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  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Less than one year after its commissioning, HMAS Canberra has conducted its first Replenishment at Sea evolution, in company with HMAS Sirius. The refuelling evolution was completed as the ships maintained their focus on warfare activities, as a part of Fleet Concentration Period East 15 (FCP East 15). Commanding Officer of HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Industry news

    The Royal Navy’s ship, HMS Monmouth, docked at Babcock’s Royal Dockyard in Devonport on January 31st, 2014 for support period.   During the 15-month overhaul, HMS Monmouth will receive a new Arisan 3D Medium Range Radar 997, Vertical Launch Seawolf midlife update, galley updates, as well as a chloropac system, which will reduce marine growth […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) was lifted out of the water at Colonna’s Shipyard Aug. 8 to undergo a projected 347-day, dry-docking phased maintenance availability.   Throughout the course of the next year Zephyr will have extensive maintenance performed on the hull and several other areas of the ship. Refurbishments and […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Canadian Navy’s HMCS Chicoutimi commenced sea acceptance trials on September 28, 2014 near Esquimalt, B.C. The trials are expected to last seven to eight weeks and will test the Victoria-class submarine’s engineering systems and capabilities, as well as its crew, to ensure that all are performing within required parameters. These trials are an important step […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities

    The crew on board the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) put on hard hats and safety goggles to commence a Chief of Naval Operations planned incremental availability (PIA) period, Aug. 14, just two months after returning to its homeport in San Diego following a near 10-month deployment. According to Mark Warner, Carl Vinson […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) completed MERCEX (Mercy Exercise) 02-15, Jan. 12. The quarterly exercise is designed to train and integrate approximately 250 Sailors into the full-time crew of approximately 65 Navy personnel and 20 merchant mariners. Merchant Marine Captain Thomas Giudice, the ship’s master, said these exercises are critical […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Vigor Marine LLC has received a $9,9 million contract for 72-calendar day shipyard availability for the Mid Term Availability of USNS Yukon (T-AO 202). Work will include flight deck non-skid preservation, 72K Port and starboard main engine overhaul, No. 4 ship service diesel generator 20K overhaul, port and starboard clutch and coupling overhaul, tank deck overhead preservation, habitability […]

  • 7 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) departed BAE Systems Shipyard for Naval Base San Diego after a five-month planned maintenance availability (PMA), Dec. 3. The “Big Easy” spent the summer and fall undergoing an extensive maintenance period, receiving more than $16 million in repairs and upgrades to equipment and systems throughout the […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Industry news

    Following the recent departure of HMS Penzance from Babcock’s Rosyth dockyard after a successful upkeep period, Babcock has now started work on Sandown class mine hunter HMS Pembroke, in dock at Rosyth for a similar six month Support Period (Docking) (SP(D)) under the Surface Ship Support Alliance (SSSA)’s Class Output Management (COM) Phase 2 arrangements. […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Industry news

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) completed its most expansive Major Maintenance Period (MMP) July 11, with USS Ohio’s (SSGN 726) certification for unrestricted operations. Major Maintenance Periods are part of a guided missile/special operation forces boat’s (SSGN) normal operating cycle and occur after the submarine has been forward deployed […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities

    Ship maintainers and crew from the U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) have completed a continuous maintenance availability (CMAV) period in Singapore making it the first CMAV conducted away from the U.S. 7th Fleet maintenance hub in Yokosuka, Japan. During the two-week availability which was completed September 9, Shiloh’s crew and shipyard […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Training & Education

    EU Naval Force Warship ESPS Meteoro has recently completed a busy period of Friendly Approaches meeting 23 dhows and skiffs in just 3 days. During these approaches the boat crews received information about the movements of maritime traffic in the area and strengthened relationships with local seafarers. The understanding between the maritime community in the […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Exploit, Birmingham URNU’s training ship, has entered her annual refit period at Holyhead Marine Service’s Boatyard in North Wales. However before arriving in Anglesey for her Annual Slip and Repair Period (ASRP), Exploit conducted sea weekend number two of term which included a port visit to Fishguard in Pembrokshire. Each year, every P2000 is […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s multi-role vessel HMNZS Canterbury has returned from Sydney, Australia having completed a nine-week dry-docking period. After harbor acceptance trials were completed, the ship sailed into Devonport on October 10. The ship’s crew will now rest for two weeks alongside Devonport Naval Base before they proceed with aviation assessments and exercises. After a short visit to […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) completed its move to Dry Dock 4 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on March 4 to begin its drydocking selected restricted availability (DSRA), the biggest in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) history. O’Kane returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, the ship’s homeport, on Dec. 5, 2014 following a […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Industry news

    Half of the way into a scheduled 14-month docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) remains on schedule with repairs and restorations based on progress through the end of April.   Following a successful 50 percent progress review, Cmdr. Stephen F. Sarar, […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Industry news

    HMCS Chicoutimi was under tow to Ogden Point April 16 to conduct a camber dive. This was a key moment in the submarine’s Extended Docking Work Period that began in 2010.   The camber dive is an early stepping stone in Chicoutimi’s return to the fleet, expected later this year, as it advances through an […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) actively continues summer training period. August will be determinative month for PF Primorsk Flotilla. At present, the crew of large ASW ship Marshal Shaposhnikov headed by Capt 1 rank Denis Antsiferov trains in the Peter the Great Bay. According to PF Primorsk Flotilla Commander Capt 1 rank Viktor Sokolov, in the […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    HMS Scott, the largest vessel in the Royal Navy’s Hydrographic Squadron, recently completed a 19-day maintenance period at Gibdock’s Gibraltar yard. Gibdock performed the work under the MOD UK Commercially Supported Shipping (CSS) Teams Through Life Support (TLS) contract with main contractor Babcock. The TLS contract, which runs to 2018, includes fleet time maintenance, design services and spares […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Industry news

    Amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20) has water under the keel once again after successfully completing a dry dock period at the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego, March 10.   During an extensive eight-hour evolution that took place at night, the dry dock was flooded and Green Bay safely […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On September 20th, Spanish fleet replenishment ship ‘Cantabria’ returned to her home port in Garden Island after a collaboration period with the Australian frigate HMAS ‘Stuart’ and the New Zeeland frigate HMNZS ‘Te Mana’ in east Australian waters during the last three weeks. During this deployment, the ships carried out  numerous activities. The ‘Cantabria’ collaborated […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The crew of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) returned to sea, Aug. 28, following a 23-month dry-docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY). With 14 deployments to its credit, Ike commenced the availability period in Sept. 2013, to receive upgrades and maintenance required to sustain operational readiness […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Industry news

      Type 23 frigate HMS Somerset has begun a nine month docking period being undertaken by Babcock at Devonport – marking the first refit to be undertaken under the Surface Ship Support Alliance (SSSA) Class Output Management (COM) Phase 2 arrangements, which officially came into effect last month (April). SSSA Phase 2, now in place, […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departed its maintenance and logistics hub in Singapore April 30, after a five-day preventative maintenance availability (PMAV) and a two-week long repair availability (RAV). The RAV was the first extended maintenance availability for the ship during its 16-month rotational deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific. According to Cmdr. […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

      An upcoming visit to the central city of Da Nang by three US naval ships is an annual periodical exchange between the Vietnamese and US nava… (vovnews) [mappress] Source: vovnews, July 8, 2011;

  • 15 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton is ready to return to sea after spending over a year docked at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard undergoing maintenance and upgrades. The process was ceremonially completed last week as the ship’s company of HMCS Fredericton marched onto the ship to raise the Royal Canadian Navy flag. The next in line […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Industry news

    Sandown class minehunter HMS Grimsby left Babcock’s Rosyth dockyard on Friday (30 November) with enhanced operational capability following a successful six month Support Period (Docking) (SP(D)). This was the first Sandown class refit to be undertaken under the Surface Ship Support Alliance (SSSA) Class Output Management (COM) Phase 2 arrangements, under which Babcock leads the […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The majority of maintenance availabilities, or scheduled periods of ship maintenance and modernization, that were completed from fiscal years 2011 to 2014 took more time than scheduled, thereby reducing the time during which ships were available for training and operations, GAO said in a recently published report. The congressional watchdog, as the U.S. Government Accountability […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s destroyer Caio Duilio is back at La Spezia base after a training period with the French Marine Nationale. During the first fortnight in December, the vessel was in the Gulf of Lion off the southern coast of France. ITS Duilio, with her commanding officer Captain Giacinto Sciandra, was the only foreign unit to participate […]