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  • 11 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    RFS 156 ‘Yamal’ sustained damages on its port side. Photo: Twitter/Capt_Navy Russian Navy landing ship Yamal collided with Sierra Leone-flagged container ship M/V Orca 2 in the Aegean Sea on December 30, the Russian defense ministry said in a statement to news agency TASS. No one was injured in the collision according to the Russian Navy, […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The European Union Naval Force patrolling the waters off Somalia says the cargo vessel MV Sinin has been hijacked by Somali pirates… (defenceweb) [mappress] Source:defenceweb , February 15, 2011; 

  • 27 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Canadian Navy’s Resolve-class naval support ship Asterix has completed all trials and is en route to Canadian Forces Base Halifax where she will enter Royal Canadian Navy service and be operated by Federal Fleet Services Inc. According to Davie Shipbuilding, the company in charge of converting the former containership into a fleet support ship, Asterix departed Québec […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian ships and helicopters reportedly harassed U.S.-flagged M/V Green Ridge in the Baltic Sea in May as it was carrying military equipment for exercise Saber Strike 2017, according to Defense News. The U.S. cargo ship was approached by Russian military assets as it was travelling near Russian waters en route to Lithuania. Defense News cited an internal […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Industry news

    Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced Australia’s first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) has entered Australian waters on its way to Melbourne.  The LHD01 hull has been transported from Spain to Australia by a Heavy Lift Ship, Blue Marlin. The trip has taken around eight weeks. “The Heavy Lift Ship, Blue Marlin has now […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Training & Education

    The ship that will fulfil HMS Endurance’s role as an interim Antarctic patrol vessel entered Portsmouth Naval Base for the first time yesterday, Monday 23 May 2011. The ice-breaker MV Polarbjorn – to be named HMS Protector – has been leased on a three-year contract from Norwegian company GC Rieber Shipping and has just had […]

  • 28 November 2014

    Philippine Coast Guard in Camiguin on Wednesday, November 26th, successfully rescued crew members of a sinking passenger-cargo vessel in Balbagon. The rescued seafarers were onboard MV Super Shuttle Ferry 11 which was siphoning seawater from her grounded sister ship, MV Super Shuttle Ferry 15 when the incident occurred. The personnel of Coast Guard Sub Station […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The 648-foot U.S. container ship MV Cape Ray departed Portsmouth Naval shipyard yesterday to destroy Syrian chemical weapons, the Associated Press reports.   The mission, delayed due to the ship’s engine hiccups, has continued and MV Cape Ray headed for the Italian port of Gioia Tauro, where it will load about 530 tons of chemical […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Eagle Ford Shale continues to positively impact Port Corpus Christi and the U.S. economy. Yesterday, Wednesday, September 26, 2012, the M/V Pennsylvania, a newly built U.S. Flag vessel destined to move products related to Eagle Ford Shale in the region, made its first port of call to Port Corpus Christi. The tanker docked at Oil […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Industry news

    The first of 5 Steber Navy support vessels was launched on 9th February, 2012.  MV Koala will stay in the Manning River for a couple of weeks undergoing tests and trials before heading to its new home in Sydney Harbour. Among the onlookers at the launch were representatives from NSW Maritime; NSW Maritime Rescue Divisions […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian Navy’s future naval fleet auxiliary vessel M/V Asterix has joined Green Marine, a voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. By doing so, the Federal Fleet Services-operated oiler became the first naval oiler to join the certification program. “It’s the greenest naval ship ever built in Canada,” stated Spencer Fraser, Federal Fleet Services’ CEO. […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After two and a half years protecting the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Caroline Scan, from pirate attack off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval Force has bid the vessel and her hard-working crew a fond farewell.   In April 2014, MV Caroline Scan will be entering a period of maintenance, so the […]

  • 16 January 2013

    MV Emsstrom, a former German Naval training ship, which was on its way from Germany to Turkey, towed by tug Christos 22 sank on Monday, January 14, approximately 2.5 nautical miles east by north from Hopes Nose, Torquay, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency updated. Accordingly, the tug slowed to inspect a potential malfunction when it […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Industry news

    The first of 5 Steber Navy support vessels MV Koala, after the launching ceremony on February 9th 2012, was delivered to its new home in Sydney on Sunday, 4th March, 2012. Sea trials for the vessel, which lasted few weeks, were conducted on Manning River. The vessel, used by the Defence Force and Government Departments, […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Navy personnel embarked on MV Seahorse Standard remain focused on the international search effort for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370.   Clearance divers, boats crews and communicators have supplemented Seahorse Standard’s regular ship’s company of 12, providing additional capability to scour the surface for any evidence of the lost aircraft. Able Seaman Combat Systems […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Stall testing on a new advanced linear induction machine, a core component in the EMCAT (Electro Magnetic CATapult) launch track system designed to launch manned and unmanned aircraft from various platforms, has been successfully completed by its developer, GE Power Conversion. Catapults incorporating the powerful new medium voltage advanced linear induction machine (MV ALIM) will […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Industry news

    MV Cape Ray departed Portsmouth, Va., on 10 January for final sea trials in preparation for the UN mission to destroy Syrian chemical weapons. MV Cape Ray is a Roll-on/roll of and container ship of the US Navy, which can carry 1,315 containers. She is used to transport vehicles to war zones from the US. […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Examiner reports that a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Porter collided with a Japanese-owned bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday morning. The U.S. Navy says that no one was hurt in the collision. The collision between USS Porter (DDG 78) and the Panamanian-flagged bulk oil tanker M/V […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    During the recent Exercise Joint Warrior, and in subsequent weapon firings and submarine training off the West Coast of Scotland, the warship HMS Montrose spent many weeks operating around the Inner and Outer Hebrides. On her travels, she repeatedly passed the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry MV Lord Of The Isles, a car and passenger ferry that […]

  • 6 May 2014

    As the search for MH370 enters a new phase, HMAS Toowoomba and MV Seahorse Standard have returned to their home port of Fleet Base West after completing their commitment to Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.   Both vessels were part of the surface search task group, looking for evidence of the missing flight in the southern […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Force Commander French Rear Admiral Dupuis meets EUNAVFOR Dutch WFP vessel protection detachment on board M/V Caroline Scan. On June 5 in the morning, EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis and members of his staff met the Dutch Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), which is deployed on board World Food Programme chartered M/V Caroline Scan. […]

  • 23 January 2012

    EU NAVFOR warship FGS LUEBECK re-located an Indian registered dhow which had been used as pirate mother-ship involved in the attack on M/V FLINTSTONE early the same day. A Dutch Vessel Protection Detachment (VPD) stationed on the Dutch-registered civilian fall-pipe vessel had repelled the attack following a gun-fight and caused the attack skiffs to retreat […]

  • 27 June 2011

      While underway in support of the 2011 Gulf of Mexico (GOMEX) Quick Draw exercise, guided-missile frigate USS John L. Hall (FFG 32) responded to a mayday issued by a U.S. flagged vessel, June 16. At approximately 9:30 pm, John L. Hall’s embarked SH-60B Light Airborne Multipurpose System (LAMPS) helicopter from Anti-Submarine Helicopter Squadron Light […]

  • 24 November 2011

      The Indian Navy is keeping a close eye on Iranian merchant vessel MV Assa, anchored for over a month off the coast of Kerala…   (rediff) [mappress] Source: rediff, November 24, 2011;

  • 3 January 2014

    A transportable chemical weapons disposal system, designed by the U.S. Defense Department, has been installed on the Maritime Administration’s cargo ship MV Cape Ray, which will soon set sail for the Mediterranean Sea to destroy Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons, Stars and Stripes informed. According to Captain of the MV Cape Ray, Rick Jordan, who […]

  • 27 September 2013

    The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Offshore Service Vessels, Inc., provider of marine transportation services for customers in the United States and internationally, seated in Cut Off, La., an $8.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise a one-year option for the time charter of maritime support vessel, MV C-Champion. The […]

  • 17 January 2012

    An aircrew assigned to Patrol Squadron 47, operating from Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily, sprang into action to help rescue 68 people adrift on a powerless raft in the Mediterranean Sea, Jan. 15, more than 80 miles from the southwest coast of Malta. Responding to a request for assistance from Malta’s Rescue Coordination Center to […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has supplied Medium Voltage 15 KV and optical fibre cables for the new Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford. The Company has signed a series of contracts with different customers, such as General Atomics, the designer and manufacturer of the Electro-Magnetic Aircraft Launching […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Industry news

    A vessel’s crew hijacked almost three years ago by Somali pirates has been freed, says the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). After 1000 days in captivity the 22 remaining crew of the MV Iceberg 1 were freed as a result of a two-week operation by the Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF) in Garaad in the […]