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  • 28 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Indian Navy Sailing Vessel Mhadei sailed into Kochi Port after completing a grueling 5000 nautical mile odyssey to South East Asia. The vessel skippered by Lieutenant Commander Abhilash Tomy, a Navy Pilot by profession, was on a voyage to provide off shore sailing experience to Navy personnel. Two Officers and four Sailors benefitted from the […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Mexican Navy tall ship ARM Cuauhtémoc is set to visit New London, USA, May 2 – 6. The ship set out on a journey that will include stops in 13 countries, including the U.S., Canada and Europe. A 270-foot (82 meters) barque built in 1982, the Cuauhtémoc serves as a training ship for the Mexican […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Naval ships Tir and Sujata together with the sail training ship Sudarshini and Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna entered Phuket, Thailand on April 4 where they are expected to stay until April 8. The four ships comprise the Indian Navy sail training squadron which is on an overseas deployment during a spring term 2016 course. The […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German Navy sail training ship Gorch Fock will have to spend more time in port than planned as previously undetected damages on the upper deck of the ship were discovered, the German Navy has said. The ship is currently undergoing maintenance in Elsfleth where it was determined that the wooden deck would have to be […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships completed their participation in this year’s bilateral training exercise MultiSail 17 on March 10. The six-day exercise consisted of surface action group maneuvers, anti-submarine training, and various other events that tested warfighting capabilities of each participant. The exercise participants included the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Barry, […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) sailors and personnel are all set for seven days of bilateral exercises as part of exercise MultiSail 2018 which starts March 8. MultiSail is an annual bilateral training exercise that improves interoperability between US and Japanese forces. In 2018 the focus of the exercise will be on improving […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) kicked off the annual bilateral training exercise MultiSail 2017 on March 6, with ships getting underway from the Apra Harbor in Guam. Six U.S. Navy ships, two JMSDF ships and a number of subsurface and other special units will spend the next four days training together. MultiSail […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier sailed into Mayport this morning to pick up a load of Tigers… (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, July 14, 2011;

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s tall ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 87th midshipmen training cruise. The farewell ceremony was presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado, accompanied by other civilian and military authorities. Commanded by Captain Victoriano Gilabert, ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is crewed by 23 officers, 23 non-commissioned […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) set sea and anchor detail and heaved in all mooring lines for an early start to their beginning phases of deployment preparation, Jan. 7. Normandy and additional assets in the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) will enter into a high-velocity series of training scenarios called Composite […]

  • 5 June 2014

    The men and women of five British warships today sail to France where they will play a pivotal role in the D-Day commemorations.   The Royal Navy’s flagship, HMS Bulwark will lead Her Majesty’s Ships Richmond, Ledbury, Ranger and Express, as well as an international flotilla across the Channel to the Normandy Beaches where the […]

  • 14 September 2015

    The Republic of Madagascar welcomed the EU Naval Force Spanish flagship, ESPS Galicia and her crew in to the port of Diego Suarez on Wednesday 9 September. Since this is the first time that the Spanish warship has visited Madagascar, the Spanish Ambassador to Madagascar, His Excellency Juan Ignacio Sell Sanz, Force Commander, Rear Admiral […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Military Sealift Command’s rescue and salvage ship USNS Salvor (T-ARS 52) successfully escorted prepositioning vessel USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005) from Okinawa, Japan, to Singapore, arriving April 4. Kocak ran aground off the East Coast of Okinawa Jan. 22 and remained in Okinawa to make initial repairs ahead of a drydocking availability in Singapore. […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Following a series of successful activities around the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli Peninsula for the Centenary of Anzac, the Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac made a port visit to Istanbul where the crew participated in several diplomatic events. Together with her sister ship, New Zealand’s HMNZS Te Kaha, Anzac berthed on the Bosphorus in […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Ballarat has set sail for the Pacific Ocean to take part in an anti-submarine warfare exercise with the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force, after a busy and culturally enriching port visit to the city of Kure, near Hiroshima. The Anzac Class Frigate has spent the last four days in Kure, hosted by the JMSDF […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A week after sailing from their homeport of Sydney, the crew of HMAS Anzac sailed from Fleet Base West this week on the next leg of their deployment on Northern Trident 2015. Anzac sailed in company with her sister ship HMAS Toowoomba and the Royal New Zealand Navy replenishment ship HMNZS Endeavour, to Anzac Cove for Anzac […]

  • 31 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Peruvian Navy, in collaboration with the Spanish Navy, has commissioned their new training ship Unión. The commissioning ceremony, attended by the Spanish Minister of Defense and the Chief of Naval Staff, took place January 27. As of July 2014, a Spanish Navy officer and a non-commissioned officer (NCO) were assigned to the Peruvian Navy as […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    It is official. German Navy officer cadets are finally getting their feet wet on August 9 when they will embark Romanian sail training ship Mircea to gain their first at sea experience and training. Mircea is scheduled to enter the German port of Wilhelmshaven on August 2 to welcome the cadets who will embark the ship […]

  • 6 February 2015

    Lessons in firefighting and boarding fishing vessels dominated HMS Severn’s visit to Anguilla in the Caribbean. The River-class offshore patrol vessel hosted the Anguillan Fisheries Department as well as island firefighters during her second visit to the island in two months. After a tour of the ship, visitors witnessed a fire exercise before looking at […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) departed US Naval Station Norfolk for a routine group sail with other ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26 on October 29. Stout will sail alongside the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87), USS Nitze (DDG 94) and the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS […]

  • 30 August 2012

    HMAS Ararat (LCDR M O’Loughlin) recently came to the aid of a 35 foot sailing vessel while patrolling Australia’s maritime borders. The Lady Amber (Captain Peter Madigan), a South African flagged oceanographic research vessel requested assistance during a routine hail on VHF. The schooner indicated she had very limited supplies of water onboard, due to […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Deploying for the first time, guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) departed Feb. 11 for the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility to participate in Ballistic Missile Defense escort operations. Not only is this the ship’s maiden deployment, it is also the first deployment for a large number of the crew, many of whom have […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Argus has set sail to North America to get ready for the hurricane season. Onboard are a team from the Royal Navy’s Maritime Aviation Support Force (MASF), and they are ready to provide aid, whatever the conditions. RFA Argus set sail last Saturday and is currently on passage across the North […]

  • 11 April 2011

    A Plymouth warship is on her way back home a month late after playing a pivotal role in the Libyan crisis – only to head for the scrapheap… (thisisplymouth) [mappress] Source: thisisplymouth, April 11, 2011;

  • 2 June 2014

    HMS Bangor, the namesake Royal UK Navy ship of the Northern Ireland town, is back in the water after an extensive refit, with a fresh crew and a new ship’s motto.   After entering the ship lift refit building in Rosyth Dockyard in November 2013, HMS Bangor spent five months hoisted on chocks having a […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG) has sailed through the Suez Canal on its way to operate in a number of countries as part of the long planned Cougar 13 deployment. The RFTG left UK waters in August briefly visiting Gibraltar, Rota, Lisbon and Palermo before arriving in Albania to conduct a final […]

  • 22 June 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) was scheduled to arrive in the Black Sea on June 21 to promote peace and stability in the region. Laboon’s presence in the Black Sea will serve to reaffirm the U.S. dedication and commitment toward strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional […]

  • 14 August 2015

    The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) transited the Strait of Hormuz and entered the Arabian Gulf Aug. 6. The Strait of Hormuz is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, and freedom of navigation is critical for all vessel movement in and out of the U.S. 5th Fleet area of […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen announced on Thursday that the navy’s iconic sail training ship Gorch Fock would receive a new lease of life after a thorough rejuvenation process. The ship’s future was uncertain when serious damages were discovered after the ship had been docked for a regular maintenance period in January 2016. Gorch Fock […]