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  • 8 April 2011
    Industry news

      The Prince Rupert Port Authority’s new 36 foot Patrol Boat is now complete and ready to be launched… (cjwf) [mappress] Source: cjwf, April 8, 2011;  

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities

    To compensate Sailors and Marines for extended deployments driven by normal peacetime requirements, Hardship Duty Pay – Tempo (HDP-T) will be paid to Sailors and Marines, active duty and reserve, deployed beyond 220 consecutive days, effective Sept. 17, 2014.   The Department of the Navy HDP-T proposal, authorized by the Secretary of the Navy earlier […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA Fisheries has issued regulations and letters of authorization for U.S. Navy training and testing activities, November 12. The regulations require the Navy to use measures to minimize impacts to marine mammals while conducting training and testing activities in Navy ranges in state waters off Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and northern […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, homeported in Gulfport, Miss. transferred authority of Camp Mitchell and ongoing Seabee missions throughout Europe and Africa to NMCB 4, homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., during a transfer of authority ceremony held aboard Naval Station Rota, Spain, Feb. 14. Cmdr. Chad Brooks, commanding officer NMCB 1, exchanged salutes with […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Authorities

    The oceanic patrol vessel ‘Relámpago’, currently participating in the European-led counter-piracy operation ‘Atalanta’ in the Indian Ocean, has organized a meeting with Caluula authorities.   This enclave used to be a shelter for pirates operating in the Horn of Africa. The ‘Relámpago’ –currently deployed off the Somali coast carrying out friendly MSAVs (maritime situational awareness […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities

    Danish ship HDMS Absalon’s crew have recently welcomed local Somali authorities aboard the vessel to engage in discussions on maritime security off the coast of Somalia. Absalon’s Commanding Officer, Commander Per Moll Petersen, twice welcomed Somali leaders from the town of Hobyo aboard to discuss the situation ashore and the importance of continuing efforts at […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah is hosting four members of the Liberia Maritime Authority as part of the Coast Guard-sponsored International Port Security program, intended to create a consistent security program for all U.S. ports, Wednesday through Friday. The delegates are touring the Savannah-based Customs and Border Protection unit, Georgia Ports […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    On Monday 24th February, European Union counter-piracy operation Atalanta and EUCAP Nestor, the civilian-led Maritime Security Capacity building EU Mission, hosted two training sessions for Tanzanian Maritime Police and Navy in Dar es Salaam to share knowledge and experiences in fight against piracy in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean region.   The […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Training & Education

    During a port visit by EU Naval Force Flag Ship FS MARNE in Salalah (Oman), the EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis flew to Muscat on June 12 and 13 to meet Omani maritime authorities. After an initial meeting on June 11 in Salalah with the local commander of the Royal Navy of Oman, EUNAVFOR […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Industry news

    It has been confirmed that the Spanish judicial authorities will prosecute the six Somali suspected pirates, who attacked the EU NAVFOR Flagship, the SPS PATINO on 12 January. Following receipt of the evidence package, the Spanish Audiencia Naciona has confirmed it will undertake judicial proceedings. The suspected pirates will be transferred from the Flagship ashore […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French prosecutors are looking into a 2008 contract signed between shipbuilder DCNS and Brazil for the delivery of five submarines, French media have reported. The investigation will try to determine whether bribes helped the French defense contractor win the 6.7 billion euro contract for five diesel-electric submarines. All five boats are in initial phases of construction […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Authorities

    European naval units on Saturday apprehended three persons off the coast of Libya suspected of organizing migrant crossings in the Mediterranean Sea. In an Operation Sophia action which took place in the morning hours of July 9, German tender Werra was assisted by Italian Navy ship Borsini and other mission assets in apprehending the suspicious boat and embarking 146 migrants rescued […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. government approved a possible sale of four Lockheed Martin Corp multi-mission warships to Saudi Arabia, October 20. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified the U.S. Congress about the possible sale of a derivative of the US Navy’s Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ships, made by Lockheed Martin, and program office support to Saudi Arabia on Oct 19. […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Authorities

      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 January 2013
    Industry news

    The world’s largest classification society ClassNK announced that it was granted expanded authorization from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) on 25 December 2012, and will now be able to carry out a full range of surveys for the SOLAS, MARPOL and AFS conventions, as well as ISM Audits on behalf of the United States […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine agents along with U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard personnel intercepted a semi-submersible craft carrying more than 16,870 pounds of cocaine in the eastern Pacific Ocean on July 18. A U.S. Navy maritime patrol aircraft identified a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel hundreds of miles offshore in […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Saturday 25 April the EU Naval Force flagship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, hosted a discussion forum with representatives from the Somaliland Authorities, including Ministers, the Head of the Coast Guard, Attorney General and the Governor and Mayor of Berbera. Also in attendance were a number of international partners and Non-Governmental Organisations. The forum focused […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      A nuclear-aircraft carrier currently stationed in Norfolk won’t be coming to Mayport any sooner than anticipated… By Kevin Rincon (wokv) [mappress] Source: wokv, May 12, 2011;

  • 27 April 2011
    Authorities

    The Navy has suspended the authority of the Newport-based Naval Undersea Warfare Center to issue contracts – the first time it has taken awa… By Jennifer McDermott (theday) [mappress] Source: theday , April 27, 2011;

  • 1 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) successfully demonstrated its capability across several different maritime scenarios to Dutch Authorities in Den Helder, The Netherlands, on 29 April 2014.   Consolidating its unmatched maritime position, the S-100 demonstrated its ability to support maritime commanders and decision makers in the North Sea, west of Den Helder. The […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Authorities

    Authorities have reportedly surrounded and detained a ship chartered to obstruct migrant-rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea. The vessel in question is the ‘C-Star’ and was chartered by an organization called Defend Europe which aims to prevent migrants reaching Europe through the Mediterranean Sea route. Authorities have now detained the vessel in Port Suez, however, […]

  • 4 July 2011

      Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the maritime government entity charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising the maritime sector in Dubai, has announced that it has successfully facilitated the safe repatriation of crew members of one of the non-operational Korean oil tankers stranded in Dubai’s waters. In coordination with the Dubai Port Police, and other […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities

    In June 2015, French Ship (FS) Var, which is hosting CTF-150 commander Captain Crignola and his staff, stopped in Jeddah for a three days port visit. This was the opportunity for Captain Crignola to meet with several representatives from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Navy, as part of a regional engagement program to improve maritime […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities

    The UN Security Council authorized member states’ ships to “use all measures” to intercept suspected vessels sailing in Libyan waters in an effort to implement the arms embargo imposed on Libya. The adopted resolution urged members to combat, by all means, threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts. Arms travelling to and from the […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Armed Forces of Malta Rescue Coordination Centre has been monitoring a vessel carrying around 80 adults off Malta, according to social media. AFM soon decided to proceed with a rescue operation due to inclement weather conditions. The operation took place this morning when the AFM patrol boats deployed East of Malta. Personnel involved in the […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, joined the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon and the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett AM CSC RAN to welcome home HMAS Parramatta from a six-month deployment to the Middle East today. Family and friends filled the wharf […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During their recent 3-day port visit to Mombasa, the Force Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Hervé Bléjean, paid a visit to Kenyan military and civilian authorities. The following day he visited the Mombasa Regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and Information Sharing Centre .   Rear Admiral Bléjean, who is embarked in […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Authorities

    During a visit by the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship to Salalah, Oman on 1 September 2012, the Force Commander – Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, met a number of important representatives from the local authorities. Rear Admiral Credendino met the Deputy Commander of the Omani Southern Naval Area, Commander Khalfan Abdullah Al Breki and […]