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  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy visited Muscat, Oman, onboard its type 23 Frigate HMS Northumberland, which is currently operating in the Gulf region and off the Horn of Africa as part of the United Kingdom’s enduring commitment to maritime security in the region. Taking time out from a busy deployment, the Ship’s Company used their time alongside in […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities

    During a port visit to Muscat, the European Union Naval Force flagship, Spanish warship, ESPS Galicia, strengthened relations with the Royal Omani Navy. After arriving in the port of Muscat, the Force Commander and ESPS Galicia’s Commanding officer welcomed on board the Spanish Ambassador to Oman, His Excellency Mr Juan José Urtasum. All three then […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Tall ships of Indian Navy and Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) set sail together from Muscat to Kochi to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Sail Training Ships will also retrace the historic sail ship voyages undertaken by Dhows (historic ships which sailed the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea), […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. marines and sailors from the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) with U.S. Embassy-Muscat and Royal Omani Police conducted the first non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise in Muscat, September 20-21. The exercise consisted of amphibious transport dock USS San Antonio (LPD 17) and amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Authorities

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed from Muscat, Oman, May 13, after a port visit.   Truxtun received valuable logistics support and technical assistance which will help maintain high material readiness on the ship. “Truxtun left Muscat in better condition than it arrived thanks to the excellent support we received, and the crew was […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The recently released Hollywood movie, Captain Phillips, held its Dutch premiere in a very special way. At the same time as the film was being shown in the Tuschinski theatre in Amsterdam, the movie was also being screened on the flight deck of the EU Naval Force flagship, HNLMS Johan de Witt during their during […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin has completed its first patrol in the Middle East region, arriving into the Port of Muscat, Oman. The 23-day patrol within the Combined Maritime Forces will be the ship’s longest single stretch at sea during this deployment. Darwin’s ship’s company conducted several boardings, with the highlight […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed Muscat, Oman, January 12, after a four-day port visit. The liberty visit (regular time off) gave sailors and marines a chance to relax and experience the rich heritage of Oman. While in port, sailors and marines took advantage of the opportunity to enjoy […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Westminster currently on deployment in the Gulf of Oman, hosted Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Oman, Jamie Bowden, and the staff of the UK Embassy in Muscat Embassy, for an entertaining and informative day at sea. The day was organised to demonstrate to the Ambassador and the Embassy staff, the capabilities of […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Somerset had an event filled visit to Muscat, Oman, midway through her six-month deployment to the Gulf.   Taking a well-earned break from her operational tasking HMS Somerset had a busy schedule supporting the British Embassy’s Queen’s Birthday Party celebrations, paying respects to fallen comrades and hosting both visitors and media on board. Sailors […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Tuesday 2 October EU NAVFOR Force Commander met representatives from the Omani media when his flagship, ITS SAN GIUSTO, visited Muscat (Oman). Omani journalists were welcomed by the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, and he briefed them on the evolution of piracy in previous months, before answering journalists’ questions. The main issue Rear […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities

    FGS Bayern, German Navy frigate and operation Atalanta flagship, recently spent time alongside in the port of Muscat in Oman. During the visit, the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Kaack, was invited to spend time with the Royal Navy of Oman. The visit was an opportunity to update delegates from the Royal Navy of Oman about […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Naval Ships Deepak, Delhi, Tabar and Trishul are currently visiting Muscat, Oman, to enhance bilateral ties. The vessels entered Muscat, Oman, on September 19 and are scheduled to continue their deployment on September 22. During the visit, the warships will have professional interactions with the defence forces for enhancing co-operation and sharing the nuances of naval […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Training & Education

    During a port visit by EU Naval Force Flag Ship FS MARNE in Salalah (Oman), the EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis flew to Muscat on June 12 and 13 to meet Omani maritime authorities. After an initial meeting on June 11 in Salalah with the local commander of the Royal Navy of Oman, EUNAVFOR […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities

    The Australian Defence Force has confirmed a 22-year-old Royal Australian Navy sailor died in Muscat, Oman. The sailor was deployed on Operation Manitou aboard the Adelaide-class frigate HMAS Darwin. According to the Royal Australian Navy, the ship was in Muscat, Oman on a scheduled port visit and the sailor was on shore leave in the city when […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s most hi-tech warship paid her first visit to Oman with a three-day visit to the country’s picturesque capital, Muscat. After working with the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea, the destroyer took part in military, cultural and sporting events on her debut in the sultanate. Approaching arguably the lushest of the great […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Authorities

    ITS Libeccio, Italian Navy’s frigate engaged in EUNAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta, docked at the Sultan Qaboos Port in Muttrah, Muscat, Oman. The vessel is in port for EUNAVFOR’s scheduled rotation. During the visit ITS Libeccio will conduct refuelling and replenishment operations. ITS Libeccio is an anti-submarine frigate built and designed by Fincantieri, Muggiano, Italy. The vessel is […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities

    During the Colombian warship’s recent port visit to Muscat, Oman, ARC 7 de Agosto welcomed officers from the Sultan Qaboos Naval Academy on board. After being given a tour of the ship and meeting members of the Colombian crew, the Naval Academy officers expressed their appreciation of being invited on board. ARC 7 de Agosto […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The Danish MV Torm Kristina was sailing to Muscat (Oman) in order to perform a quick logistical port visit, when she was approached by 2 suspected pirate skiffs. The crew quickly assembled in the citadel and sent a mayday message out. Meanwhile the mayday message was passed to the Commander of the NATO counter piracy […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities

    Pakistan Navy members toured the Italian warship ITS Libeccio during its port visit to Muscat, Oman, September 16. The commanding officer of ITS Libeccio, Commander Daniele P.M. Martinuzzi, welcomed the commanding officer of PNS Alamgir, Captain Faisal Amil, and members of his crew on board. After being given a tour of the ship and briefed on its capabilities, […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is on course to make a scheduled visit to Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat as part of her six-month deployment to the Middle East. The visit symbolises the Royal Navy’s continued cooperation with the Gulf States in the region. Members of the Royal Omani Navy have already visited Diamond […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities

    On Wednesday 12 August Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia, hosted the Spanish Ambassador to Oman during a port visit to Muscat. The Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Fernández Gómez de Córdoba, welcomed His Excellency Mr Juan José Urtasun on board. During the visit, the Ambassador, together with the Chief of Operations for the Royal Navy […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities

    During her recent port visit to Muscat, Oman, EU Naval Force warship, FGS Bayern, hosted passengers and crew from cruise liner, MS Europa, that was berthed close to her at the pier. The security situation off the Horn of Africa was a concern for the passengers and their visit to the German Navy frigate was […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities

    While the Colombian warship, Arc 7 de Agosto, was in Muscat, Oman, recently, the vessel’s commanding officer took the opportunity to visit the Royal Navy of Oman Principal Staff Officer, Yaqoob Yousuf Abdullah Al Kameshki. During their meeting both officers discussed the maritime security situation in the Indian Ocean and the successful counter-piracy efforts of naval forces that […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship HMS Bulwark welcomed His Highness Mohammed Bin Salim Al Said, Head of Protocol Department for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to the official reception and capability demonstration held during her recent visit to Muscat, Oman. The event was to demonstrate the capabilities of HMS Bulwark, part of the Response Force Task Group, […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) visited Muscat, Oman during a port visit Jan. 1. The “Mystic” tour, hosted by the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) division, included visits to the city’s Grand Mosque, souk, fish market, museum and one of the Sultan’s palaces. Aside from the tour stops, Sailors also […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy’s Scots-based minehunter HMS Bangor (M109) will return to her home port of HM Naval Base Clyde today, on August 31. For the past three years, HMS Bangor has been operating in the Gulf as part of the UK’s commitment in the region to work with international partners to protect vital shipping lanes. MCM1 […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 28 September, EU Naval Force Flagship ITS Andrea Doria arrived in Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat, Oman for a busy 4 day port visit. The port visit coincided with a port visit of the flagship of NATO Operation Ocean Shield, HDMS Esbern Snare and a visit of the Force Commander of Combined Maritime Force’s (CMF) […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    French Naval ships Tonnerre and Guepratte have arrived on a visit to Kochi, India. Amphibious assault helicopter carrier Tonnerre and the La Fayette-class frigate Guepratte arrived on April 12 and are scheduled to stay until April 16. Captain Laurent Sudrat and Commander Claire Pothier are the commanding officers of Tonnerre and Guepratte respectively. During the visit, various interactions with […]