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  • 17 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Fujitsu Limited, Singapore Management University (SMU), and A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) have partnered up to develop new technologies for vessel traffic management in the Port of Singapore. The project will be supported by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). As explained, the predictive technologies will leverage the power of artificial […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia on April 27 opened its first international office in Singapore, the company said in an announcement on May 17. The company further said that it would now be managing the Asia Pacific operations for the Navantia group which is one of three bidders in the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program. Future export […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    RSNS Fearless, the Republic of Singapore Navy’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), has arrived at its home port ahead of an official commissioning ceremony. Fearless was delivered by ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard less than a year after it was launched in January this year. Designed and built locally, the Independence-class LMVs are jointly […]

  • 15 May 2014

    The Chief of Navy of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Vice-Admiral (VADM) Ray Griggs, was conferred Singapore’s prestigious military award, the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera) [or the Meritorious Service Medal (Military)] by President Tony Tan Keng Yam.   Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen presented the award to VADM Griggs at the Ministry of […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    NMD has signed a contract with ST Marine in Singapore for the supply of equipment for eight (8) vessels beeing built for the Siingapore Ministry of Defence (MINDEF). The vessels will be built at ST Marine’s Singapore Benoi Yard and are expected to be delivered from 2016 onwards. The equipment is a stern slip Launch and […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The 14th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise commenced at the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Multinational Operations and Exercises Centre (MOEC) Oct. 5. SEACAT focuses on regional cooperation to address shared maritime security challenges like smuggling, piracy and other illicit activities at sea, by bringing together liaison officers (LNOs) from Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, […]

  • 21 May 2015

    Two Singapore Navy vessels yesterday took part in search and rescue (SAR) operations north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. RSS Daring and RSS Fearless, along with the Singapore Police Coast Guard, two Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) vessels and several Malaysian vessels, responded to a capsized Bolivian-registered sand-carrier, Oceanline SC208. MPA reported that that the […]

  • 17 April 2015

    U.S. Pacific Command Fleet Master Chief Mark Rudes visited Singapore for a Senior Enlisted Leaders (SEL) exchange with the Master Chief of the Singapore Navy April 15-17. The event was part of an SEL exchange program that began in Singapore last fall. During the visit, Rudes joined senior enlisted leaders from Commander Task Force (CTF) […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Singapore’s Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen was in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday, April 14th to attend the 14th Defence Services Asia and 3rd Putrajaya Forum.   Delivering the keynote address at the Putrajaya Forum themed “Strengthening Security and Regional Stability”, Dr Ng expressed Singapore’s support for the Malaysian Government’s handling of the […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy recently responded to a capsizing incident 7 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca, in Singapore waters. On September 22, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Malaysian-registered fishing trawler, PAF 4658, had capsized. All five crew members onboard were rescued by the Navy’s patrol vessel, RSS Independence. Two crew […]

  • 29 May 2019

    French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle has arrived in Singapore where the French defense minister will be taking part in the Shangri-La Dialogue from May 31 to June 2. Singapore’ Changi Naval Base is the farthest port call of the aircraft carrier’s deployment as part of operation Clemencau 2019, which started in March this […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The official opening of Thales’ Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Radar and Integrated Sensors in Singapore was held on January 25 and was inaugurated by Her Excellency Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, the Netherlands. The CoE is the result of a close cooperation between Thales operations in the Netherlands and […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s oldest Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) docked in Sembawang, Singapore for a port visit during its Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment on February 22. USS Bremerton, nicknamed “Bad Fish” by the crew, has had routine presence throughout the region for more than 30 years of her commissioned service with numerous visits to Singapore. Cmdr. Wes […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Formidable-class frigate RSS Steadfast made a port call at the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)’s Yokosuka Naval Base from August 22 to September 5, 2016. During the port call, RSN Fleet Commander Colonel Cheong Kwok Chien called on Commander-in-Chief of the JMSDF Fleet Vice-Admiral (VADM) Yasuhiro Shigeoka and Commandant of […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral (ADM) Soeparno, was conferred Singapore’s prestigious military award, the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera) [or Meritorious Service Medal (Military)], by Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at an investiture held at the Ministry of Defence on May 22. ADM Soeparno was conferred the award in […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore’s ministry of defense announced the signing of a contract with ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for the acquisition of additional two Type 218SG submarines. The ministry said the contract includes a logistics package and a crew training arrangement in Germany. This contract brings the number of Type 218SG submarines on order for the Singapore Navy to four. The […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and the Republic of Singapore navy conducted a surface action group exercise (SAGEX) during the 2014 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise, Aug. 4.   Two multinational teams faced off as part of the exercise, with the goal of finding the other team first using various shipboard and aviation sensors, and […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The United States and Singapore navies are holding Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise from 15th to 26th of July in the South China Sea, reported today. The exercise will focus on sharpening conventional maritime warfare capabilities, according to the Singapore Ministry of Defence. The Ministry of Defence also said that the exercise […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s Fearless-class patrol vessel disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Permata 1 in the eastern approaches of the Singapore Strait yesterday, September 1. In collaboration with the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL), the robbers were apprehended and the RSS Resilience escorted Permata 1 safely to Singapore waters. All crew on board the […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    In a demonstration of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Satpura arrived in Singapore on August 31st,2016. The ship will stay in singapore for 4 days as part of deployment of the Eastern Fleet to the South China Sea and Western Pacific. The ship is en […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Training & Education

    The USS Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) hosted a reception for local guests while in Singapore during a port visit, April 4. During the reception, Rear Adm. James Kilby, commander, Carrier Strike Group 1, and Capt. Doug Verissimo, commanding officer, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), welcomed Charge d’Affaires, ad interim, U.S. Embassy Singapore Stephanie […]

  • 21 August 2017

    Following a collision with merchant vessel Alnic MC east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on August 21, USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) pulled into Changi Naval Base, Singapore, under her own power, the US Navy’s 7th Fleet said. The collision was reported at 6:24 a.m. Japan Standard Time. The navy said significant damage […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus addressed U.S. Sailors and Navy civilians during an all hands call at Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) and Navy Region Center Singapore (NRCS) Aug. 8. Mabus thanked all hands for their continued service while assigned in Singapore. “The people at home will never know how much skill and […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the navies of the Republic of Singapore and Indonesia are taking part in the 25th edition of exercise Eagle Indopura from July 18 to 25. The exercise is conducted in three phases – the harbor phase in Surabaya, Indonesia; the sea phase in the Java Sea, Karimata Strait and Singapore Strait en route […]

  • 15 July 2016

    The U.S. 7th Fleet will rotationally deploy two P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Singapore from July 15 through August 12 in support of shared maritime security initiatives, the U.S. Navy said. The aircraft are assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 that is forward deployed to Japan and participating in maritime security cooperation exercises across […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Industry news

    Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that the Group has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) for the design and build of eight new vessels. This new development attests to the Group’s core strength of providing integrated capabilities and solutions to support its customers. The Group’s marine arm, Singapore […]

  • 14 December 2016

    U.S. Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm Bill Moran, visited Singapore Dec 12-13 to reaffirm the U.S. Navy’s strong partnership and ties with the Republic of Singapore Armed Forces. During the two-day visit, Moran met with the Chief of the Republic of Singapore Navy, Rear Admiral Lai Chung Han, visited support facilities at Changi Naval […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s first Type 218SG submarine is scheduled to be launched later this month in Germany, in a ceremony attended by Singapore’s defense minister Ng Eng Hen. The defense minister will attend the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich on February 16, before attending the submarine launch ceremony in Kiel on February 18. The […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Co., Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $223,081,894 fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for the procurement of 485 AIM-9X Block II All Up Round Tactical Low Rate Initial Production Lot 14 Missiles for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and the governments of Singapore, the Netherlands, Kuwait, and Turkey.   In addition, this contract provides […]