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  • 4 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Navy’s Portsmouth Naval Base will be receiving a new combined heat and power plant which will recycle energy, reduce carbon footprint and save the UK defense ministry up to £4million per year in energy costs. BAE Systems is beginning work to install the plant as energy and electrical requirements at the naval base are set […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Industry news

    China has announced that it is constructing a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the biggest ever to be indigenously-built, according to With this move, China will match the aircraft carrier capacity of the US Navy. The 110,000-ton super aircraft carrier should be launched by 2020. Currently, the US Navy disposes of 10 Nimitz-class aircraft carriers, which […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Training & Education

    On 19 and 20 November, during her recent port visit to Dar Es Salam, EU Naval Force warship BNS Leopold I hosted members of the Tanzanian Navy in support of EUCAP Nestor’s initiative to conduct Local Maritime Capability Building (LMCB). On the first day, BNS Leopold I’s crew organised several workshops covering topics from Global […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Industry news

    In the next three years, Azerbaijan Navy will be reinforced with new submarines… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 3, 2012

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy is now capable of having its recompression chambers reach stricken submariners and divers faster as a recent trial showed that the navy’s six Type 45 destroyers can fit the chambers to their flight decks. Until now only the Navy’s thirteen Type 23 frigates were able to deploy the emergency stores which are held at […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Brazilian Navy has hired DCNS to carry out a ship check on the forward catapult of its aircraft carrier São Paulo.   DCNS team of engineers conducted the diagnostics and trials for the Brazilian Navy in November at the naval premises of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After the team’s intervention, the catapult was dry-fired […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) posted a video showing the features of its Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel prototype under development. The DARPA ACTUV program aims to develop an unmanned autonomous surface vessel with the ability to track a quiet diesel-electric submarine overtly for months over thousands of kilometers, with minimal human input. […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    During the recent port visit of EU Naval Force Warship FS Floréal to the Seychelles, the ship conducted Local Maritime Capacity Building (LMCB) with the Seychelles Coastguard.   The training with the Seychelles Coastguard was conducted in three sections. Firstly, two members of FS Floréal’s ship’s company conducted training on the Mercury coordination system at […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Industry news

    Two new tugboats were commissioned into Baltic Fleet on March 22. A total of five Project 90600 tugboats have been built for the Baltic Fleet in 2011-2012… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, March 26, 2013; Image: Pella Shipyard

  • 11 June 2013
    Training & Education

    On June 3rd, during a port visit to Dar Es Salaam, French frigate, FS Nivôse organised local maritime capacity building (LMCB) training with the Tanzanian Navy. This training built on the training conducted by FS Guepratte a few days earlier. Twelve members of the Tanzanian Coast Guard were briefed and given a demonstration on the […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Training & Education

    During their recent logistical visit to the Seychelles, Spanish Ocean Patrol Vessel (OPV), ESPS Meteoro, held a number of very productive meetings with EUCAP Nestor and the Seychelles Coast Guard. On the 25th of October, ESPS Meteoro was visited by 18 members of the Seychelles Coast Guard, in conduct Local Maritime Capacity Building (LMCB). After […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Japanese government has agreed to provide Sri Lanka with a grant of up to 1.83 billion yen (approx. US$18M) for the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to receive two new patrol boats. The agreement, signed June 30 between the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is aimed at […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Industry news

    The commitment of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia through boosting capacity building in the region has been underlined with the signing of five strategic partnerships with a number of UN agencies and the EU, following a Conference on Capacity Building to Counter Piracy off the Coast of […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The Force Commander of the EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR), Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, met Jacques Launay, Head of EUCAP Nestor, the European Union mission on Regional Maritime Capacity Building in the Horn of Africa. With this meeting, EUCAP Nestor and EU NAVFOR formally acknowledge the start of their active co-operation.  […]

  • 6 April 2017

    Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the U.S. Navy to close three illegal large capacity cesspools on Oahu. The Navy will pay a civil penalty of $94,212 for violations of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “All large capacity cesspools must be closed to protect Hawaii’s […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy ‘s USS Providence (SSN 719) will be restored to full operational capacity by her builder, General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., under a $25.6 million deal for the Los Angeles-class submarine’s fiscal year 2013 dry-docking continuous maintenance availability. This scope of work encompasses required maintenance activities necessary to maintain full unrestricted operation of […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Industry news

    The Danish Naval Design and Marine Consultancy Knud E. Hansen A/S and joint venture partner ABB have developed a highly fuel efficient 2000 TEU Container Feeder Vessel. The vessel’s main dimensions have been optimised for calling in Bangkok, but the design features will deliver great benefits to operators and the environment on any route. The […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Industry news

      Setting the ball rolling for creation new generation vessels, Hon’ble Raksha Mantra Shri A K Antony will formally commission the 1st and 2nd phases of Goa Shipyard’s Infrastructural Modernisation Project Ltd (GSL) on 21 May 2011 at GSL. The Commissioning of the 1st and 2nd phases of GSL’s ambitious Infrastructural Modernisation project at a […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in Luanda, Angola for a port visit to strengthen maritime capacity under Africa Partnership Station (APS), March 3, 2015. Spearhead is deployed in the US 6th Fleet Area of Operations (AOO) to support APS, working alongside West African partners to increase interoperability maritime […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canada’s defense minister has announced that the government will fund the construction of a sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship for the Royal Canadian Navy. The announcement was made at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax, Nova-Scotia, shipyard on Friday. “A sixth patrol ship will greatly increase the capacity of the Royal Canadian Navy to deploy AOPS simultaneously, […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy should leverage potential private shipyard repair capacity if it wants to reduce delays in attack submarine maintenance periods and cut operating and support cost expenditures, a GAO report has found. The Government Accountability Office’s analysis of navy maintenance data shows that between fiscal year 2008 and 2018, attack submarines have incurred 10,363 […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities, Research & Development, Vessels

    The US Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded Austal USA a modification to a previously awarded littoral combat ship (LCS) contract, the shipbuilder said.

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    EU Naval Force Warship FGS Berlin conducts three Local Maritime Capacity Building (LMCB) activities during a recent port visit to the Seychelles in support of EUCAP Nestor.   LMCB are conducted by the European Union to build the capacity of security forces of regional partners in the fight against piracy. Firstly on 25 August Firefighting training […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The American shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that shipbuilders at its Newport News Shipbuilding division recently completed the installation of more than 14 million feet (approx. 4,3 million meters) of electrical and fiber optic cable on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The company said that Gerald R. Ford’s design makes a […]

  • 14 January 2013

    The Colombian Navy intercepted an unmanned semi-submersible submarine on Tuesday 60 nautical miles from the mouth of the Naya river that flows into the Pacific Ocean. The vessel is believed to have been intended for drug smuggling purposes, Colombia Reports informed. Navy Commander Carlos Delgado said that the submarine features 18 meters in length, three […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Australian Minister for Defence Stephen Smith, Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera, and U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel held trilateral defence ministerial talks in Singapore June 1 on the margins of the International Institute of Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue. This was the second meeting of its kind among the three nations’ top defense officials. […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Images courtesy of FINCANTIERI S.p.A. – All rights reserved Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri on March 3 delivered the ‘Itarus’ semi-submersible floating platform to Russia where it will be used to transport decommissioned Russian Navy nuclear submarine reactor compartments. The platform was built for the Russian RosRAO, the Federal State Unitary Enterprise for radioactive waste management and was delivered at […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Netherlands stopped supplying personnel for the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM Somalia) as of March 28, the Dutch Ministry of Defense said.  The Dutch contribution to the mission involved a maximum of fifteen soldiers. As informed, the country opted for this decision due to personnel shortages and “a limited military effectiveness of the […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 21 of January, the Force Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Guido Rando, hosted on board his flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, the Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151), Rear Admiral Wanich Pakorn. Rear Admiral Pakorn was accompanied by his Public Affairs Officer, Commander Komol Kongboonrak, and the First Secretary […]