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  • 4 September 2019
    Authorities

    German Navy Sachsen-class frigate FGS Hamburg is scheduled to depart her Wilhelmsaven homeport on September 6 to join NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). Hamburg will set sail for the Aegean Sea where the international group is most active. The air-defense frigate and her crew will spend the next five months with the group. Hamburg’s […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The German Sachsen-class frigate Hamburg (F220) is the first German ship to fully integrate and deploy with an American carrier strike group, and April 3 marks her second week of operating in the North Arabian Sea with USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE). The Hamburg will stay a part of the strike group until […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Iron Duke had the honor of leading the Grand Arrival Parade that officially marked the start of the 828th Hamburg Port Anniversary Festival on Friday, May 5. Remaining alongside in Hamburg for the duration of the Port Anniversary Festival, HMS Iron Duke formed part of a backdrop of more than […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The citizens of Germany’s greatest port will see what Britain’s flagship can do when HMS Bulwark pays a four-day visit to Hamburg. The assault ship is heading up the Elbe on the first stage of her winter deployment which will eventually take her to northern Norway for Arctic training alongside NATO allies. After carrier HMS […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The German frigate FGS Hamburg will return to her homeport in Wilhelmshaven, Germany after spending six months as a NATO unit flagship on December 20. Hamburg was flagship of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2. The 200 men and women of the FGS Hamburg were commanded by Rear Admiral Jörg Klein, who was the commander of […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) and German frigate FGS Hamburg (F220) departed Alicante, Spain, March 10. For the ships of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group 8 (CSG 8), Alicante was an opportunity to continue to build cooperative relationships with each other and with the Spanish community.  “Part of being in […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The German frigate FGS Hamburg, SNMG2 flagship, sailed into the Turkish navy base Aksaz two weeks ago to train with the Turkish Navy. Shortly thereafter, the joint at-sea training with the Turkish Navy’s frigate TCG Gaziantep commenced. After participating in the NATO’s exercise Trident Juncture in October and November, the FGS Hamburg sailed through the […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Lancaster sailed up the Elbe and into the great port of Hamburg as the harbour celebrated its 825th birthday. More than 100 vessels from around the world attended the Hafengeburtstag (‘harbour birthday’) festival in the heart of the Hanseatic city.   Despite leaden skies in Germany’s greatest port, there were crowds aplenty wanting to […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Plymouth-based Royal Naval warship HMS Sutherland visited Germany last weekend. The ship’s diplomatic visit to Hamburg from last Friday was part of the ship’s engagements before she enters a period of re-fit and refit. Official receptions were held on board hosting for Naval Regional Command and on behalf of UK Trade and Industry. Her […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy frigate FGS Hamburg entered her homeport in Wilhelmshaven, Germany on December 20 thereby concluding her duty as flagship of the Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG2) during the second half of 2015. On June 25, Rear Admiral Jörg Klein (German Navy) assumed command of SNMG2 in Kiel, Germany and the German frigate FGS Hamburg […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German Fair Trade Commission has approved the acquisition of Blohm+Voss GmbH by Luerssen Maritime Beteiligungen, a month after the deal was announced by the two companies. With the acquisition of the Hamburg shipyard, the Bremen-based Luerssen intends to strengthen its naval and commercial ships repair and refit capabilities and enhance its naval new build activities. Blohm+Voss […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities

    Today, the flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG 2), the German frigate FGS HAMBURG, entered the port of Palma de Mallorca for a routine port visit, during which additional ships from other nations will join the Group and make final preparations for deployment. Since the change of command ceremony on June 25 in […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Future FGS Sachsen Anhalt, the German Navy’s third F125 class frigate, set sail for first time on February 22 for a series of in-port trials. During the next two weeks, shipbuilders and navy officials will test the ship’s technical systems and equipment, including its propulsion system, maneuvering behavior and technical operations. The trials will take […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) and German frigate FGS Hamburg (F220) arrived in Alicante, Spain, March 6. The ships began the second half of an extended deployment for the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Strike Group on Feb. 21 and Alicante marked their first port call in 2013. The scheduled visit […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’, currently in her 85th training cruise, concluded a 7-day call at Hamburg (Germany) and is now sailing towards her last port of call –Oslo– before returning to Spain.   After seven day’s runs through the English Channel and the North Sea and sailing up the River Elbe, the […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) ships, the flagship, FGS Hamburg, and HDMS Absalon, arrived for a port visit to Haifa, Israel on December 7. The crews of the ships will have opportunities to interact with their Israeli counterparts. On conclusion, NATO and Israeli naval forces plan to participate in a passing exercise (PASSEX) to […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities

    SNMG2 conducted a manoeuvring exercise, while simultaneously one of the Sea Lynx helicopter from frigate HAMBURG exercised take off and landing procedures as well as different scenarios with the ship. The helicopter’s crew took the chance to capture photos of the naval force during one of the take offs. Images: MARCOM

  • 10 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Upwards of 1½ million people will see new destroyer HMS Defender over the next three days as she joins the world’s largest harbour festival. The destroyer sailed up the Elbe to Hamburg to take part in the 824th ‘birthday’ of the great port – a celebration of the sea, plus maritime culture, food and music. […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Training & Education

    Dutch, German and US warships will attend the International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS-2011) to take place in St. Petersburg since June 29 till July 3, told diplomatic sources to Central Navy Portal. Royal Netherlands Navy will be represented by Karel Doorman class multi-purpose frigate F831 Van Amstel. German Navy will dispatch Sachsen class frigate F220 […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Brad Williamson relinquished command of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) to German Navy Rear Admiral Jörg Klein yesterday during a brief ceremony conducted by NATO Allied Maritime Command’s Deputy Commander, Vice Admiral Bruno Paulmier, in Kiel Harbour where the former and current flagships are berthed. SNMG2 has been commanded by […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German Navy’s fourth and final 125 class frigate (F125) ‘Rheinland-Pfalz’ was christened at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems’ Hamburg site on May 24. The frigate ‘Rheinland-Pfalz’ is scheduled to be handed over to the German defense procurement agency BAAINBw in spring 2020. Malu Dreyer, premier of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate after which the frigate has been named, performed […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s flagship paid a surprise visit to the German port of Kiel when ice stopped her sailing into Hamburg. The threat of being stuck on the Elbe thanks to the cold snap dominating Europe led to HMS Bulwark visiting the home of the German Fleet instead as she begins her winter deployment. Ice on the […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The ships of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2), with two Sea Lynx helicopters embarked, exercised with the British Task Group Cougar this week after a busy in-port programme in Barcelona. Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 met in the waters with British Task Group Cougar north of Corsica on Monday, Oct. 12. During the surface exercise, two […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy officer cadets and sub-lieutenants joined the regular ship’s company of patrol boat HMS Example for a six-week deployment which will take students to Hamburg and back. The P2000 has begun her Easter deployment, giving undergraduates from Northumbria Universities an extended insight into life in the Royal Navy. When students are aboard there are no overnight passages – […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Authorities

    The commander of U.S. 6th Fleet visited Sailors aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS Hue City (CG 66) and the German navy frigate FGS Hamburg (F220), while the ships were conducting operations in the 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility March 12. Vice Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe’s visit to Hamburg included meeting with the […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian situational awareness practitioners have met in Hamburg, Germany to learn and share experiences with the aim of enhancing security at sea within the European MARSUR project. The Maritime Surveillance project (MARSUR) was launched in September 2006 by the European Defence Agency (EDA) following a tasking by the EU-Defence Ministers. The aim of the undertaking […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Netherlands-based shipbuilding group Damen Shipyards is ready to build Germany’s new MKS180 frigates at the Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg, the company has told German parliament members. This is according to a letter seen by German news agency Welt in which Damen, together with its bidding partner Blohm+Voss, underscores the importance of securing shipbuilding jobs […]

  • 7 September 2012

    “Integration of MS&D, international conference on maritime security and defence, into SMM, the world’s leading maritime industry fair, was the right step at the right time,” said Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC). This move met with approval from all areas of industry and from the international naval delegations […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The worldwide networking of economic relations continues to grow with enormous dynamism. The security of shipping routes and ports is essential for this global development, which has made shipbuilding and shipping key industries in global logistics. SMM, the world’s leading maritime industry fair, is focusing increasingly on these areas and working in close cooperation with […]