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  • 20 August 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    TTS Group ASA has, through its subsidiary TTS Handling Systems in Drøbak, Norway, signed a contract for delivery of a ship lift and related equipment to SIMA in Peru.   SIMA is a state-owned company within the shipbuilding and metalworking industry in Peru. The total order value is approx.100 MNOK. SIMA serves the Navy of Peru as well […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Peruvian naval shipyard SIMA has started the modernization of the Peruvian Navy’s four Type 209/1200 submarines. The first boat to undergo the upgrades is the BAP Chipana which was recently lifted out of the water onto a dry dock for the maintenance. The Syncrolift system the company used for the procedure was delivered by Norwegian company TTS […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities

    The Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract related to the overhaul of the Peruvian Navy’s four Type 209/1200 submarine. As announced by the French company, the contract is for the delivery of 16 units of static converters to be fitted on the vessels. The static converters are a suitable […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy officially marked the beginning of construction works on its second Makassar-class landing platform dock (LPD) ‘Paita’ with a keel-laying ceremony on December 14. The ceremony took place at the SIMA shipyard in Calao and was led by Peruvian defense minister Jorge Nieto Montesinos. The future B.A.P. Paita is the second of overall two […]

  • 24 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Lightning II Contract, 2014 Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $232,7 million cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract.   USS Saratoga Departs Newport for Final Cruise Korean War era aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will depart […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Authorities

    The Peruvian Navy decommissioned its long-time flagship B.A.P. Almirante Grau after 45 years of service during a ceremony on September 26. B.A.P. Almirante Grau was replaced as fleet flagship by B.A.P. Montero, a Carvajal-class frigate built by Servicio Industrial de la Marina (SIMA) and commissioned into the navy in 1984. On the occasion, B.A.P. Montero was renamed to B.A.P. […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    B.A.P. Pisco, the lead ship of the Peruvian Navy’s landing platform dock ships, has started sea trials, the Peruvian Navy announced April 19. Pisco got underway from the Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) in Callao, where it was launched in April 2017, after starting construction in July 2013. Should all […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Industry news

    “La Unión” the new Peruvian Navy tall ship sail training vessel, will be constructed under the supervision of classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL). Tall ships are used in navies around the world to build seamanship, leadership and foster teamwork under challenging conditions at sea. The keel laying for the new ship took place in December […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy commissioned its first landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco in a ceremony Callao on June 6. Pisco is the first of two ships in its class built by state-owned shipbuilder SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) for the Peruvian Navy. The LPD started trials shortly after its launch in April 2017. On May […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Peruvian naval shipyard SIMA has contracted German thyssenkrupp Marine Systems to modernize the Peruvian Navy HDW 209/1200 class submarines. Spanning a period of seven years, the contract is worth around €40 million (approx. $45.44M), the company said. The four submarines – named Angamos, Antofagasta, Pisagua and Chipana – were built in the early 1980s at the thyssenkrupp Marine […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) got underway from her San Diego homeport on November 12 en route to Peru where she will join the Peruvian Navy’s new landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco for exercises. Somerset and Pisco will carry out joint simulation exercises for rapid response to natural disasters off the […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Industry news

    On Friday 23 December, HM King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of Staff of the Royal Armed Forces, officially commissioned the most recent acquired SIGMA Frigate ‘Tarik Ben Ziyad’ for the Moroccan Royal Navy. The 105 meter long SIGMA Frigate, built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, was transferred to the Royal Navy in September […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Industry news

    The 98 meters long SIGMA class frigate, the second built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the Royal Moroccan Navy, left Vlissingen on the 18th of November for her sea acceptance trials (SAT) in the North Sea, right on schedule as agreed in the contract. During the SAT, a very intensive program will be carried […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) got underway from Naval Station Mayport, Florida, on February 7 to lead a three-ship group on a deployment to Europe and Middle East. With more than 2,500 sailors and marines aboard, USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) will spend the next six months as the lead […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has joined the US and Philippine Navy for Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama, an exercise that started with an opening ceremony in Puerto Princesa on October 14. This is the third iteration of MTA Sama Sama and the first time JMSDF will participate, alongside US and Philippine naval […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Training & Education

    On 8 September 2012, the SIGMA Class Frigate, Allal Ben Abdellah, built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in Vlissingen, was transferred to the Royal Moroccan Navy. For this occasion DSNS had the opportunity to let the ceremony take place in Rotterdam, during the 35th edition of the “World Port Days”. The delivery of the […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Norwegian Navy has chosen Sagem’s SIGMA 40 navigation system for its offshore patrol boats. Sagem (Safran) has won a contract to modernize the Navy’s navigation system on three Nordkapp class offshore patrol vessels. These armed, helicopter-carrier patrol boats, displacing more than 3300 metric tons, will be fitted with SIGMA 40 laser gyro navigation systems. SIGMA […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Industry news

    On 10 March 2012, after successful sea trials and finishing of outfitting details, SIGMA Class Frigate, Sultan Moulay Ismail, built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in Vlissingen, was transferred to the Royal Moroccan Navy. The ship was delivered, on schedule and meeting all the requirements as stated in the contract, to the full satisfaction […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Industry news

    The 98 meters long SIGMA class frigate, the third frigate built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the Royal Moroccan Navy, left Vlissingen on the 22nd of May for her sea acceptance trials (SAT) in the North Sea, right on schedule as agreed in the contract. During the SAT, an intensive program was carried out […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Industry news

    In accordance with the agreed planning in the contract for the construction of a Damen SIGMA Frigate for the Indonesian Navy, the keel laying ceremony took place on 16 April 2014 at the PT PAL (Persero) Shipyard in Surabaya, Indonesia.   The construction of the 4 modules that are going to be built at PT […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Industry news

      The 105 mtrs long SIGMA class frigate, built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the Royal Moroccan Navy, left Vlissingen on the 6th of May for her sea acceptance trials in the North Sea, right on schedule as agreed in the contract. During the SAT, an extensive program will be carried out in which […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) arrived off the coast of Israel on March 6 to take part in exercise Juniper Cobra 2018. Although Iwo Jima and the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) will not participate directly in the ballistic missile defense portion of the exercise, they will participate in other […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy amphibious ready group (ARG) assembled around the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima is ready to deploy after tackling the final pre-deployment hurdle. Sailors aboard the three ships constituting the ARG completed a combined composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) December 9, proving they are ready to deploy. Iwo Jima is the lead ship […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities

    Repairs and maintenance will allow the ship to continue to be fully mission capable for the rest of its deployment

  • 12 September 2011
    Industry news

      After successful seatrials and finishing of outfitting details, SIGMA Class Frigate Tarik ben Ziyad, built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in Vlissingen, today was transferred to Rear Admiral Mohamed Laghmari, Commander in Chief of the Royal Moroccan Navy. Once again DSNS has proven to be a highly reliable partner as the ship was […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy ships from the Iwo Jima amphibious ready group (ARG) entered the US 6th Fleet area of operations together with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) on February 21. While in theater, the blue-green team’s 4,500 sailors and marines will train with international militaries “Being in the U.S. 6th Fleet allows the Iwo Jima […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

    Amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) pulled in to Civitavecchia, Italy for a scheduled port visit Dec. 30, 2014. The visit provided the Sailors with the opportunity to build relations with the people of Italy, while affording them a chance to enjoy the remainder of the holiday season in port. Capt. Dana Gordon, commanding […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Industry news

    The Ministry of Defence of Indonesia and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), the Netherlands today signed a contract for the engineering, build and delivery of a SIGMA 10514 Guided Missile Frigate, PKR – Perusak Kawal Ruda. The PKR will be built for the Indonesian Navy, TNI AL, and is to be delivered in 2016. The […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) are participating in ‘101 critical days of summer,’ a campaign which runs from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The campaign helps raise awareness in order to prevent possible mishaps that can happen to service members during the summer months. Sponsored by the […]