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  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Coast Guard crews from Southeastern New England conducted various evolutions with the Royal Canadian Navy to train and improve the inter-operability of the two nations’ militaries and surface search and rescue assets. Coast Guard Station Woods Hole, Station Provincetown, and Air Station Cape Cod and HMCS Summerside conducted homeland security, anti-terrorism, search and rescue, […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    MV-22 Osprey pilots tested rolling landing and takeoffs on the flight deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) earlier this month. The testing took place a month after Bell Boeing received a contract to build the first 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy. The CMV-22B Osprey is a […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities

    The first CMV-22B squadron is scheduled to deploy aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in 2021.

  • 6 September 2018
    Vessels

    Four crew members sustained injuries following the collision of two US Coast Guard tactical boats off Falmouth.  The incident occurred on September 5 at around 1:30 p.m. local time, the USCG said. The 29-foot tactical boat crews were involved in maneuvers and training when they collided in Buzzards Bay. Both boats returned to Station Woods Hole under their […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Twenty-one crew members from aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) took a carrier on board delivery (COD) flight to aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) today to reunite with family members currently serving aboard Ike. Crew members from Enterprise toured the Ike and seized the opportunity to spend time with family members and […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy established Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 – its first CMV-22B squadron – in a ceremony at Naval Base Coronado on December 14. VRM-30 was established to begin the navy’s transition from the C-2A Greyhound, which has provided logistics support to aircraft carriers for four decades, to the CMV-22B, which has an […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    As the over 50 years old C-2 Greyhound prepares for retirement, U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started carrier-onboard-delivery (COD) operational tests for the V-22 Osprey aircraft June 12. A V-22 Osprey from Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron (VMX) 1 is being tested and evaluated as it is scheduled to become the singular […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command rescued a fishing trawler stuck on rocks close to Sweat Bay on 06th December 2012. The fishing trawler named “Saman Eliya” had left from Cod Bay Fishery Harbour for fishing and the incident had occurred while leaving the harbour around 15:50hrs. An alert Naval Patrol Craft in […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Patrol Craft, P 422 attached to the Eastern Naval Command rescued 5 fishermen stranded in the seas 47 nautical miles off Foul Point on 16th September 2013. Their fishing trawler named “Upul” had become non-operational due to an engine defect. The Navy was informed of the incident by the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy rendered prompt assistance to rescue a multi-day fishing trawler which had run on rock in the seas close to the Rocky Point off Trincomalee Harbour on 19th April 2012. The trawler named “Senaka – 7” from Dewundara with 04 crew members onboard had met with the mishap around 1900 hrs whilst attempting […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 23-year-old male Tuesday at approximately 10:40 p.m from USS James E. Williams, 220 miles off the coast of Chatham. Coast Guard 1st District Watchstanders received notification from Navy Fleet Forces that a crewmember had a medical condition that required immediate attention at approximately 9:45 p.m. Coast Guard Air […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has named a new littoral combat ship in honor of Cleveland, Ohio, and the citizens of Cleveland for their service and longstanding support of the US Navy and Marine Corps team. The name was announced by Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer in a ceremony aboard the USS Cod submarine memorial […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Authorities

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell Boeing JPO a $4,2 billion contract for V-22 tiltrotor aircraft construction. As informed, the contract provides for the manufacture and delivery of 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy, 34 MV-22B aircraft for the Marine Corps, one CV-22B for the Air Force and four MV-22B aircraft for […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s new stealth destroyer, USS Zumwalt, interrupted its sea trials to assist the U.S Coast Guard and their MH-60 helicopter in evacuating a man 40 nautical miles southeast of Portland, USA, on December 12. At approximately 3 a.m Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Northern New England watchstanders received a call from the 45-foot fishing […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Mine countermeasure ships deployed to NATO’s Standing Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) worked with the the Royal Norwegian Navy recently to locate WWII ordnance in the waters of Oslo Fjord. The group detected a total of 23 mines from and four torpedoes over the last two weeks. Conducting mine identification and neutralization in the freezing waters […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a fishing vessel in distress by air-dropping de-watering pumps after the 53-foot Canadian flagged vessel Island Cruiser collided with the 120-foot converted ferry vessel Esperanza June 26, 2014.   Watchstanders at Sector Southeastern New England received notification that the Island Cruiser was being towed by the Esperanza and the […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Kingston and Glace Bay departed Halifax earlier this week for the Caribbean Sea to support Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational criminal organizations in the Americas and Caribbean.   Massachusetts photographer Gene Harriman captured these beautiful shots of HMCS Glace Bay passing through […]

  • 9 February 2012

      A Royal Navy patrol ship has issued a record on-the-spot fine to fishermen using undersized nets after sailors boarded a Dutch fishing vessel in the North Sea. HMS Mersey, one of the Royal Navy’s three fishery protection vessels, was on routine duties when she spotted the FV Elizabeth sailing 40 nautical miles (74km) off […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the ISAAC MAYO, the 12th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger’s President & C.E.O., Ben Bordelon. “We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the latest FRC built by Bollinger, the ISAAC MAYO, to the 7th Coast Guard District […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Authorities

    USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) hosted U.S. and foreign flag and general officers from throughout Europe, Aug. 11 in support of regional maritime partnerships. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, commander, Supreme Allied Command, Europe (SACEUR); U.S. Navy Adm. Bruce Clingan, commander, Allied Joint Force Command; U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Frank Pandolfe, commander, U.S. […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a commercial fishing vessel on fire 35 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., Monday.  Watchstanders at Sector Southeastern New England received a radio call from the 88-foot fishing vessel Raiders at approximately 8:40 a.m. An Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter and Station Brant Point 42-foot Fast Response Boat launched to assist. The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca diverted from […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities

    Nine representatives from five different diversity groups along with Commander, Navy Recruiting Command (NRC), Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews, visited the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as part of the distinguished visitor (DV) embark program, Sept. 11-12.   The DV embark program places key leaders from all sectors of society aboard a deployed carrier to experience […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Authorities

      On Oct 3 Norwegian Coast Guard published photos showing Russian trawler Sapfir-2 dropped fish overboard; that was the ground for the ship’s arrest, reports Norwegian TV-2 channel. On Sept 28 Norwegian Coast Guard detained Russian trawler Sapfir-2 (registered in port Murmansk, operated by Arkhangelsk fishing company) in neutral waters off Spitsbergen archipelago, Barents Sea […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has finished testing of the future Navy variant CMV-22B Osprey for aircraft carrier operations aboard the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The Fleet Battle Experiment (FBE) was conducted from July 22 to August 4 off the coast of California. Sailors and senior officials explored, analyzed and documented the characteristics of operating a detachment of MV-22s for the carrier […]

  • 21 May 2014

      The United States Coast Guard has resumed search for four sailors 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Tuesday.   Watchstanders from the 1st Coast Guard District command center in Boston were notified at approximately 12:30 a.m., Friday, of two 406MHz personal locator beacons registered to the 39-foot U.K.-flagged sailing vessel Cheeki […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Authorities

    A team of researchers from the U.S. Navy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have found the wreck of a navy fleet tug whose whereabouts have been a mystery for 95 years. The USS Conestoga (AT 54) was found in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary off San Francisco, after the boat disappeared in […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard has conducted approximately 60,000 search and rescue operations since 2006 with support from the General Dynamics C4 Systems-built Rescue 21 system. The nationwide command, control and communications system connects Coast Guard personnel with distressed mariners up to 20 nautical miles or more out to sea. Rescue 21 is also interoperable with […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Active duty and retired submariners gathered alongside Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Detachment San Diego contractors for a ceremony held onboard Naval Base Pt. Loma, San Diego to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the loss of the USS Thresher (SSN 593) and the 129 Sailors and civilian shipyard personnel onboard during deep dive tests in 1963 off […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) Acoustics Division, with Bluefin Robotics, executed a record setting 507 kilometer (315 mile), long-endurance autonomy research mission using its heavyweight-class mine countermeasures autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), Reliant. NRL’s Reliant AUV, when equipped with a low frequency broadband (LFBB) sonar system, is perhaps best known as the prototype for the […]