 23rd February 2013. The ship which is on her way to Karachchi to participate in the multi-national exercise AMAN 2013 was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with Naval traditions on arrival. Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander M. Moinul […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Training & Education

      In an embarrassing goof-up, an advertisement issued by the Pakistan navy on Tuesday for a multinational exercise prominently featured images of Indian Navy warships even though India is not among the participating countries. The full-page advertisement for the Aman-11 exercise in the Arabian Sea, which appeared in The Nation and Nawa-e-Waqt newspapers, featured photographs […]

  • 13 June 2013

    HMAS Toowoomba will receive a warm welcome home when she sails into Fleet Base West, HMAS Stirling tomorrow, Friday, 14 June 2013 following her six month deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations. The homecoming will be marked by a ceremony attended by Minister for Defence, the Honourable Stephen Smith MP, Shadow Minister for […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Turkish shipbuilder Ares announced it has been awarded a contract to deliver fast patrol vessels to the Royal Oman Police Coast Guard (ROPCG). As noted by Ares, this is Turkey’s first naval export program to Turkey. ROPCG has ordered a total of 14 ‘Ares 85’ patrol and interceptor vessel. They are scheduled to be delivered […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Steber International were pleased and proud to launch the 5th Navy boat, completing the current Navy contract.  This vessel, named the MV Kara is destined for Jervis Bay where it will be carrying out important Navy work.  The project has been remarkably successful, said Alan Steber. Stringent commissioning trials took place on the Manning River, […]

  • 17 September 2015

    During a port visit to Salalah in Oman, Dutch Warship, HNLMS Groningen, hosted the commanding officer of the South Korean destroyer, ROKS Chungmugong. Commander Walter Hansen welcomed Captain Jae-Man Yoo and members of his crew on board on behalf of the EU Naval Force Commander. Following a tour around the warship, both officers discussed their […]

  • 4 July 2013

    Patrol Coastal (PC) ships USS Tempest (PC 2), USS Squall (PC 7) and USS Thunderbolt (PC 12) arrived pierside in Bahrain July 3, as part of a realignment that will see a total of eight PCs permanently stationed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). USS Hurricane (PC 3) and USS Monsoon (PC […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Industry news

    Dignitaries from the Ministry of Defence of Oman joined senior Damen management at a ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, Vlissingen on May 8th to mark the naming of the Royal Navy of Oman’s new flagship, the Sail Training Clipper Shabab Oman II.   The 87m long steel-hulled vessel is a three-mast, full square rigger […]

  • 16 February 2012

      On 10 February 2012, divers of the Royal Netherlands Navy recovered the body of a missing Dutchman from a German lake. The military personnel had assisted German police in the search for the man at the request of the mayor of Horst aan de Maas. The 43-year-old Dutchman from Grubbenvorst went missing on 3 […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 28 September, EU Naval Force Flagship ITS Andrea Doria arrived in Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat, Oman for a busy 4 day port visit. The port visit coincided with a port visit of the flagship of NATO Operation Ocean Shield, HDMS Esbern Snare and a visit of the Force Commander of Combined Maritime Force’s (CMF) […]

  • 6 October 2011

      The Marine Corps will deploy the Lockheed Martin and Kaman unmanned K-MAX®to Afghanistan next month. The decision follows the successful completion of a five-day Quick Reaction Assessment for the U.S. Navy’s Cargo Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. A formal report, released last week by Commander Operational Test and Evaluation Force, confirmed that the unmanned […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Five Filipino-American Sailors assigned to U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) took advantage of a port visit in Manila, Republic of the Philippines to reenlist in their birth country. The Sailors who reenlisted include Chief Personnel Specialist Achilles Amante, Chief Boatswain’s Mate Bryan Barcena, Ship’s Serviceman 1st Class Michel Tolentino, and brothers, […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Tall ships of Indian Navy and Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) set sail together from Muscat to Kochi to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Sail Training Ships will also retrace the historic sail ship voyages undertaken by Dhows (historic ships which sailed the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea), […]

  • 28 April 2015

    Indian Navy’s Sail Training Ship INS Tarangini left Kochi on an eight month voyage through Europe to participate in the annual Tall Ship Races and other events. During these eight months the ship will travel approximately 17 thousand miles under sails. In addition to the Tall Ship Races in Europe the ship is also scheduled […]

  • 6 March 2018

    Three of Britain’s five ships permanently based in the Gulf joined the Americans and French as guests of the sultanate for the 23rd iteration of Khunjar Hadd (‘Sharp Dagger’). Minehunters draw their daggers in Omani exercise which tests the ability of the Omani Navy to work with warships from other navies which regularly operate in […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Industry news

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced an addition to its engine programme. The D7 high-speed engine delivers a 1.5 – 5 MW output at 1,000 – 2,000 rpm and is designed to serve a broad range of applications. The company states that the D7 will close the gap between its smallest medium-speed and largest high-speed […]

  • 30 January 2017

    The U.S. Navy said on January 29 that one of its destroyers helped a stranded Iranian dhow on January 27.  Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) responded to a distress call from an Iranian-flagged dhow and provided assistance to the 75-foot stranded dhow by supplying 17 gallons of diesel fuel. The Iranian vessel was […]

  • 27 July 2011

    U.S. Navy ships and aircraft are searching for a Sailor from USS Boxer (LHD 4) who went missing while the ship was conducting maritime security operations in the Gulf of Aden today. The Sailor did not report to watch and after a search of the ship, man overboard was called away. Helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft […]

  • 21 January 2013

    A Royal Navy sailor from Hackney has been presented with his Long Service Good Conduct medal following 15 years in the Service. Alan Murrell, 38, is currently working as part of the Royal Navy’s secure communications team at the command headquarters in Portsmouth. Born in Hackney, where his mum Jean Murrell still lives, he attended […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a 30-year-old man who reportedly jumped over the railing of the Bahamas Cruise Ship Celebration early Sunday morning, 27-miles east of Delray Beach, Florida.   James Miller of Charleston, South Carlina reportedly went overboard early Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Seventh District in Miami received notification […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed Muscat, Oman, January 12, after a four-day port visit. The liberty visit (regular time off) gave sailors and marines a chance to relax and experience the rich heritage of Oman. While in port, sailors and marines took advantage of the opportunity to enjoy […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s most hi-tech warship paid her first visit to Oman with a three-day visit to the country’s picturesque capital, Muscat. After working with the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea, the destroyer took part in military, cultural and sporting events on her debut in the sultanate. Approaching arguably the lushest of the great […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships and personnel from the navies of Oman, UK, France and US concluded the international exercise Khunjar Haad in the Gulf of Oman on February 8. Overall 11 vessels, including US Coast Guard ships, took part in the exercise. Khunjar Haad featured a variety of evolutions consisting of air-defense, surface, helicopter, officer-of-the-watch, expeditionary warfare, screen and […]