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  • 31 May 2012
    Training & Education

    This morning, 31 May, NATO Standing Maritime Group 1 flagship, HNLMS Evertsen, left Turkish territorial waters and is now heading towards the Suez Canal. HNLMS Evertsen is scheduled to take over command of Operation Ocean Shield on 7 June 2012. While in Turkey, the group conducted two port visits in Istanbul and in Aksaz. The Istanbul […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities

    As a part of Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to West Asia, Africa and Europe, INS Trikand entered Istanbul yesterday, October 4, for a three day visit. During her stay in Istanbul the ship will engage extensively with the Turkish Navy. Apart from professional interactions, a number of sports and social engagements are also planned. INS Trikand, commanded […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities

    Following a series of successful activities around the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli Peninsula for the Centenary of Anzac, the Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac made a port visit to Istanbul where the crew participated in several diplomatic events. Together with her sister ship, New Zealand’s HMNZS Te Kaha, Anzac berthed on the Bosphorus in […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities

    An incident took place yesterday involving three U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), which is on a scheduled port visit to Istanbul, Turkey. The incident, which was recorded on video and posted to the internet, shows approximately 20 individuals, claiming to be from the “Turkish Youth Union”, […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities

    NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) concluded a visit to Istanbul July 27, following their participation in Exercises BREEZE and SEA SHIELD during Group’s deployment into the Black Sea. Led by Rear Admiral Alberto Correia (Portuguese Navy), SNMG1 comprised during the Black Sea deployment the flagship NRP D. FRANCISCO DE ALMEIDA […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) during a scheduled port visit in Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 11. While in Istanbul the SECNAV met with the crew to thank them for a job well done on the ship’s first patrol as a forward-deployed BMD ship. The SECNAV emphasized that there […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won an order to supply propulsion equipment for three new ships commissioned by the Turkish Navy. Istanbul Shipyard will design and build one Submarine Rescue Mother Ship (MOSHIP) and two Rescue and Towing Ships at their yard in Tuzla. Rolls-Royce will supply tunnel thrusters and retractable thrusters for […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Istanbul, Turkey, for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 9. Ross’ visit to Turkey reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthening ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Black Sea region. This was […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news

    Turkey on Tuesday announced that its first domestically produced warship, the Heybeliada, is operational in a ceremony held at the İstanbul… (todayszaman) [mappress] Source: todayszaman, September 28, 2011

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities

    On May 7, during IDEF 2015, the Defence exhibiton in Istanbul, the Turkish shipyard SEDEF has signed a contract with the SSM for the design and construction of one LPD ship for the Turkish Navy. Navantia participates in this contract as a technological partner and will provide the design, transfer of technology, equipments and technical assistance […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Chinese Navy three-ship task group is sailing towards the Baltic Sea where it is set to take part in exercises with the Russian Navy. The bilateral drill, dubbed “Maritime Interaction 2017”, is scheduled to take place between July 21 and 28, and will involve an overall of 21 ships, according to a Russian defense ministry announcement. […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Turkish Navy’s third Milgem class corvette, the F-513 TCG Burgazada, was launched June 18 during a ceremony attended by president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım. TCG Burgazada is the third ship of the series built at Istanbul Naval Shipyard Command as part of the Milgem project that was launched in 2004. The construction of the […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Istanbul, Turkey on schedule, and continued its deployment within the U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet area of operations Nov. 13, 2014. Prior to the port visit, the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer had operated in the Black Sea with the Romanian navy. The bilateral engagement was aimed at improving […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Spanish shipbuilding company Navantia and the Spanish Navy have displayed the capabilities of the shipbuilding company as a designer and builder of the technologically advanced F-100 class frigates in Istanbul. The F-103 frigate “Blas de Lezo” arrived in the Turkish city on the 25th of July 2013. The F-103 is leading the Standing NATO Maritime […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Pakistan has entered into an agreement with Turkey for the construction of four MILGEM corvettes, Turkey’s defense minister Nurettin Canikli told reporters in Montenegro on Thursday. According to Turkish media reports, Turkey will be building the corvettes in what the defense minister described as the “largest defense export of Turkey in one agreement”. The first […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Spanish F-100 frigate Blas de Lezo set sail on Sunday from Ferrol to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1) where it will be deployed until December. The purpose of the deployment is to become part of NATO’s Immediate Reaction Force, thus demonstrating Spain’s commitment with collective security. This is the 7th time […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval representatives of Black Sea countries finished planning of BLACKSEAFOR naval task group activation to be held in April. The final planning conference was held in Divnomorskoye (Krasnodar region, Russia). Heading the international naval task force, Russia is represented by Capt 1 rank Yury Zemsky, Deputy Chief of Black Sea Fleet HQ. During the conference, […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Turkish Navy will be receiving a new replenishment vessel under a contract announced by Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on July 12. The vessel will be built by Sefine Shipyard with design and engineering services provided by Istanbul-based SEFT Ship Design. Financial details of the contract were not revealed. According to the shipbuilder, […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Saturday that Turkey would produce its own aircraft carrier “soon”. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Istanbul Naval Shipyard, Erdogan commented that Turkey would face no obstacles in constructing an aircraft carrier domestically as the nation’s defense industry has grown more and more independent from foreign technology and imports. The president […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    This week, Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CBE, paid official visits to Operation OCEAN SHIELD’s counter-piracy task force 508 (CTF-508) off Muscat, Oman, and to Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) partners Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to enhance cooperation and strengthen relationships. During the visit aboard CTF-508’s flagship, […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Oceanworks International is providing three Submarine Emergency Ventilation and Decompression Systems (SEVDS) consisting of Hose, LARS and control systems to Istanbul Shipyard for installation on the three specialist vessels they are building for the Turkish Navy.   The delivery of the SEVDS is slated for late 2014. The primary role of the SEVDS is to provide fresh breathing air to survivors of a […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A steel-cutting ceremony for the first MILGEM ship for the Pakistan Navy was held on the same day.

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy frigate ‘Cristóbal Colón’ set sail from the Sarayburnu pier in Istanbul to participate in the counter-terrorist operation ‘Active Endeavour’ in the Mediterranean Sea.   The ship is integrated into NATO’s Standing Naval Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2) along with the Canadian frigate ‘Regina’ and the Turkish frigate ‘Kemalreis’. During the next two weeks […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities

    Russian Navy reconnaissance ship ‘Liman’ collided with Togo-flagged livestock carrier ‘Youzarsif H’ north of Bosphorus, the Russian defense ministry has confirmed. Liman sank in the collision despite the crew’s efforts to keep the vessel afloat. The reconnaissance ship’s hull was breached below the waterline. In its statement, the Russian defense ministry said the Liman sailors were fighting […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A previously unnamed Turkish Navy test and evaluation ship was launched at the Istanbul Naval Shipyard on February 9, in a ceremony attended by the Turkish president and defense department officials. The launch ceremony was used to reveal that the future ship would be named TCG Ufufk, with pennant number A-591. The ship measures 99 meters […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that it has signed a contract for the design and supply of all electric systems to power three Turkish Navy Auxiliary vessels, consisting of one Submarine Rescue Mother Ship (MoShip) and two Rescue and Towing Ships (RATships). All ships will be built by […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Dutch Defence Minister Hans Hillen had a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Dr. Ismet Yilmaz in Istanbul last week. The Defence ministers signed a statement aimed at enhancing the military cooperation between the two NATO allies. Mr Hillen subsequently paid a visit to the frigate HNLMS Evertsen, which was moored in the Bosporus to mark […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Industry news

    ANADOLU Shipyard proceeds with his intense work in the context of the LST (Landing Craft Tank) Contract that was signed with SSM (Turkish Undersecretariat of Defense Industries) on June 16th 2011. One of the last works realized by ANADOLU Shipyard under the LST contract was to reach a MoU with Italian company SELEX Galileo on […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Over the weekend, the Turkish Navy Corvette TCG BUYUKADA (F-512) joined NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD. This is the second counter-piracy deployment of the Turkish corvette in the past two months. During her tour of duty, the ship will operate with recently joined Royal Australian Navy Oiler HMAS SUCCESS. TCG BUYUKADA will conduct regular counter-piracy […]