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  • 27 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    They are being replaced by larger and more modern littoral mission vessels.

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard launched the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Fearless, in a ceremony on January 26. The launch ceremony was officiated by senior minister of state for defence Heng Chee How whose wife launched the LMV. “The navy is every maritime nation’s first line of defence. A strong […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Authorities

    Two Singapore Navy vessels yesterday took part in search and rescue (SAR) operations north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. RSS Daring and RSS Fearless, along with the Singapore Police Coast Guard, two Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) vessels and several Malaysian vessels, responded to a capsized Bolivian-registered sand-carrier, Oceanline SC208. MPA reported that that the […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has decommissioned two more Fearless-class patrol vessels. The decommissioning ceremony for the 1996-built RSS Daring and RSS Resilience was held at Tuas Naval Base on July 19, 2018, marking the progressive handing over of duties from the PVs to the new littoral mission vessels (LMVs). “These two faithful Fearless-class […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    After decommissioning its first Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence in March this year, the Republic of Singapore Navy has decommissioned additional three vessels in the class in a ceremony on October 3. RSS Sovereignty, RSS Unity and RSS Justice were the tree vessels to retire at Tuas Naval Base after 20 years of service. The […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned another two littoral mission vessels (LMV) in a ceremony at Changi Naval Base on November 14. RSS Sovereignty and RSS Unity are the second and third vessel in what is to become a fleet of eight LMVs built by ST Marine. The commissioning ceremony was attended by Singaporean defense minister […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of Singapore and Malaysia concluded the week-long bilateral maritime exercise Malapura which took place in the Malacca Strait. The shore phase, which included the opening ceremony, joint planning and training, was held from 26 to 27 November 2018 at Lumut Naval Base, Malaysia. This was followed by the sea phase from 28 November […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities

    The Republic of Singapore Navy held a decommissioning ceremony for Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence on March 8, at Tuas Naval Base. Not counting the 2003-stricken RSS Courageous, RSS Independence is the first of 12 vessels in its class to be decommissioned ahead of the arrival of new littoral mission vessels. The 20-year-old vessels will gradually be decommissioned as new […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Singapore’s ST Marine launched the Republic of Singapore Navy’s sixth Independence-class littoral mission vessel ‘Fortitude’ in a ceremony on Saturday, March 24. The LMV Fortitude was launched at ST Marine’s Benoi Yard in a ceremony attended by senior officials from the defense ministry and armed forces. Fortitude is part of an eight-vessel LMV program which started […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Singapore Navy’s seventh littoral mission vessel (LMV) – the future RSS Dauntless – was launched at ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard in a ceremony on August 18. Minister for finance Heng Swee Keat officiated the launching ceremony. “Naming this LMV Dauntless aptly reflects the RSN’s determined spirit to overcome all adversity without fear, capturing also the […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s Fearless-class patrol vessel disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Permata 1 in the eastern approaches of the Singapore Strait yesterday, September 1. In collaboration with the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL), the robbers were apprehended and the RSS Resilience escorted Permata 1 safely to Singapore waters. All crew on board the […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned two littoral mission vessels (LMV) and inaugurated a new simulation center in a ceremony at Tuas Naval Base on September 26. The two LMVs, RSS Justice and RSS Indomitable, are the fourth and fifth of overall eight vessels in their class. Shipbuilder ST Engineering has so far launched seven vessels with the […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) has launched the Republic of Singapore Navy’s fifth littoral mission vessel (LMV), the future RSS Indomitable, at it its shipyard in Benoi. The launching ceremony took place on September 23 and was attended by Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Lew Chuen Hong and senior officers from the RSN and the Defence Science and […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Singapore Navy is set to commission the first littoral mission vessel RSS Independence on its 50th anniversary on May 5. “This will be a significant moment to mark the Navy’s coming of age at 50 years, as we complete our 3rd generation transformation, as we move into our redesign for LMV Indy to […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Authorities

    Following a collision with merchant vessel Alnic MC east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on August 21, USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) pulled into Changi Naval Base, Singapore, under her own power, the US Navy’s 7th Fleet said. The collision was reported at 6:24 a.m. Japan Standard Time. The navy said significant damage […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) collided with a merchant ship while underway east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca on August 21. According to the US Navy, ten sailors are missing and five are injured after the guided-missile destroyer collided with oil tanker Alnic MC. Four of the injured were medically evacuated by a […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) has pulled into Singaporean Changi Naval Base, mooring across the pier from the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56). According to the navy, America will provide messing and berthing services to McCain crew members and to support damage control efforts on board. America […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    RSNS Fearless, the Republic of Singapore Navy’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), has arrived at its home port ahead of an official commissioning ceremony. Fearless was delivered by ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard less than a year after it was launched in January this year. Designed and built locally, the Independence-class LMVs are jointly […]

  • 9 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), its marine arm Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), has secured a contract worth €534.8 million(approx USD 699.3 mln ) to design and build four patrol vessels (PVs) and the provision of associated logistic support for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). This contract was awarded by the Ministry […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities

    The remains which were found by the Royal Malaysian Navy on August 22 during their search for missing US Navy sailors are not those of a USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) sailor. This was determined after medical examinations of the remains, which will be returned to Malaysian authorities. Additional divers from the 15th Marine […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy held a launching ceremony it’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)’s Benoi shipyard on July 3. The launch of Independence is a significant milestone in the RSN’s continued transformation to keep Singapore’s seas safe. The new LMVs are smarter and faster ships, equipped with sharper capabilities […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) was held at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) in Jurong today.   The keel laying of the first LMV marks another significant milestone for the RSN. This LMV is the first of eight new LMVs to be built for […]

  • 17 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Republic of Singapore Navy has launched its second littoral mission vessel (LMV) at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) Benoi Yard. The second of overall eight ships in the class was launched April 16 and named Sovereignty. The eight LMVs are set to replace the RSN’s aging Fearless-class patrol vessels which have been in service […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    A Royal Navy landing craft used by Royal Marines during the Falklands War is to enjoy a fresh lease of life – running tourists around Portsmouth Harbour. Foxtrot Eight was one of four smaller landing craft used by assault ship HMS Fearless to ferry commandos and their equipment ashore at San Carlos in May 1982. After […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    ST Engineering will introduce two new variants of its FEARLESS Patrol Vessels at Euronaval 2012, a well established international naval defence and maritime exhibition which is held from 22 to 26 October 2012 at the Paris – Le Bourget Exhibition Centre, France. The ST Engineering booth at E43 will present the Group’s suite of naval […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Training & Education

    On a fine late spring evening a Royal Marines Commando casts a wreath into the English Channel as his shipmates stand rigidly to attention on HMS Bulwark in memory of past sacrifices. Twenty-nine years to the day earlier, forebears from Bulwark’s predecessor HMS Fearless were killed in the later stages of the Falklands conflict. Six […]

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

    Republic of Singapore Navy’s fourth littoral mission vessel ‘Justice’ was launched at ST Marine’s Benoi shipyard during a ceremony held on March 18. Littoral mission vessels are being built to replace the 20-year-old Fearless-class patrol vessels which the Singapore Navy started to gradually decommission. The LMV project is making progress, with LMV Justice expected to be fully […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities

    The final deployment of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74 ended June 24 during a transfer of authority ceremony with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133, at Camp Mitchell aboard Naval Station Rota, Spain.   As the flag detail lowered the battalion flag, it marked the end of NMCB 74’s final deployment prior to being […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore’s ST Marine delivered RNOV Khassab, the last of four patrol vessels, to the Royal Navy of Oman on June 24. This is the final, in a series of four vessels, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) designed and built for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). The SGD880 million (USD646 million) contract for the […]