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  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Pakistan’s ministry of defense confirmed on January 9 that it has successfully test fired its nuclear-capable submarine launched cruise missile (SLCM). The Babur-3, as the missile is named, was launched from a submerged position in the Indian Ocean. Pakistan’s military said the missile test was a success as it hit its target with “precise accuracy” […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Arlington (LPD 24) conducted a fast cruise Feb. 27, at Huntington-Ingall’s Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., to determine if the ship is ready to go to sea. This fast cruise was an important element of Crew Certification Phase II, conducted by the amphibious transport dock’s immediate superior in command, Commander, Amphibious Squadron (COMPHIBRON) 8 […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Project 885 Yasen nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine (SSGN) Severodvinsk will be armed with Caliber supersonic cruise missiles… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 24, 2012

  • 25 August 2011
    Industry news

      American research center Heritage Foundation published an article saying that China is interested in procurement of Russian cruise missiles Club to equip Type 93 nuclear-powered submarines, as well as Type 041 and Kilo-class submarines (two latter are supplied by Russia). It is also said in the article that Russia promotes Club-K missile container system […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Having passed repair and modernization at Zvezdochka shipyard (Severodvinsk, Russia), Indian Navy’s diesel-electric… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 18, 2012

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Choules recently embarked members from the Royal Australian Navy’s New Entry Officers’ Course 53 as they commenced their Sea Training Deployment, a three week training cruise to teach the junior officers about life at sea as a junior sailor. In total 90 New Entry Officers and training staff joined the ship at Fleet Base […]

  • 20 August 2014

    Korean War era aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will depart Newport, Rhode Island for her final cruise today, August 20. National Historic Landmark Fort Adams, the largest coastal fortress in North America, will salute this heroic vessel and the men who sailed her as she passes down Narragansett Bay for the last time.   Rick Nagele, Executive […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 86th midshipmen training cruise. On this occasion, 76 midshipmen from the Spanish Naval Academy in their fourth academic year, and 14 candidates to become Leading Seamen from the Ferrol Specialties School have embarked on the training ship. The purpose of this cruise […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began fast cruise by executing a simulated sea and anchor detail in Newport News, Va., Aug. 19. The simulated sea and anchor detail was a crucial step in ensuring the crew is ready to return Theodore Roosevelt to the fleet after a four-year refueling and […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) began its end-of-deployment tiger cruise after arriving in Norfolk, July 1.  A tiger cruise allows a Sailor’s friends and loved ones to go to sea and experience a day in the life of a U.S. Navy Sailor. Arriving at Naval Station Norfolk before transiting to her homeport of […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    With the announcement “we have now commenced fast cruise,” Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began simulating an at sea environment Aug. 19 in preparation for their first underway in four years. A fast cruise is a multi-day simulated underway period consisting of drills and training evolutions to ensure the carrier […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    ANBV Naiguatá (GC-23), a littoral patrol boat of the Venezuelan Coast Guard, sank following a collision with a cruise ship off Venezuela’s northern coast last week. The incident took place at around 00:45 on March 30, 2020, according to Venezuela’s defense ministry. The country’s government claimed that the collision occurred in the country’s territorial waters, […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Industry news

    Two more giants of the sea moved into Mina Zayed this week highlighting the port’s major role in handling ships of different sizes and backgrounds. The 59,000 ton MSC Lirica, a commercial cruise liner berthed near to the USS New Orleans in the port demonstrating its capacity to accommodate to vessels of all shapes and […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The Liverpool Daily Post reported yesterday that the Royal Navy’s warship HMS Liverpool departed from the Liverpool Cruise Terminal. Danielle Thomas’ rich soprano voice filled the air with You’ll Never Walk Alone and Land of Hope and Glory from the landing stage. Five gun salutes were given as she passed the Pier Head again […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Lead submarine of Project 885 Yasen, SSGN Severodvinsk will be armed with supersonic cruise missiles Caliber which have no analogs worldwide with flight range exceeding 2,500 km, a source in Russian defense industry told reporters on Tuesday. “The missile meets all defense ministry’s requirements regarding range, accuracy, destructive effect, and in-flight survivability. Because of unique […]

  • 11 February 2013

    The US Coast Guard is maintaining communication with a cruise ship that has lost main propulsion and is dead in the water approximately 136 miles north of Merida, Mexico Sunday.  The Carnival cruise ship Triumph reported a fire in the aft engine room. Cruise ship personnel isolated and extinguished the engine room fire. No injuries […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Training & Education

    For the first time since she entered Newport News Shipbuilding in early 2009, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conducted an overnight habitability fast cruise Nov. 5, reaching the complete crew move aboard milestone, which brings the Nimitz-class carrier closer to rejoining the fleet as an operational asset. “There is a key event called complete crew […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard U.S 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) conducted a simulated underway known as a “fast cruise” Feb. 27, to prepare for their upcoming sea trials. The fast cruise is a series of seamanship and damage control training evolutions designed to reacclimatize Sailors into an underway mindset and gauge overall operational readiness […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen aboard the Spanish Navy’s training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano concluded the 88th training cruise by docking in Cadiz, Spain, on Friday. The purpose of these training cruises is to contribute to the nautical, military, social and human instruction of Spanish Navy midshipmen (future officers). The training ship itself represents the state, promoting diplomatic relations […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company conducted two successful flight tests on Jan. 27 and 29. The first flight test demonstrated a Tomahawk cruise missile which was synthetically guided to hit a Mobile Ship Target (MST). The second flight test demonstrated a reduced mission planning time in a realistic “call for fire” scenario. Mike Jarrett, Raytheon […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) began its fast cruise July 18 in preparation to leave Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The beginning of fast cruise marks the end of GHWB’s 13-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) which began June 2015. During fast cruise the crew will operate as if they are underway, carrying […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Project 885 Yasen nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine (SSGN) Severodvinsk carried out underwater launch of a supersonic cruise… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 30, 2012; Image:: Betasom

  • 21 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) Guard missile cruiser Varyag prepares for a long-range cruise. The cruiser’s crew is going to pay informal visits to Japan, the US, and Canada. The main purpose of the visit is further naval cooperation with those countries, and demonstration of St. Andrew’s flag in the Pacific Ocean. The ocean cruise will […]

  • 28 May 2013

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded early Monday morning to a fire aboard the 917-foot cruise ship, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas, 35 nautical miles northwest of West End, Bahamas. At approximately 3 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report of a fire aboard a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship carrying 2,224 passengers and 796 crew […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s nuclear-powered Oscar II class submarine Tomsk has launched a Granit cruise missile as part of her training cycle. The supersonic cruise missile was fired from a submerged position in the Sea of Okhotsk towards a land target at the Kura Test Range, Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet press service announced. In addition to the missile launch, […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Industry news

    In 2013, Russian defense ministry will start equipping of Project 971 Schuka-B and Project 877 Varshavyanka… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 19, 2012

  • 20 November 2015

    British naval and air forces based in the Falkland Islands responded to a distress call by the 10,000 tonne cruise ship Le Boreal on November 18. The ship reported suffering a major engine room fire, which caused the loss of all power and left the ship drifting. Strong winds placed the ship in real danger […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Russia has delivered coast-based systems Bastion armed with antiship cruise missiles Yakhont under the contract signed in 2007, reported Interfax-AVN referring to an informed military diplomat in Moscow. “Supersonic antiship cruise missiles Yakhont were delivered to Syria along with Bastion mobile coast-based missile systems“, said the interviewee. However, he refused to specify exact dates […]

  • 24 November 2014

    A Coast Guard Sector San Diego aircrew medically evacuated a passenger experiencing abdominal pain and vomiting aboard a cruise ship nearly 60 miles southwest of Point Loma, Thursday afternoon. The captain of the cruise ship Carnival Inspiration contacted the Coast Guard at 12:57 p.m., requesting a medevac for the 26-year-old woman. Coast Guard Sector San […]