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  • 25 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish Navy’s patrol vessel HDMS Knud Rasmussen on February 23 assisted a Canadian trawler which was taking in water after hitting ice in the Davis Strait in the Labrador Sea. Danish Arctic Command on Sunday, February 21 received a message from the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax, Canada that the Canadian trawler SAPUTI had an encounter with […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Danish Navy is scheduled to commission its third and final Knud Rasmussen-class patrol vessel, HDMS Lauge Koch (P572), in a ceremony at Naval Station Korsør on December 11. Like its two predecessors, Lauge Koch will be patrolling the North Atlantic performing fisheries inspections, search and rescue and ice-breaking tasks. HDMS Lauge Koch does not […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Danish Navy decommissioned the last of its three Agdlek-class cutters during a November 30 ceremony held in Nuuk, Greenland’s capital and largest city. Greenland is where the cutter HDMS Tulugaq spent the majority of its 40-year service life protecting and patrolling Greenlandic territorial waters as part of the Royal Danish Navy’s Joint Arctic Command. The ship’s […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    A Polish shipyard subcontracted for work on the hull of the Royal Danish Navy’s newest Knud Rasmussen-class patrol vessel has employed North Korean workers, according to a Danish news report. As reported by DR, Danish shipbuilder and prime contractor Karstensens contracted the Polish shipyard Crist S.A. for work on the hull of the future HDMS Lauge […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s contribution to the alliance has been praised as it approaches 45 years of continuous submarine nuclear deterrent patrols. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen wrote to Defence Secretary Philip Hammond this week to thank the UK for its nuclear commitment to the alliance as the Royal Navy completed the 100th patrol by […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has chosen Terma’s solutions for its Mid-Life Upgrade of the Danish Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). During the next four years, the THETIS-class OPVs will be updated with the SCANTER 4100 radar and the C-Flex command & Control System. Terma will deliver four SCANTER 4100 radar systems, […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Industry news

    The Latvian Navy’s new SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) patrol boats will be kept under Germanischer Lloyd (GL) class. GL surveyors will conduct periodic examinations throughout the life cycle of the vessels to verify that the vessels continue to be fit for purpose, technically reliable and seaworthy. Five vessels are currently planned with one, […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Task Force 508 of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation Ocean Shield has conducted training with Somali Coast Guard personnel. The training took place off the coast of the town of Hobyo on October 12th and 13th and marks the first time Somali maritime forces have trained in their territorial waters. Following the training activities, the Commanding Officer […]

  • 29 April 2011

      The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization has signed a contract with Terma for the delivery of radar systems for the Danish Navy’s three new frigates of the IVER HUITFELDT class, which are expected to enter operational service in 2013. The radar is intended for surveillance and rescue assignments and helicopter guidance. The first […]

  • 3 March 2014

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen yesterday urged Russia to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine, according to his statements contained in a NATO news release. Rasmussen commented on the situation in Ukraine before attending meetings of the North Atlantic Council and the NATO-Ukraine Commission in Brussels.   “I have convened the North Atlantic Council today (March […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Danish defense and security contractor Terma has signed a memorandum of understanding with Finland’s T&G Nordic Group for cooperation on Terma’s C-Guard decoy launching system. The MoU was signed during the Danish Royal visit to Finland, September 13-14. “With the signing of the MoU, we agree with T&G Nordic to explore areas of mutual interest,” explains Jørn […]

  • 25 January 2017

    Danish Navy’s Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes is set to depart its homeport on January 26 and head towards the Mediterranean Sea where it is to meet U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush. Danish parliament decided last Friday to send a frigate in addition to some 60 special forces as a contribution to […]

  • 23 April 2020

    Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been selected to class Germany’s two new 95-meter multi-role ships. In December 2019, German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration (BAW) awarded the shipbuilding project to Abeking & Rasmussen Ship- and Yacht Yard SE. The shipbuilder, in agreement with BAW, has now appointed LR as the classification society for the […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Denmark’s defense ministry announced on Friday it’s intention to deploy one of its frigates to France where it would join the French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle for exercises in early 2019. Early 2019 is when the Marine Nationale’s sole aircraft carrier is expected to make a return to the fleet after an […]

  • 20 March 2014

    There must be consequences for Russia’s actions against Ukraine, the NATO secretary general said at the Brookings Institution yesterday.   Anders Fogh Rasmussen told the think tank that “the only way for us to address these challenges is for Europe and North America to stand together.” Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has changed the world, the […]

  • 14 September 2012

    KND has been awarded a design contract for a new 14m Interceptor. KND has taken a deep plunge, not just designing a remarkable new Interceptor, but also moved away from the traditional way of placing transverse and longitudinal frames. KND’s new method will increase the fairness of the topside and hull bottom plates. All this […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Robert Rasmussen, Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Justin Collins and Chief Gunner’s Mate Norman Banks participate in a live-fire exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The operation was conducted on April 8, while the vessel was in the Pacific Ocean. John C. Stennis is undergoing a tailored ship’s […]

  • 16 April 2014

    The United States is concerned about reports of increased violence in Ukraine, and continues to call on Russia to de-escalate the situation, Pentagon officials said yesterday (April 15).   Meanwhile, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen echoed the U.S. concern during a media availability in Luxembourg on the same day. There has been no substantial […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Industry news

      DCNS and KND have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the promotion, construction and sale of offshore patrol vessels ( OPV s) in South Africa. The Gowind OPV leverages the most innovative technologies to ensure the success of maritime safety & security (MSS) and counterpiracy missions. DCNS and KND have signed a partnership […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Industry news

      On March, 31st SKRUNDA, the Delivery of the first SWATH-type Patrol Boat worldwide, was celebrated by Abeking & Rasmussen. High ranking Latvian and German officials, led by the Latvian Defence Minister, Dr. Artis Pabriks and the German Parliamentary State Secretary of Defence, Christian Schmidt, participated in the delivery ceremony at Abeking & Rasmussen shipyard […]

  • 1 November 2013

    The Chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, General Knud Bartels, travelled to the Gulf of Aden on 28-30 October 2013 to visit the Ukrainian Navy frigate Hetman Sahaydachniy deployed there as part of Operation Ocean Shield, NATO’s counter-piracy mission. “Ukraine’s ability to plug in and out of NATO’s operations show the high level of interoperability the […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Statement made Oct. 5 by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on stationing Aegis ships at Rota, Spain: “Good afternoon. I am delighted to be here. This is my first meeting here at NATO as secretary of defense and I am particularly delighted to be here alongside President Zapatero and Secretary-General Rasmussen to join […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      A former AMC student has been awarded a prestigious international prize by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) Tristan Andrewartha graduated from the AMC in 2007 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architect) with 1st class honours. He is now working for leading Danish Naval Architect firm Knud E. Hansen A/S. The Samuel […]

  • 4 October 2011

      Increasingly assertive Turkey is setting the scene for clashes in the eastern Mediterranean. Since Thursday, Sept. 29, Turkish warships have been harassing Israeli merchant vessels in waters off Cyprus, debkafile’s military sources report. They come close enough to establish wireless communication and caution the Israeli vessels they are in contravention of international law and […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Dutch and Australian armed forces are looking into ways to intensify their cooperation with regard to cyber warfare, submarines and the F-35. This was announced during the visit to Australia by the Netherlands Chief of Defence, General Peter van Uhm. “Due, among other things, to the strategic position of Australia with regard to Asia, […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Sperry Marine business unit has won a contract to upgrade the navigation radars on five Swedish navy patrol boats. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine will retrofit each ship with two dual-band interswitched chart radar systems with navalized display features. The systems are based on Sperry Marine’s advanced VisionMaster FT™ navigation […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish, Georgian and U.S. visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) teams conducted Maritime Interception Operations (MIO) training during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014 June 13.   The teams boarded FGS Spessart (A1442), a Rhn-class tanker of the German Navy. During the boarding, VBSS teams executed tactical team movements, climbing and rappelling techniques, self-defense tactics, and […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Industry news

      Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Sperry Marine business unit is supplying advanced integrated bridge systems (IBS) for the new class of patrol boats being built for the Swedish Coast Guard. The IBS for the new Swedish patrol boats is based on Northrop Grumman’s advanced VisionMaster FT™ technology, which integrates the vessels’ navigation and ship control functions […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce received a contract to deliver its MTU diesel engines for the Turkish Coast Guard search and rescue vessels that are to be built by Dutch shipbuilder Damen. The six new vessels are paid for by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and will be built in Ankara. The boats will support ongoing operations to rescue migrants […]