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  • 27 May 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia and its UK-based counterpart Harland & Wolff have signed an ‘exclusive’ teaming agreement in an effort to jointly bid for the Fleet Solid Support (FSS) program of the Royal UK Navy.

  • 8 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    UK defense contractor Babcock will be leading a team of industry partners in a bid for the Royal Navy’s new £1.25 billion Type 31e general purpose light frigate program, the company announced on Monday. According to the announcement, Babcock and Thales have joined forces with BMT, Harland & Wolff and Ferguson Marine to form ‘Team […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Training & Education

    RFA Fort Victoria conducted a ceremony to mark the loss of the Titanic while working with the Combined Task Force in the Gulf of Aden. At sunset a moment of silence was held to remember the 1,517 lives lost, which took place 100 years ago to the day. The event was attended by the Commander […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Navy has picked Babcock’s Arrowhead 140 proposal as the preferred design for its Type 31 frigates. As confirmed by Babcock, the fleet of five ships will be built at an average production cost of £250 million per ship. The announcement of the preferred design also means that the Royal Navy’s new frigates will […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    A Babcock-led industry team has officially unveiled the Arrowhead 140 concept as their design for the UK defense ministry’s Type 31e general purpose light frigate program. Babcock, Thales, OMT, BMT, Harland and Wolff and Ferguson Marine are all part of the team bidding for the UK MoD’s £1.25 billion Type 31e program. As announced on […]

  • 21 December 2016

    Royal Navy’s World War I cruiser HMS Caroline has returned to Alexandra Dock in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter following repairs to her hull. During the work at Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock, the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland had 1,700 rivets repaired. At the peak of the work, 14 teams of welders were […]

  • 7 November 2016

    HMS Caroline hasn’t been out of the water for 32 years so it’s not surprising to see the hull of the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland covered in barnacles. Two tugs spent an hour easing HMS Caroline from her home at Alexandra Dock in Belfast to Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has redelivered one of the Swedish Navy’s Gotland-class submarines to the Swedish defence forces after general overhaul and upgrades. In September 2014, Saab was contracted to perform overhaul and upgrade work on the Swedish Gotland-class submarine, HMS Gotland. The company announced December 10 that the work was completed. This submarine is one […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to overhaul the submarine HMS Halland.   The order covers the period 2014-2015 and is valued at MSEK 130. The order is part of the letter of intent regarding the Swedish armed forces’ underwater capability, which was announced on […]

  • 25 May 2017

    In a true display of multinational military cooperation, ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 escorted a Ro-Ro sealift ship sailing for the UK’s Royal Fleet Auxiliary carrying Norwegian military equipment to Lithuania. The operation, which took place from May 23 to 24, is part of NATO’s enhanced forward presence aimed at displaying the alliance’s strengthened […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Cardiff based P2000 HMS Exploit has completed a tour of Scotland and Northern Ireland visiting a range of Islands, lochs, villages and towns over the past month.   Exploit began her journey from the busy tourist resort of Portrush on the north coast of Northern Ireland, catching a sight of the famous Giant’s causeway on […]

  • 10 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors and officers of the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) commemorated the Battle of Midway with a ceremony and reception aboard the ship while moored in Valparaiso, Chile, June 6. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, which occurred June 4-7, 1942 and was a turning […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Industry news

    A task response group of the Royal Navy is going to visit Malta between 19 and 23 November, writes the Malta HMS Illustrious that will be berthed at Pinto Wharf in Grand Harbour, will be joined by HMS Bulwark, RFA Mounts Bay and MV Hartland Point.  All ships have deployed to the Mediterranean for […]

  • 8 October 2018

    The Royal Canadian Navy’s first ship built under the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) project, Harry DeWolf, has been named at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax Shipyard.  Harry DeWolf is scheduled to be turned over to the Royal Canadian Navy in 2019. Work to prepare the ship for sea trials in 2019 will continue at the yard. As […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding launched the Canadian Navy’s first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, in a ceremony on September 15. At 103 meters and 6,615 tons, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf is the largest Royal Canadian Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years, according to the shipbuilder. The ship was […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Reaching another milestone in the construction of the Royal Canadian Navy’s arctic and offshore patrol ships, Canadian shipbuilder Irving Shipbuilding moved the first two of three major sections of the first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) outside. This milestone on the future HMCS Harry DeWolf comes a little over a year after the ship’s keel […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The “Wolf Pack” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 conducted an airborne change of command ceremony in the skies above the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Aug. 13, in the Persian (Arabian) Gulf.  Cmdr. Thomas F. Foster, from New Castle, Del., relieved Cmdr. Peter M. Collins, from Portland, Ore., as commanding officer of […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Irving Shipbuilding has transported the last major section of the Royal Canadian Navy’s first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship – the future HMCS Harry DeWolf – from inside the Halifax Shipyard’s indoor shipbuilding facility outside to land level. As the bow section was joined together with the previously connected center- and stern sections, the HMCS Harry DeWolf assumed the form of […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Lord Mayor of London paid a visit to HMS Penzance recently whilst the ship was alongside in Bahrain. Alderman the Lord Mountevans was accompanied by His Excellency Simon Martin CMG, the British Ambassador to Bahrain, on a tour of the Sandown Class minehunter. The crew took the opportunity to talk about the Faslane-based ship […]

  • 9 February 2015

    The Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CB CBE, paid an official visit to the Swedish Navy on Thursday, February 5, to discuss the security situation in the Baltic Sea and areas of cooperation between NATO and the partner nation. During the visit, Vice Admiral Hudson met with Rear Admiral Thornqvist, […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Representatives from the Royal Canadian Navy and the shipbuilding industry laid the keel for HMCS Harry DeWolf, the lead ship of the Canadian Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) class. Rear Admiral John Newton, Commander Joint Task Force Atlantic and Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic (MARLANT), joined Kevin McCoy, president of Irving Shipbuilding, and CPO1 Pierre Auger, MARLANT formation chief, […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy fast attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) pulled into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on May 2, marking her final return from an operational deployment. Louisville is the 35th nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine of the Los Angeles-class design and her deployment in the US 5th and 7th Fleet area of operations marks her last deployment […]

  • 22 August 2011

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced Aug. 19 the following assignments: Rear Adm. Alton L. Stocks will be assigned as commander, Navy Medicine, National Capital Area/commander, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md. Stocks is currently serving as commander, Navy Medicine East/commander, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Irving Shipbuilding hosted a steel-cutting ceremony on December 19, marking the construction start on the Royal Canadian Navy’s third arctic and offshore patrol ship (AOPS), the HMCS Max Bernays. Carla Qualtrough, Canadian public services and procurement minister, announced the start of construction works at the ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Future HMCS Max Bernays […]

  • 24 July 2015

    Past and current crew, plank owners, former and current commanding officers, namesake relatives and friends and family gathered at Naval Base San Diego July 23 to bid farewell to USS Gary (FFG 51), the last remaining Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate on the West coast after 31 years of service. Gary’s keel was laid down […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Canadian Navy has already selected the first commanding officer for its Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessels and preparations are underway for the delivery of HMCS Harry DeWolf in 2018. Lieutenant-Commander Corey Gleason, along with a small preliminary crew, are preparing for the new vessel, one of six ice-capable offshore patrol ships that will conduct […]

  • 20 June 2014

    The “Wolf Pack” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 was presented the Naval Air Force Pacific 2013 Battle Efficiency award, or Battle “E”, June 19, at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif.   “This squadron is remarkable,” said Commander, Naval Air Forces, Vice Adm. David H. Buss. “When I think about what we had […]

  • 14 April 2015

    An Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named after Margaret Brooke, a Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Sister decorated for gallantry during the Second World War. The actions followed the torpedoing and subsequent sinking of the Newfoundland ferry SS Caribou on October 14, 1942, in the  off Newfoundland. Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, said: Arctic/Offshore […]

  • 18 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A force of four ships, three British, one French, used their helicopters and landing craft to evacuate civilians from a ‘war-torn’ Mediterranean island in a mock humanitarian crisis during Exercise Corsican Lion. For the past week, more than 2,000 British and French sailors, soldiers, airmen and marines have been engaged on Exercise Corsican Lion which […]