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  • 7 May 2018
    Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Pella has launched the Project 22800 second serial missile corvette Shkval.  The launching ceremony took place at Pella’s new shipbuilding complex on May 5, 2018. With a length of 67 meters and a width of 11 meters, the fast attack craft was designed to combat operations in the near sea zone, fulfilling both […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy commissioned its lead Project 22800 guided-missile corvette ‘Mytishchi’ in a ceremony on December 17. The corvette will join the Baltic Fleet after completing sea and state trials and testing all systems and weapons. Mytishchi is the first of over 20 planned Project 22800 ships (also known as Karakurt, which translates to black widow spider). They […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian state-owned shipyard More has laid the keel for the overall seventh Russian Navy Karakurt-class Project 22800 corvette in a ceremony on December 19 in Feodosia, Crimea. The ship will be named Vikhr and is the third in the class to be built at the More shipyard. The other two ships in the class […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian More shipyard is set to launch a new generation small missile, Project 22800 ship in Fedosia, Russia on May 10. By order of the Russian commander of the navy, the ship was named Storm. The new Kalibr cruise missile-armed, MRK 22800 project ships were designed by Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau. They have a displacement of 800 […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    St. Petersburg-based Pella Shipyard launched the Russian Navy’s fourth Project 22800 Karakurt-class corvette in a ceremony on October 23. Having started construction in December 2016, ‘Burya’ – which translates to Storm in English – is the fifth Karakurt-class ship in line but the fourth to enter water. Once it completes further outfitting and sea trials, Burya […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian shipbuilder Pella Shipyards will be launching the Russian Navy’s second Project 2280 small missile boat in November, Russian defense ministry has announced. Named ‘Typhoon’, the boat is the second in a class of 18 envisioned units. The lead ship, ‘Uragan’, was launched in July 2017 in Leningrad. The new Kalibr cruise missile-armed boats were designed […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian defense ministry and Amur Shipyard signed a contract for the construction of four Karakurt-class corvettes at the Army-2018 military expo on August 22. This is the first time the Komsomolsk-on-Amur-based shipbuilder has been contracted to build Karakurt-class corvettes which are also referred to as Project 22800 ships. A total of thirteen units in the […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    In accordance with state rearmament program, Caspian Flotilla (CF) received new Project 705B harbor tug RB-10 developed by JSC Vympel Design Bureau (Nizhny Novgorod) and built by Astrakhan Shipyard, affiliate of JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center. First tug of this project joined Caspian Flotilla in 2011. RB-10 is not just another auxiliary ship received by […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Industry news

    Astrakhan Ship Repair Plant (affiliate of Zvezdochka shipyard) builds Project 22870 salvage ship for Caspian Flotilla (CF) Search and Rescue Service under Russian Navy’s order. The project developer is JSC Vympel Design Bureau (Nizhny Novgorod). The project documentation was developed under contract with JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center and handed over to Astrakhan plant. The […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Industry news

    The new-generation Project 22600 diesel-electric icebreaker LK-25 (25 megawatt) was laid down yesterday at Baltiysky Zavod Shipbuilding… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 11,2012; Image: Baltiysky Zavod  

  • 3 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    A keel-laying ceremony held in Cadiz, Spain, has marked the start of assembly works on the Royal Saudi Navy’s first Avante 2200 corvette. The ships are built by SAMI Navantia Naval Industries (SAMINavantia), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Navantia S.A. The keel-laying milestone was achieved eight months after first steel […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Spain and Saudi Arabia have finalized a framework agreement which will see Spanish shipbuilder Navantia deliver five Avante 2200 corvettes for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF). The deal, signed during Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s official visit to Spain, is worth around €2 billion (approx. $2.46b), according to media reports. Defense cooperation agreements signed […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia held a steel cutting ceremony at its San Fernando shipyard on January 15 to officially mark the start of construction of the first Royal Saudi Navy Avante 2200 corvette. The ceremony was attended by company officials and representatives from the navies of Saudi Arabia and Spain. The Royal Saudi Naval Forces delegation […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Vietnam Navy’s third Gepard 3.9 (Project 11661E) frigate arrived from Russia to the Cam Ranh naval base on October 27. The frigate arrived to Vietnam after a voyage that took over a month aboard heavy lift vessel Rolldock Star which got underway from Novorossiysk, Russia, mid September. The frigate was launched in April 2016 at the […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Russian Navy plans to expand its Black Sea Fleet with at least one Admiral Grigorovich-class patrol vessel this year. The second warship of this project, Admiral Essen, should soon be launched from the Yantar shipbuilding plant in Kaliningrad. The shipyard expects to build six vessels of the same class in the near future. Other vessels that will be […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has contracted Safran to deliver its Sigma 40 inertial navigation units and the associated computers to modernize the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Walrus-class submarines. “We chose Safran Electronics & Defense because we have great confidence in their long experience as a supplier of naval equipment. Their system’s performance and reliability, as […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian shipyard Pella announced December 17 that it has completed mooring and sea trials for their factory patrol boat project 03160, commonly called “Raptor”. The boat now has to pass the state tests after which it will be delivered to the customer. The shipyard launched the first of the planned four Raptor boats for the Russian […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received a KRW 633.5 billion (USD 562.9 million) order to build two frigates for the country’s navy.  On December 12, 2018, the South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) awarded the contract to HHI. The ships will be the seventh and eight units within the Republic of Korean […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Industry news

    A high precision Enerpac SyncHoist system has been successfully deployed by heavy lift and transport specialists Universal Cranes to ensure optimum accuracy and safety in the hoisting and positioning of key components of one of the largest ships ever built for the Royal Australian Navy. The Enerpac System – deployed by Universal Cranes for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Saudi Arabian state-owned defense company Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Naval Group for cooperation in the construction of naval vessels. The two sides would work together on building a range of warships, including frigates and corvettes, SAMI announced at the IDEX military exhibition in Abu Dhabi, according to […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian Minister for Defence Marise Payne announced September 30 that Lockheed Martin Australia has been selected as the preferred Combat System Integrator for Australia’s Future Submarine Program. Financial details of the contract are subject to further discussion, it was noted. According to the announcement, Lockheed Martin will partner with the Royal Australian Navy and the submarine builder DCNS to […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Pella Shipyards has launched the navy’s 14th Project 03160 high speed patrol boat. Boat number 12 was commissioned into Russian Navy service with the Baltic Fleet in 2017, while the 13th vessel was launched in August 2017. The boats are also referred to as “Raptors” and are the fastest vessels in the Russian Navy, capable […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Industry news

    Baltiysky Zavod shipyard on March 26 started cutting metal for a 25-mW icebreaker valued at RUR 7.9 bln. JSC Baltiysky Zavod – Shipbuilding began metal cutting for a Project 22600 new-generation multifunctional diesel-electric icebreaker LK-25. The keel laying is scheduled on June 22, 2012. The icebreaker must be delivered to the customer in 2015. The […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German Fair Trade Commission has approved the acquisition of Blohm+Voss GmbH by Luerssen Maritime Beteiligungen, a month after the deal was announced by the two companies. With the acquisition of the Hamburg shipyard, the Bremen-based Luerssen intends to strengthen its naval and commercial ships repair and refit capabilities and enhance its naval new build activities. Blohm+Voss […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Republic of Korea Navy has received the first of eight Daegu-class (FFX II) frigates, ROKS Daegu (FFG-818), South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on Thursday. Daegu is expected to become operational in the second half of 2018. The frigate was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) and launched at DSME’s […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloaded approximately 2,800 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of more than $93 million Thursday morning at Base Miami Beach, Florida.   The offload is a result of two successful drug interdictions in the Caribbean since Aug. 23. While on routine patrol, the crew of a U.S. […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Engineering (DSME) announced on November 14 it has been awarded a contract to build the fifth and sixth second-batch Daegu-class frigates for the Republic of Korea Navy. Also referred to as FFX II, the frigates are an improved version of the Incheon-class (FFX) and are built by DSME and Hyundai Heavy […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    German shipbuilder Luerssen is taking over the Hamburg-based former ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems subsidiary Blohm+Voss, Luerssen announced on September 28. The two companies agreed that the price Luersen had to pay for the takeover would not be disclosed. With this acquisition, Luersen wants to round off its repair and refit capabilities but also to use the experience and know-how of Blohm+Voss […]