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  • 20 September 2019

    The Norwegian Armed Forces Logistics Organization (FLO) has awarded a framework contract to Endúr Maritime for supplementary maintenance assignments at the naval base Haakonsvern in Bergen. Specifically, the contract comprises maintenance services and alteration work for all vessel classes the navy base at Haakonsvern has or will receive during the framework agreement period. This includes […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad was refloated on April 10, less than six weeks after she was transported to the Haakonsvern navy base from the seafloor in Hjeltefjorden. Prior to her raising and transport, the frigate spent several months almost completely submerged after colliding with with commercial tanker Sola TS on November […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) arrived in Haakonsvern, Norway, for a scheduled port visit, May 13, 2015. Jason Dunham’s presence in the Norway serves to reaffirm the U.S. dedication and commitment toward strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S. and NATO. Cmdr. Darren Dugan, USS Jason Dunham commanding […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    An operation to raise the almost-submerged Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad following a collision in the Hjeltefjorden fjord on November 8 is expected to be completed within some three weeks, the navy has said. Should all go according to plans, the stricken frigate will be loaded on a 140-meter commercial barge and transported to […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The contract scope includes infrastructure upgrades and migration to a common PROTEUS simulation core for all the RNoN’s KONGSBERG delivered simulators, new visual image generation, a generic HLA Evolved interface enabling further simulator participation in joint collaborative exercises and a new PROTEUS map centric instructor station.   The contract has a value of 49 MNOK […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Haakonsvern, Norway, after a five-day scheduled port visit, May 18, 2015. Jason Dunham’s presence in Norway reaffirmed to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Baltic and […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      The commander of U.S. 6th Fleet completed a four-day trip to Norway Sept. 1. While in Norway, Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. visited with U.S. ambassador to Norway, Barry B. White, at the U.S. Embassy, and with Sailors aboard attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765) at Haakonsvern Naval Base. Harris also had the […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class USS Farragut (DDG 99) was underway as part of the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group when a cooling fan failure forced the US Navy to carry out underway repairs on the destroyer in Norway. USS Farragut was scheduled to take part in an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Norwegian […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Norwegian defense ministry has shared a detailed, and illustrated, plan of how it plans to salvage the HNoMS Helge Ingstad which has been sitting on the sea bottom in the Hjeltefjorden fjord after colliding with a tanker on November 8. While the plan provides no timetable on when the operation would take place, as the […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities

    The Royal Norwegian Navy’s sunken frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad is ready to get out of the water after spending over four months on the sea bottom in the Hjeltefjorden fjord. As informed by Norway’s defense ministry, weather conditions and forecasts have finally allowed for the operation to start. HNoMS Helge Ingstad was involved in a collision […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The German Navy’s newest Type 212 submarine, the U36, reportedly came into contact with the sea bottom as it was departing the Royal Norwegian Navy base Haakonsvern. German news site Der Spiegel first reported the accident, citing navy officials. Video footage of the damage is currently being assessed in order to determine whether the boat […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Pittsburgh operated in European water during its final deployment

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) made a stop in Haakonsvern, Norway, en route to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. The cruiser arrived in Norway on April 20 after departing its homeport in Norfolk, Virginia, March 27. “Port visits such as this are uncommon; however, to be part of a crew […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Authorities

    Norwegian maritime services company Bergen Group Services has been awarded a one-year extension of the contract for the ship technical maintenance of the Norwegian Navy’s Fridtjof Nansen frigates. The company said the contract has an estimated value of NOK 70 (approx. $8.1) million. The project involves planning, coordination and implementation of scheduled maintenance, corrective maintenance […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Bergen Group Services AS has been awarded a one-year extension of the contract with the Norwegian Armed Forces’ logistics organization (FLO) for the ship technical maintenance of the Navy’s frigate class. The contract has an estimated value of NOK 70 million, and is valid until July 2016. Bergen Group signed in June 2012 a comprehensive […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) returned from a six-month deployment to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, May 12. Under the command of Cmdr. Bill Solomon III, Pittsburgh returned from the U.S. European Command area of responsibility where the crew executed the chief of naval operation’s maritime […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) returned to Naval Submarine Base New London on March 15, completing a deployment to the European Command Areas of Responsibility. This deployment marked 33 years of service and 15 completed deployments for USS Providence (SSN 719). During the deployment, 30 crewmembers earned their dolphins (the submarine […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779) returned to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, from a regularly-scheduled deployment on Sept. 4. Under the command of Cmdr. Todd Moore, New Mexico returned from the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) area of responsibility where the crew executed the Chief of Naval Operation’s […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Norwegian Navy’s sunken frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad arrived at the main navy base aboard submersible barge “Boa barge 33” on Sunday, marking the end of a successful salvage operation. The frigate was transported to the Haakonsvern navy base from the sea floor of Hjeltefjorden fjord where she spent almost four months after colliding with commercial […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad collided with an oil tanker in a fjord in Norway as it was returning from NATO exercise Trident Juncture. The incident occurred at 4:26 (local time) on November 8 in Hjeltefjorden, north of Sotra, Norwegian Armed Forces said.  Eight sailors have suffered minor injuries and have been taken care of. […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The lead ship of the US Navy’s Virginia-class fast attack submarines returned to her New London homeport in Connecticut following a six-month deployment to Europe. USS Virginia (SSN 774) was welcomed to the base on February 22 . During the deployment, Virginia steamed approximately 27,500 nautical miles or 31,650 statute miles and served as ambassadors for […]

  • 13 August 2013

    Under the command of Cmdr. George Perez, New Mexico transited more than 34,000 miles over the course of six months while conducting national security operations in the European region.  “New Mexico’s performance on her inaugural deployment was exemplary,” said Perez. “I could not be more proud of the way the crew, families, friends and supporters […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy Type 212 submarine U36 is set to return to its Eckernförde homeport on Friday after almost five months of operations. The U36 operated out of Norway where it strengthened bonds with the Royal Norwegian Navy, which will soon receive its own Type 212 CD submarines. “The decision to base U36 in Norway during […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Authorities

    Two Norwegian Navy Commodores traded places at the helm of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) during a change of command ceremony at the Norwegian Naval Base, Haakonsvern, on Friday. Commodore Ole Morten Sandquis was relieved as Commander of SNMG1, by fellow countryman, Commodore Petter Kammerhuber. At the same time, the flagship duty passed over […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) returned to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, from its maiden deployment Jan. 24. Under the command of Cmdr. Shawn Huey, California is returning from the U.S. European Command area of responsibility where the crew executed the Chief of Naval Operation’s maritime strategy in […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Royal Navy Merlin Mk2 helicopters have returned home after two weeks of anti submarine warfare drills in the Norwegian Fjords as part of exercise Rogue Wizards 2018. The helicopters were flown by ‘Flying Sailors’ from the Merlin Training Squadron at RNAS Culdrose. 824 NAS is the unit which trains students in every aspect of the […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Vessels

    The Norwegian government has decided not to repair the frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad which sank in the Hjeltefjorden fjord in late 2018. It is more appropriate to dispose of the vessel than to repair it, Frank Bakke-Jensen, the country’s Defense Minister said in a statement. A report issued by the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) returned to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, from a regularly scheduled deployment. Under the command of Cmdr. Jesse Weed, New Hampshire carried out a deployment to the U.S. European Command area of responsibility. During the deployment, the submarine steamed approximately […]