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  • 28 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The ineffective crew training about the use of onboard electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) might have led to the grounding of the Australian Border Force cutter Roebuck Bay, a new investigation shows. In September 2017, the ABFC Roebuck Bay grounded on Henry Reef in the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. The cutter was on […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology responded to a report of a 65-foot pleasure craft that went aground near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Washington, Sunday morning.   There was reportedly up to 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel and an unrecoverable sheen was reported to be visible on the water. […]

  • 9 May 2013

    A motor launch was apprehended by a Coast Guard personnel after it was towed from its grounding position at the vicinity waters of Honday Bay Pier in Palawan last 06 May. According to reports, ML Jocshan accidentally ran aground on top of a large shoal while trying to maneuver its way out of the Pier. […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel responded to a report of possible pollution caused by the grounding of the motor vessel Pacific Queen, moored at Harris Harbor in Juneau, Tuesday morning.   Coast Guard pollution responders arrived on scene and observed a small sheen. The hull of Pacific Queen sustained minor damage due to grounding. […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s Seahawk helicopter is now in possession of a new missile system which will provide improved air-to-ground missile accuracy for the navy. The AGM-114N Hellfire air-to-ground missile was accepted into the fleet in August and rounds out the weapons complement of the MH-60R Seahawk. Commanding Officer of 725 Squadron, where the ‘Romeo’ helicopter currently flies, Commander […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Submariner, Commander Tony “Gecko” Ellis, has found new friends in far away places, during a visit to the Indian Defence Services Staff College at Wellington in Tamil Nadu, India. Commander Ellis is a student at the Australian Command and Staff College (ACSC) in Canberra. He, and a small delegation of ACSC students, were warmly welcomed […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Authorities

    The Judge Advocate General Manual (JAGMAN) Investigating Officer for the USS GUARDIAN (MCM 5) grounding that occurred on Jan. 17, 2013, Capt. John L. Schultz, met with the Republic of the Philippines Assistant Secretary, Office of the Under Secretary for Special and Ocean Concerns, Gilberto G.B. Asuque, and the Casualty Investigation Team (MCIT) Chairman,Vice Commandant […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 20 January 2015, the Philippine Government received from the U.S. government the requested amount of USD 1,9 million as compensation for the damage caused to Tubbataha Reef by the grounding of the mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 10). The compensation will be utilized for the protection and rehabilitation of Tubbataha Reef Natural Park, a […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Taiwan is starting construction of a new facility that will allow the country to build its own submarines. The ground breaking ceremony for the construction yard was held in the southern port city of Kaohsiung on May 9 and was attended by Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen. Construction of the facility begins after the US approved […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Norway’s AEGIS frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad has spent the night on the rocks after sustaining a gashing hole in her hull following a collision with a commercial tanker on November 8. In their latest update, the Norwegian Navy said the frigate remained in place on the rocks in Hjeltefjorden where she was intentionally grounded in […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Vessels

    The Philippine Navy’s (PN) frigate, which ran aground last week in the South China Sea, has been successfully refloated.  BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (FF-15) was towed from Half Moon Shoal in the evening hours of September 3, an official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines was cited by the Philippine News Agency as saying. […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Raytheon Company  developed Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System achieved a major milestone on the road to NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) launch with the successful completion of the NPP Compatibility Test 4 this August. This is the last major comprehensive test prior to the scheduled October launch. The compatibility test consisted […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy fired the commanding officer of the Japan-based Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam after the ship ran aground on January 31 in waters near Yokosuka, Japan. Capt. Joseph Carrigan was relieved on March 1 by Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander, Task Force 70, following an investigation into the incident. While the investigation is still under […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    During the week of July 6, engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) in Philadelphia, US, championed the installation and testing on the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) of a prototype electronics grounding unit (EGU). The EGU is designed to actively monitor and control the amount of electric current on the propulsion […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Industry news

      Austal USA held a combined groundbreaking ceremony today, to celebrate the start of work on three new facilities including Phase 2 of the Modular Manufacturing Facility (MMF); a new office complex; and an additional waterfront Assembly Bay. The ceremony was held at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, where construction is underway on the […]

  • 21 February 2014

    The U.S. Navy, in partnership with other federal and local agencies, removed diesel fuel to the greatest degree practical from the grounded Japanese commercial fishing vessel Daiki Maru 7 in outer Apra Harbor, on February 20.   A team of environmental and salvage specialists pumped approximately 700 gallons of diesel fuel yesterday and 1,500 gallons […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities

    An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 performs ground turns aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3). The operation was carried out on May 1, while the vessel was in the South China Sea. Fort Worth is on a 16-month rotational deployment in support of […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Navy Seabees and members of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) broke ground at two separate locations for maternity wards scheduled to be completed July 18 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012. The wards will expand the scope of care offered at local health clinics in Cambodia. After a traditional Buddhist blessing at both sites, […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for a Military Construction (MILCON) project at the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD), Dec. 5. MILCON P927 includes plans for two new structures to house the Ground Ordnance Division, Core Division and the Tools and Methods Division, as well as an expansion to the dining facility, which will […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has released the results of an investigation that assessed circumstances surrounding the ex-USS Guardian grounding that occurred in Philippine waters on January 17. Characterizing the ex-Guardian’s grounding on Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea as a “tragic mishap,” Adm. Cecil D. Haney, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, wrote in the 160-page […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The chief of staff of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) visited the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Sept. 23, to meet with senior leadership and discuss bilateral training between the United States and Japanese military. During the visit, Gen. Eiji Kimizuka along with Lt. Gen. Kenneth Glueck Jr., commanding […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Training & Education

    While the U.S. Navy continues operations to free the grounded USS Guardian (MCM 5) from Tubbataha Reef, all 79 crew members were temporarily removed today and safely transferred by small boat to the nearby support vessels USNS Bowditch (T-AGS 62) and MSV C-Champion. “Seventh Fleet ships remain on scene and essential Guardian Sailors will continue […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Industry news

    On Friday afternoon, Chinese fishing vessel F/V Min Long Yu, was successfully towed and removed from its grounding site near the northern isle of Tubbataha Reef. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant Rear Admiral Rodolfo Isorena said that around 2:20 p.m. the vessel that ran aground last week was extracted from its grounding position by […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    German Navy submarine U36 is ready to return to operations after one of its rudders came into contact with the ground at the Norwegian Navy’s Haakonsvern base. The damage to one of the submarine’s four rudders was repaired by Norwegian Navy divers over a course of two days. Repairs were supported by specialists from ThyssenKrupp […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Physical Optics Corp., Torrance, California, is being awarded $10,4 million for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0006 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research effort for the design, testing, and delivery of data transfer units and ground encryption devices in support of the F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G .   […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy announced it is starting a mission to survey the downed C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed into the Philippine Sea en route to aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on November 22. The navy will carry out the mission with help from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s research vessel R/V Petrel which will depart from the Philippines […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval and ground forces from the United States, Canada, Japan and New Zealand will participate in amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 off the coast of Southern California June 11-28. Dawn Blitz 2013 is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train the Navy and Marine Corps in operations expected of an amphibious task force. The exercise will […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Cubic Defense Applications, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a not to exceed $31,435,144 firm-fixed-price contract for approximately 105 airborne subsystems, parallel and serial umbilicals, and ballast, ground subsystems:  transport ground subsystem with live monitor, control display units, portable ground subsystem, remote range unit, maintenance boot flash module, travel and engineering and technical […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Training & Education

    The West Australian Navy community came together on the 13th July to pull a little bit of history from the ground at HMAS Stirling (Captain Brett Wolski). The 10 July milestone marked 100 years of service under the title of Royal Australian Navy. On 10 July 1911, His Majesty King George V granted the title […]