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  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two vessels from the Chilean Navy fleet have been deployed to inspect and prevent the possible fuel leaks after a ferry accident.   The Navimag ferry Amadeo I struck a rock and started listing in the Kirke pass, 50 kilometers southwest of Puerto Natales. The ferry was carrying 17 passengers and 28 crew, all of which […]

  • 28 November 2014

    Philippine Coast Guard in Camiguin on Wednesday, November 26th, successfully rescued crew members of a sinking passenger-cargo vessel in Balbagon. The rescued seafarers were onboard MV Super Shuttle Ferry 11 which was siphoning seawater from her grounded sister ship, MV Super Shuttle Ferry 15 when the incident occurred. The personnel of Coast Guard Sub Station […]

  • 9 January 2015

    Naval personnel of the Rapid Response Rescue and Release Squadron (4Rs) and the naval diver attached to the KKD Naval Deployment of the Northern Naval Command rescued two civilians (two women) from drowning in the KKD sea on 04th January 2015. The women, who had been onboard the passenger ferry “Kumuduni”, had slipped and fallen […]

  • 27 May 2016

    A U.S. Navy sailor aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) died Thursday, May 26, of a non-combat related injury while the ship was underway in the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea, Navcent, the Naval Forces Central Command informed. According to the U.S. Navy, the ship’s medical personnel responded to the scene and the sailor was […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    On 18 July the ferry MV Skagit was reported to be sinking off Chumbe island. The EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR) immediately redirected a Luxembourg Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA), which was conducting counter-piracy patrols closest to the location of the sinking ferry, to Dar es Salaam. From there it conducted […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Divers from HMS Brocklesby ensured the Isle of Man ferry kept running when they cleared its tangled propeller during a visit to Douglas. The sailors hacked away at rope wrapped around the propeller of the Ben-My-Chree – work which led passengers and the ferry company to donate £2,000 to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines […]

  • 14 August 2014

    US Coast Guard rescue crews assisted the crew and passengers aboard the Provincetown IV Ferry, which was disabled near Scituate, Massachusetts, Wednesday.   Watchstanders at the Sector Boston Command Center received notification at 4:06 p.m. that the ferry had suffered an engine failure and was unable to make way. A Station Point Allerton 47-foot motor […]

  • 16 April 2014

    The U.S. Navy has sent its amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, which was conducting maritime operations in the Yellow Sea, to provide assistance to people from a sunken ferry in the South Korean waters, the Navy said.   The ferry carrying over 460 people, including a vast number of high school students, sank today […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 29. This is the first stop in the U.S. since Harpers Ferry departed its homeport of San Diego for a seven-month deployment Feb. 12. “Hawaii provides an opportunity for Harpers Ferry Sailors to rest and relax, bring aboard needed […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Training & Education

      A British ship patrolling the Caribbean made a port call to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Feb. 15. The RFA, a civilian-manned flotilla owned by the UK Ministry of Defence, provides fuel, supplies and logistical support to Royal Navy warships around the world. The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville, Guantanamo […]

  • 2 May 2019

    US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) deployed to the Pacific and the Middle East together with ships from the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS John P Murtha (LPD 26) and Harpers Ferry-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) and USS Boxer departed Naval […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $26.6 million contract modification for work on the phased maintenance availability of USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49). The lead ship in her class of dock landing ships will undergo depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications during the maintenance. Work on the USS Harpers Ferry will be performed in San […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. and Indonesian Marines recently conducted a subject matter expert exchange aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). During the exchange, held in Harpers Ferry’s well deck, Marines discussed amphibious operations, techniques and equipment for safely and efficiently landing marine forces on a coastline. “Operations like these continue to build strong bonds between […]

  • 10 June 2016

    Royal Australian Navy and Japanese Consulate representatives attended a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney, to mark the 74th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Kuttabul. The accommodation ferry was struck by a midget submarine torpedo. Past president of the Naval Historical Society of Australia, Captain Paul Martin (Rtd), said the 27 sailors who lost […]

  • 22 April 2014

    With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is departing waters around Jindo, South Korea April 22 after assisting with search and rescue operations near the site of the Korean passenger ferry Sewol.   The completion of Bonhomme Richard’s search and rescue mission comes after South […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Marines of the past, present and future turned out in their full ceremonial dress for a parade in The Wirral to remember Merseyside’s vital role in a daring First World War raid.   On Sunday 27 April more than 100 Royal Marine Reservists, veterans and cadets marched through the borough and paraded for the […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Canadian Coast Guard and armed forces have concluded exercise Salish Sea, a maritime disaster exercise which took place in British Columbia. Salish Sea is considered to be the Canadian Coast Guard’s largest exercise ever with participation from Canadian Armed Forces, BC Ferries, BC Emergency Health Services, Emergency Management BC, BC Ministry of Environment, Royal Canadian […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $8,109,915 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-4410) for the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) fiscal year 2011 extended docking phased maintenance availability (EDPMA). An EDPMA provides for an extensive renovation and modernization of an LSD class ship, including alterations and repairs as well as […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Training & Education

    US Navy’s Harpers Ferry-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) arrived in Victoria, British Columbia on April 12, for a scheduled port visit. “This visit helps to demonstrate the continuing commitment the US has to our long-standing and important relationship with Canada,” said Cmdr. Ben Miller, Pearl Harbor’s commanding officer. “The US […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) received photos and thank you messages written on origami cranes from Japanese citizens during a ceremony on board the ship, Oct. 24. The gifts were given in appreciation of the ship’s efforts during Operation Tomodachi, an operation that provided humanitarian aid and disaster relief assistance after an […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    More than 4,500 sailors and marines from the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are scheduled to depart U.S. Navy Base San Diego for a deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations, February 12. Before being certified to deploy, the individual ships and units of […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Britain’s most powerful World War II cruiser warship was used by Chinese gangsters to ferry £10million worth of drugs into the UK on its fin… By Richard Hartley-Parkinson (dailymail) [mappress] Source: dailymail, August 17, 2011;

  • 1 July 2011
    Industry news

      BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design and engineering consultancy, celebrates 25 years of innovative vessel design this year. Established as Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd in June 1986, by Nigel Gee and John Bonafoux, the company is recognised as one of the world’s leading naval […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Marines and sailors assigned to the amphibious ready group (ARG) led by USS Boxer have completed an amphibious landing exercise in Djibouti. Amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs) from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) descended on Djibouti’s Arta Beach after departing the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) during […]

  • 31 March 2017

    Royal Australian Navy’s hydrographic ship HMAS Melville rescued over 400 stranded guests and staff from Daydream Island off Queensland, after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the region. The hydrographic ship was operating near Townsville when the cyclone hit the Whitsunday Islands, and followed the tail end of the system through rough seas as Debbie headed south. Melville’s commanding officer, […]

  • 10 January 2013

    The US Coast Guard is responding to an allison that occurred at the Pier 11 ferry terminal in Manhattan, N.Y. Fifty-seven injuries have been reported after the ferry Seastreak allided with the pier at 8:45 a.m on January 9. Two rescue boat crews from Coast Guard Station New York, along with FDNY and NYPD are […]

  • 14 April 2015

    An Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named after Margaret Brooke, a Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Sister decorated for gallantry during the Second World War. The actions followed the torpedoing and subsequent sinking of the Newfoundland ferry SS Caribou on October 14, 1942, in the  off Newfoundland. Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, said: Arctic/Offshore […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $14,7 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract for USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) fiscal 2014 phased maintenance availability.   A phased maintenance availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations and modifications that will update and improve the […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Passenger Ferry Jetliner, which rendered a yeoman service to the Sri Lanka Navy, sailed back home on 04th November 2012 on completion of her charter hire. SLN bid her farewell at a fitting casting off ceremony held at SLNS Rangalla with the attendance of senior SLN officers. Sri Lanka Navy charted the passenger vessel owned […]