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  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Joseph Napier, the 15th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft Joseph Napier is the 15th vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a craft design based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708. It has […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Coast Guard’s newest fast response cutter, the USCGC Joseph Napier, was commissioned January 29 in a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cutter Joseph Napier will join the fleet of Coast Guard fast response cutters stationed in San Juan and heighten the Coast Guard’s offshore presence in the Caribbean. Lt. Ryan Newmeyer, commanding officer […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The United States Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 16th fast response cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, in Key West, Florida, December 23. The cutter’s commissioning is scheduled for March 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the ship will be stationed. The 154-foot patrol craft Winslow Griesser is the 16th vessel in the […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Industry news

      U. S. Coast Guard has awarded Bollinger shipyards four additional Fast Response Cutters (FRC) contract. This follow-on award will result in an extension of our backlog for several years, and provide jobs for over 500 Bollinger employees. “This award reflects the Coast Guard’s continued confidence in the quality products delivered by the Bollinger team, including […]

  • 28 February 2017

    The U.S. Coast Guard said it offloaded approximately 4.2 tons of seized cocaine, worth an estimated $125 million at Coast Guard Sector San Juan on Monday. This interdiction is the largest maritime seizure in the Atlantic since 1999 and was the result of ongoing, multi-agency and international law enforcement efforts led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) became the second fast patrol cutter to be stationed in Hawaii after arriving in Honolulu on Sunday. The 154-foot fast response cutters cutters are designed to patrol coastal regions and feature advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance equipment, including the ability to launch and […]

  • 20 September 2017

    Royal New Zealand Navy tanker HMNZS Endeavour will join a wider defense force effort to help bring fuel around the country by sea and road after the sole supply pipeline of jet fuel in Auckland was punctured by a digger last week, triggering a jet fuel shortage. Major General Tim Gall, the Commander Joint Forces […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Fast response cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) entered US Coast Guard service in a Saturday ceremony at US Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Joseph Doyle is the thirty-third Fast Response Cutter FRC to be commissioned in the Coast Guard and the seventh to be assigned to Sector San Juan and homeported in Puerto […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Research & Development

      Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Laura M. Napier, daughter of Patricia and Dolliver Napier of Mansfield, and a crew of about 370 sailors homepor… (mansfieldnewsjournal) [mappress] Source: mansfieldnewsjournal, July 4, 2011;

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard has formally accepted the 26th fast response cutter (FRC), Joseph Gerczak, in a ceremony in Key West, Florida, November 9. The ship will now head to Honolulu where it will be commissioned and homeported as the station’s second FRC. Sister ship ‘Oliver Berry’ was commissioned in Honolulu in September this year. […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard has accepted delivery of the 18th fast response cutter, Joseph Tezanos, in Key West, Florida. USCGC Joseph Tezanos will be the sixth FRC stationed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is scheduled for commissioning in August. The cutter is named after Ensign Joseph Tezanos, who, as a petty officer second class, risked […]

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

    The French frigate FNS Prairial will be visiting New Zealand for Exercise Southern Katipo 15 and will be berthed at Ports of Auckland over the weekend. A light frigate of the French Marine Nationale, the Prairial will also visit Nelson and Napier. Exercise Southern Katipo aims to test and evaluate the New Zealand Defence Force’s ability […]

  • 26 March 2013

    The UK Royal Navy’s first Hunt-class mine countermeasure vessel (MCMV), HMS Chiddingfold (M37), has successfully completed refit programme with BAE Systems, and is scheduled to undergo sea trials. As a part of its mid-life upgrade, the 60m-long ship has been refitted with new Caterpillar C32 advanced combustion emission-reducing technology (ACERT) diesel engines to replace its […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its second Hawaii-based  Sentinel-class cutter in a March 9 ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu. The commissioning ceremony for USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) was presided over Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area. The cutter’s sponsor Stella Gerczak, who is Joseph Gerczak’s sister, was also in attendance […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) held a change of command ceremony, Oct. 17, at Deterrent Park, Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. Capt. Jason Geddes, a native of Indianapolis, assumed command of Nebraska’s combined Green crew from Capt. Jeffrey Joseph, who has led Nebraska’s Green crew since Nov. 2013 and Gold crew since July […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Supply Systems (NAVSUP) Command Headquarters sponsored an African American History Month ceremony for its military and civilian personnel Feb. 20 in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The theme of this year’s program was “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.”  Ola Joseph served as the guest speaker for the […]

  • 7 October 2011
    Training & Education

      USS Memphis’ (SSN 691) commanding officer, and three Sailors are participating in their final namesake visit to the “Volunteer State”, Oct. 6-9. The crew of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine is visiting their namesake state prior to the completion of Memphis’ inactivation in early 2012. Memphis arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine April […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Industry news

    The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Station St. Joseph, Michigan, officially accepted delivery, Thursday, of the station’s first 45-foot response boat and is inviting the public to a free open house on the station’s grounds for an opportunity to meet the crew and see the new boat, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the PAUL CLARK, the sixth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time and on-budget FRC delivery to the Coast Guard. The PAUL CLARK was delivered to […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future USCGC Midgett, the US Coast Guard’s eighth national security cutter (NSC), got underway from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Pascagoula, Mississippi, shipyard after being delivered to the coast guard early May. The ship is headed for Honolulu, Hawaii, where it will be stationed along with the seventh NSC, Kimball, and fast response cutters (FRCs) Joseph Gerczak […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Force Commander of the European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) , Rear Admiral Herve Blejean, visited the Naval Force ships located in Djibouti.   The Commander met with German and Spanish Maritime patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft teams, along with the Support Element of Operation Atalanta (SEA). The H.E. Ambassador Joseph Silva, the EU Delegate in Djibouti, […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its 31st fast response cutter in a March 22 ceremony in San Pedro, California. Cutter Terrell Horne (WPC-1131) is the third FRC to be homeported at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach and will operate throughout the 11th Coast Guard District, which includes all of California and international waters off […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has accepted delivery of its 30th fast response cutter, the future USCGC Robert Ward. The FRC was accepted by the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida, on Aug. 21, and will be the second FRC stationed in San Pedro, California. The cutter’s namesake, Robert Ward, was a seaman first class on […]

  • 5 June 2017

    The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Friday. Worth an estimated $32.5 million dollars wholesale, the cocaine was seized in a May 25 interdiction in waters off the southern coast of Puerto Rico. According to U.S. Coast Guard, three suspected smugglers, all Dominican nationals, have been turned over to […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A submarine hunting helicopter from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose has been supporting mine warfare training in the English Channel. The airborne anti-submarine Merlin from 824 Naval Air Squadron teamed up with its surface counter-part for a series exercises to familiarise HMS Hurworth, a Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel (MCMV) based at Devonport Naval Base, with […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its 30th fast response cutter (FRC), in a ceremony in San Francisco, California, on March 2. The USCGC Robert Ward is the second of four planned FRCs to be stationed in San Pedro. Robert Ward, the namesake of the cutter, served as a seaman 1st class on USS Joseph T. […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The UK defense ministry has awarded a £160 million (approx. $226.5m) contract to a BAE Systems-led team to resolve the power and propulsion system issues experienced by Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers. The Power Improvement Project (PIP) will improve the resilience of the Type 45 class by installing additional power generation sources in each ship, the […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates were given a major anti-air capability upgrade with the Sea Ceptor missile which was recently put on display to soldiers in charge of shooting down enemy aircraft. The HMS Westminster is in the closing stages of a major overhaul in Portsmouth Naval Base which has seen her become one of the first ships […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded missile manufacturer MBDA a total of £539 million worth of contracts for delivery of new and service of existing missiles in the UK armed forces. More specifically, the contract will see MBDA deliver the Meteor air-to-air missiles for the F-35B jets that will operate from the Royal Navy’s new […]