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  • 16 October 2012
    Training & Education

    A group of HMAS Sydney (IV)’s finest have made a touching goodwill journey to lend support to victims of Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant disaster. The 14 RAN ambassadors made a five hour journey from Sydney (IV)’s berth in Yokosuka, to Iino, in the Fukashima Prefecture, to meet with the displaced people […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Australian Ambassador to the United States, the Honourable Kim Beazley, AC travelled to Jacksonville Florida on Monday to meet the officers and sailors of NUSQN 725 and see the benefits of Australia’s close relationship with the United States first hand. The Ambassador’s first port of call was HSM-40, where aircrew of the senior Australian […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chinese Ambassador, His Excellency Wu Jianghao called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters on 10th October 2012. They held cordial discussions on a range of topics which were of mutual interests and bilateral importance. Mementoes were also exchanged to mark the occasion. [mappress] Naval Today […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities

    Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the United States Jose L. Cuisia Jr. and his distinguished guests visited the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) at Naval Base San Diego, March 20. During the visit, Cuisia and his guests met with Capt. Brian K. Shipman, commander, Destroyer Squadron 21 (DESRON 21), and Cmdr. […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Ambassador to Japan visited the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Sept. 6. Ambassador William F. Hagerty met with senior leaders from Ronald Reagan and Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70. The visit was Ambassador Hagerty’s first to Ronald Reagan since taking the office of U.S. Ambassador to Japan in July. […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sir John Jenkins LVO KCMG, visited HMS Bulwark while the warship transited the Red Sea on route to the Gulf. It was Sir John’s first overnight visit to a Royal Navy warship at sea but it gave him the opportunity to see the Royal Navy’s Response […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ambassador Michael S. Hoza, U.S. ambassador to Cameroon, visited and delivered remarks during reception held aboard the Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) as part of Africa Partnership Station March 13, 2015. Ambassador Hoza spoke of the importance of Africa Partnership Station, a collaborative capacity-building program in which U.S. forces train […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities

    On Wednesday 22nd April, during her port visit to Dubai, Spanish warship ESPS Rayo welcomed on board the Spanish Ambassador to United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Mr José Eugenio Salarich. Port visits such as this are an opportunity to resupply the warship with food and stores, and give the crew the chance to take some […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities

    After two and a half month since she joined the EU Naval Force, ESPS Navarra has paid a visit to Port Victoria in the Seychelles. As the port visit coincided with Spain’s National Day, the Spanish Ambassador to The Seychelles, Mr Miguel Fernandez Palacios, took the opportunity to visit the frigate and attend a reception […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Training & Education

    On Wednesday, 10th of July, Ambassador of Japan H.E. Makoto Yamanaka will pay a visit in the Polish Navy, Gdynia. During the visit he will meet with Commander in Chief of the Polish Navy – Vice Admiral Tomasz Mathea. One of the most important topic of the Polish-Japanese talks will be the visit in Poland […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    His Excellency Gilles Garachon, the French Ambassador to the Philippines together with Lieutenant Colonel Yann Dirou, the Non-Resident Defence Attache of France to the Philippines visited Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN) and paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Naval Staff, Commodore Jesus C Millan last November 22, 2012. The visit aims to discuss some […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Authorities

    On Sunday 9 November the Spanish Ambassador to Oman, His Excellency Mr Juan José Urtasun, paid a visit to ESPS Navarra during her port visit to Muscat, Oman. Port visits such as this are an opportunity to resupply the Spanish warship with food and stores, and give the crew the opportunity to take some rest […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 hosted the British Ambassador to the U.S. and four other high-ranking officials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) for a day at sea, Sept. 30.   Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott was joined on the visit by British Consul General David Prodger, British Royal Navy Commodore Richard […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Italian officers received an incredible honor Friday, May 9, when their country’s ambassador to the United States attended their Winging Ceremony at Naval Air Station Whiting Field.   His Excellency Claudio Bisogniero attended the ceremony in which Lt. j.g. Lorenzo Duranti and Lt. j.g. Matteo Ricasoli from the Italian Navy and twelve American aviators […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr. Louis W.M. Piet called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters on 05th November 2012. They held cordial discussions on matters of mutual interests and exchanged mementos to mark the occasion. [mappress] Naval Today […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Authorities

    On Wednesday 26 March 2014, European Union Ambassadors met with the President of Puntland, Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, and his Cabinet on board the French EU Naval Force flagship, FS Siroco, to discuss key issues related to political, security and development cooperation, and to participate in a special session on maritime security.   The event […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities

    White Ribbon Ambassadors from across Sydney gathered at HMAS Penguin last night for an ambassador networking event to discuss the progress of the White Ribbon campaign.   A number of White Ribbon’s prominent ambassadors spoke about their involvement in the charity, which was established as a male-led organisation to end violence against women. Commanding Officer […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Authorities

    United States Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich visited dock-landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) in Darwin, Australia July 5, during a scheduled port visit. Germantown is in port with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) to conduct a bio-security inspection as a precursor to a complex training evolution that combines the Navy and Marine […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, David I. Adelman, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) for a tour and to convey his gratitude to the crew May 23.  “On behalf of the United States Embassy in Singapore and the American people, I wanted to express my appreciation for the service of the 5,000 Sailors […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Authorities

    On Wednesday 15 July Major General Martin Smith MBE welcomed Ambassadors from European Union countries to the EU Naval Force HQ in London. The Ambassadors were given an update on ‘Atalanta’, the code name for the European Union’s counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia. With warships and military patrol aircraft from European Union Member […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Spanish Ambassador to Tanzania, His Excellency Mr Luis Manuel Cuesta Civis, was hosted on board the EU Naval Force flag ship, ESPS Galicia, during a port visit to Dar es Salaam on 18 May 2015. The Ambassador was welcomed on board by the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Gomez Fernandez de Cordoba, who together […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities

    On Wednesday 12 August Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia, hosted the Spanish Ambassador to Oman during a port visit to Muscat. The Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Fernández Gómez de Córdoba, welcomed His Excellency Mr Juan José Urtasun on board. During the visit, the Ambassador, together with the Chief of Operations for the Royal Navy […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Authorities

    Helen La Lime, U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Angola, delivered remarks during an embassy visit aboard the Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) as part of Africa Partnership Station, on March 4, 2015. During the event, La Lime spoke of the importance of Africa Partnership Station, a collaborative capacity-building program […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Authorities

    The U.S. ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain visited aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) underway in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf Jan. 23-24. Ambassador Thomas C. Krajeski and his wife Bonnie were accompanied by the Italian Ambassador to Bahrain Alberto Vecchi and French Ambassador to Bahrain Christian Testot.  “This experience has been amazing,” […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Training & Education

    The giant San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, USS New Orleans, was host to dignitaries and VIPS on the evening of Tuesday the 10th of January while berthed in the Mina Zayed. The visitors to the vessel included the Michael H. Corbin, Ambassador of the US to the UAE and Tony Douglas CEO, ADPC. Guests were […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Spanish Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, His Excellency Mr Miguel Angel Fernandez-Palacios Martinez, and the Spanish Ambassador to the UAE, His Excellency Mr. José Eugenio Salarich Fernández-Valderrama, recently visited Spanish warships, ESPS Galicia and ESPS Infanta Cristina. The two warships are currently deployed in the Horn of Africa as part of […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Japanese Ambassador in Sri Lanka His Excellency Nobuhito Hobo called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake at the Naval Headquarters on 06th June 2012. They held cordial discussions on matters of mutual interests and bilateral importance. Mementoes were also exchanged to mark the occasion. [mappress] Naval Today Staff , […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro visited USS Porter (DDG 78) while in port Haifa, Israel, on August 13. Shapiro had the opportunity to tour the ship, meeting with a full spectrum of Sailors from all of the departments onboard, and seeing firsthand the mission capabilities of Porter. USS Porter arrived in Haifa upon completion […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Ambassador Nicholas Cannon has visited HMS Bulwark as the Fleet Flagship held an evacuation exercise with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) near Vlore in Albania. Mr Cannon took the opportunity to visit Bulwark to gain a greater appreciation of the utility and capacity which a Royal Navy ship is able to provide […]