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  • 10 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Although an official announcement has still not been made, Spanish newspapers reported that the Australian Department of Defence has chosen Spanish shipbuilder Navantia as the “preferred bidder” for the construction of two replenishment ships. This news sparked some outrage in Australia as the government opposition criticized Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull who promised to spend every “defence […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Military Sealift Command (MSC) fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO-199) completed a fueling evolution at-sea with the U.S. flagged tanker Maersk Peary in international waters off the coast of Sasebo, Japan, Oct. 22. The four-day training event was just the second time in the last 15 years that a U.S. Navy tanker conducted fueling operations […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has contracted Swedish defense contractor Saab to deliver an integrated combat system for the two new Royal Australian Navy replenishment ships. According to Saab, the contract is worth SEK 226 million (approx US$25 milion). Helicopter control radar and decoy system are included in the procurement. The contract will also have Saab provide combat system engineering services […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Industry news

    Detyens Shipyards, Inc., a naval facility specializing in emergency ship repair, ship conversion, and dry docking, has won a USD $9.6 million contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul and dry docking of fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195).   The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the overall value of […]

  • 24 October 2016

    The Royal Canadian Navy has decommissioned, or payed off as the act is referred to in Canada, its auxiliary oilier replenishment HMCS Preserver after 46 years of service. During an October 21 ceremony at HMC Dockyard Halifax, Preserver received a final salute from current and former sailors, soldiers, airmen, and airwomen. The paying-off ceremony signals the end of the oiler’s […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    General Dynamics NASSCO on Thursday hosted a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction of the first of a new class of US Navy oilers. The oilers will be known as the John Lewis-class, after the lead ship in the class. USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205) is expected to be completed by November 2020 […]

  • 21 March 2018

    Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler HMAS Sirius recently reached a major milestone as it supplied its one hundred millionth liter of fuel during replenishment at sea (RAS) maneuvers. As illustrated by the navy, this is the equivalent to topping up the family four wheel drive 1.25 million times. The milestone occurred during a dual replenishment […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has contracted Canadian OSI Maritime Systems to supply two integrated bridge systems (IBS) to the Royal Australian Navy for the AOR (auxiliary oiler replenishment) program. The IBS is based on OSI’s warship INTS (integrated navigation & tactical system) design which OSI said would be custom engineered and built to the RAN’s standards and requirements. According […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canadian shipyard Davie Shipbuilding cut first steel for the Royal Canadian Navy Resolve-class auxiliary oiler replenishment vessel during a ceremony held in Lévis, Québec, May 24. Project Resolve, as the undertaking was dubbed, consists of converting a containership, former MV Asterix which arrived in Lévis in October 2015, into an Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship in order to support the […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy’s replenishment oiler Rhön is set to return to its homeport in Wilhelmshaven after completing a two-month deployment to NATO’s standing maritime group 1 (SNMG1). Rhön is scheduled to enter harbor on November 30 after spending 57 days at sea and sailing 9,000 nautical miles. The ship departed WIlhelmshaven on October 4 to join the SNMG1 […]

  • 17 March 2015

    US Navy’s replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO-201) returns home to Naval Station Norfolk. The vessel entered post on Monday afternoon. The Henry J. Kaiser-class oiler has spent the previous three months working as a support vessel in the US Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet. The vessel performed underway fuel replenishment, delivered fleet cargo and other necessary supplies. [mappress […]

  • 20 August 2015

    Spanish Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship Cantabria, part of the counter-terrorist operation Active Endeavor in the Mediterranean Sea, is the Spain’s first oiler to supply fuel to three ships simultaneously. During the alongside connected replenishment manoeuver, the Cantabria supplied fuel to the Spanish frigate Santa María from the port side, to the Royal Canadian Navy […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s duty oiler in the Mediterranean Sea, fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195), is currently finishing a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea supplying the U.S. Navy and its allies with fuel and supplies at sea, Dec. 11, 2014. Grumman, a Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship that operates out of Norfolk, […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy replenishment oiler Rhön (A 1443) is set to leave its homeport of Wilhelmshaven on October 4 to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1. Captain Egon Rhauderwiek is looking forward to the deployment following a longer dockyard period. Rhauderwiek said it was very important for him and the crew to get back to their actual tasks of supporting units at sea. […]

  • 1 August 2016

    The Secretary of the U.S.‬ Navy has announced his intention to name the next John Lewis-class oiler, T-AO 206, USNS Harvey Milk, after the civil and human rights leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States. Milk, who served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, was […]

  • 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. […]

  • 6 January 2014

    The Australian Navy’s operational tanker, HMAS Sirius conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with Anzac class frigate HMAS Stuart, transferring the much needed fuel and thus ensuring Stuart more flexibility and time on station to achieve her mission off Christmas Island. The replenishment was the first of five to be performed within the Operation RESOLUTE […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    As announced in the acquisition strategy for the T-AO 205 program, the U.S. Navy has picked General Dynamics to build the first six of overall 17 planned John Lewis-class fleet oilers while HII received a contract for the construction of LHA 8. General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has received a $640.2 million contract […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) Norfolk has awarded a contract worth USD 6.6 million to Vigor Marine LLC, seated in Portland, Ore, for regular overhaul and dry docking availability of fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202).   The overhaul, which is expected to last until April, will include port main engine, gyro […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Stuart and oiler HMAS Sirius got underway from Fleet Base West on August 22 for several months of operations. Despite sailing together for the Australian-hosted exercise Kakadu 2018 which will be held off Darwin, both ships will have a very different schedule of events over the next few months as […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Davie Shipbuilding, the contractor in charge of constructing the Royal Canadian Navy’s Resolve-class auxiliary oiler replenishment vessel, has subcontracted ALMACO Group for the delivery of a superstructure for the vessel. Project Resolve consists of converting a containership, former MV Asterix which arrived in Lévis, Canada, in October 2015, into an Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship in […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s future replenishment ships will be named ‘Supply’ and ‘Stalwart’, Australian defense minister Marise Payne announced on Friday.  The ships will be known as Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment vessels and will replace the current HMA Ships Success and Sirius. Supply will be the second vessel in the Royal Australian Navy to bear the name […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Detyens Shipyard Inc. has received a USD 8 million contract for overhaul and dry-docking of Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200). The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to USD  8.9 million. USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200) is a Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, seagoing tug Fotiy Krylov, and replenishment oiler Pechenga… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 28, 2012; Image: Navy    

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy has chosen the Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engine as main propulsion for the U.S. Navy’s new John Lewis-class of tankers, the engine manufacturer announced. Often referred to as oilers, the navy’s aging fleet of 15 tankers will be replaced by 17 new ones that will transfer fuel from coastal ports to naval vessels at sea. The […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit comprising destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, replenishment oiler Boris Butoma, and ocean-going rescue… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 5, 2012

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia officially started construction works on the second Royal Australian Navy auxiliary and replenishment oiler (AOR) with a steel cutting ceremony on April 4. First steel for the ship was cut at the company’s Fene facility in northwestern Spain. According to Navantia, construction of both ships will require shipbuilders to spend an estimated […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Canadian shipbuilder Chantier Davie on Thursday unveiled the Project Resolve auxiliary oiler replenishment ship ‘Asterix’. Asterix is the first large naval ship to be built in Canada in over 20 years, according to the shipbuilder. Project Resolve, as the undertaking was dubbed, consists of converting a containership, former MV Asterix which arrived in Lévis in October […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Industry news

    Shipbuilder Chantier Davie Canada has received a new large network IP CCTV system for installation aboard the Royal Canadian Navy’s Project Resolve auxiliary oiler replenishment ship. The system was delivered by Aberdeen, UK-based Kongsberg Maritime camera systems group. The digital IP CCTV system was delivered following a factory acceptance test (FAT), which took place in November 2016. The […]