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  • 25 April 2016
    Equipment & technology

    Liverpool City Region (UK) based ship engine specialist James Troop & Co has won an order to supply Volvo Penta diesel engines for three European naval vessels being built on Merseyside. James Troop, one of the UK’s major Volvo Penta Centers, will supply the engines for three vessels being constructed by Marine Specialized Technology Ltd […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Against the stunning backdrop of a Middle Eastern sunset Royal Navy warship HMS Dragon glides effortlessly through the water while on her seven-month Gulf deployment. The Type 45 destroyer is the fourth of six brand new state-of-the-art air defence warships in service and left for her maiden deployment to the Gulf in March this year. […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Training & Education

    HMCS Regina departed Esquimalt, B.C., July 3, 2012 for the Arabian Sea region. Regina will replace HMCS Charlottetown on Operation Artemis, Canada’s contribution to Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) to conduct maritime security operations in the Arabian Sea region. “HMCS Regina’s deployment to the Arabian Sea demonstrates the steadfast commitment of Canada to international […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 220 Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 homeported at Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, departed for a six-month deployment to the Pacific Region, Aug. 6.  The group will arrive in advance of the battalion’s main body to assume control of office spaces, equipment and ongoing projects. According to NMCB 3’s […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Michael Little has joined Austal as Regional Service Manager – Asia. Based in Singapore, Mr. Little will be responsible for Austal’s support offering in Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines and for developing relationships in the broader region. Mr. Little has considerable experience in the Asia-Pacific ship repair industry and direct expertise supporting US Navy […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Training & Education

    To deter and disrupt piracy off the Horn of Africa is one of the main tasks of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta. To help strengthen mutual understanding and trust between the EU Naval Force and local seafarers, as well as obtain first hand information about possible piracy incidents in the area, […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Industry news

    Region Southeast (NRSE) announced its 2012 Sailor of the Year for during a ceremony aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville Nov. 28. Air Traffic Controlman (AC) 1st Class (AW/SW) Sara Bailey, of Naval Air Station (NAS) Joint Reserve Base (JRB) New Orleans is this year’s recipient. The ceremony was the culmination of NRSE Sailor of […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Authorities

    US Navy Region Southwest (NRSW) named its 2014 Sailor of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony aboard the USS Midway Museum, Nov. 21. Nominees from 11 different installations throughout the region came together in San Diego to compete for the honor of becoming NRSW Sailor of the Year. The ceremony was the culmination of several […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) conducted multiple all hands calls in the Pacific Northwest Region, Sept. 10-11. The visit is part of Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk‘ fleet-wide tour, in an effort to inform Sailors of key personnel policies including force management initiatives, efforts to improve sea duty manning, and 21st Century Sailor and […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Representatives from more than 40 nations have arrived in Bahrain to take part in the largest exercise ever staged to deal with the threat of mines in the Gulf region. Six ships and more than 600 sailors from the Royal Navy are taking part in the fortnight-long test of the response of the world’s nations […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMAS Stirling (Captain Brett Wolski) has hosted multiple regional visitors recently, with Malaysian Navy to Navy Talks and the Inaugural ASEAN Defence Ministerial Plus (ADMM-Plus) Maritime Security Experts’ Working Group Meeting both occurring in Western Australia in July. The Malaysian/Australian Navy talks, headed by Royal Malaysian Navy’s RADM Dato’ Musa bin Omar occurred over two […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Commander Rear Adm. Katherine Gregory visited NAVFAC facilities in the Southeast region April 1 through 3. Gregory visited Naval Submarine Base (NSB) Kings Bay, Georgia, Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Naval Station (NS) Mayport, Florida, and NS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during the trip. The purpose of the three-day visit was […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has announced that, together with the Chilean Navy’s Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOA), it plans to research possible alterations to the subsea floor caused by the earthquake and tsunami in February 2010, reports Santiago Times. The research vessel USNS Pathfinder will conduct the investigation in the Bay of Concepción and the Gulf […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy commanders from 14 countries were hosted by Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, for the inaugural Regional Commanders’ Conference to discuss maritime security and interoperability in the Asia-Pacific. The high level discussions between navies were attached to exercise Kakadu 16 and will become a permanent feature in future years. The forum heard from leading strategists […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Ardent One, embarked in HMAS Launceston, participated in the Multilateral Naval Exercise KOMODO from 29 March to 3 April 2014.   The exercise was developed and coordinated by the Indonesian Navy in the vicinity of the Indonesian Islands of Batam, Riau, Anambas and Natuna. It focussed on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) practices and […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Long hugs and kisses from family and friends were seen on the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) departed Sept. 5, for a deployment to the Western Pacific region. Tucson’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Ted O’Harrah commented that the submarine and her crew are excited […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Whilst patrolling the seas off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden, EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta warships often visit regional cargo and fishing dhows operating in these waters. These ‘friendly approaches’, as they are known, are a chance for the EU Naval Force to reassure local seafarers that […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities

    Navy Region Northwest Chief selectees graduated a 2014 USS Turner Joy Chief Petty Officer Legacy Academy held aboard USS Turner Joy (DD 951), Aug. 22.   Commands throughout the Navy chose 47 selectees to participate in this year’s academy, which was broken into two classes, which entails living aboard the Vietnam-era destroyer for six days […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Training & Education

    A contingent of 60 Sea Cadets from the New England area graduated Jan. 1 from the 11th annual U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC), Region 1-3, Training Academy at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport. The academy started Dec. 26 with the arrival of 49 cadets who enrolled in a Petty Officer Leadership Academy (POLA) and 11 […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Family and friends bid farewell to the crew on the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) departed July 29, for a deployment to the Western Pacific region. Santa Fe’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Timothy Poe said the submarine and her crew are excited to […]

  • 26 March 2013

    A Royal Navy frigate has been carrying out “Approach and Assist” operations in the Gulf as part of her Maritime Security role. Devonport based HMS Monmouth has been helping local fishermen and other mariners in need of assistance, while also providing reassurance that the Royal Navy and other coalition warships in the area are there […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Vessels

    US Navy ships and submarines based in Hawaii not currently undergoing maintenance availabilities have sortied as Tropical Storm Olivia travels toward the Hawaiian Islands. Ships that sortied will be positioned to help respond after the storm, if needed. “Sortie of our Pearl Harbor-based ships allows them the most protection from the approaching storm,” Rear Adm. […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) departed Yokosuka to patrol the Indo-Asia-Pacific region April 29.   Blue Ridge will provide advanced communications for 7th Fleet, enabling theater security cooperation and coordination of fleet engagement goals during the patrol. “It’s good to get back into our regular operational routine,” said Logistics Specialist 3rd […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Virginia-class attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) pulled into Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, on January 17 for a regular port visit, the US Navy announced. The visit is part of the submarine’s deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Texas is visiting Sasebo almost exactly two years after her previous disclosed visit which took place […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Two NATO counter-piracy task force (CTF-508) warships, ITS MIMBELLI and TCG GÖKÇEADA, recently engaged in training regional partners in counter-piracy operations to enhance their respective abilities in improving maritime security in the waters off their coasts.   Last week, the Italian frigate ITS MIMBELLI, currently deployed with NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD, provided training to […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) hosted an Air Defense Syndicate along with U.S. Air Force and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) personnel, Feb. 19. Held quarterly, these ongoing interactions between Antietam and the JMSDF are designed to help maintain interoperability and air defense capabilities between the two nation’s fleets as well as […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 1,500 Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) volunteered in seven different cities at more than 30 different community relations (COMREL) events, Sept. 20. The COMREL projects ranged from building a home for Habitat for Humanity in Hampton, Va., to visiting local elementary and middle schools in Newport […]

  • 31 March 2011

      The U.S. Navy has planned to widen its activities in the Black Sea region by involving 14 countries in its envisaged military training dril…  (people) [mappress] Source: people, March 31, 2011;

  • 10 February 2011

    CARIBBEAN countries are concerned about the impact Britain’s decision to pull warships out of the region will have on the fight against drug… [mappress] Source: portsmouth , February 10, 2011;