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  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker honored aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the Pacific Fleet winner of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Afloat Safety Award for 2014 during a ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, Jan. 11. To select the winner, CNAF rated Carl Vinson’s safety programs, mishaps, […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Training & Education

    A Commander, Naval Safety Center message announced April 4 that the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) is the recipient of the 2011 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Afloat Safety Award for Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic. Annapolis was one of 19 afloat units to receive this annual recognition from the CNO. The winning […]

  • 17 April 2015

    Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Crew 103, currently embarked aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) was announced as a recipient of the FY-2014 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Afloat Safety Award, April 15. In an official naval message released by the Navy Safety Center, LCS Crew 103 was named winner of the […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Training & Education

    The Secretary of the U.S. Navy (SECNAV) recently announced Guam-based submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) as the winner of the fiscal year 2016 SECNAV Safety Excellence Award for having the best afloat safety program across the entire Navy. Under Secretary of the Navy Dr. Janine Davidson presented the award to Frank Cable’s safety […]

  • 17 August 2014

    USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) welcomed a new commanding officer for its Gold Crew Aug. 15.   Cmdr. Melvyn Naidas relieved Cmdr. Robert Peters during the ballistic missile submarine’s change-of-command ceremony at the Naval Undersea Museum. During his command tour, which began in March 2012, Peters completed four strategic deterrent patrols with the Gold Crew while […]

  • 8 July 2011

      The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) recognized Military Sealift Command (MSC) submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) with an award for ship safety during a ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., July 7. “These prestigious awards recognize Navy and Marine Corps units for unparalleled safety achievements during 2010,” said […]

  • 22 October 2014

    The Pacific Submarine Force was honored twice for safety, Oct. 20, as the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) were each presented with the Secretary of the Navy’s 2014 Safety Excellence award. Presented during a worldwide VTC ceremony hosted by the Honorable Dennis […]

  • 2 July 2015

    The officers and crew of the dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) were awarded the 2014 Vice Adm. Bulkeley Safety Award, May 27. This Chief of Naval Operations award recognizes ships who contributed the most toward afloat safety awareness through the submission of hazard, near-mishap, lessons-learned reports, and safety-related articles for publication demonstrating a […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s second Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, USS Germantown, held a change of command ceremony in Sasebo, Japan on May 10. Commander Severn Stevens relieved Commander Gary Harrington as commanding officer of the ship. Harrington, who assumed command of Germantown on October 27, 2014, led the crew through a number of critical warfare area certifications and […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    In a naval message released March 28, USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) was named 2011 Chief of Naval Operation (CNO) Safety Award winner. This year marks the second consecutive year the Atlantic fleet-based amphibious assault ship was recognized for safety excellence. For Iwo Jima Safety Officer Lt. Cmdr Kevin Corrie, the announcement was a bit […]

  • 16 May 2013

    The engineering team on board the Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship HMS Protector has been recognised for their hard work over the past year. The department has been presented with the 2012 Fleet Engineering Excellence award by Commodore Ian Shipperley, Assistant Chief of Staff for Surface Ships and Submarines for consistently demonstrating engineering excellence over […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was awarded the Commander, Naval Air Forces Carrier Battle Effectiveness Award, or Battle “E”, Feb. 15.   The Battle “E” recognizes sustained superior performance in an operational environment, and sustained continuous readiness throughout the Forward Deployed Naval Forces training plan. “The tremendous mission successes […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Training & Education

      The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) received the 2012 Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for outstanding food service for the category of aircraft carriers Feb. 3. Last October, Ney officials visited various Food Services locations aboard Lincoln in order to evaluate the division’s efficiency, safety, accuracy, management and budgeting skills. A […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was named a recipient of the 2012 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) award, March 9, marking the first time the ship has received the prestigious award. Vice Adm. Thomas Copeman, the commander of Naval Surface Forces, and commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, made the official […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced that it has been confirmed as design contractor for the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation’s (NDLO) logistics and support vessel (LSV), supported by sister companies BMT Reliability Consultants Ltd and BMT Isis Ltd. The new logistic support vessel will be built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). The […]

  • 17 June 2013

    With the traditional reading of official orders, exchange of salutes and the words “I relieve you sir,” command of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was passed from one naval officer to another during a ceremony held aboard the ship at Naval Base San Diego, June 14. During the ceremony, Capt. Alvin […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Port Royal (CG 73), homeported at Pearl Harbor, will participate in the theater anti-submarine warfare (TASW) phase of the Submarine Commander’s Course (SCC) and a task group exercise (TGEX) alongside the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). The exercise will take place off the coast of Oahu Feb. 11-17. Also participating in the exercise will be […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) welcomed nearly 180 friends and family members aboard for a friends and family day cruise, Sept. 7. The crew held its annual one-day excursion to boost morale and give loved ones a chance to experience life aboard a Navy ship first-hand. “Bunker Hill has had a […]

  • 19 August 2014

    U.S. Navy underwater archeologists, in conjunction with Indonesian Navy divers, have assessed in an interim report that the wrecked vessel surveyed in the Java Sea in June is “consistent with the identification” of the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston (CA 30), and that divers documented conclusive evidence of a pattern of […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) began a “Biggest Loser” weight-loss and fitness competition Jan. 16, to help promote physical readiness during 2013. The competition, sponsored by the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) division, is based on the popular television reality series and challenges Sailors to lose weight and […]

  • 30 June 2015

    The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) and its embarked helicopter detachment from the ‘Warlords’ of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM ) 51, were selected for the annual Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Ship-Helicopter Safety Award in May. This unique award honors the cruiser or destroyer and embarked detachment with the most […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy’s existence revolves around placing people on ships and in one of the more demanding environments and we must have a very aggressive and proactive safety culture so that we can continue to achieve our mission of fighting and winning at sea. The Chief of Navy VADM Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN was on hand […]

  • 2 October 2013

    HMAS Newcastle’s Ship’s Company has combined to remove a dangerous maritime hazard in the Gulf of Oman. Newcastle’s embarked Seahawk helicopter, Gremlin, identified a partially submerged container that was believed to have come loose from a local dhow recently and reported the issue to the ship for advice. Hazards such as this can inflict significant […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Fla., received the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence during a ceremony at the Pentagon May 2. The award recognizes the top installations from all the service branches. NAS Jacksonville earned the award by excelling in areas like safety, quality of life, and environmental stewardship. “Our customer is […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s third Mobile Landing Platform (MLP), Lewis B. Puller successfully completed launch and float-off at the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) shipyard Nov. 6. Lewis B. Puller is the first afloat forwarding staging base (AFSB) variant of the MLP. The ship is designed around four core capabilities – aviation, berthing, […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Illustrious is the safest place to be in the Royal Navy if you’re flying after the famous carrier won a prestigious award. The Bambara Trophy is presented each year to the ship, squadron or unit which does the most to promote – and enact – safety in the world of naval aviation. The Portsmouth-based […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors from USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) Safety Department displayed a wrecked car destroyed by a drunk driver on the ship’s quarterdeck Dec. 22 to increase the awareness of the dangerous consequences of drinking and driving. “Lincoln leadership can make you aware of the impact and the consequences of driving under the influence (DUI), but […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) garnered two departmental efficiency awards for its Safety and Engineering departments as part of Commander, Naval Air Forces 2011 Battle Efficiency assessment in a message released Feb. 10. Nimitz Safety received a Green “S”, and Engineering received a Purple “E” for carrier maintenance for their performance the previous […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) was awarded the 2013 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Safety Excellence Award for fiscal year 2012, July 2.  The award recognizes the Kearsarge Safety department’s outstanding performance in the areas of safety and risk management in the work environment with an excellent command safety program. “This award is […]