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  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Netherlands Navy (Koniklijke Marine) recently shared photos of its Walrus-class submarine HNLMS Zeeleeuw on a visit to the Dutch Caribbean Island of Curaçao. The second of overall four submarines in the class is visiting the Caribbean island for exercises with the Netherlands Marine Corps, according to the navy. In December 2015, Zeeleeuw became the first submarine […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Industry news

    Dutch Navy’s submarine HNLMS Zeeleeuw is undergoing a major renovation. This sustainment project for the Walrus class of submarines will improve the worldwide deployability of the Netherlands’ four submarines with regard to conducting various missions, countering piracy being on the top of the list. Life-extending maintenance will bring these submarines, which were commissioned in the […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Dutch Navy’s ship HNMLS De Zeven Provincien made a stop in Rotterdam on February 19th, but had no for a port visit due to its five-day maintenance at Keppel Verlome yard.   HNLMS De Zeven Provincien is the first ship of the De Zeven Provincien-class air defence and command frigates in service with […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Netherlands Navy launched the first modified Walrus class submarine, the Zr. Ms. Zeeleeuw, on December 3. The launch marks a milestone in the Life Extension Program (LEP) of the Walrus class submarines with the first one now ready to be commissioned. Zr.Ms. Zeeleeuw has undergone modification and modernization works which were performed by […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    On 13 May Imtech Marine signed a contract to be involved in the execution of the capability upkeep program Walrus-class submarines (IP-W) of the Royal Netherlands Navy. The Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation granted Imtech Marine Netherlands the assignment to carry out the mechanical, engineering and electrical upgrade works on board the submarines. The assignment will […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Training & Education

    On April 17th, a boarding team of HNLMS Evertsen of the Dutch Navy boarded BigLift’s Happy Dragon in a drill against piracy. The drill took place in the Gulf of Aden.   HNLMS Evertsen and Happy Dragon met out at sea to practice a so-called boarding operation. Happy Dragon assumed the part of a captured […]

  • 20 September 2016

    A German maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft (MPRA) airdropped supplies to the Dutch Navy frigate HLNMS Tromp at sea in the Gulf of Aden. Both the ship and the plane are currently deployed to operation Atalanta and counter piracy activities off the coast of Somalia. The purpose of the over flight was to enable the […]

  • 10 December 2015

    The Royal Netherlands Navy’s De Zeven Provinciën-class air defence frigate HNLMS Tromp docked in Rotterdam December 9. The frigate arrived at Rotterdam’s Wilhelmina Pier to mark the 350th anniversary of the Netherlands Marine Corps, held December 10, 2015. The anniversary is marked by a parade which will be attended by the King of the Netherlands, […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German special forces have returned to training aboard the biggest ship in the Royal Netherlands Navy’s fleet after it spent almost a year undergoing engine repairs. HNLMS Karel Doorman returned to sea in April this year after completing repairs at the Den Helder base. The ship’s engine issues caused a pause in the maritime collaboration […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Marines from Germany and the Netherlands will be honing their evacuation skills in the Rostock port aboard the Royal Netherlands Navy’s amphibious ship HNLMS Karel Doorman. Named ‘Schneller Adler 2018’ – which translates to Fast Eagle – the exercise starts on September 3 and will consist of port and at sea evolutions. Some 60 marines […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Netherlands Navy’s Joint Logistic Support Ship HNLMS Karel Doorman will enter Warnemünde, Germany on March 12 to mark the start of the Dutch-German joint support ship use. The 204.7-meter ship, biggest in the Dutch Navy, will host mutual exercises between the two countries. Soldiers of both countries will take part in evacuation and boarding exercises which will take place both […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

    In the morning of Tuesday 3 April, the two pilots of a crashed aircraft were rescued by the on-board Lynx helicopter of the guard ship HNLMS Amsterdam. The aircraft in question, a twin-engine Beechcraft, had made an emergency landing in the sea about 20 miles north-east of Aruba. The navy vessel had been alerted by […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine recently signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the installation activities, including of the military equipment, for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) new combat support ship, HNLMS Den Helder.

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

    During her recent visit to Port Victoria, in the Seychelles, EU Naval Force warship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, in association with a team from EUCAP Nestor, conducted a Search and Rescue (SAR) exercise, with local Seychellois maritime and air agencies. The purpose of the exercise was to run through the local contingency plans and procedures […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: 2016 Bundeswehr (German Navy) The Royal Netherlands Navy joint support ship HNLMS Karel Doorman entered Warnemünde, Germany on March 13 to train with the “Seebataillon”, the German Navy’s marine unit based in naval base Eckernförde. The Seebataillon demonstrated its capabilities on March 14 by carrying out vehicle and personnel evacuation drills as well as the boarding […]

  • 14 August 2013

    On August 11, Dutch supply ship HNLMS Amsterdam, equipped with an on-board NH90 helicopter, set sail for the Caribbean from the port of Den Helder. In the next 4 months, HNLMS Amsterdam will serve as a guard ship and be deployed to intercept drug transports and support the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard. The ship will […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The new Royal Netherlands Navy vessel HNLMS Karel Doorman will set sail for the first time on Tuesday, July 1st at Den Helder naval port.   HNLMS Karel Doorman conducted her first sea trials on Sunday, June 22, at the Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding’s (DSNS) Vlissingen yard. On Wednesday, June 25, the vessel performed its […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On 10th November, EU NAVFOR Force Commander, Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, met with the Commander of NATO’s Operation Ocean Shield, Rear Admiral Ben Bekkering, on board the NATO flagship, HNLMS Rotterdam. The two Force Commanders discussed the issue of piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Somali basin. “Information sharing between our Forces has […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Ten Royal Netherlands Navy vessels will be fitted with sixteen Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) by 2017, the company responsible for the installation of the systems announced May 26. Dutch Defence Material Organization has awarded three contracts to Golten Worldwide and its Green Technologies business unit for the engineering and turnkey installation of the systems. Landing Platform Dock (LPD) vessels […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate HNLMS Tromp recently took a short break from her counter-piracy patrols with a port visit to the Seychelles where she carried out routine maintenance and restocked with food and other essential goods. HNLMS Tromp sailors took the opportunity to conduct training exercises with the local Seychellois coastguard during the visit. […]

  • 16 December 2019

    The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MOD) has selected Naval Group, Saab Kockums and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for the next bidding phase in the Royal Netherlands Navy’s submarine replacement program. On December 13, 2019, the Netherlands MOD announced that the three consortia are invited to enter the next stage of the EUR 2.5 billion (USD 2.8 […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Research & Development

    A Royal Netherlands Navy submarine, HNLMS K XVI, which went down in 1941 with its 36-man crew, six of whom of Indonesian nationality, has been found. Following up a tip-off in October 2011 by a local fisherman who had spotted a wreck, an Australian-Singaporean team of amateur scuba divers discovered the Dutch World Warr II […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Royal Netherlands Navy ships HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and HNLMS Friesland are currently moored in St. Petersburg for the NEVA maritime exhibition. The NEVA exhibition is one of the biggest international trade fairs in the world for international shipping, shipbuilding and offshore energy technology. High-quality and innovative As examples of high-quality and innovative Dutch […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Training & Education

    On Monday 23 April Dutch warship HNLMS Van Amstel, who is participating in the EU’s counter piracy mission – Operation Atalanta, hosted a media event during a port visit to Dar es Salaam.  The successful media event was organized to highlight the EU Naval Force’s (EU NAVFOR) efforts to fight against piracy along the East […]

  • 14 September 2017

    Royal Dutch Navy’s landing platform dock HNLMS Rotterdam joined the EU-led counter piracy operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia on September 13. HNLMS Rotterdam set sail from her homeport Den Helder on August 27. In addition to the Dutch crew, a Swedish boarding team and two Swedish fast attack crafts (CB-90) are embarked on […]

  • 6 February 2013

    The new patrol vessel HNLMS Friesland left for the Caribbean on January 28. It is the first time that one of the navy’s new patrol vessels is deployed for an operational mission. In addition to protecting the territory of the Kingdom, the ship will also be used for counterdrug operations in the Caribbean. In the […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has christened HNLMS Karel Doorman (A388), a multi-function support ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy intended for amphibious operations.   The christening ceremony was held in Vlissingen, a city in the southwestern Netherlands, on March 8th. Having been christened, the 204.7m-long  vessel will proceed to sea trials in May. Majority of […]

  • 24 February 2014

    On Friday, 21 February 2014, NATO warship HNLMS EVERTSEN rescued 8 Yemeni seamen who were found in the water in the Gulf of Aden.   Earlier that morning, an automated distress call was received by the UK Coast Guards in Falmouth, United Kingdom, indicating that a ship was in distress off the north-eastern coast of […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Training & Education

    HNLMS Groningen left the port of Den Helder on April 28th bound for the Caribbean, where the patrol vessel will operate as guard ship. On the way there, the crew of HNLMS Groningen will carry out a strenuous exercise programme.   In Lisbon, HNLMS Groningen will train with other countries that take part in the […]