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  • 14 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 86th midshipmen training cruise. On this occasion, 76 midshipmen from the Spanish Naval Academy in their fourth academic year, and 14 candidates to become Leading Seamen from the Ferrol Specialties School have embarked on the training ship. The purpose of this cruise […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Having finished the stay in Novorossiysk, ships of Black Sea joint task group BLACKSEAFOR on Aug 16 started joint tasks at sea under command of Capt 1 rank Yury Zemsky (Russian Navy). The task group consists of Russian large landing ship Caesar Kunikov (BLACKSEAFOR flagship), Bulgarian minesweeper Priboy, Romanian corvette Sebastian, Turkish frigate Yildirim, […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Warships of Black Sea joint task group BLACKSEAFOR headed by Russian large landing ship Caesar Kunikov on Aug 29 had finished Bulgarian phase of the exercise. Participating ships were Bulgarian minesweeper Priboy, Romanian corvette Sebastian, Turkish frigate Yildirim, and Ukrainian minesweeper Cherkassy, reports ITAR-TASS. Summarizing results, the exercise director Capt 1 rank Yury Zemskoi […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After entering the Black Sea on August 18, the crew of the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) will be visiting Romania on the first port call of their Black Sea deployment. After conducting a replenishment at sea with the Turkish Navy replenishment oiler TCG YB. Kudret (A 595) on August 19, […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) departed the Black Sea on July 1, 2015, after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. Laboon’s presence in the Black Sea reaffirmed U.S. commitment toward the region and increased joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black Sea partners. […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian (F-264)in the Black Sea, June 22-23. The exercises are aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring our NATO allies and partners of our commitment to the alliance and to their security. Underway […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Authorities

    Following an EU Committee report into the operation Sophia which said the undertaking is not working, EU members seem less willing to continue the mission. The mission which, as the report says, was failing to deliver its mandate of disrupting the migrant smugglers’ networks, was supposed to be extended to the end of 2018. It […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) took part in a passing exercise (PASSEX) with a ship from the Romanian Navy in the Black Sea as it departed Constanta, Romania, October 20. Mount Whitney participated in a minesweeping exercise with Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustaiu Sebastian (F-264), as well as a […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Authorities

    The crew and midshipmen of the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ paid tribute to the fellow servicemen who died in a helicopter accident on April 16th 2010 in the course of the humanitarian aid operation ‘Hispaniola’ in Haiti.   The ceremony took place on the poop deck of the training ship during the Mass celebrated in […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed the Black Sea, April 14, 2015, after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. The vessel’s presence in the Black Sea served to reaffirm U.S. commitment towards strengthening partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 17 October HMAS Toowoomba conducted replenishment at sea with United States Navy Ship (USNS) Big Horn. USNS Big Horn supplied Toowoomba with 213 cubic meters of F-76 marine diesel, and nine cubic meters of F-44, aviation fuel. Toowoomba’s Marine Engineer, Lieutenant Commander Sebastian Due Madsen, said that the replenishment was a key part of […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy is currently in the process of testing a new submarine steam suit that designed to protect sailors from steam leaks on nuclear-powered submarines. The suit was recently demonstrated by the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) at naval submarine base New London where former USS Toledo (SSN 769) jumped into the suit […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Philippine Navy held a Donning of Ranks Ceremony for the six newly promoted top brass, which was incorporated in the Morning Colors held on June 3, 2013 at the Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN) Parade Grounds, 2335, Naval Station Jose V Andrada (NSJA), Roxas Blvd., Manila.  “It is so wonderful to recognize people within the […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700) returned to Groton, Conn., Nov. 25, just in time for Thanksgiving and following its final scheduled deployment after more than 30 years in service. Led by Cmdr. Jack Houdeshell, Dallas transited more than 34,000 miles during a scheduled six-month cruise to operating regions in Europe and the […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Sailors from the John C. Stennis Strike Group rescued a Malaysian man, Oct. 6, in the South China Sea while transiting through the Strait of Singapore. The man was spotted by Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) who immediately informed the ship’s bridge. At 9:08 a.m. the alarm for “man […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 40 midshipmen from the Spanish Navy visited Sailors at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., May 12, to learn about the U.S. submarine force.   The group drove three hours north from New York City two days after their training ship – a four-masted topsail, steel-hulled schooner called BE Juan Sebastian […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Papua New Guinea Defence Force’s new Pacific patrol boat Ted Diro has completed sea trials, one week after its delivery. The boat passed the initial sea-readiness evaluation with support from the Australian Navy’s Sea Training Unit – Defence Cooperation Program. Commander Sea Training Defence Cooperation Program, Captain John Cowan, said Ted Diro’s ship’s company had […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Training & Education

    After supporting ongoing British relief efforts in the Philippines, HMS Daring has arrived in Shanghai. The goodwill visit to China comes at an important time in bilateral relations, just after the UK-China summit when Prime Minister David Cameron led a strong delegation of ministers and businessmen to Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu. In front of a […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities

    One of U.S. Coast Guard’s most famous vessels, the “Perfect Storm” cutter Tamaroa, will now have a new role after being sunk off Cape May on Wednesday. The ship is to become part of an artificial reef located 26 nautical miles southeast of Cape May and comprised of old military ships that is enhancing fishing opportunities […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities

    The president of the Republic of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, visited the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ on June 9th during the scheduled port of call of the training ship in Ireland.   The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ had arrived on Saturday 7th from New York and berthed at Sir John Rogersons’ Quay in the River […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail to start the second stage of her midshipmen training cruise where the crew will continue with their 4th year studies on board. The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado bid the ship farewell in Cadiz.   In the course of the […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After leaving Cadiz on March 1st, and sailing with favorable winds for seven days, the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands) for a three-day visit.   Local citizens and institutions welcomed the crew and midshipmen of the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ and showed their appreciation for the fact that […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s sail training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ concluded a four-month Atlantic ocean training cruise returning to Marín (where the Naval Academy is located) on July 13. The veteran ship was welcomed by the Academy’s Superintendent, teachers, students and family members. During this training cruise, midshipmen from the Spanish Navy, Marine Corps and Quartermaster’s […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ recently sailed to Montevideo where it celebrated its 88th launching anniversary which took place in Cádiz on March 5th 1927. Since her commissioning, the ship has sailed nearly 2 million nautical miles. The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Montevideo, the second foreign port in her 86th Training Cruise […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ sails in Tenerife waters during a three-day port visit to Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands).   The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is a training ship of the Royal Spanish Navy, which was built in 1927 in Cadiz, Spain. This 87-year old ship, is a four-masted topsail, steel-hulled schooner. At 113 […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen aboard the Spanish Navy’s training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano concluded the 88th training cruise by docking in Cadiz, Spain, on Friday. The purpose of these training cruises is to contribute to the nautical, military, social and human instruction of Spanish Navy midshipmen (future officers). The training ship itself represents the state, promoting diplomatic relations […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Marín on July 13th to disembark the 69 midshipmen from the 415th Spanish Navy Graduation Class and the 145th Marine Corps Graduation Class and to attend the traditional military celebrations in the Naval Academy on July 16th on the occasion of the festivities of […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After a 1,000-mile voyage from Punta Arenas through the Strait of Magellan and the fjords and channels of Chile, the Spanish Navy training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ entered Pacific Ocean waters and arrived at Valparaiso on April 3rd. This is the 15th time the ship calls at this city. She was welcomed by the […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano pulled alongside in Havana, Cuba during the ship’s 87th training cruise. During the port of call at the Cuban capital which started May 11, the Juan Sebastián de Elcano attracted much attention and was visited by nearly 8,000 people in the scheduled open days. Commanded by Captain Victoriano […]