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  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    German Bremen Class Frigate FGS Lübeck joined EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta on 6 October. She relieved the German Joint Support Ship FGS Berlin following a few days of handover in the port of Djibouti. The Captain of FGS Lübeck, Commander Peter Christian Semrau, who has been training for the development for several months with […]

  • 7 November 2017

    German Navy’s Bremen-class frigate FGS Lübeck is on her way home having concluded 700 patrol hours as part of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). The ship and her 200 crew are scheduled to enter their homeport of Wilhelmshaven on November 10, after two months of operations in the Aegean Sea. Together with other ships […]

  • 2 August 2018

    German Navy’s frigate Lübeck will soon become part of the NATO’s Standing Nato Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) in the Aegean Sea, the navy said.  The Bremen-class frigate will depart her homeport of Wilhelmshaven on August 6, 2018, in order to join the group. Lübeck has been preparing for this deployment since the beginning of this year […]

  • 24 February 2015

    EU Naval Force warship, FGS Lubeck, recently completed a four month counter-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden after handing over her tasking to German Navy frigate, FGS Bayern, on 10 February 2015. The handover ceremony between the two warships was attended by senior military officers from the German Armed Forces. As part of the […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The German Navy’s F122, Bremen-class frigate FGS ‘Lübeck’ is joining NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 in the Aegean Sea. Setting sail on August 21, Lübeck will be replacing another German ship, F123 frigate FGS Brandenburg, which spent six months as the flagship of the international task group. Commenting on the deployment, Lübeck’s commander, Frigate Captain Matthias Schmitt, […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Less than a year after the German Bremen-class frigate FGS Karlsruhe returned from her last operational deployment, the navy announced it would sink the 35-year-old ship in upcoming tests. According to the navy, Karlsuhe will be detonated in the Baltic Sea sometime in 2018 after being fitted with various sensors and dummies. The series of […]

  • 30 September 2015

    Commander of German Navy’s 4th Frigate Squadron, Captain Thorsten Marx will transfer the command of Frigate Lübeck on October 2, 2015. During the event Commander Peter Christian Semrau will hand over his duties to Commander Matthias Schmitt. Commander Semrau has been leading the frigate for two years. He will now move on to the Ministry of Defense in […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Navy Wildcat helicopter has wrapped up its integration aboard a German Navy frigate during her pre-deployment training which started in April this year. The Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton-based helicopter spent seven weeks aboard the Bremen-class frigate FGS Lübeck. This was also the first time the Royal Navy’s newest operational helicopter has embarked with […]

  • 20 December 2018

    A German Navy frigate and a tender are set to return their homeports of Wilhelmshaven and Kiel on Friday, after concluding their NATO deployments. Tender Rhein is returning to Kiel after serving as flagship of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) for over five months. The ship’s crew got underway from their homeport and […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    German Navy F122 frigate FGS Augsburg will return to her Wilhelmshaven homeport on Friday, Februrary 15, concluding her final operational deployment. The frigate is one of only two ships in her class and is scheduled to retire this year after 30 years of service. In addition to concluding her final deployment, the frigate also concluded […]

  • 28 August 2018

    Spanish Navy’s F-100 frigate Cristóbal Colón got underway from her homeport in Ferrol on August 25 to join NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 in the Mediterranean Sea. The Aegis-equipped frigate will first contribute to the maritime situational awareness picture and counter-terrorism operations in the Med as part of operation Sea Guardian. Cristóbal Colón will then join other […]

  • 6 September 2017

    German Navy frigate FGS Brandenburg is on her way home after spending six months as the lead ship of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 in the Aegean Sea. Brandenburg is set to return to her homeport in Wilhelmshaven on September 8 after an eventful deployment. The frigate’s mission was to lead a NATO group of […]

  • 4 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USCG Searches for Toscana’s Crewmember The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for the master of a freight ship reported overboard approximately 60 miles east of Wake Island Sunday. Russia: Borey-A Class Submarine’s Keel Laid Russia based Sevmash Shipyard, Severodvinsk, on 26th December, 2014, held a keel laying ceremony for the nuclear-powered Borey-A class submarine (Project […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Following the visit in early November by the Commander of the 6th Japanese Escort Division, Captain Tsutomu Okawa, to EU Naval Force warship, FGS Lübeck, the German frigate’s commanding officer, Commander Peter Christian Semrau was invited to make a return visit to Japanese destroyer, JS Onami, on 16 December 2014. After rendezvousing at sea 200 […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Romanian Navy has deployed its flagship frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 for a month of joint operations and exercises. The former Royal Navy Type 22 departed Constanta, Romania, on October 6 and will integrate into the NATO task group for operation Sea Guardian. With its embarked Puma naval helicopter […]

  • 17 October 2017

    German Navy’s combat support ship EGV Frankfurt am Main which damaged its stern in March this year is ready to deploy again after undergoing repair works in Kiel. The ship sustained stern damage while reversing into a sea lock at Wilhelmshaven navy base and had to sail for Kiel where it was repaired by German […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 5 October, EU Naval Force Warship, FGS Berlin conducted her twenty-first and final Replenishment at Sea (RAS) as part of EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta with the EU Naval Force Flagship ITS Andrea Doria. The EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Guido Rando and nine members of the Force Headquarters Staff embarked […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) failed to leave the MK. 41 vertical launch system after the rocket booster burned out while the missile was still inside its canister during a live-firing drill conducted by German air defense frigate FGS Sachsen. Nobody was hurt during the accident, the German Navy said adding that two sailors on the […]

  • 28 January 2015

    EU Naval Force German frigate, FGS Lubeck, has safely escorted a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel from Mombasa to the port of Kismayo in southern Somalia. The escort of WFP vessels along the Somali coast is a key role of EU Naval Force warships to protect them from pirates. After rendezvousing outside the port of […]

  • 5 February 2015

    During a recent visit to Port Victoria in The Seychelles, EU Naval Force frigate, FGS Lubeck, conducted training with five officers from the local Marine Police Patrol Unit. Once on board, the officers received both theoretical and practical navigation training. This type of training, which is referred to as Local Maritime Capacity Building, is a […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    German Navy’s Sea Lynx helicopters returned to their full operational capability after they were grounded in 2014 due to a recurring fault on the helicopters’ fuselages. The helicopters were pulled from service due to a 20 cm rupture or hole found on 15 of the navy’s 22 helicopters. The issue was first discovered on a helicopter embarked on […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    A consortium of three German shipbuilders is scheduled to officially begin works on the first of five new K130 corvettes in February this year, the German Navy chief has announced. Speaking in Dobbin-Linstow on January 10, Vice Admiral Andreas Krause said the steel-cutting ceremony for the future FGS Köln would be held on February 7. Köln is […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    German shipbuilder Lürssen is set to host a keel-laying ceremony for the first of a second batch of Germany Navy K130 (Braunschweig-class) corvettes at its Peene shipyard in Volgast on April 25. The keel-laying for future FGS Köln comes two months after construction under the program got underway in February this year, and 19 months […]

  • 24 August 2018

    German Navy frigate FGS Bayern is set to return to her Wilhelmshaven homeport on Saturday after four months of operations in the Aegean Sea. In total, the ship spent over five months underway as part of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2), sailing 27,500 nautical miles. Bayern is returning to Wilhemshaven after being relieved by Bremen-class frigate […]

  • 16 March 2015

    Australian supply ship, HMAS Success, has supported a French Carrier Battle Group during a recent transit through the Gulf of Aden, providing logistic support. The vessel, known affectionately as the Battle Tanker, was tasked to accompany the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and its Task Force in February. Success cooperated with ships from different […]

  • 29 November 2017

    Frigate Captain Matthias Schmitt is to transfer command over the German Navy frigate Lübeck to his colleague Christoph Sallermann, the navy said in a statement.   The ceremony will be held at 10:00 A.M. on November 2017. Frigate Captain Schmitt has been at the helm of the F122 Bremen-class frigate since October 2015. At this position, he spent more […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Republic of Madagascar welcomed the EU Naval Force German frigate, FGS Luebeck, and her crew in to the port of Antsiranana on Monday, 24 November. As a German warship has not visited Madagascar for some time, the German Ambassador, His Excellency Harald Gehrig and FGS Lubeck’s Commanding Officer, Commander Semrau, took the opportunity to […]

  • 18 November 2014

    Earlier today the Chief of the German Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, visited the EU Naval Force Operational Headquarters in Northwood, London. The visit was an opportunity for Vice Admiral Krause to be given an update on Operation Atalanta, the European Union’s counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia. He was also briefed on […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The UK-hosted multinational, tri-service exercise Joint Warrior is starting next week with warships and personnel already en route to the Scottish Coasts. The exercise will be attended by 16 nations who will take part in a range of maneuvers over a course of two weeks. Before the actual at sea maneuvers start, the participating vessels […]