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  • 3 June 2014

    HMS Defender sailed from Portsmouth yesterday (June 2) on her maiden deployment to the Middle East where she will carry out maritime security operations.   The Type 45 destroyer will police busy shipping lanes in the Indian Ocean, conducting security and counter piracy operations. Later she will head to the Gulf to contribute to the […]

  • 27 February 2015

    HMAS Sydney (IV) entered Sydney Heads for the final time as a Royal Australian Navy ship this morning, before being welcomed alongside Garden Island by former sailors, officers and support staff. The Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigate is scheduled to be decommissioned at the end of the year to make way for the Navy’s new […]

  • 27 November 2014

    Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Adm. John. W. Miller, recognized the accomplishments of three special-needs sailors from the Kuwaiti ship, Journey of Hope, during a port visit in Bahrain, Nov. 25. The sailors were recognized for their spirited voyage to raise awareness of the rights and potential […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) and embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 Detachment 2 returned to Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), Aug. 22 after circumnavigating the globe. Cape’s crew completed a nine-month deployment in support of the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR) while […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed its homeport in Norfolk for an around-the-world deployment, March 11. TR and its Sailors will conduct operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility during the deployment. The deployment is part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime […]

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

    To begin the ship’s final deployment, USS Simpson (FFG 56) departed her Mayport homeport on Nov. 14, for regularly scheduled theater security missions in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Commanded by Cmdr. Ken Anderson, the crew concluded a highly-successful maintenance availability and intense training exercises, and was outfitted with four Fire Scout (MQ-8B) […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The aft island, the final section of the UK’s second aircraft carrier took to the sea yesterday, December 10. The control tower of the ship is being transferred to Babcock’s dockyard in Rosyth, Scotland. The 750-tonne section, which will control aircraft operations on HMS Prince of Wales, left BAE Systems’ shipyard in Glasgow for the […]

  • 24 April 2015

    And she departs begin her delivery voyage down the Clyde and around the UK! As soon as the transportation team confirmed she is safe for sea voyage, the Forward Island of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier deployed on a five-day cruise to Rosyth where final assembly is taking place. The Forward Island contains the bridge and approximately 100 vital […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk while on patrol off of Winchester Bay, terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel for safety gear concerns found during an at-sea boarding Monday. The three member crew, fishing for crab, aboard the 39-foot vessel Dusky was safely escorted to Winchester Bay, where the vessel was […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Training & Education

    A Royal Marine and Petty Officer will join four fellow adventurers to recreate the epic rescue journey made by Britain’s greatest Antarctic explorer a century ago. WO Baz Gray and PO Seb Coulthard will sail a replica of the vessel Sir Ernest Shackleton took from Elephant Island to South Georgia in 1916 – using the […]

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

    The second-oldest vessel in the UK Naval Service, veteran tanker RFA Black Rover has completed her penultimate deployment – a marathon 17 months in the Atlantic. After 571 days away from the UK, the veteran tanker – which celebrated her 40th birthday in September – arrived at Glen Mallan jetty in Loch Long, her mission […]

  • 21 August 2014

    The Royal UK Navy frigate HMS Plymouth departed its home port for the last time yesterday heading toward a foreign port where it will be scrapped.   After a quarter of a century long fight to save the warship, Peel Ports, owner of Vittoria Dock in Birkenhead where HMS Plymouth was docked for years, said their only “practical choice” was to […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) got underway from her forward-deployed homeport in Yokosuka to travel to the US for repairs. The destroyer departed Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka on November 24 to meet heavy lift transport vessel Transshelf and begin her journey to Pascagoula, Mississippi, where it will be repaired […]

  • 13 February 2015

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) is scheduled to depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Feb. 14 on an independent deployment to the Arabian Gulf and Western Pacific. While deployed, Paul Hamilton and its crew of more than 300 Sailors will conduct theater security cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations. Commanding Officer […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Industry news

    The most iconic section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Forward Island containing the bridge, has begun her delivery journey from the dock hall on HM Naval Base Portsmouth where the first steel was cut just 70 weeks ago. After leaving the dock hall’s basin and passing through a lock, the Forward Island will pause overnight […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Two employees from BMT Defence Services and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, are set to embark on a challenging journey which will see them make an epic motorcycle ride from Bath, UK to Gdansk in Poland. With the trip fully funded by the two riders, all donations and sponsorship raised will go directly […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) arrived at her homeport of San Diego November 18, completing the ship’s maiden voyage. Following four years of construction and successful sea trials this summer in the Gulf of Mexico, the Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship set sail for home in August. […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide is making final preparations for a three-month deployment which will include participation in RIMPAC, the world’s largest international maritime exercise taking place off Hawaii. Adelaide’s journey across the South Pacific to Hawaii and back is called Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18) and represents the second iteration of the Indo-Pacific […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal New Zealand Navy’s new diving and hydrographic support vessel has started her journey from Norway to Auckland, New Zealand. Formerly known as offshore support vessel MV Edda Fonn, the vessel was sold by Norway’s Østensjø Rederi to the New Zealand Navy in August 2018. The vessel was modified for navy needs and was […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    After developing a new crack in its hull during the first departure from Yokosuka, US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald started its voyage to the US for a second time on December 9. Fitzgerald was initially loaded aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf in late November to be transported to Pascagoula, Mississippi, for repairs after colliding with […]

  • 27 June 2014

    After a year of preparations, the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully completed a three-day Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) material inspection, June 26.   INSURV inspects the material readiness of Navy vessels and reports the findings to the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) to ensure the Navy’s ships are reliable, properly […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval College Class of 1953/55 took a journey down memory lane when they held their 60th Anniversary reunion at HMAS Stirling on Wednesday, 15 May 2013. Travelling from all parts of Australia, the 40 visitors who consisted of retired members, their partners and widows of former 1953 class members relished the opportunity to spend […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Norwegian Navy’s new logistics and support vessel HNoMS Maud is en route home after getting underway from Busan, South Korea, where it was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). The ship started her journey home on Sunday, after being accepted by the navy from DSME in November 2018. Next stop on HNoMS […]

  • 26 May 2020

    From May 26, Naval Today readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance, and a fresh look & feel. The new clean design and layout allow readers to easily filter through trending topics from the naval industry. Articles are now supplemented with suggestions for related articles, allowing readers to continue their news […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of Russian Navy warships has docked at the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas after a long journey from the Pacific Ocean… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, April 23, 2013

  • 1 October 2015

    Royal Navy warship HMS Duncan has come to the aid of an injured Iranian fisherman injured in the central Persian Gulf. The Type 45 destroyer was on a routine day at sea when crew heard a ‘Mayday’ call and immediately turned to help the dhow OLI-1. Less than an hour after the emergency request was […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors who took part in the terrible Arctic convoys of WW2 – a mission Winston Churchill called ‘the worst journey in the world’ will finally receive a campaign medal. Prime Minister David Cameron today announced an Arctic Convoy Star for men who took part in the campaign, which delivered vital war material to the Soviet […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Training & Education

      HMS Ambush – the second of the Navy’s planned flotilla of seven Astute-class submarines – yesterday made her debut in Scotland as she arrived at Faslane. The £1bn boat has spent the past four days undergoing trials on the 200-mile journey from the yard where she was built to her new home. The £1bn […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Industry news

      An 8,000-tonne section of the Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier begins a 600 mile journey from Glasgow to a shipyard in the… (channel4) [mappress] Source: channel4, August 17, 2011;