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  • 17 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Former US Navy officers in charge of two destroyers involved in fatal collisions in the Pacific in 2017 are facing charges of dereliction of duty, hazarding a vessel, and negligent homicide, the US Navy said in a statement on January 16. US Navy Admiral Frank Caldwell, the man in charge of a review into the accountability actions […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Fujitsu Limited, Singapore Management University (SMU), and A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) have partnered up to develop new technologies for vessel traffic management in the Port of Singapore. The project will be supported by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). As explained, the predictive technologies will leverage the power of artificial […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy deployed a P-8A maritime reconnaissance aircraft to help search for survivors of a collision between two commercial ships in the East China Sea on January 6. The aircraft searched for  32 crew who went missing after Iranian oil tanker MV Sanchi collided with Chinese grain ship CF Crystal. According to the US […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A “sudden turn” by the US Navy destroyer USS John S McCain, which put it in the path of the merchant ship Alnic MC, caused the collision between the two vessels in the Singapore Strait on August 21, 2017. The USS John S McCain’s sudden turn was due to a series of missteps that took […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    RFS 156 ‘Yamal’ sustained damages on its port side. Photo: Twitter/Capt_Navy Russian Navy landing ship Yamal collided with Sierra Leone-flagged container ship M/V Orca 2 in the Aegean Sea on December 30, the Russian defense ministry said in a statement to news agency TASS. No one was injured in the collision according to the Russian Navy, […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On January 9, 2020, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) had a close encounter with the Russian Navy’s intelligence ship Ivan Khurs. The US Navy described the approach as “aggressive”, saying that it increased the risk of collision. “Farragut sounded five short […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) assigned a flag officer to lead an administrative investigation and established a safety board to review the facts and circumstances Oct. 15 that led to the collision between a Navy submarine and an Aegis cruiser off the coast of Florida Oct. 13. Vice Adm. Michelle Howard, deputy commander of USFF, […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S Navy submarine and Aegis cruiser that collided off the East Coast October 13, arrived in port Oct. 14. USS Montpelier (SSN 765) arrived at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay and USS San Jacinto (CG 56) arrived at Naval Station Mayport to further assess and evaluate the damage that resulted from their collision at […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Industry news

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) K-433 Svyatoi Georgy Pobedonosets did not suffer serious damages as a result of a ram carried out by fishing seiner Donets, told various officials to news agencies. For instance, Pacific Fleet (PF) Assistant Judge Roman Kolbanov told to RIA Novosti that the sub “does not need repair”. According to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Authorities

    Following a thorough investigation into the June 17 collision between destroyer USS Fitzgerald and a commercial tanker, the US Navy has determined that the destroyer’s poor leadership is responsible for the collision. On August 18, the commanding officer, executive officer and command master chief of the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) were relieved of […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The latest round of tests carried out on US Navy destroyer USS John S. McCain after it was repaired following a deadly 2017 collision have revealed further issues postponing the ship’s return to the fleet. The Japan-based ship was expected to complete all repairs from the collision with a merchant vessel in the Singapore Strait […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Vessels

    A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer Shimakaze (DDG-172) and a Chinese fishing boat collided in the high seas of the East China Sea in the evening hours of March 30. The incident took place about 650 kilometers west of the Japanese island Yakushima, Joint Staff Japan said in a statement. The crash opened a […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Fitzgerald is ready to be moved into a dry dock in Yokosuka, Japan to continue repairs following a June 17 collision with a merchant vessel off Yokosuka. The U.S. 7th Fleet command announced that the destroyer is scheduled USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) is scheduled to move into a dry […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Examiner reports that a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Porter collided with a Japanese-owned bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday morning. The U.S. Navy says that no one was hurt in the collision. The collision between USS Porter (DDG 78) and the Panamanian-flagged bulk oil tanker M/V […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Authorities

    The two separate collisions between US Navy destroyers and commercial vessels in the Pacific in which a total of seventeen US Navy sailors lost their lives were preventable, a report released by the navy on November 1 says. The report details the events and actions that led to the collision of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries an initial $63 million contract to repair and restore the damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald. After being selected to perform the repairs in August and receiving a $29.4 million planning contract in October, the Mississippi-based shipbuilder is now set to start work on the initial collision ripout phase of an […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Authorities

    Remains of an unidentified number of US Navy sailors have been found in the flooded USS John S. McCain compartments, US Navy Adm. Scott Swift said Tuesday. Speaking to reporters at Singapore’s Changi Naval Base, where the US destroyer docked after a collision with an oil tanker, Swift further said that during search efforts at sea […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The skipper of the USS Porter has been removed from command after his ship collided with an oil tanker just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The commander of Naval Surface Force Atlantic relieved Cmdr. Martin Arriola of command on Thursday. The collision earlier this month left a breach about 10 feet by 10 feet […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities

    The remains which were found by the Royal Malaysian Navy on August 22 during their search for missing US Navy sailors are not those of a USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) sailor. This was determined after medical examinations of the remains, which will be returned to Malaysian authorities. Additional divers from the 15th Marine […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Leaks in HNoMS Helge Ingstad’s watertight compartments could be responsible for the frigate’s sinking following a collision in the Hjeltefjorden fjord, a preliminary report from the Norwegian Accident Investigation Board (AIBN) suggests. In addition to blaming the vessel’s lack of watertight integrity for the sinking, the report points to the two ships’ watchstanders as the main […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy has fired the commanding and executive officers of guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain following a collision in which 10 US sailors lost their lives. Commanding officer, Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez, and executive officer, Cmdr. Jessie L. Sanchez, were relieved of their duties on October 11 due to a loss of confidence. John […]

  • 18 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy destroyer USS Benfold collided with a tug on November 18, becoming the fifth US Navy ship to get involved in a collision in the Pacific this year. The forward-deployed destroyer was participating in a scheduled towing exercise in Sagami Wan, south of Kanagawa Prefecture in Honshu, when the tug boat lost propulsion and drifted […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Industry news

    A Japanese warship named Osumi collided with a fishing boat this morning off the coast of Hiroshima, the Times of Malta reports. Two of four crewmembers of the fishing boat are in a critical condition after the collision, which sank the boat. The Defence Minister, Itsunori Onodera, said that the accident is very regrettable, adding […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities

      Forty-five years after the USS Frank E Evans collided with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne (II) in the South China Sea, personnel who served on the night have reunited for a memorial service in Sydney.   Survivors, friends and families reflected on the 74 American personnel who were killed when the USS Frank E […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Authorities

    Russian Udaloy-class destroyer Admiral Vinogradov came within 15 meters (50 feet) of US Navy cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG-62) in a close encounter in the Philippine Sea on June 7. The US Navy has released video footage of the incident, which it labeled as an unsafe action that put the safety of crews and ships at […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy has relieved the 7th Fleet commander of his duties after the latest in a spate of US warship collisions in the Pacific. Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, on Tuesday removed three-star admiral Joseph Aucoin from his position after the USS John S. McCain collided with oil tanker Alnic MC […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy has picked a Texas-based shipping company to transport the damaged US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald back to the US for repairs. USS Fitzgerald, which was heavily damaged in a June 17 collision with a merchant vessel, will be brought from Japan to Mississippi where it is to be repaired by Huntington Ingalls […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Industry news

    USS San Jacinto (CG 56) entered dry dock at the BAE Systems Ship Repair facility in Mayport, Fla., Nov. 1, to begin repairs following the ship’s collision with USS Montpelier (SSN 765) in mid-October. BAE Systems was awarded an initial amount of $9,691,713 to begin the work as part of the company’s existing multi-ship, multi-option […]