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  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    New hunter-killer submarine HMS Ambush mastered the art of berthing next to a support ship during trials with RFA Diligence in the safe waters of her home base.Ambush spent two days next to Diligence in Gare Loch in a manoeuvre known as ‘rafting up’ – vital for sustaining submarine operations around the globe. With gathering […]

  • 12 October 2015

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to their homeport in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Saturday, following a 45-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During their patrol, the Diligence crew conducted search and rescue operations off the west coast of Cuba and conducted drug interdiction operations in the vicinity of Columbia and […]

  • 25 June 2015

    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 […]

  • 2 June 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned from a Caribbean Sea patrol after seizing $2.2 million worth of marijuana and some 375 kilograms of suspected cocaine. USCGC Diligence returned to Wilmington on Wednesday after spending 65 days on patrol. The cutter’s crew was deployed in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-South) and performed several Coast Guard missions, […]

  • 11 July 2014

    The Wilmington, N.C.-based Cutter Diligence recently entered the US Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay for drydock availability.   For the next three months, the 50-year-old medium endurance cutter will undergo critical maintenance work to ensure the cutter and its crew are able to accomplish their safety, security and stewardship missions. “Diligence is entering her […]

  • 9 February 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard cutter Diligence returned home to Coast Guard station Wilmington on Tuesday after intercepting nearly 2,500 kilograms of cocaine during a 62-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific. The Diligence crew patrolled in support of the Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South in the Eastern Pacific. Law enforcement personnel from Diligence interdicted three high-speed vessels […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Two British naval vessels, RFA Diligence and HMS Montrose, have proven that heavy duty engineering work can be done at sea, anywhere in the world. HMS Montrose and RFA Diligence joined forces for the finale of a large scale exercise named OMAR 13 (Operational Maintenance and Repair) in which HMS Montrose assumed the role of […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to Wilmington on March 2, following a 46-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. During the patrol, the crew aboard the Diligence was diverted to conduct a search and rescue mission of four Italian sailors aboard the 30-foot sailing vessel Algeria, which became disabled off the Coast of […]

  • 10 July 2015

    Cmdr. Matt Carter took command of the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence during a change of command ceremony Thursday in Wilmington. Carter relieved Capt. Jeffrey Randall as the commanding officer of the Cutter. Carter reports from the Coast Guard Cryptologic Unit Texas, in San Antonio, Texas, where he served as the unit’s executive officer. Following […]

  • 10 May 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloaded over a ton of marijuana worth an estimated $2.4 million wholesale on May 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2,600 pounds of drugs were interdicted by the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence in April during a chase approximately 80 miles south of Haiti. Numerous U.S. agencies from the Departments of Defense, Justice […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Training & Education

    The Crown Prince of Bahrain, HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, has been welcomed on board Royal Navy submarine HMS Triumph and support ship RFA Diligence during a visit by the RN vessels to the kingdom. His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Training & Education

    A unique Naval Support Ship sailed from Portsmouth today on one of the navy’s lengthiest deployments. Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Diligence, a 10,595 tonne Forward Repair Ship, spends most of her time in the Gulf Region supporting deployed units. Because of the nature of the work she carries out she has to be able to […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Canadian government and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. have selected the BAE Systems’ Type 26 frigate design for the Royal Canadian Navy’s future Canadian Surface Combatants. In an announcement on Friday, the government said it would now enter a “due diligence process” with Lockheed Martin Canada Inc. as prime contractor before awarding the final design and […]

  • 18 May 2011

      USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) responded to a mayday message from M/V Artemis Glory which reported it was being attacked by pirates while transiting the Gulf of Oman at 10:35 a.m. (local), May 16. The German-owned, Panama-flagged, very large crude carrier (VLCC), was en route from Juaymah Terminal in Saudi Arabia to China with a […]

  • 20 February 2017

    After several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized more than 13 tons of cocaine, the crew of USCGC Midgett offloaded the contraband at Naval Base San Diego on February 16. The cocaine was seized in international waters off the coast of Central and South America by crews of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Sherman, Tahoma, Midgett, Diligence and […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Two Whitby residents, one at the start of her career, have met up by chance serving in a ship which is patrolling the world. Cadet Emma Hopps (25) and Captain Steve Donkersley (53) are both serving in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA). ship Diligence which provides repair and maintenance support worldwide to the Royal Navy. […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced plans on Thursday to relocate the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program within its Space Systems business area, citing cost savings and expertise concentration as the main reason. The move was earlier approved by the government. Over the next eight years, the company plans to move approximately 650 positions from its Space […]

  • 28 November 2014

    The Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, Major General Martin Smith MBE, visited the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr Koji Sekimizu, at the IMO headquarters in London on Wednesday 26 November. Meeting to discuss the current situation off the Horn of Africa, the two leaders agreed that Somali-based piracy remains a […]

  • 18 September 2017

    The US Coast Guard has offloaded some 1,800 kilograms of cocaine worth over $50 million in St. Petersburg, on Saturday. The cocaine was seized from a tanker in the Caribbean during a routine patrol in August this year. Crewmembers of the Coast Guard cutter Tahoma detected and intercepted a 226-foot tanker suspected of smuggling contraband. The Tahoma crew […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard on August 4 announced the names of the first 11 offshore patrol cutters that are set to start deliveries in fiscal year 2021. Built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, the cutters will be named Argus, Chase, Ingham, Pickering, Rush, Icarus, Active, Diligence, Alert, Vigilant and Reliance. The Coast Guard’s new vessels will bridge capabilities […]

  • 17 June 2014

    The George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) anchored in Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong, for a scheduled port visit, June 16.   “GWCSG Sailors have an amazing opportunity to experience a truly unique port visit,” said Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer of George Washington. George Washington departed its forward-operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, […]

  • 4 December 2017

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle returned to her home port on December 3 after concluding a six-month deployment to the Middle East. The crew of the Adelaide-class guided missile frigate were welcomed to the Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney, by their families and Australian defense minister Marise Payne. “Newcastle has maintained Australia’s high […]

  • 31 May 2017

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Monmouth intercepted a fishing dhow carrying £65m worth of cannabis and heroin in the Indian Ocean, the Royal Navy announced on Wednesday without specifying when the action took place. The navy further said sailors aboard the Type 23 frigate destroyed 455kg of cannabis and 266kg of heroin after finding it hidden in the […]

  • 12 August 2014

    The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrived in Singapore, Aug. 10, for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.   “The crew has a relentless spirit and has worked tirelessly on this deployment to ensure success,” said Chief of the Boat, Command Master Chief Paul Coffin. “This port visit […]

  • 14 April 2017

    Canada has concluded a five-month period of commanding the Bahrain-headquartered Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) and handed over duties to France. This was Canada’s third command of the multinational maritime security and counter-terrorism task force located in the greater Middle East region. The Canadian contingent was joined by eight members of the Australian Defence Force. […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The biannual Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2014 commenced in New Delhi on 24 June, 2014. This conference is held to discuss issues of operational relevance, identify capability gaps and to review the future plans of the Indian Navy.   The Defence Minister, Sh. Arun Jaitley inaugurated the conference and congratulated the men and women of […]

  • 24 July 2017

      The U.S. Coast Guard has shared a video of its MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter medically evacuating a man from the U.S. Navy supply support ship ‘NAWC 38’ 160 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. On Friday, June 21, watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the Navy […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Family and friends bid farewell to the crew on the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) departed July 29, for a deployment to the Western Pacific region. Santa Fe’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Timothy Poe said the submarine and her crew are excited to […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, has today inspected the fire damage sustained by the Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Bundaberg when she caught fire in a Brisbane dockyard on Monday.   Bundaberg was undergoing a period of routine maintenance in the custody of civilian contractors when the fire started onboard, inside a […]