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  • 16 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Paolo Thaon di Revel, the first unit in a new class of Italian Navy multipurpose offshore patrol ships (abbreviated to PPA in Italian), was launched on Saturday, June 15. The launching ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia, in the presence of Italian defense minister Elisabetta Trenta, and the Chief of Staff […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Construction on the fourth Italian Navy Multipurpose Patrol Ship (PPA) kicked off with a steel-cutting ceremony at Fincantieri’s Riva Trigoso Shipyard in Genoa on March 14. While being the fourth in its class, this ship will be the first in the “full” configuration, meaning it will be equipped with means to conduct air, surface and […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held a keel laying ceremony for the third Italian Navy multipurpose patrol ship at its Riva Trigoso shipyard on November 8. The third Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura (PPA) ship will also be the first in a “Light+” configuration. It is expected to be launched in 2020. The PPA Program includes design, development, construction […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Vessels

    Despite obstructions, an institute in Brazil is fighting to preserve the decommissioned Brazilian Navy’s Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier Sao Paulo (A12) and convert it into a museum. Awaiting disposal, Sao Paulo is currently moored at Ilha das Cobras island, which is home to the Arsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro base of the Brazilian Navy. […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Brazilian Navy has hired DCNS to carry out a ship check on the forward catapult of its aircraft carrier São Paulo.   DCNS team of engineers conducted the diagnostics and trials for the Brazilian Navy in November at the naval premises of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After the team’s intervention, the catapult was dry-fired […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The Italian naval ship, ITS Cavour, arrived at the Mombasa port in Kenya last Friday, Standard Digital reports. ITS Cavour is an aircraft carrier and the newest flagship of the Italian Navy. The ship is capable of carrying heavy vehicles as well as performing helicopter air operations and command and control operations. She is 244 […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Industry news

    Following two years of construction works, the Algerian Navy’s future flagship the Kalaat Beni-Abbes (hull number 474) landing dock ship was launched at Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri on January 8th, 2014.   The amphibious vessel, displacing 8 800 tons, will now proceed to sea-trials aimed at verifying the ship’s onboard systems prior to its delivery scheduled […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Vessels

    France will have to choose the dismantling location for its former Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier Foch (R-99), which was sold to Brazil in 2000 and renamed Sao Paulo. Back in 2005, Foch’s sister vessel Clemenceau left France despite fierce protests about improper disposal and a lack of facilities for the management of toxic waste on the […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Authorities

    During her visit to Port Victoria, Seychelles, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, hosted the Deputy Commander of Operation Atalanta, Rear Admiral Paolo Pezzutti. This was the first visit Rear Admiral Paolo Pezzutti has paid to an EU Naval Force warship since he took over the role of Deputy Commander on January 23. After refreshments […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities

    Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Gómez de Cordoba visited Italian Warship, ITS Libeccio off the coast of Somalia on Friday, October 2. The Force Commander was welcomed on board ITS Libeccio by the ship’s commanding officer, Commander Daniele Paolo Maria Martinuzzi, and afterwards he was given a briefing on the Italian warship’s capabilities and […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Authorities

    On 10 June 2015 Italian warship, ITS Libeccio, under the command of Commander Daniele Paolo Maria Martinuzzi, joined Operation Atalanta to conduct counter-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia. ITS Libeccio is a Maestrale class frigate, with a highly-trained crew, many of whom have extensive experience of counter-piracy operations. The vessel will be deployed with Operation […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    On November 30 and December 1, Pavlo Lebedev, Minister of Defense of Ukraine and Ante Kotromanović, Minister of Defense of Croatia, were on a visit in Sevastopol. Ministers have already met in Zagreb during the official visit of Pavlo Lebedev to Croatia in late October. On November 30, the delegations arrived to Sevastopol and visited […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) units entered the Black Sea on March 23 for routine operations in the area, including upcoming exercises with the Georgian Navy. The task unit is composed of three frigates from Canada, Italy and Turkey, commanded by Italian Navy Rear Admiral Paolo Fantoni. The ships — HMCS Fredericton, ITS Fasan […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Deciding on the right gear for maritime security comes with an increased level of difficulty due to the variety of body armor available on today’s market. SafeGuard ARMOR, a premium body armor designer and manufacturer, advises on choosing the right body armor and other measures that need to be taken into consideration when purchasing protective gear.   There are 3 types of body armor available […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Operation Atalanta warship, ITS Libeccio, carried out counter-piracy training with the Royal Omani Navy during a port visit to Salalah. As part of the training, the Italian marines gave a demonstration on how to search a suspect vessel, including the bridge and cargo areas. On completion of the training, the Omani sailors thanked ITS Libeccio’s […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Zentech has been awarded a contract to perform a comprehensive inspection and evaluation of the hull steel for Brazilian Navy’s Aircraft Carrier Sao Paulo. Zentech will perform the work using the patented methodology of its ZAIMSTM (Zentech’s Asset Integrity Management SolutionTM) system to assist the Brazilian Navy in assessing the sea-worthiness of the vessel’s hull. […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities

    The role of Deputy Operation Commander (DCOM) of the European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta was handed over today. After five months, Brigadier General Dick Swijgman (Royal Netherlands Marine Corps) transferred his duties to Rear Admiral Paolo Pezzutti (Italian Navy). The handover took place at the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, London. [mappress […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Authorities

    The Ukrainian Navy Command has reached an agreement with representatives of the Russian Ministry of Defense and Black Sea Fleet Command on unblocking of Ukrainian units in Crimea by March 21, Acting Minister of Defense of Ukraine Ihor Tenyukh said on Sunday.   “We’ve reached an arrangement concerning suspension of military units blocking Crimea and […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities

    Italian warship, ITS Libeccio, started her journey home to La Spezia after completing her deployment with the European Union’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta on Tuesday, October 20. During the past four and a half months, ITS Libeccio conducted counter-piracy patrols, friendly approaches with local fishermen, as well as maritime training with navies in the Horn of […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Authorities

    The Brazilian Navy has decided to decommission its aircraft carrier BNS Sao Paulo (A 12), 17 years after acquiring it from the French Navy in 2000. The reason for this decision, as the Brazilian news site DefesaNet reported, was the fact that cost of returning the aircraft carrier to an operational status was too high. […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and cadets from the Colombian navy toured San Diego during a routine port visit by the Armada de la Republica de Colombia (ARC) Gloria Nov. 1-5. Crew members and cadets of ARC Gloria had the opportunity to visit various military units in San Diego. Thirty cadets visited the Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Official visit of Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Viktor Chirkov to Italy started on Sept 25. According to the program, Viktor Chirkov will visit Rome and Taranto. The Russian Navy Commander will meet with Italian Defense Minister Giampaolo di Paola, Chief of Defense General Staff Gen. Biagio Abrate, and Navy Chief of Staff Adm. Luigi Binelli […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Marines assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) Company Europe worked alongside their Spanish and Italian counterparts to complete a two-week exercise in Morn, Spain. The exercise was named Lisa Azul and saw the participation of Spanish Marines from Tercio del Sur, Brigada de Infanteria de Marina, and Italian Marines from the San Marco Regiment. […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities

    The head of the Royal Swedish Navy, Rear Admiral Jan Thörnqvist, visited the Operational Headquarters of the EU Naval Force at their Northwood Base in London, yesterday. Rear Admiral Jan Thörnqvist was met by the Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, Major General Martin Smith MBE, the Deputy Commander of the EU Naval Force, […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Tuesday 30 June the Finnish Ambassador to United Kingdom, His Excellency Mr Pekka Huhtaniemi, and the Commander of the Finnish Navy, Rear Admiral Kari Takanen, visited the EU Naval Force Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, UK. Ambassador Pekka Huhtaniemi and Rear Admiral Kari Takanen were met by the Deputy Commander of the EU Naval […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has appointed RINA as technical partner in the risk reduction and design study (RRDS) and prospect classification society for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) next generation frigates – SEA 5000 program. “We are delighted to extend our naval portfolio and increase our footprint in the Australian market. Being fully recognised by the […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The UK Ministry of Defence has offered amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean for sale to the Brazilian Navy, the media in the South American country wrote. The UK Defence Journal first noted the reports which said the price of the helicopter carrier was deemed “reasonable” by Brazilian officials. Following up on the reports, the publication contacted persons […]

  • 29 December 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Brazilian Aircraft Carrier Restored to Full Capacity The Brazilian Navy has hired DCNS to carry out a ship check on the forward catapult of its aircraft carrier São Paulo.   DCNS team of engineers conducted the diagnostics and trials for the Brazilian Navy in November at the naval premises of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. China […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Authorities

    In May 2015 ITS Grecale became the first Italian warship to visit A’Duqm port in Oman. During their time alongside, ITS Grecale’s commanding officer, Commander Marco Frumusa, hosted the chairman of the A’Duqm Special Economic Zone Authority, His Excellency Yahya Bin Said Bin Abdullah Al Jabri and the Italian Ambassador, Her Excellency Paola Amadei. During […]