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  • 23 September 2013

    Last week the German frigate FGS Niedersachsen, deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU ANVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta received an emergency call from the Italian merchant vessel MV Jolly Perla. A crew member had acute heart problems and needed immediate medical assistance. After consultation with the Dutch EU NAVFOR Force Commander, the Commanding Officer of […]

  • 22 September 2015

    Guided missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61), part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, rendered aid to a distressed vessel, Sept. 18. While conducting a training exercise off the coast of South Carolina, Ramage lookouts reported sighting a red flare. Upon further inspection the crew spotted motor vessel King Fisher II, dead in […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Research & Development

    A US Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crew assisted three recreational mariners aboard the disabled 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea in Blackstone Bay near Whittier, Alaska, Sunday. The rescue boatcrew rendezvoused with the Herrisea and safely towed the vessel to Whittier. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received notice from the […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On Thursday 5 September, Spanish warship ESPS Meteoro, which is part of the European Union’s counter piracy Naval Force operating off the Horn of Africa, gave assistance to a Yemeni dhow, which had suffered steerage difficulties, with a faulty rudder. In the early morning, the ship’s SH60B helicopter, which is part of the 10th Squadron […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Royal Thai Armed Forces began Aug. 27 in the vicinity of Sattahip Naval Base. The Thailand phase of CARAT 2015 consists of eight days of shore-based and at-sea training events, through Sept. 3, designed to address […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On February 13, a US Coast Guard crew was on scene with the 207-foot fishing vessel that ran into trouble approximately 900 miles northeast of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. After traveling more than 430 miles, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star has reached the crew of the Australian-flagged fishing vessel, Antarctic Chieftain, who contacted Rescue […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Vympel shipyard renders assistance to Vietnam in batch production of Project 12418 Molniya missile boats under Russian license. The shipyard produces and sends to Vietnam component parts for first six Molniya-class missile boats in accordance with schedule, said the yard’s deputy director general Dmitry Polyakov at 15th international exhibition Interpolitekh-2011. Vietnamese shipbuilders have already started […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy vessel assisted the French yacht “Vilmy02” which was adrift in the Indian Ocean.   A German maritime patrol aircraft “Jester” received a distress call from the yacht and alerted the Spanish Navy’s frigate “Navarra”. The frigate then set sail toward the vessel in distress about 200 nautical miles away. With the last known geographical position, “Navarra” […]

  • 11 June 2014

    Russian submarine K-119 Voronezh assisted a small boat during a storm in the White Sea on June 8th, reports   When the crew of the small vessel realised that it was running low on fuel, the crew members sent a distress signal to their home port of Arkhangelsk. The authorities from the port sent […]

  • 15 June 2015

    Canadian Navy’s HMCS Whitehorse responded to a request for assistance from Amora Mia, a 75-foot pleasure vessel, which had reported an engine room fire at approximately 1 p.m. on June 10, 2015. When HMCS Whitehorse arrived, the fire had been extinguished but the vessel was adrift with no propulsion. The four crew members of Amora […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) provided medical assistance to a vessel in distress in the Arabian Sea, approximately 40 miles off the coast of Saudi Arabia, Aug. 18, while conducting maritime security operations in the area. The three-person crew of motor vessel Abir Alqaray No. 4, a 35-meter Saudi Arabian-flagged dhow contacted […]

  • 7 September 2015

    While conducting counter-piracy patrols north of the Seychelles, ESPS Galicia provided urgent medical assistance to an injured seafarer, who had suffered serious injuries to his hand on Sunday, September 6. After receiving a distress call from the fishing vessel’s owners, ESPS Galicia sailed towards its location and as soon as it was in range, the […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 23 Indian fishermen along with 5 fishing boats on 27th July 2012. The fishermen, with their fishing trawlers were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rani Abbakka ” at the International Maritime Boundary Line, off Thalai-Mannar, by Sri Lanka Naval Vessels “ Edithara II” and […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Training & Education

    On the 26 March 2012, the EU Naval Force Flagship ESPS Patino located a Yemeni registered dhow that was suspected of being involved in acts of piracy off the Somali coast. The previous day a merchant vessel had reported that it had evaded an attack by two skiffs.   As she was close by, ESPS Patino […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The ship was conducting training off the South West coast when she was alerted to the situation and quickly closed to help and support a Coastguard helicopter already on route to assist the casualty on board the yacht, Skean Dhu. The sea state and accompanying swell meant that the Coastguard helicopter could not winch his […]

  • 1 September 2014

    Sri Lanka Naval craft attached to Eastern Naval Command on routine patrol rescued two fishermen.   Their fishing vessel capsized in the rough seas off Trincomalee on 30th August 2014. The fishing vessel was towed ashore safely and handed over to the rescued fishermen. [mappress] Press Release, September 01, 2014; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 4 July 2014

    Three recreational fishermen are grateful for the crew of HMAS Launceston who came to their aid off the Northern Territory coast this month.   The Armidale class patrol boat (crewed by Assail One) was conducting a routine maritime security patrol in the vicinity of Luxmere Head at dusk on Sunday, 22 June when it responded […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Myanmar Navy Commander-in-Chief, Vice Admiral Thura Thet Swe, on Monday asked for naval arms assistance from India, during his four-day visit to New Delhi, as reported by The New Indian Express. Also, the Commander discussed with Indian Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi different manners of building up the navy -to -navy cooperation. Within […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Mariners aboard USNS Seay (T-AKR 302) rendered assistance to a commercial vessel in distress while underway in the Indian Ocean, June 25.  Raptor, a 49-foot, Australian-flagged catamaran, radioed Seay, a Navy ship assigned to Diego Garcia-based Maritime Prepositioning Ship Squadron Two, indicating they had five crew members aboard of various nationalities, and that all were […]

  • 18 April 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of a vessel that caught fire and became disabled with two men and a dog aboard south of the McCormick Bridge in the Intracoastal Waterway in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., Thursday.   A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Mayport, Fla., joined the vessel on the scene, the […]

  • 28 December 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 27 Indian fishermen along with 4 fishing trawlers on 28th December 2012. The fishermen with their fishing trawlers were handed over to the Indian Coastal Guard Ship “Rani Abbakka” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Point Pedro by Sri Lankan Naval Vessels “Udara” and “P- 484”attached […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    On 18 July the ferry MV Skagit was reported to be sinking off Chumbe island. The EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR) immediately redirected a Luxembourg Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA), which was conducting counter-piracy patrols closest to the location of the sinking ferry, to Dar es Salaam. From there it conducted […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ALCSG) assets responded to a distressed Iranian fishing dhow in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 31. At 12:37 p.m. local time, an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 and embarked on aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), spotted the disabled Iranian […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 11 Sri Lankan fishermen along with 2 fishing boats on 8th August 2012. The boats named “Natasha Daughter” with 6 fishermen and Deshakthi Kaveesha-2 with 5 fishermen were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship Rajshree at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai by Sri […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Ticonderoga guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) commenced its aid to the Republic of the Philippines in support of Operation Damayan, Nov. 16. The cruiser has been providing aid to the locals affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda via SH-60B Seahawk helicopter supply-drops provided by its embarked squadron, the “Scorpions” of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49. […]

  • 8 October 2013

    Three Australian occupants of a disabled sailing vessel, 105 nautical miles north west of Darwin are back on terra firma this week thanks to assistance by Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Albany. Albany detected a distress beacon from the sailing vessel Su Ying on Monday and arrived at the vessel’s location in the early hours of Tuesday morning. On […]

  • 24 July 2015

    Whilst conducting counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, EU Naval Force flagship, ESPS Galicia, responded to a mayday call from an Italian merchant vessel, MV Altina. The merchant vessel had developed engine problems and was drifting at sea. ESPS Galicia sailed close to MV Altina to provide protection from any potential pirate attack, whilst […]

  • 8 May 2015

    The Irish Navy vessel LE Eithne has completed its preparation for the deployment in the Mediterranean Sea humanitarian mission. Once the legal clarifications were made, the vessel started its preparation for the mission and is now on standby in Haulbowline, Cork. Officials expect that it will deploy by the middle of next week. According to Ireland’s […]

  • 26 April 2011

      On the morning of the 20th April the helicopter from the German frigate NIEDERSACHSEN discovered a Yemeni Dhow with complete engine failure… (eunavfor) [mappress] Source: eunavfor, April 26, 2011;