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  • 2 May 2018

    Marine Ventures International (MVI) has been awarded a multiple award IDIQ contract for capital improvements ocean facilities projects located within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) area of responsibility. As informed, a maximum combined dollar value including the base period and one option for all contracts under the award is […]

  • 29 August 2018

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Phoenix International Holdings a $29.9 million contract modification to exercise options for the continued maintenance and operation of the Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System. Under the contract, Phoenix International will provide personnel and services necessary for the mobilization, operation, storage, logistic support, repair and maintenance of […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) welcomed the 22nd edition of the Chief of Naval Operations’ International Seapower Symposium (ISS) which began September 20 with senior representatives from more than 100 nations attending in Newport, Rhode Island. The three-day symposium, sponsored by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, welcomed maritime leaders from around the […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy has contracted the Australian branch of Phoenix International for the delivery of a new air transportable submarine rescue service capability. As announced by the Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne, the service will be based in Western Australia and support both the Collins-class submarine force and the Attack-class submarines for the next […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indian Navy’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan announced the Navy’s plans to conduct an International Fleet Review (IFR) on the Eastern Seaboard at Visakhapatnam from February 4 – 8, 2016. Speaking at a specially convened press conference on October 14, Admiral Dhowan disclosed that 46 nations have confirmed their participation in IFR 2016. Next year’s IFR will […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy awarded a contract, Dec. 22, for the towing and dismantling of the decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Ranger (CV 61) to International Shipbreaking, Ltd. Under the contract, the company will be paid $0.01, a price that reflects the net price proposed by International Shipbreaking, Inc., which considered the estimated proceeds from the sale […]

  • 11 April 2014

    An international group of military observers was denied entry to the Crimean peninsula by individuals who identified themselves as the representatives of Russian Frontier Service and Crimean ‘Berkut’, the Ukrainian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday, April 9.   The group was bound for the peninsula with an aim to observe the preparation of military units […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Leaders of the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) brought the exercise to a close and highlighted the need to continue training with scenarios that are likely to occur in real life in order to keep waterways safe. The exercise “raised the bar in terms of reality,” said Vice Adm. Kevin Donegan, commander, U.S. Naval Forces […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Visakhapatnam International Fleet Review 2016, concluded February 9 with Indian and foreign Naval ships undertaking a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the Bay of Bengal. As maritime traditions mandate, visiting foreign ships are generally escorted to the open seas on their way home upon their completion of a visit. 54 ships that had participated in IFR-16 sailed out […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of HMAS Sydney (IV) have strengthened international bonds across and beyond the Navy during their successful port visit to Yokosuka, Japan from from October 6-15. From hosting official funcations onboard, to cross deck opportunities and cultural tours, Sydney (IV) ship’s company enthusiastically grabbed every opportunity they were given to mix with participating nations. […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Blue skies and glorious sunshine set off a glittering line up for International Air Day at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton.   For the second year running temperatures soared at the Royal Navy’s Premier Air Day as thousands enjoyed an annual banquet of aviation. Bathed in the sunshine crowds at Air Day saw aircraft […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Training & Education

    China will host ships from seven countries these days ahead of the exercise “Sea Cooperation 2014”, according to the Times of India.   The Indian Navy’s warship INS Shivalik arrived in one of the 10 busiest ports in the world, the Chinese Port of Qingdao, on Sunday 20th April. This is the second time that […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rafale multirole fighters from the French Navy will represent the sharp end of ‘Carrier Aviation’ at RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day on 26 July.   Two Rafale Ms will be part of the event’s static display, joined by a Falcon 10 transport and communications aircraft in the French Navy’s only UK airshow appearance of this […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    More than 20 nations took part in the International Maritime Exercise (IMX) 2017 which was held from May 2 to 18, on Naval Support Activity Bahrain. In addition to personnel led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, the command post exercise also included representatives from the civilian shipping industry group Oil Companies International Marine Forum. This […]

  • 4 September 2014

    The International Offshore Patrol Vessels conference of 2014, the most well attended patrol vessel event in the world, will take place from September 30 until October 2, in Dublin, Ireland, this year.   The conference provided the opportunity for people to meet face-to-face with military and industry stakeholders from the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe and […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy-led International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19) that will involve participants from over 50 nations kicked off in the Persian Gulf on October 21. The exercise will span from the Suez Canal south to the Bab-al-Mandeb, through the Strait of Hormuz and into the Northern Arabian Gulf. It will consist of four phases: […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An opening ceremony to kick start the International Fleet Review 2016 is scheduled to be held at Command Stadium, INS Satavahana in Visakhapatnam, India on Friday, February 5, 2016. The Governor of Andhra Pradesh will be the Chief Guest for this event which will also be attended by various members of Parliament, State Ministers, Member of Legislative […]

  • 9 September 2015

    A Royal Navy frigate HMS Portland has sailed up the River Thames into the UK capital to take part in London International Shipping Week. The vessel will be moored alongside HMS Belfast until the end of the week. Although not open to the public, the Type 23 frigate will be clearly visible in the heart of the […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Phoenix International Holdings Inc., Largo, Maryland, is being awarded a $14,8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System (SRDRS) operation and maintenance services.   The contractor will provide appropriate and sufficient personnel and services necessary to mobilize and operate the submarine rescue systems that support the response requirements. The contractor is responsible to ensure […]

  • 24 April 2011

    Iran’s Navy will maintain its strong and “strategic” presence in international waters to help protect the interest of the Islamic Republic… (iran-daily) [mappress] Source: iran-daily, April 24, 2011

  • 3 August 2014
    Training & Education

    The world’s largest international maritime exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, concluded with the participation of 22 nations, 49 surface ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California, August 1.   Hosted by U.S. Pacific Fleet, RIMPAC 2014 was led by U.S. Vice […]

  • 18 June 2014

    The US Navy awarded a contract to International Shipbreaking Limited of Brownsville, Texas, for the towing, dismantling and recycling of conventionally powered aircraft carriers stricken from service, June 13.   Under the contract, the company will be paid $3 million for the dismantling and recycling of the decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64). This […]

  • 13 November 2015

    Great Britain will deploy a Royal Navy warship to take part in India’s first major international gathering of warships for a number of years. This announcement was made by the British prime minister, David Cameron, who spoke at a press conference during Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK. Mr Modi is the […]

  • 5 September 2012

    From 5-7 September, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, DCNS will participate in DEFSEC Atlantic international trade show. DCNS is a world leader in naval defence and an innovative player in energy. As a prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. DCNS delivers […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    As submarine capabilities gain prominence among navies, it has become critical that nations and submarine operators are assured of a robust rescue system, should mishaps or accidents occur. This was the point made by Head Naval Operations Rear Admiral (RADM) Jackson Chia in his opening address at the inaugural Submarine Rescue Course (SRC) on 28 […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy warships in Plymouth hosted some 270 international students from the UK’s military leadership college for an insight into the professionalism of the senior service. A two-day dynamic demonstration of the Royal Navy’s capability was staged off the South West coast by warships HMS Dragon (Portsmouth destroyer), HMS Sutherland (Plymouth frigate), HMS Mersey (River Class […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Training & Education

    While a last-minute minor defect prevented HMAS Yarra from joining the Fleet Entry procession, nothing could deny her crew’s feelings of immense pride during the International Fleet Review. Yarra was moored near Fort Denison throughout the celebration, which gave her crew of 42 plenty of time to reflect on the proud traditions forged by all the warships called Yarra that […]

  • 11 August 2015

    Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 has conducted a joint operation with partners from across the international community, both military and non-military, aimed at encouraging the maritime community to work together to promote legitimate trade and fair use of the sea in the Horn of Africa region. The operation, coordinated by CTF151, was a multinational, multiagency […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships and personnel from a number of NATO and ally navies are participating in the Greek-hosted maritime exercise Niriis 2017. Taking place off the coast of Crete in the southern Aegean Sea, the drill kicked off November 17 and is set to conclude on Saturday, November 25. The exercise is joined by Standing NATO Mine […]