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  • 22 December 2016
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    Three French police officers from Marseille found themselves stuck on the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower as it departed the French city after a regular port visit on Tuesday. The U.S. sailors had to stop the 330-meter ship once they noticed the three policemen who boarded the carrier out of curiosity, […]

  • 3 November 2014
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    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Marseille, France for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 1. Sailors will get the opportunity to relax and enjoy the vibrant culture of Marseille. USS George H.W. Bush will host more than 200 distinguished visitors during this port visit. The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group is on […]

  • 22 October 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in Marseille, France for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 21, 2015. This port visit serves to enhance U.S.-France relations as the two nations work together for a more stable, secure and prosperous region. During this port visit, Farragut Sailors will participate in various tours of […]

  • 12 August 2013

    Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departed Marseille, France, Aug. 9 after successfully completing its scheduled port visit.  “The trip was fantastic,” said Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Donald Novak, Harry S. Truman’s command master chief. “It was great to see everyone returning to the ship excited about everything they did. The Sailors are […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Training & Education

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Marseille, France, Nov. 25, for its seventh liberty port of the ship’s first combat deployment. The visit to Marseille marks the carrier’s fourth stop in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, and supports efforts to build global maritime partnerships with European nations and improve maritime safety […]

  • 26 October 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departed Marseille, France Oct. 26, 2015 after the completion of a scheduled port visit. During the port visit, Farragut Sailors spent time with French dignitaries, the Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Mess “Ganteaume”, and provided shipboard tours to various supporting organizations in France. Farragut previously operated with the […]

  • 12 August 2013
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    Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) hosted United States Ambassador to France and Monaco Charles Rivkin Aug. 6 during a port visit to Marseille, France. Rivkin toured Gettysburg’s engineering spaces, mess decks, and combat information center (CIC), which showcased the capabilities of a fully-equipped, modern cruiser.  “When we operate in theater, the opportunity to meet […]

  • 5 November 2014
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    Aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Marseille, France, after completing a scheduled port visit, Nov. 4. Sailors had the opportunity to relax and enjoy the culture of Marseille. George H.W. Bush hosted more than 200 distinguished visitors this port visit. The U.S. Navy has long maintained a presence in Europe and Africa […]

  • 22 June 2018
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    US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) has arrived in Marseille, France, two months into its deployment to Europe and Africa. The aircraft carrier entered Marseille on June 21 for a regularly scheduled port visit. Truman’s France visit comes shortly after the carrier’s air wing demonstrated its breadth of capability in […]

  • 27 June 2018
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) returned to operations after concluding a four-day port visit to Marseille, France, on June 25. While in Marseille, Truman sailors welcomed more than 150 French guests aboard for a reception, June 23, including US Ambassador to the French Republic and Principality of Monaco Jamie D. […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) arrived in Marseille, France for a scheduled port visit, Aug. 5. This is the first time Harry S. Truman has pulled into Marseille since its last deployment in 2010 and Sailors and Marines aboard are happy to be here. “I am really excited to be in […]

  • 20 December 2016
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    The U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) arrived in Marseille, France, on its way home from the counter-ISIL mission. The nuclear-powered carrier arrived in France for a scheduled port visit on December 16. Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group departed Norfolk on June 1 and conducted strikes into Syria and Iraq in […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) participated in a community engagement project during its scheduled port visit in Toulon, France, April 4.   Fifty Sailors traveled to a cemetery in Rhone and spent the morning working on the grounds and laying wreaths in honor of American soldiers who died in World War […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Ladny heading for the Mediterranean Sea has called at French Navy’s main naval base Toulon before joining Russian Navy carrier group comprising ships of Northern and Baltic fleets. In Toulon, the Russian warship was visited by Consul General of the Russian Federation in Marseilles and the Principality of Monaco Yury […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Training & Education

    The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) flagship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, April 25. The KSGARG/MEU, comprised of embarked Marines from the 26th MEU, multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) and […]

  • 28 December 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower carrier strike group (Ike CSG) departed the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on December 26, six days after it set sail from the French city of Marseille. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), and guided-missile destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87) and […]

  • 29 April 2019
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) arrived in Marseille, France, on April 27 for a scheduled port visit. The carrier stopped in France after dual-carrier operations in the Mediterranean Sea with USS Abraham Lincoln last week. Earlier in April, Stennis met up with France’s own FS Charles de Gaulle for a […]

  • 6 July 2015
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    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD-21) hosted Col. Brendan B. McAloon, the Senior Defense Official in Paris, and Jane D. Hartley, U.S. Ambassador to the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco, for a distinguished visitor tour with Admiral of French Firefighters, Jean-Yves Le Borgne, and guests July 1, 2015. This was the first […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) completed its historic maiden deployment as it returned to its homeport of Norfolk on May 3. During the seven-month deployment, the ship completed missions in both the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations, supporting national security interests and maritime security operations. Commanding Officer […]

  • 14 September 2011

      Marines from large ASW ship Severomorsk released Greek tanker United Emblem captured by pirates on Sept 10, told Mikhail Voitenko, Maritime Bulletin‘s editor. Full-loaded tanker United Emblem was sailing from port of Fujairah to Marseille. On Sept 10 at 6.27 am (GMT) the tanker’s crew sent distress signal saying the vessel was attacked by […]

  • 23 June 2014
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    The ship’s company of NUSHIP Canberra recently had the opportunity to hear about amphibious operations from some international officers with first hand experience.   On May 26, Colonel John Mayer of the United States Marine Corps and Colonel Jim Hutton of the Royal Marines delivered a presentation to NUSHIP Canberra on the capabilities and roles […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Naval Reservists from HMS President in London played key roles in two large international exercises in the closing months of 2012. Lieutenant Commanders Howie San and Pat Shinner swapped their civilian careers, the former with US shipping giant AT&T and the latter for a financial software firm in the City of London, and donned […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) passed the approximate midway point of its 2013-2014 deployment Dec. 6. HST CSG deployed from Norfolk, Va., and Mayport, Fla., in late July and after transiting the Atlantic Ocean and U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), entered the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR Aug. 18 to […]