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  • 9 June 2014

    A good Samaritan and U.S. Coast Guard crew assisted in the rescue of six people from a burning vessel 46 miles south southwest of Dauphin Island, Alabama, on Saturday.   The Coast Guard received a report from the good Samaritan vessel Blue Water Cowboy that a 27-foot contender had an engine fire. The Blue Water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Voice actors from the popular video game ‘Call of Duty – Black OPS II’ visited the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), March 4.   James Burns, the voice of Sgt. Frank Woods, and Kamar de los Reyes, the voice of Raul Menendez, portrayed in the video game ‘Call of Duty – Black Ops […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard assisted with the rescue of a boater Monday after the man’s 33-foot sailboat caught fire five miles west of Windmill Point in the Chesapeake Bay. Rescued was John Lee Brown Jr. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a VHF-FM channel 16 broadcast from Brown at approximately 10:40 a.m., stating […]

  • 27 November 2016

    Royal Navy Commodore Andrew Burns, commander of Amphibious Task Group embarked on the U.K.’s HMS Ocean (L 12), took command of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s Task Force (CTF) 50 in the Arabian Gulf, November 25. This marks the first time a Royal Navy officer has led a U.S. task force in the Middle East […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 Det. Marianas conducted a controlled burn of a Japanese sea mine on the morning of May 9. After Joint Region Marianas received a request for assistance from Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Gov. Eloy S. Inos, six EOD technicians flew from Guam to Saipan May 7. […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Ruhuna of the Southern Naval Command stopped a fishing boat named “Ishani” from burning in Kudawella on 27th October 2012. On hearing that the boat had been set on fire close to 9.45 pm, naval troops rushed a water bowser to the location and doused the fire. [mappress] Naval Today […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Sub Lieutenant (SLt) Richard Burns and Midshipman (Mid) Edward Pearson were among thousands of sailors taking part in the race around the Island of Wight. They were part of the crew racing in the Catamaran ‘Monocle’, owned by SLt Burns’ uncle, Mr Noel Cockle. Two hours into the 50 nautical mile race with the wind […]

  • 31 August 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) rendered assistance to the crew of a burning fishing vessel on Aug. 28. Higgins spotted the vessel on the horizon and proceeded to its location to render assistance. Upon arrival, Higgins found the fishing vessel engulfed in flames. As the ship proceeded closer to investigate, lookouts […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Commanding Officers of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship, HMS Bulwark, and HNLMS Rotterdam found a lull in the action of Exercise Joint Warrior to establish an affiliation between the two amphibious ships and recognise the strong relationship between their respective navies and amphibious forces. The amphibious affiliation between the Royal Navy and the Royal […]

  • 17 January 2013

    At 3.03 pm January 16, Belfast Coastguard received a mayday call from the crew of a fishing vessel on VHF Channel 16 (International Distress and Calling Channel) reporting that they had smoke coming from the engine room and that they were unable to access the wheelhouse. Belfast Coastguard requested a helicopter from ARCC Kinloss and […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their boat caught fire near Shinnecock, N.Y., yesterday.   A good samaritan contacted the communications center at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound reporting a vessel on fire near the Shinnecock Inlet. A rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock and the South Hampton […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Australia’s HMAS Newcastle has provided medical treatment and evacuated two badly burned Filipino merchant seamen from a stricken oil tanker in the Somali Basin. The seamen from the Liberian registered Merchant Tanker Perla, were severely burned during a machinery fire which left the tanker powerless, adrift and vulnerable to pirate attack on 7 June 2013. […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams transferred 10 Iranian mariners rescued from a burning dhow Aug. 8 to an Iranian vessel in the Gulf of Oman Aug. 10. Members of Williams’ visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team transferred the mariners from the destroyer to an Iranian-flagged dhow for repatriation. Williams (DDG 95) rescued the […]

  • 21 November 2014

    Bravo Zulu to six crew members of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto who sprang into action in response to a fire and assisted in the evacuation of a burning building during a port visit on November 14th in Antalya, Turkey. Two of the ship’s officers, Lieutenant(Navy) (Lt(N)) Samuel Gaudreault and Lt(N) Daniel Willis were […]

  • 7 July 2014

    The US Coast Guard rescued two people after their 70-foot pleasure craft caught fire near Destruction Island, Washington, Friday.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Quillayute River, Washington, received a distress call on VHF-FM radio channel 16, at approximately 12:58 p.m., from a recreational boater reporting that their engine was on fire. A 47-foot Motor […]

  • 5 April 2017

    On April 4th, 2017, the Sri Lanka Navy sent two Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to assist MSC ‘Daniela’, a containership caught by a fire off Colombo harbor. Upon reaching the ship, about 33 nautical miles off Colombo harbor, P 436 and P 412 craft joined Sri Lankan Port Authority tugs, Rawana and Maha Wewa, which […]

  • 11 February 2015

    On Sunday 7 February 2015, the EU Naval Force counter-piracy flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, provided urgent medical assistance to an injured seafarer, who had suffered a serious burns injury whilst at sea in his cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden. The cargo ship, which was transiting through the Internationally Recommended Traffic Corridor (IRTC) in […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

    During her visit to Grand Cayman RFA Fort Rosalie hosted 30 children from the First Baptist Christian School from Red Bay Grand Cayman. Leaving the harbour on a tug and climbing the accommodation ladder was an experience in itself for some children and one kissed Fort Rosalie’s deck in celebration of arriving on something steadier […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Industry news

      Strategic submarine SSBN Yekaterinburg being on fire on Dec 29, 2011 was docked in Roslyakovo, Murmansk region with nuclear weapons on board, writes Kommersant today. According to the magazine, up to 16 strategic missiles R-29RMU2 Sineva with 4 nuclear warheads each was on board the sub. There were torpedoes and ASW rocket torpedoes possibly […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Industry news

    A fire burned for five hours on an atomic-powered submarine undergoing repairs near Russia’s eastern port of Vladivostok on Monday, but naval and shipyard officials said there was no risk of a radiation leak and nobody was hurt. Black smoke poured from the submarine Tomsk, which is powered by two nuclear reactors, after it caught […]

  • 2 December 2014

    Sailors from amphibious dock landing ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) joined members of the American Legion, Boy Scouts of America and Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps to help lay to rest faded and torn American flags during a flag retirement ceremony in San Diego, Nov. 22. New Orleans’ Sailors provided the color guard service […]

  • 12 April 2017

    The U.S.-led humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership 2017 has arrived in Malaysia. Embarked aboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4), servicemen arrived in Port Klang on April 8. The arrival marks Malaysia’s 12th year as a participant in Pacific Partnership, as well as its second year as […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Industry news

    The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has made an arrest in connection with a $400 million dollar fire on board USS Miami May 23 and other incidents at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. Casey James Fury, a 24-year-old civilian worker at the Shipyard, is charged with arson. He was taken into custody by NCIS […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    An aerial target drone malfunctioned and struck guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) off the coast of Southern California at approximately 1:25 pm local time on Nov. 16, while the ship was conducting a radar tracking exercise during routine training at sea. No Sailors were seriously injured, but two Sailors were treated for minor […]

  • 10 December 2014

    It’s GAME DAY this Saturday!  While preparing for the event, the Navy burned a “Beat Army” effigy during a pep rally at the U.S. Naval Academy before the Dec. 13 Army-Navy college football game. The Army–Navy Game, a rivalry game between the teams of the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, New York and the […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish warship, ESPS Galicia, conducted maritime training with the Galmadug Coast Guard On Tuesday, September 29. The training, which included both theory and practical exercises, covered the maintenance of outboard motors (OBM) and boat embarkation procedures. ESPS Galicia’s medical team also gave demonstrations on how to treat burns, fractures and severe bleeding. Training exercises such as […]

  • 12 March 2019

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll rescued 27 sailors from the Italian Con/Ro ship Grande America which caught fire in the Bay of Biscay on March 11. The frigate was on her way home to Plymouth after nine months away in the Asia-Pacific region when she responded to a mayday during the night from the 28,000-tonne […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Bulwark, the Plymouth based Fleet Flagship, hosted a Capability Demonstration and Official Reception during her recent visit to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Over 150 guests including Her Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai, Mr Edward Hobart, and a number of guests from the Emirati and British business community attended the reception. Captain Andrew Burns Royal […]