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  • 17 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary Wave Knight visited Havana, Cuba on the latest stop during her Caribbean counter-drug deployment. Other roles of the support ship include flying the flag for Britain in its overseas territories, being on stand-by to help out in the event of a natural disaster and generally promoting UK plc in foreign ports. The last two […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Training & Education

    A British support ship has made a rare visit to Cuba to discuss the fight against the drugs trade and mark an historic anniversary. Royal Fleet Auxiliary Fort Rosalie visited Havana to strengthen counter narcotics collaboration work between UK and Cuban authorities. Fort Rosalie was welcomed to the Caribbean capital with a Cuban Navy band […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities

    The United States Coast Guard has repatriated 169 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, last week. These repatriations are a result of nine separate migrant interdictions at sea in the South Florida Straits. The U.S. Coast Guard said it observed a steady increase in illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba to the Southeastern U.S. since […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton set sail for Havana, Cuba, on November 18 to become the first Royal Canadian Navy ship to visit Cuba in over 50 years. HMCS Fredericton will visit the ports of Havana, Cuba; Cartagena, Colombia; and Veracruz, Mexico, to enhance mutual understanding, cooperation, and capacity with partners in the region. The […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Authorities

    The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 52 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, March 30. These repatriations are a result of three separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. On Saturday, an Air Station Clearwater HC-130 aircrew located a make-shift raft south of Key West, Florida, […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In yet another repatriation, the crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore transported 43 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Wednesday. These operations are a result of three separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore, along with numerous other Coast Guard patrol boats and aircraft, aggressively patrol […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities

    The crews of the US Coast Guard Cutters Kathleen Moore and Marlin repatriated 85 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Sunday. These repatriations are a result of seven separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. In fiscal year 2015, 4,462 Cuban migrants attempted to illegally migrate to the U.S. via the […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 70 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bluefin repatriated five Cuban migrants on Monday. These repatriations are a result of five separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events consisted of Cubans […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Chinese Navy’s hospital ship Peace Ark arrived at the port of Havana, Cuba on Oct 21 with a 5-day friendly visit. This is the first visit of Chinese Navy’s ship to Cuba. Peace Ark left Chinese port Zhoushan on Sept 16 with the view to pay friendly visits to Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton returned to Nova Scotia on December 9 after completing a two and a half week visit to the Americas. By visiting Cuba, HMCS Fredericton became the first ship to do so in more than 50 years. The frigate visited the ports of Veracruz, Mexico; Cartagena, Colombia; and Havana, Cuba. […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard has repatriated 121 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, within the past week. These repatriations are a result of nine separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events all consisted of Cubans attempting to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels. Once aboard a Coast Guard […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Training & Education

      USS San Diego (LPD 22) departed Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba following her first port visit March 21. San Diego arrived in Cuba March 18, three days after departing Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. While in Cuba, San Diego hosted ship’s tours for more than 100 base personnel and their families, including Commander, […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Authorities

    The Republic of Korea consulate general and the principal officer U.S. Consulate Fukuoka visited forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Dec. 29. ROK Consulate General Cho Jung-Won and Principle Officer U.S. Consulate Fukuoka Jason R. Cubas toured Command Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS) and later toured Essex after expressing an interest in seeing the […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy is deploying aircraft carrier USS George Washington to Haiti in response to the hurricane Mathew which hit the Caribbean country’s coast on Tuesday. U.S. officials said two more vessels, an amphibious landing ship and a hospital ship, would be deployed later in the week, USNI News reported. While no official tasking was issued, the Navy […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba commenced its annual base-wide hurricane preparedness exercise, April 13-18. HURREX/Citadel Gale 2012, a Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) and Fleet Forces Command (FFC) exercise, is held annually to help commands prepare for the Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30. “Our events were centered […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Authorities

    Russian Navy’s Vishnya-class intelligence ship, the Viktor Leonov SSV-175, arrived in Cuba yesterday, January 20. The visit occurred just prior to a bilateral meeting between the Obama Administration and the Havana government, as reported by CNBC. The vessel, which made two visits in February and March last year, moored to a pier in Havana where cruise ships normally dock. […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 15 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. This repatriation is a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea. In all instances, Cubans were trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.” Coast […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    Sixty-five Cuban migrants aboard the US Coast Guard Cutters William Trump and Raymond Evans were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba over the last five days. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated seven Cuban migrants Tuesday. This repatriation is a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Centenary Wedgewood Bowl is an annual award for Humanitarian Aid and International Relations. The recipient of the award for 2012 is RFA Fort Rosalie for her outstanding contribution towards international relations. RFA Fort Rosalie was deployed to the Caribbean from December 2011 until June 2012. During her deployment she engaged in […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard repatriated 97 Cuban migrants that were rescued during a busy week of illegal migration attempts from Cuba.   The repatriation was the result of 10 separate groups attempting to illegally enter the United States aboard rustic vessels in the Florida Straits dating back to July 14, 2014. “Our main concern is […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events all consisted of Cubans attempting to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels. William Trump, along […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is scheduled to return to its homeport in Wilmington today, Thursday, following a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During this patrol, Diligence performed a diverse range of Coast Guard missions throughout the Western and Southern Caribbean which included search and rescue operations off the coast of Honduras, and […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities

    Sixty-four Cuban migrants aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events were Cubans trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels. Coast Guard assets involved in […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Research & Development

      Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba’s commanding officer ordered Hurricane Condition of Readiness (COR) level five set Aug. 24. In coordination with NS Guantanamo Bay’s Emergency Operation Center, COR five was issued as Hurricane Irene moved northeast of the base. COR five is the standard for NS Guantanamo Bay for the duration of hurricane […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities

    Future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) conducted a port visit to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba while transiting to its home port of San Diego, California July 21.   During the port visit, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Jacksonville Detachment Guantanamo Bay provided 900,000 gallons of JP5 and diesel fuel as well as […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano pulled alongside in Havana, Cuba during the ship’s 87th training cruise. During the port of call at the Cuban capital which started May 11, the Juan Sebastián de Elcano attracted much attention and was visited by nearly 8,000 people in the scheduled open days. Commanded by Captain Victoriano […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities

    The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton and Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated 108 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Sunday, November 30. These repatriations are a result of seven separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These were interdictions of Cuban nationals attempting to illegally enter the […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Authorities

    Future USS John Finn (DDG 113), the U.S. Navy’s 63rd Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and the first of the DDG 51 Flight IIA restart ships, has transited the Panama Canal on her maiden voyage from Mississippi to Hawaii. Launched on March 28, 2015, and christened on May 2, 2015, John Finn sailed away from Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities

    After being rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard, and transferred aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island, 53 Cuban migrants were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday.   These repatriations are a result of five separate attempts to illegally migrate to the United States aboard rustic vessels in the Florida Straits stemming back to […]