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  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After two and a half years protecting the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Caroline Scan, from pirate attack off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval Force has bid the vessel and her hard-working crew a fond farewell.   In April 2014, MV Caroline Scan will be entering a period of maintenance, so the […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Force Commander French Rear Admiral Dupuis meets EUNAVFOR Dutch WFP vessel protection detachment on board M/V Caroline Scan. On June 5 in the morning, EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis and members of his staff met the Dutch Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), which is deployed on board World Food Programme chartered M/V Caroline Scan. […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Authorities

    HMS Caroline hasn’t been out of the water for 32 years so it’s not surprising to see the hull of the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland covered in barnacles. Two tugs spent an hour easing HMS Caroline from her home at Alexandra Dock in Belfast to Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Caroline, the last surviving warship of the Battle of Jutland, will be preserved for the nation as a result of an agreement to gift the ship to the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN). Following negotiations between the Ministry of Defence, the Northern Ireland Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment and the NMRN, […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Industry news

    A waterfront regeneration in Belfast, Ireland now features the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland, the World War 1 light battle cruiser HMS Caroline. Having undergone extensive restoration, the ship will now be welcoming visitors of Belfast’s Titanic Quarter to discover its historic spaces including the Captain Crookes Cabin, engine room, sick bay and galley kitchen. In […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities

    The last remaining British survivor of the First World War, and of the Battle of Jutland still afloat, is looking at a future as a floating museum. HMS Caroline, a decommissioned C-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy, will be transformed into a visitor attraction in time for centenary commemorations of the 1916 Battle of […]

  • 11 November 2013

    The Lithuanian Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta since August 2013, is tasked with the protection of the World Food Programme (WFP) ship MV Caroline Scan. Embarked on the Caroline scan around the clock, the AVPD ensures the security of the WFP shipments, delivering much […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Urgent repairs to halt the deterioration of historic World War One vessel HMS Caroline have been completed making the ship safe for the next stage of a massive restoration programme. Repairs conducted by Belfast-based Blu-Marine included a top to bottom survey of the ship’s weakest spots, emergency repairs, removal and refurbishment of all portholes and […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The flagship of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR), NRP Alvares Cabral has conducted a fast-rope insertion exercise on a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel, providing the opportunity for Portuguese sailors to meet their Finnish colleagues embarked on the WFP ship as an Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD). Whilst patrolling in the Gulf of Aden […]

  • 12 August 2013

    After 148 days in charge, the Finnish Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD) handed over the responsibility for the protection of the World Food Program (WFP) Ship MV Caroline Scan to a Lithuanian AVPD on 10 August. On behalf of Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant, Operation Commander European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia, Lieutenant Commander Laurent […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Training & Education

      Another step in the campaign to bring an old warship – HMS Caroline – to Portsmouth has been taken… (bfbs) [mappress] Source: bfbs, April 14, 2011;

  • 29 May 2012

    On Sunday 27 May EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Dutch frigate Van Amstel rendezvoused  at sea with World Food Programme (WFP) chartered ship MV Caroline Scan to re-supply the Dutch protection team onboard – known as an Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment or AVPD .    The Dutch AVPD, which consists of armed marines and a […]

  • 4 December 2013

    On Saturday 1 December, an EU Naval Force Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD) handover ceremony was held in Djibouti between Lithuanian and Serbian Forces in Djibouti. Members of the Lithuanian Forces have spent the past four months embarked in the World Food Programme (WFP) aid ship, MV Caroline Scan, providing protection from pirate attack as […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) and the University of Birmingham’s School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering announce a new academic partnership to exploit and develop Virtual Reality technologies to support projects in naval heritage, both past and present. The partnership will highlight the work of the University’s Human Interface Technologies Team […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Protecting World Food Programme (WFP) shipments to Somalia is a core task for EU Naval Force Somalia; ensuring the safe transportation of humanitarian aid to the Somali people.  In 2013, WFP aims to bring humanitarian assistance to an estimated population of 1.56 million in Somalia. Since the beginning of Operation Atalanta in 2008, EU Naval […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Authorities

     On 15 March, the German Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta, transferred the responsibility for the protection of the World Food Programme (WFP) ship MV Caroline Scan to an AVPD from Finland. The German AVPD returns home after successfully protecting the WFP chartered vessel for […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The German frigate FGS KOELN, participating in European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta, has recently escorted M/V CAROLINE SCAN to the Kenyan port Mombasa. The ship is chartered by the World Food Programme and will be loaded with urgently needed food for the people in Somalia. Additionally a German Vessel Protection Detachment (VPD) […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s World War I cruiser HMS Caroline has returned to Alexandra Dock in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter following repairs to her hull. During the work at Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock, the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland had 1,700 rivets repaired. At the peak of the work, 14 teams of welders were […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than £12m will be spent saving two of the Royal Navy’s last survivors from the greatest naval clashes of the 20th Century. Apart from spending the bulk of the cash – £11.5m – to turn HMS Caroline into a museum in Northern Ireland, £1m will be spent on the first stage of saving Landing […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy celebrated the keel laying of the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), the second ship of the Gerald R. Ford class, at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division on Saturday, August 22. Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of the ship’s namesake, the 35th President of the United States, the ship’s sponsor, declared the keel […]

  • 12 June 2013

    During a recent port visit to Mombasa the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta flagship NRP Álvares Cabral hosted representatives from the World Food Programme (WFP). The port visit in Kenya coincided with a re-supply visit from the WFP Ship MV Caroline Scan which allowed the second team of Finnish Marines to assume […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The Finnish Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta since March 2013, is tasked with the protection of the World Food Programme (WFP) ship MV Caroline Scan. Embarked on the Caroline scan around the clock, the AVPD ensures the security of the WFP shipments, delivering much […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that it will host a keel-laying ceremony for the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79). The event will be held at the Company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division alongside Dry Dock 12 on Saturday, August 22. The ship’s sponsor and daughter of the ship’s namesake, Caroline Kennedy, will participate via video. Gerald […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Authorities

    Three French police officers from Marseille found themselves stuck on the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower as it departed the French city after a regular port visit on Tuesday. The U.S. sailors had to stop the 330-meter ship once they noticed the three policemen who boarded the carrier out of curiosity, […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Irish Naval Service hosted a naming and commissioning ceremony for its latest addition to the fleet, the Naval Service vessel L.É. Samuel Beckett.   The ceremony was held on Saturday the 16th of May at Sir John Rodgerson’s Quay, Dublin, The Taoiseach and Minister for Defence, Mr. Enda Kenny, T.D., being the host. The […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities

    A deal that makes HMS Trincomalee – Britain’s oldest floating warship – a full subsidiary of the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) has been hailed as great news for Hartlepool.   The Napoleonic-era vessel which is permanently moored at Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience in the town’s marina, will now be marketed as part of […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) welcomed First Lady Akie Abe, the wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during a tour of the submarine Feb. 12. The tour was conducted to reinforce the strategic alliance that exists between the U.S. and Japan, highlighting U.S. 7th Fleet’s partnership […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities

    Submariners from one of the Royal Navy’s newest super-subs paraded through the streets of the Wirral on Sunday, September 20, when they were granted the Freedom of the Borough. The parade, which was organised by Wirral Borough Council, was in honour of the 98-strong crew of HMS Astute and to celebrate the close links between […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NRF Warships to Test Rapid Response Readiness A large fleet of warships from NATO’s Response Force (NRF) sailed from ports across Europe yesterday to take part in the maritime component of Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, which will encompass the anti submarine component and the electronic warfare component. HMS Caroline […]