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  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities

    After two years at the helm of the UK Maritime Component Command in Bahrain, Commodore Simon Ancona is handing over his responsibilities and moving into a new role. At the US Naval Headquarters in Bahrain, Cdre Ancona thanked his staff for the “superb job” they did before handing over his responsibilities as the UK Maritime […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Somerset has officially handed over her Operation Kipion duties to sister ship HMS Northumberland, after spending six months in the Indian Ocean and Gulf region.   The two Devonport based Type 23 frigates met at sea to transfer essential stores and key information to enable HMS Northumberland to continue the fight against piracy, narcotics […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin has completed on-orbit testing of the second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite and handed over spacecraft operations to the U.S. Navy. The handover also includes acceptance of three MUOS ground stations that will relay voice and high-speed data signals for mobile users worldwide. MUOS-2 was launched July 19, 2013 aboard a United […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Training & Education

    She worked for half a year to protect Britain’s interests in the Middle East and Indian Ocean, but now that job lies with another ship. HMS Westminster is on her way home having handed over to Devonport-based frigate HMS Sutherland. During her time Westminster – known as The Capital Ship – has disrupted pirates, seized […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Duncan, the sixth and final of the UK’s sophisticated, new class of Type 45 Destroyers, has been formally handed over to the Royal Navy by shipbuilder BAE Systems, the MOD announced today The 7,500 tonne vessel, armed with the world-leading Sea Viper missile defence system, sailed to her new home in Portsmouth where she […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities

    In a symbolic gesture the UK’s outgoing helicopter carrier has handed over duties to her successor.   In the waters off the south coast HMS Illustrious and HMS Ocean met yesterday morning and the baton of protecting the nation’s interests handed between the two. The two ships steamed side by side, in the company of the […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Solemn command handover ceremony of the Black Sea Naval Cooperation Task Group (BLACKSEAFOR) took place at… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 13, 2012; Image: blackseafleet

  • 25 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

     During their recent port visit to Djibouti, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship, NRP Álvares Cabral held a medal ceremony on board. The ceremony was presided over by the EU NAVFOR Force Commander, Commodore Jorge Novo Palma and the Commanding Officer of NRP Álvares Cabral, Captain Nuno Sobral Domingues. The French Ambassador based in […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Navy handed over 4 Indian fishermen found in the northern waters of Sri Lanka to Delft Police on 03rd October 2013 for further investigations. Naval troops attached to the Northern Naval Command detected them in an Indian fishing trawler south of Delft. [mappress] Press Release, October 07, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy  

  • 23 June 2011
    Authorities

    In Aksaz on Friday 17 June, Commodore Michiel Hijmans handed over command of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 to his Turkish counterpart, Commodore Sinan Tosun. Commodore Hijmans and his staff have led this NATO flotilla for the past year. The multinational flotilla SNMG2 forms the maritime component of the NATO Response Force. This unit, which […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Equipment & technology

    HMAS Parramatta handed over duties to HMAS Melbourne in the Middle East maritime Area of Operations last week after completing a successful six-month maritime security and interception operation deployment as part of Operation SLIPPER rotation 27. HMAS Parramatta is now heading home to Fleet Base East in Sydney, New South Wales after steaming more than […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Authorities

    Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage handed over kit packs to a cross section of naval personnel consisting of 03 officers and 20 sailors at a function held at SLNS Parakrama Auditorium on 31st October 2012. Senior naval officers attached to NHQ and Commanding Officer SLNS Parakrama were also present on […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Authorities

    Norwegian Navy Commodore Petter Kammerhuber handed over command of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) to his Royal Danish Navy counterpart, Commodore Søren Thinggaard Larsen, in a ceremony on January 15 in Bergen, Norway. SNMG1 has been under Norwegian command since January 2017, under the command of Commodore Ole Morten Sandquist (January to July) and Commodore Petter Kammerhuber […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy has handed over command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) to the Pakistan Navy during a change of command ceremony on board Pakistan Naval Ship Badr in Bahrain. Commodore Jonathan Mead AM, RAN has handed over command to Commodore Mukhtar Khan SI(M) on 17 April, concluding the Royal Australian Navy’s […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Seven of the Royal Navy’s iconic Sea King helicopters were officially handed over to Pakistan Navy during a May 24 ceremony attended by Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas. Mr Christopher Bob Richardson represented the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) in the formal handing over ceremony. Pakistan and UK signed the contract for […]

  • 21 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s third Astute-class attack submarine, HMS Artful, has been conducting final contractor sea trials ahead of her maiden deployment set for mid-March 2016. The submarine sailed from Barrow-in-Furness, England in August last year for her new home at HM Naval Base Clyde, Scotland and since then has been proving her systems and equipment at sea. […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Authorities

    On 22 July 2011, Rear Admiral Guido Rando, Italian Navy, handed over the responsibility of the Deputy Operation Commander of the European Union Naval Force Somalia, Op ATALANTA, to Rear Admiral Christian Canova, French Navy. The handover was conducted in the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood near London. As he departed, Rear Admiral Rando said:- […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Authorities

    The Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Sir Charles Montgomery has left the Naval Headquarters in Portsmouth for the final time, handing over his post to Vice Admiral David Steel. In his final address to the Naval and civilian staff based at HMS Excellent on Whale Island, he said it had been an honour and a […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Industry news

    BPC Dixmude, the third Mistral-class force projection and command vessel for the French Navy, has been delivered to the French defence procurement agency (DGA) three months ahead of the initial contract schedule. The DGA took formal delivery of the ship on 3 January 2012. This success is the result of outstanding cooperation between industry partners […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Australia handed over a Guardian-class patrol boat to the Pacific Island country Tuvalu in a ceremony in Perth, Australia, on April 5. The 39.5 meter steel hulled patrol boat was built by Australian shipbuilder Austal under an AUD 335 million program that will see 21 boats gifted to 12 Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste. Tuvalu’s […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A new warship has been handed over to the Royal Navy of Oman amid colourful celebrations on HM Naval Base Portsmouth this morning. AL RAHMANI is the second of three 99 metre corvettes designed, built and delivered for the Royal Navy of Oman as part of Project Khareef. Her Interim Acceptance, in which the ship’s […]

  • 27 September 2013

    HMAS Newcastle has handed over security operations for Operation SLIPPER in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) in the Middle East to HMAS Melbourne. Newcastle has provided maritime security around the Horn of Africa, conducted counter-piracy and anti-smuggling operations in the Gulf of Aden and executed counter-terrorism activities since 28 May 2013. The Guided […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Industry news

    The Royal Australian Navy’s NUSQN 725 squadron took delivery of the first MH-60R Seahawk Romeo maritime combat helicopter duo at an ‘In Service Date’ ceremony on Friday, January 24th at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida.   The delivery of Sea Hawk Romeo helicopters, which are replacing the Navy’s ‘Classic’ Sea Hawk, was achieved on budget […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The research vessel built by the Sri Lanka Navy was handed over to the University of Ruhuna at a ceremony held at SLNS Rangalla on 04th March 2013 in the presence of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, Vice Chancellor of the Ruhunu University, Professor Susirith Mindis, Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Damayantha […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    The White Ensign was raised for the first time on the second of five Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessels, HMS Medway, as BAE Systems handed the ship over to the Royal Navy. Medway was handed over as the crew of lead ship HMS Forth are in the final stages to resume trials and training, […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Authorities

    Being dismissed from the post of Russian Minister of Defense, Anatoly Serdiukov handed over “nuclear briefcase” to his successor… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 8 2012

  • 4 April 2013

    On 3 April, German Frigate FGS Karlsruhe handed over counter piracy duties to her sister ship FGS Augsburg in a ceremony held in the port of Djibouti following a successful 5 month deployment as part of EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta. The ceremony was attended by several distinguished guests from Djibouti, […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commodore Aage Buur Jensen and key members of his staff visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) on Friday, 12 December 2014, to formally hand over command of Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) and NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD Task Force 508 (TF-508). Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command, said: Commodore Jensen and […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard on May 29 formally accepted the General Dynamics C4 Systems-built Rescue 21 search and rescue communications system now serving Sector San Juan. With the command center located in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sector San Juan is responsible for all Coast Guard missions throughout the Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands […]