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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 […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Despite the rough seas and howling wind, the crew on HMAS Perth battled the elements to conduct a Replenishment At Sea (RAS) with the United States Naval Ship Matthew Perry. With just 50 metres between the two ships, extreme precision is required to keep both ships steady on the same course and maintain the gap […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle’s Ship’s Company has battled through 35-degree heat and 97-percent humidity to complete multiple replenishment operations with the United States Naval Service ship USNS Patuxent in the Gulf of Aden, in the Middle East Area of Operations. Newcastle was supplied with 400,000 litres of F44 and F76 fuel during the four-hour Replenishment At Sea – Liquids (RAS-L). The RAS-L […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, oiler Boris Butoma, and rescue tug Fotiy Krylov headed by… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 21, 2012; Image: Mil

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Plymouth based HMS Dasher and Cardiff based HMS Exploit have recently carried out a replenishment at sea (RAS) in the Bay of Biscay as part of Operation Southern Sun.   P2000s do not have the capability to replenish fuel at sea and instead RAS to practice shiphandling and seamanship skills. Exploit and Dasher passed goods […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australia has contracted Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to build two replacement replenishment ships for the Royal Australian Navy. Although the ships would be built in Spain and not in Australia, what the government opposition objected to, Australian Defence minister Marise Payne said that more than $130 million would go to Australian industry. Construction of the two ships will cost […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Underway replenishment can be an arduous work, especially since every step has to be planned very well. However, for sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) that came alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) for refueling, this was just another day on the job. […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Three ships have held a simultaneous Replenishment at Sea in the Gulf of Oman in a highly complex manoeuvre during which they could be no more than fifty metres apart. In the middle was Royal Fleet Auxiliary Fort Victoria which has the ability to refuel two ships at the same time – with RFA Fort […]

  • 17 January 2014

    The Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Somerset dropped her anchor in Gibraltar on the way to beginning a deployment East of Suez. The deployment comes in the aftermath of HMS Somerset’s £21 million pound refit, which renewed her operational capability and restored her full readiness.   Whilst in Gibraltar HMS Somerset conducted replenishment of […]

  • 18 August 2015

    Royal Navy Sandown-class minehunter HMS Shoreham is taking a short break in Gibraltar. According to the Ministry of Defence in Gibraltar, the vessel will conduct fuel and supplies replenishment and will shortly continue its journey back home to Faslane, UK. HMS Shoreham is returning from an operational deployment to the Middle East. The vessel is based at HMNB […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Ohio-based GE Marine has received a contract from Turkish Sefine Shipyard to provide two LM2500 marine gas turbines to power the Turkish Naval Forces’ new fleet replenishment ship scheduled to enter service in 2023.

  • 13 January 2015
    Training & Education

    On Friday, 9th January 2015, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, successfully conducted a Replenishment-at-Sea (RAS) with United States supply ship USNS Charles Drew in the Gulf of Aden. Task Force 53, to which the US ship is attached, provides regular replenishment support to the EU Naval Force’s counter-piracy warships and other international forces in […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy ship, HMS Somerset replenished at sea with the US Navy replenishment oiler USNS Laramie.   HMS Somerset received fuel from the Command Task Force 53 tanker without having to leave her area of operations. The type 23 frigate recently passed the Suez Canal and was in need of refuelling before continuing her […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Illustrious tops up her fuel tanks ready for her arrival in the Philippines. The Portsmouth based amphibious helicopter carrier met with Australian tanker HMAS Sirius in the South China Sea roughly halfway through the 1200 nautical mile journey between Singapore and the Philippines. HMS Illustrious had left Singapore the previous day after loading around […]

  • 17 June 2015

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 lifts pallets of supplies during a replenishment-at-sea. The supplies were transferred from the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) during a vertical replenishment with Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex […]

  • 22 November 2013

    In the early morning of Tuesday 19 November, EU Naval Force warship ITS Libeccio carried out a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the American auxiliary ship, USNS Arctic. The RAS, which was conducted in coordination with the US Fast Combat Support Ship, required the two ships to sail very close together so that the fuel […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Earlier this month USNS Kanawha replenished ESPS Galicia of EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta at sea (RAS). Having sailed into the counter-piracy sea areas in the Gulf of Aden, the flag ship of Operation Atalanta, ESPS Galicia went alongside USNS Kanawha to replenish fuel and stores in preparation for her continued deployment with the EU Naval […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), successfully completed a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with the Military Sealift Command USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) the afternoon of July 20.   The RAS lasted roughly two hours with more than 120,000 gallons of fuel being transferred to Roosevelt. Byrd is one of 12 dry cargo/ammunition […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: Spanish Navy Spanish Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship ‘Patiño’ (A-14) has carried out its 2,000th RAS, this time with the American destroyer USS Farragut. The ship is participating in the multinational exercise TGEX 216 off the coast of Florida, USA. The Patiño has recently integrated into the Royal Canadian Navy to participate in the international […]

  • 6 August 2015

    The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) connects fuel supply hoses from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187). The operation was conducted while the vessels were sailing in the Pacific Ocean on July 31. The John C. Stennis Strike Group is conducting a composite training unit […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Whilst conducting counter-piracy operations off the Horn of Africa different nations from different task forces often meet. In this case the US supply ship USNS Joshua Humphreys from Task Force 53 provided two flagships with fuel.   FGS Brandenburg flagship of the EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta took station on the supplier’s left and […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During a recent counter-piracy patrol off the coast of Somalia, Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia, conducted a Replenishment At Sea (RAS) with French Navy ship, FS Var. The meeting at sea between ESPS Galicia and FS Far provided the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Gómez Fernández de Córdoba, with an opportunity to visit FS Var. He […]

  • 9 July 2015

    An MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter conducts a vertical replenishment on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). The operation was conducted on July 5 in the Indian Ocean. Green Bay, along with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), left, the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy said its Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Richard E. Byrd and Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Pioneer conducted an ‘out-of-the-ordinary’ astern replenishment-at-sea in waters south of Japan, Aug. 24. Unfortunately, the service did not share pictures of the maneuver at the moment. “While replenishments-at-sea are routine, astern refueling is unique […]

  • 19 February 2015

    The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) delivers supplies to the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). The operation was conducted as part of a nighttime vertical replenishment in the Pacific Ocean. Makin Island, the flagship of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, is returning to homeport in San Diego […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Turkish Navy will be receiving a new replenishment vessel under a contract announced by Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on July 12. The vessel will be built by Sefine Shipyard with design and engineering services provided by Istanbul-based SEFT Ship Design. Financial details of the contract were not revealed. According to the shipbuilder, […]

  • 11 October 2011

      After several days conducting counter-piracy operations in the area off the Horn of Africa, the German naval warship FGS BAYERN conducts a rendezvous with the Dutch Supply Tanker HNLMS ZUIDERKRUIS to replenish her fuel tanks. Shortly after the tanker is alongside the frigate, the Replenishment at Sea (RAS) begins. Large hoses join the two […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has delivered HMNZS Aotearoa, a new Polar-class logistics support vessel, to the Royal New Zealand Navy.