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  • 16 March 2012
    Training & Education

      U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit March 15. The visit gives the crew the opportunity to experience Hong Kong’s unique culture. During their off-duty time, Sailors and Marines will have the opportunity to visit several landmarks, amusement parks […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Authorities

    The flagship of the US Navy’s Japan-based Seventh Fleet, USS Blue Ridge ,arrived in Hong Kong on April 20 for its first visit to the port in more than three years. “Hong Kong is always an incredible port visit and I’m thrilled Seventh Fleet and Blue Ridge sailors can enjoy this world-class city,” said Vice […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and the embarked staff arrived in Hong Kong March 1 for a port visit. The visit will provide Sailors and Marines the opportunity to experience the city’s unique culture by trying new foods, visiting landmarks and interacting with locals. “Hong Kong has always been a favorite […]

  • 29 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 arrived in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor for a port visit Dec 27. CSG 1 includes the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and guided-missile destroyers USS Halsey (DDG 97) and USS Chafee […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A US Navy carrier strike group centered around the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) arrived in Hong Kong for a scheduled port visit on November 21. The arrival of Ronald Reagan to Hong Kong follows China’s refusal to allow amphibious assault ship USS Wasp to visit the city in September this year. The […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) anchored in Hong Kong Harbor together with guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) on October 2. The ships arrived in Hong Kong for a regular port call during their regional patrol. “The sailors and airmen of Carrier Strike Group Five look forward to rich and diverse experiences […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) wrapped up a four-day visit to Hong Kong setting sail from port on April 11. The visit allowed nearly 2,500 sailors and marines assigned to the ship and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit the opportunity to experience Hong Kong’s culture and engage with the community. The ship hosted […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Authorities

    Two US Navy ships were not allowed to visit Hong Kong in the wake of anti-government protests in the Chinese special administrative region. This was confirmed to USNI News by a US Pacific Fleet spokesman who said that Chinese officials did not allow amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD-20) and cruiser USS Lake Erie […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Hong Kong’s harbor Dec 2. as part of its forward deployment to the Western Pacific region. Cable’s mission is to conduct maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Sailors assigned to Frank Cable represent the Navy […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and embarked Marines from amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit Oct. 30. Sailors and embarked Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) will enjoy the city’s sights and culture as well as experience tours and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) events. “This is […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Training & Education

    George Washington Carrier Strike Group, centered around the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, arrived in Hong Kong for a routine port visit, Nov. 9. While in port, the ship will host a reception for more than 600 local dignitaries and numerous public tours for another 1,000 […]

  • 9 May 2018
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    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver arrived in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on May 3 for the first port visit of her Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. The Esquimalt, British Columbia, based frigate will visit several ports in the Indo-Asia-Pacific during a deployment dubbed operation Projection. HMCS Vancouver was joined by the Deputy Commander of the Royal Canadian […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy destroyers USS Sterett and USS Dewey arrived in Hong Kong on April 29 for their first foreign port visit on their Western Pacific deployment. The command staff of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31 and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104), along with an embarked helicopter detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron […]

  • 21 August 2014
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    Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), along with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in Hong Kong, Aug. 20, for a port visit.   The visit is the first port call for the crew, who departed San Diego July 25 before conducting Marine sustainment training off the coast of Hawaii and participating […]

  • 5 June 2015
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    The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) anchored in Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong, for a scheduled port visit June 5. More than 3,000 Sailors and Marines embarked on Essex will represent the U.S. Navy as ambassadors, as they create friendships and goodwill with the people of Hong Kong. USS Essex is part of the […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), along with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Hong Kong May 25 for a port visit. More than 2,000 Sailors and Marines are expected to go ashore to visit the city and participate in goodwill-generating activities as well as cultural exchanges. “We appreciate […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), with embarked elements of the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, conducted a five day quality-of-life port visit to Hong Kong, China. After completing an arduous operational patrol of multinational exercises with regional partners over the summer and fall, the vessel entered the port of Hong Kong on October […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Training & Education

      The American aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson, sailed into Hong Kong sea waters Sunday morning on a four-day visit after winning the approv… (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, May 23, 2011;

  • 25 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and embarked Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit, May 23. This the second port visit for the crew since departing the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, May 8. New Orleans spent more than […]

  • 27 March 2018
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    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) is on a visit to Hong Kong as part of its Indo-Pacific deployment. The destroyer arrived in Hong Kong on March 27 for a port visit following a period of operations. Of the range of activities planned, Sterett will visit a nursery school and a secondary school, […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrived in Hong Kong, Feb. 5, for a port visit during a routine patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations. Hopper is deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, and sails with a crew of approximately 300 sailors. While in Hong Kong, Hopper […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), with Marines of the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in Hong Kong for a scheduled port visit on April 7th. The port visit will allow the Sailors and Marines to experience the local culture and conduct community relations projects. Makin Island’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Mark Melson, […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Signaling a new found closeness in China-U.S. military ties, a U.S. Navy vessel has been permitted to call at Hong Kong, the state-run RTHK… (quote) [mappress] Source: quote, February 18, 2011; 

  • 6 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit, April 3. Sailors will be given the opportunity to experience the rich culture of Hong Kong with various tours of local historic locations and regional attractions provided by the ship’s morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) association. The ship and […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Training & Education

      USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) arrived in Hong Kong Aug. 12, for a port visit after supporting Operations Enduring Freedom (OEF) and New Dawn in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. “We are excited to have this opportunity to visit this fine city of Hong Kong,” said Capt. Thom Burke, commanding officer, […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Hong Kong for a scheduled port visit Oct. 29. While in Hong Kong, Sailors and Marines will have the chance to experience the culture, participate in Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) tours, volunteer for […]

  • 1 June 2011

      Hong Kong businessman Kin Bong Lam has made a bid for a decommissioned British Aircraft carrier, with the hope of turning it into either an… (english.cri) [mappress] Source: english.cri, June 1, 2011;

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Victoria Harbor March 20 for a port visit in Hong Kong. Blue Ridge has been regularly visiting Hong Kong since forward deploying to Yokosuka, Japan in 1979, and will take part in cultural exchanges and community service activiites with the local community. Blue Ridge […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Hong Kong, June 20, after a four-day, goodwill port visit.   The primary purpose of GWCSG’s visit to the city, affectionately nicknamed “Pearl of the Orient”, was to enhance the U.S. Navy’s interoperability and theater security cooperation efforts with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and Navy, and […]