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  • 16 March 2016

    The Argentine Navy informed that it sunk a Chinese vessel fishing illegally in Argentine waters on March 14 and released a video showing the gun firing operation. The Navy identified the boat as Lu Yan Yuan Yu 010. The boat was reportedly conducting illegal fishing activities in Puerto Madryn, which is within the Argentinian Exclusive Economic Zone. Argentine […]

  • 5 December 2017

    US and Russian Navy specialized deep-ocean unmanned vehicles are joining efforts to locate the missing Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan. The US Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) deployed its cable operated unmanned recovery vehicle (CURV) 21 which was loaded aboard US Navy research vessel R/V Atlantis in Comodoro Rivadavia, Southern Argentina, on December 4. The Russian Navy’s special purpose […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In what is obviously a response to the massive international search and recuse effort for the missing Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan, the German Navy published an article on its site, outlining the various systems and procedures put in place to protect submariners should a German Navy submarine ever get in danger. As described by the […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A US multipurpose offshore vessel has begun a new search for the Argentine submarine A.R.A. San Juan which disappeared in the South Atlantic in November last year. Seabed Constructor, belonging to the American company Ocean Infinity, arrived at the Port of Comodoro Rivadavia on September 6, the Argentine Navy said. Operations have now commenced in […]

  • 17 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    ARA San Juan – the Argentine diesel-electric submarine which was last heard of on November 15 – was discovered on Saturday, almost exactly a year after her disappearance. The navy and defense ministry confirmed that the ARA San Juan was found in a ravine in 920m of water, approximately 600 km east of Comodoro Rivadavia in the […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    While the first block of a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Argentine Navy was already assembled in Concarneau, French defense minister Florence Parly visited the site of shipbuilder Piriou to mark the official start of construction under the EUR280 million contract. The visit took place on April 19 and follows a February announcement […]

  • 18 December 2017

    Argentina has fired the head of the country’s navy in what is the first known disciplinary action related to the vanishing of submarine ARA San Juan in November this year. Argentine Navy Admiral Marcelo Eduardo Hipólito Srur was relieved by the country’s defense minister, a government spokesperson said on December 16. The submarine and her […]

  • 28 December 2017

    The US Navy announced it would reduce the number of assets deployed in search for the Argentine submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the South Atlantic. The US actively joined the Argentina-led international search efforts within 24 hours of learning of the missing submarine on November 17 and will now draw down operations after completing its support […]

  • 21 March 2016

    A heavily armed Chinese patrol vessel on March 19 ordered a smaller Indonesian Navy vessel to free a Chinese fishing boat caught fishing illegally in the Natuna Sea, which is in the Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone. While Indonesian authorities were forced to escort the fishing boat outside their waters, local media reported that eight crew […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group on Thursday announced it is starting work on the Argentine Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPV), thereby officially confirming the four-ship contract with the South American country. As outlined by the shipbuilder, the first patrol boat to be delivered will be the L’Adroit which Naval Group developed and built with its own […]

  • 17 November 2017

    The Argentine Navy has launched a search mission for diesel-electric submarine ARA San Juan after losing contact with it on Wednesday, November 15. According to Argentine media reports, the diesel-electric submarine ARA San Juan was last seen off the coast of Puerto Madryn, Southern Argentina, where the navy had been staging an integrated exercise. The […]

  • 23 November 2017

    A new trace in the form of a “hydroacoustic anomaly” could help locate the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan which has been missing since November 15. Argentine Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters on Wednesday that the anomaly had been detected in the morning of November 15, some 30 miles north of the submarine’s last known location. […]

  • 22 November 2017

    A US Navy P-8A Poseidon involved in the search for the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan has reportedly detected a heat signal some 300 kilometers off the coast of Puerto Madryn. The reports, which emerged in Argentine media, fuel new hope of finding the submariners alive. The 44 crew of the diesel-electric submarine has been missing […]

  • 29 November 2017

    The missing Argentinian submarine had reportedly sent a notice of a battery short circuit before it went silent. Reuters has cited an Argentinian Navy’s spokesman who said this week that the short circuit had been caused by water ingress in the ARA San Juan submarine’s snorkel. According to Argentinian media, following the short circuit report, […]

  • 24 November 2017

    The Argentine Navy confirmed that an explosion occurred near the position from which the missing submarine ARA San Juan last sent her position. The confirmation follows reports from November 22 which said several agencies had been investigating a so-called “hydroacoustic anomaly” which took place on November 15, around the time ARA San Juan last communicated. The […]

  • 13 December 2016

    French Navy aviso FS Commandant l’Herminier bid farewell to EUNAVFOR’s Mediterranean Sea operation Sophia last weekend. The ship contributed to the prevention of arms and migrant smuggling since she joined the mission on November 12. During her time with the operation, Commandant l’Herminier was involved in several activities regarding the contribution to the UN arms […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships and personnel from 13 countries kicked off the 60th iteration of multinational exercise UNITAS LX (60) in Rio de Janeiro on August 19. This year’s exercise is hosted by the Brazilian Navy and will feature the former Royal Navy helicopter carrier PHM Atlantico. Operations off the coast of Rio de Janeiro will focus […]

  • 21 December 2017

    The South Korean Coast Guard was forced to fire over 200 rounds during a confrontation with dozens of Chinese vessels fishing illegally in South Korean waters on Tuesday. Coast Guard officials said the vessels were caught in South Korean exclusive economic zone waters off the country’s west coast. Overall 44 Chinese fishing vessels ignored broadcast warnings […]

  • 16 September 2011

      Irish Naval Service has announced tender for provision of rough terrain crane . Crane to be with a single cab and boom down type, new or second hand, compact design, overall dimensions not to exceed 9.5m in length and 2.5m in width), to be capable of operating in a dockyard and marine environment. Minimum […]

  • 15 February 2012

      Argentine authorities say the UK dispatched a nuclear-powered submarine capable to carry atomic warheads to the Falkland Islands, reports BBC News on Feb 11. According to Argentine foreign minister Hector Timerman, his government received information that a Vanguard-class British submarine was sent to the Falkland Islands. Such subs are platforms for nuclear-armed SLBMs Trident. […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Divers from ice patrol ship HMS Protector have been exploring beneath the waves in the somewhat chilly conditions of the Antarctic, producing rare images of the sights beneath the polar waters. Whether jumping into the crater of a dormant volcano, inspecting the wrecks of ships or photographing icebergs underwater, the diving team on board the […]

  • 26 January 2012

    HMS Protector, the Royal Navy’s new ice patrol ship, has arrived in Antarctica for the first time after her long sail south from Portsmouth. Her arrival, via Montevideo in Uruguay, coincided with the centenary of the Royal Navy’s Captain Scott reaching the South Pole. HMS Protector’s first task within the frozen wilderness was to disembark […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A Lynx helicopter embarked on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Portland carried out one final Sea Skua anti-ship missile firing. Royal Navy will no longer be using the Sea Skua missile as the Lynx helicopters carrying it are set to retire in March. This will leave the Royal Navy with a helicopter anti-ship missile gap […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A French Navy submarine that disappeared over 50 years ago in the Mediterranean Sea has just been discovered, according to an announcement from French defense minister Florence Parly. La Minerve went missing on January 17, 1968, with 52 crew on board. The diesel-electric submarine was taking part in a military exercise when it disappeared. According […]

  • 27 February 2018

    The Argentine Coast Guard takes fisheries protection very seriously as can be seen in another video captured by the agency during an incident last week. The video shows an Argentine Coast Guard (Prefectura Naval Argentina) patrol vessel firing at a Chinese fishing vessel caught fishing illegally in Argentine exclusive economic zone waters. The incident took […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Argentine Coast Guard is set to receive the first of four Shaldag-class patrol boats after it was launched by Israel Shipyards on January 26 and loaded for shipping as commercial cargo. The lead boat will become part of the Naval Prefecture fleet under the name Guarani, with pennant number GC 195. Argentine ministry of security […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The RN Submarine Museum has created an exhibition highlighting personal memories of submariners who served in the South Atlantic three decades ago. Falklands 30 – War Patrols was officially opened by the chairman of the museum, Vice Admiral Sir Time McClement – 30 years to the day after he was second-in-command of HMS Conqueror as […]

  • 25 December 2017

    The Royal Navy will have a total of 13 vessels and one of its four Vanguard-class submarines on deployment overseas and in home waters over the holiday season, according to the Royal Navy. What is missing from the list of deployed assets are any major warships as no frigates or destroyers are currently underway. The […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The second Royal Navy Dreadnought-class ballistic missile submarine will be named HMS Valiant, the UK defense secretary has announced. In addition to naming the submarine, defense secretary Gavin Williamson announced a £400 million funding boost for the Dreadnought program. The planned funding release, which supports the building phase of the program, came as Williamson unveiled […]