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  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Myanmar Navy Commander-in-Chief, Vice Admiral Thura Thet Swe, on Monday asked for naval arms assistance from India, during his four-day visit to New Delhi, as reported by The New Indian Express. Also, the Commander discussed with Indian Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi different manners of building up the navy -to -navy cooperation. Within […]

  • 18 February 2016

    Developing defence relations between the two countries, navies of India and Myanmar recently concluded their fourth joint Andaman Sea patrol. India-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR), as it is officially called, was undertaken from February 13 to 16, 2016 along the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) in the Andaman Sea. The two countries have conducted coordinated patrols along the […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    India and Myanmar have kicked off their first bilateral naval exercise IMNEX-18 which will be held odd the east coast of India. Two Union of Myanmar Navy ships – frigate UMS King Sin Phyu Shin and offshore patrol vessel UMS Inlay – arrived in Visakhapatnam on March 25 ahead of the start of the exercise. IMNEX-18 […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) is received a visit from Vice Admiral Thura Thet Swe, The Commander-In-Chief Republic of the Union Myanmar Navy. Upon arrival at Brunei International Airport, Vice Admiral and delegations were welcomed by First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Halim bin Haji Mohd Hanifah and Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy. This […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The United States Navy expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4) is making a goodwill visit to Yangon, Myanmar March 21-25 to enhance friendship and cultural exchange between U.S. service members and the people of Myanmar. The ship is transiting between mission stops in Sri Lanka and Malaysia for the annual Pacific Partnership mission, […]

  • 2 September 2011

      Chief  of  the  Naval  Staff,  Admiral Nirmal Verma visited Myanmar from 24 to 26 Aug 11. The visit was aimed at enhancing the existing Navy-to-Navy cooperation as also to impress upon top-level Myanmar government including defence authorities the need for closer interaction between the two navies to address common concerns by enhancing service-to-service relationship.        […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Industry news

    China handed over two Type 053H1 frigates to Myanmar Navy. The ships obtained hull numbers F21 and F23. Type 053H1 frigates Jianghu-2 (modernized version of Type 053H1 Jianghu-1, retrofitted Soviet Project 50 escort ship) were built in China in 1981-88 by Hudong Shipyard (Shanghai). In total, ten such ships were built for Chinese Navy, one […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Industry news

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) commended the Sri Lanka Navy on Friday for launching a rescue operation to save the group of marooned Myanmar nationals last week. “UNHCR is greatly saddened by this latest terrible ordeal, and commends the quick action of the Sri Lanka Navy in rescuing this group and providing […]

  • 8 October 2014

    Around 30 to 40 fishing vessels engaged in deep sea fishing are reported stranded due to prevailing bad weather near coasts of Myanmar and Bangladesh. The Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centre (MRCC) based in Colombo, which is manned by the Sri Lanka Navy, has alerted the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centers in Myanmar and Bangladesh about the […]

  • 13 June 2011

    The US Navy has intercepted a North Korean ship suspected of carrying missile technology to Myanmar two weeks ago, and after dramatic stand-…   (deccanherald) [mappress] Source: deccanherald, June 13, 2011;

  • 4 February 2013

    In a 20-hour SAR operation, Sri Lanka Navy rescued 138 persons of Bangladeshi and Myanmar nationality whose overcrowded wooden vessel began to sink in the seas 50 nautical miles east of Oluwil on 02nd February 2013. All were brought to the Oluvil Fisheries Harbour and 6 of them, 4 males and 2 females, were rushed […]

  • 18 February 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy rescued 32 persons of Myanmar nationality whose damaged wooden vessel had began to sink in the deep seas 250 nautical miles east of Panama on 16th February 2013. All were brought to the Galle Harbour on February 17th  and rushed to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for treatment for acute dehydration. The group, […]

  • 21 January 2014

    HMAS Childers, an Armidale class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), has docked in Rangoon, Burma where her 21 crew will stay for a four day good will visit.   The visit stems from the Australian Government’s initiative to build up ties with the Myanmar Government. Over half a century has passed since […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Two ships of the PLA Navy, Zhenghe and Weifang, with Rear Admiral Han Xiaohu, Commander PLAN Training Ship Task Group, and Rear Admiral Li Jianjun, Assistant Chief of Staff and Political Commissar of PLA Dalian Naval Academy embarked, arrived Visakhapatnam on 17 May 14, on a four-day maiden visit to the Eastern Naval Command.   […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After visiting Sri Lanka and Malaysia, the U.S.-led mission Pacific Partnership 2017 arrived in Da Nang, Vietnam, on May 8. Pacific Partnership is an annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. This year, the mission is stationed aboard the expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4) which in March, 2017, became the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After three months of operations, personnel from this year’s Pacific Partnership mission returned to Singapore USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) on May 31. Their return marked the conclusion of this year’s mission. Fall River departed Singapore on March 4 and served as the command platform for the Pacific Partnership 2017 mission. Pacific Partnership is the largest […]

  • 21 February 2014

    The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) HMAS Childers has arrived in Darwin after participating in Milan 2014, the biannual international naval event hosted by the Indian Navy in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands from 5–9 February 2014.   Milan 2014 was designed to increase maritime cooperation, interoperability and mutual understanding among navies of the Indian Ocean […]

  • 1 November 2011

     Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, AVSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command at a Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base, Visakhapatnam on 31 Oct 11.   Vice Admiral Chopra inspected the Ceremonial Guard and reviewed platoons of  Naval personnel drawn from  various ships and establishment of the Eastern Naval Command. The […]

  • 15 May 2017

    Over 40 ships and 44 nations attended the Republic of Singapore Navy’s first ever international maritime review to May 15. The event took place at RSS Singapura, Changi Naval Base and was attended by more than 30 navy chiefs, vice navy chiefs and directors-general of coast guards, and more than 40 flag rank officers, according to […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A naval exercise gathering navy and coast guard officers from a number of Southeast Asian countries kicked off  in Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines on August 21. In its 16th iteration, the annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise focuses on shared maritime security challenges of the region. The goal of the exercise is […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Participating nations in ADMM Plus HADR & MM multinational military exercise continue to arrive in Brunei via land, sea, and air.  The latest arrival list included countries like India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Republic of Singapore, Kingdom of Thailand, Russian Federation and the United States. Incoming assets from Japan included the arrival of two C-130 transport […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Participants of this year’s multinational exercise Pacific Partnership had an opportunity to respond to a simulated collision of a cruise ship and a tanker during an emergency response drill. Conducted in Da Nang, Vietnam, as part of the exercise, the activity was led by the Vietnam People’s Armed Forces and local emergency services, with visiting personnel […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Training & Education

    INS Sudarshini, India Navy’s sail training ship returned home to Kochi on 25 March 13 after an epic voyage of over six months to South East Asia. The ship, which set sail from Kochi on 15th September, visited 9 countries in South East Asia on  a commemorative voyage celebrating India’s warm ties  with countries of […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In a memorable Passing Out Parade of the 14th Naval Orientation Course (NOC), 32 cadets of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard  marked completion of their training within the First Training Squadron, while listening to the traditional tune of Auld Lang Syne. Commodore MR Ajay Kumar, Naval Officer in Charge Kerala and Commanding Officer, INS […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    This is the US Navy’s first exercise of its kind with ASEAN.

  • 8 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier and its crew of more than 5,000 Sailors arrived in Malaysia for a routine, five-day port visit, Oct. 7. This marks the first visit to Malaysia for USS George Washington (CVN 73) since relieving the now decommissioned USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) in 2008. “[The U.S. Navy] always […]

  • 20 May 2015

    The UN refugee agency on Tuesday warned that time was running out for thousands of people in distress at sea and urged governments in the South-east Asia region to urgently rescue and disembark these vulnerable people. UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told journalists in Geneva on Tuesday, said: We estimate that nearly 4,000 people from Myanmar […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) boats used for Royal Navy Officer Cadets seamanship training have been upgraded with new engines. The 12 boats, known as motor whalers, have been fitted with a Yanmar 3 cylinder engine to prolong their lives and to standardise the Fleet. Warrant Officer 1 Alan Richardson, the River Officer at BRNC, said: […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Philippine Government has contracted the Australian vessel designer Incat Crowther to design a 50m multi-mission monohull patrol vessel. Two identical vessels of this type will be built in Manilla by Josefa Slipways. The primary role of the vessels is to combat illegal fishing for the Philippine government. With the local fishing industry losing billions […]