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  • 17 December 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Defence Minister of Maldives Mr Mohamed Nazim arrived at Kochi on 14 Dec 13 on the second leg of his visit to India. The official visit, at the invitation of the Defence Minister of India, had commenced at New Delhi on 11th December. At Kochi, Mr Mohamed Nazim visited establishments of the Southern Naval […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities

    Three Indian Navy ships, the aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, guided missile destroyer Mysore and the Fincantieri-built replenishment oiler Deepak are scheduled to visit Male, Maldives from February 15 – 18. The ships are part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet based at Mumbai. INS Vikramaditya, one of the two aircraft carriers of the Indian Navy, is capable […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Authorities

    The USS Rodney M. Davis, an Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate with the U.S. 7th Fleet, will visit the Maldives in mid-October as part of a routine patrol of the Indian Ocean. The officers and crew of the Rodney M. Davis will work with the Maldives National Defence Forces, including the Coast Guard, to improve […]

  • 25 September 2012

    ‘RANKURI’, a 95 feet long Maldivian mechanical boat, with four personnel onboard, reported missing at sea off the Southern coast of Maldives since 17 Sep 12 was rescued by Indian Naval Ship ‘INS Shardul’ on 20 Sep 12. On a request from the Maldivian authorities on 19 Sep 12, the Indian Navy diverted INS Shardul […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60), an Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate with the U.S. 7th Fleet, visited the Maldives Oct. 6 through 8 as part of a routine patrol of the Indian Ocean. The officers and crew of the Rodney M. Davis worked with the Maldives National Defence Forces, including the Coast Guard, to […]

  • 8 May 2013

    The Special Boat Squadron of the Sri Lanka Navy commenced their second one week long Asymmetric Warfare Course on 06th May 2013 at their headquarters in Trincomalee. The inaugural address was made by Commanding Officer of the Special Boat squadron, Captain Priyantha Perera. Officers and other ranks from Bangladesh, China, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities

    The US Navy frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) returned from its final deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans Dec. 19. During the six-month deployment, the ship and crew of more than 200 Sailors, based at Naval Station Everett and assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9, conducted presence operations and theater security […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) is scheduled to return from its final deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean to her homeport at Naval Station Everett Dec. 19. During the six-month deployment, the ship conducted presence operations and theater security cooperation missions with partner nations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy has launched Operation Samudra Setu — meaning Sea Bridge — as part of the national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic. Amphibious transport dock INS Jalashwa sailed to the Maldives to evacuate stranded Indian nationals. The ship arrived at the Port of Male, Republic of Maldives, on […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) conducted an underwater reenlistment ceremony off the coast of Bandos Island, Oct. 8, during the ship’s recent port visit to the Maldives. Operations Specialist 2nd Class Michael Norman, from Kenner, Louisiana, and Quartermaster 3rd Class Christopher Jurado, from Echo Park, […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Minister of Defence and National Security of the Maldives, Hon. Mohamed Nazim called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 09th July 2013. They held cordial discussions on a range of topics which were of mutual interests and bilateral importance. Mementoes were also exchanged […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Senior leaders from U.S. 7th Fleet visited Colombo, Sri Lanka and Male, Maldives and attended the Galle Dialogues international Maritime Conference Dec. 1-6, building relationships to improve maritime security in the Indo-Asia Pacific. While in Sri Lanka, 7th Fleet leaders met with officials from the Indian Navy, PLA(N), Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Families and friends welcomed back the guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 23, following completion of a successful eight-month deployment to the western Pacific and Arabian Gulf. “I am exceptionally pleased and proud of the tremendous performance of every Sailor aboard Russell during this challenging deployment,” said Cmdr. […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Authorities

    At an invitation extended by the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Pakistan Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila arrived in Sri Lanka on 12th December 2013 on a three-day official visit. He was received by Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera at the Bandaranaike International […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A contingent of cadets representing Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the SLN Headquarters in Colombo on 19th October 2013. The Commander warmly welcomed the visiting cadets and extended them his best wishes. Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel, Sagara has been dispatched to rescue around 65 persons stranded in the south western deep seas. The multi-day trawler, which had carried the people, is named “Dinuja Putha” and it had developed mechanical problems while in the sea between Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The incident had been reported […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Training & Education

    On 15 July, EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) German frigate Bremen organised an exchange of experience with the Piracy information-sharing centre (ISC) in Mombasa. This centre is one of three under the Djibouti Code of Conduct concerning the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Two Indian Coast Guard ships, “Vishwast” and “Rajkamal” arrived at the Port of Trincomalee on 18th December 2013. They were welcomed in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. ICGS Vishwast is an Offshore Patrol Vessel commanded by Inspector General JK Verghese. The OPV is 94 meters in length and has a displacement of 2,400 tons. […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The first edition of this year’s Naval Commanders’ Conference is taking place in New Delhi, India, from 25 to 28 May 15. During the Conference the Indian Chief of the Naval Staff reviews critical operational and administrative issues in the Indian Navy. The Conference comes in the wake of a high tempo campaign season for the Navy, starting […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    The Russian Naval Ship “Moskva” arrived at the port of Colombo on 23rd October 2014 on a replenishment and goodwill visit. The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival. To coincide with the ship’s visit, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Sri […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel, Sagara brought the 70 persons, who had been stranded in the south western deep seas, safely to the Galle harbour on 04th October 2013. The rescued persons included 44 men, 13 women and 13 children and they are all in good health. The multi-day trawler named “Dinuja Putha”, which carried […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy is decommissioning the TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after it spent 29 years serving the nation. The Russian-built Tupolev aircraft will be formally de-inducted by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff during a ceremony at Indian Naval Air Station Rajali, in Arakkonam, Tamil Nadu on March 29. The TU142M Long […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities

    The Indian Navy sent INS Sukanya to Male last night to help the Maldivian Government regarding the supply of fresh (potable) water. INS Sukanya, an offshore patrol vessel, was on a routine patrol off Kochi. She was diverted to reach Male at the earliest to render necessary assistance and all the possible help to Maldivian authorities. INS […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s third littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Phuket, Thailand for the first time December 30 for a scheduled port visit. The ship’s crew participated in a community service event, and the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program representative informed Sailors about opportunities for tours. William Petri, Fort […]

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

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) arrived Nov. 9 to participate in the 20th iteration of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise with the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN). The ship’s crew will conduct training afloat and ashore with their Brunei Navy counterparts to enhance interoperability and build […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Some 80 military personnel and officials from 18 countries are joining Australian Defence personnel at a forum in Sydney this week to discuss a range of environmental security issues linked to emerging climate change and sustainability challenges. Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Senator David Feeney today officially opened the Pacific Environmental Security Forum jointly hosted by […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Authorities

    Entering Colombo, Sri Lanka, on October 28, with ships from its carrier strike group, USS Nimitz became the first US Navy aircraft carrier to visit the country in 32 years. The visit follows the recent completion of the inaugural bilateral naval exercise CARAT Sri Lanka and the US Navy’s participation in Sri Lanka’s Galle Dialogue. […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Insignia Awarding Ceremony of the 20th Intake of the Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was held at the SBS Headquarters in Trincomalee on 18th April 2013. Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. A large audience including family members of the SBS personnel was also present along […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The Code of Conduct concerning the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden (Djibouti Code of Conduct) was  signed yesterday on behalf of South Africa by the South African High Commissioner, His Excellency Dr. Zola Skweyiya, who was attending an IMO Conference on Capacity […]