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  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth warship HMS Dauntless showed off its affiliation with famous sports car manufacturer the Caterham Group by inviting its employees on board. Several staff from the Norfolk company were given a tour of the hi-tech Type 45 destroyer as part of the ship’s Affiliates Day – and in return they brought one of their Caterham […]

  • 3 July 2011
    Training & Education

      High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) made a brief stop in Ghana to deliver goodwill materials and medical supplies that will be used for the upcoming bilateral medical exercise MEDFLAG 11 in support of Africa Partnership Station (APS) 2011, June 29-30. Swift’s one-day stop in Ghana allowed for the offload of cargo bound for […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is so big that the crew have had enough space aboard to set up a ping pong club, according to a recent Royal Navy story. The Royal Navy says that the ride of the 65,000-ton ship is smooth enough to provide a stable platform for the […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Training & Education

      American frigate USS Carr arrived in Murmansk on Sept 2. At request of American party, previously scheduled call port Severomorsk was changed for Murmansk. Host ship was also changed; instead of large ASW ship Admiral Levchenko, American sailors were met by large landing ship Olenegorsky Gornyak headed by Capt 2 rank Yury Davitian. As […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in La Rochelle, France, for a port visit, Sept. 7. During the visit, Farragut Sailors will have a busy schedule including participating in sporting events against local teams, conducting a community service project, and experiencing the local culture. Farragut’s visit to La Rochelle comes after its visit to […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Shiloh (CG 67) arrived at the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) South Sea Fleet headquarters in Zhanjiang, China, for a port visit, May 30. The port visit to China is part of a series of military-to-military exchanges that are scheduled to take place this year between the two countries. On the schedule of […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, October 20. Porter’s operations in the Black Sea are meant to enhance maritime security and stability, readiness, and naval capability with our allies and partners. Cmdr. Blair Guy, commanding officer of USS Porter (DDG 78), said: Our […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) for a scheduled port visit, July 11.   GWCSG’s visit to Busan serves to increase goodwill and partnership between the two nations through community relations (COMREL) and sporting events, ship tours, and a welcome reception for ROK business, civic and military […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70 and Destroyer Squadron 15 took time away from their port-call liberty to participate in community engagement in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Oct. 10. Forty-four Sailors volunteered at the Trinity Children’s Home in […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Navy vessels INS Delhi and INS Trishul entered Doha, Qatar today to enhance ties. The vessel will remain in port until September 17. Apart from professional interactions, sports and social engagements are also planned, which are aimed at enhancing co-operation and understanding between the Navies. Image: Indian Navy  

  • 10 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) joined youths from local organization ‘Boys Town’ on the fields of Sembawang Naval Base, Singapore during a Community Service project (COMSERV) to participate in a variety of sports activities, December 05. The event kicked off with brief introductions on the naval base’s soccer field […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) visited Bar, Montenegro, for a port visit March 11-14. Sailors had the opportunity to experience Montenegro’s culture and spend time engaging with the community, including sporting events with Montenegrin sailors, tours of the towns of Perast, Kotor and Skadar Lake, and a tour of Montenegro’s vineyards. “Montenegro is […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage declared open the renovated Eastern Naval Command Gymnasium at SLNS Tissa on 16th August 2013. Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe, President of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Srima Colombage and senior naval officers were also present on the occasion. The gymnasium is […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier pulled into Guam for a routine, four-day port visit Sept. 21. This marks USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) second visit to Guam since relieving the now decommissioned USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) in 2008, and the first aircraft carrier visit since USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in 2011. […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors from 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), embarked 7th Fleet staff and Marines assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific arrived in Jakarta for a port visit, strengthening bonds between the American and Indonesian navies and governments, May 11. Blue Ridge was last in Jakarta April 2010, establishing goodwill and maintaining […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed Darwin, Australia Aug. 31. Bonhomme Richard is in Darwin as part of Exercise Koolendong 2013 (KD 13), a bilateral exercise taking place at the Bradshaw Field Training Area (BFTA) in Australia’s Northern Territory. “We are looking forward […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Navy’s warship INS Trikand entered the port of Haifa, Israel, yesterday. During her four day stay at Haifa, extensive engagements are planned with the Israeli Navy. In addition to professional interactions, various sports and social engagements are planned to further enhance cooperation and understanding between the two navies. The previous port call at Haifa by […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Devonport based Frigate HMS Portland had a busy visit to Rotterdam to support World Port Days where the ship had 3 days open to visitors attracting nearly 20000 people. The ships company enjoyed visits to Arnhem and Amsterdam, in addition had sporting fixtures in Netball and Hockey against local teams. Hundreds of thousands […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) arrived in Subic Bay for a brief port call on February 14. The submariners will participate in a series of community service projects and sporting events during the visit. Louisville will also use the stop to conduct some minor maintenance with the […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An Indian Navy fleet of four warships made a port call at Souda Bay, Greece during their overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and the West Coast of Africa. Indian Naval Ships (INS) Mumbai, Trishul, Tarkash and Aditya pulled into Souda Bay on Monday and are scheduled to stay until Wednesday. The warships will engage […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, JS YAMAYUKI and JS SETOGIRI arrived safely at the Muara Commercial Port. The contingent is led by Captain Hiromichi Kuwano, Commander of the 14th Escort Division. The visit took place from 10 April to 13 April 2013. Present to receive the ship at the Muara Commercial Port was […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) is set to become the first U.S. Navy ship to visit the new ROK Joint Civil-Military Complex which opened on Jeju-do island February 26, 2016. The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer is scheduled to arrive on Saturday, March 25. Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      In accordance with defense ministry’s Foreign Relations Program 2011, American frigate USS Carr arrives at Northern Fleet (NF) on Sept 2. Earlier, the ship visited Baltic Fleet and called at ports of St. Petersburg and Baltiysk. NF large ASW ship Admiral Levchenko will act as a host ship. Her crew is experienced in intercourse […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities

    A British warship has visited the Namibian port of Walvis Bay where she has built on relations with the country’s Navy and its people.   The Portsmouth based frigate HMS Iron Duke visited the country on the west coast of Africa for four days of sports, capability demonstrations and friendship building, as well as a […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Indian warships on an overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and the West Coast of Africa stopped in Alexandria, Egypt, for a three-day port call. Delhi-class guided-missile destroyer INS Mumbai and replenishment ship INS Aditya entered Alexandria on May 5. The warships will engage in both professional and sports and social activities with the Egyptian […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Fleet Amphibious flagship HMS Bulwark has sailed into 2016 with a new captain and several trophy additions. Captain James Parkin succeeded Captain Nick Cooke-Priest who departed the ship for a post in the Ministry of Defence in London. Parkin joined the Royal Navy as a Warfare Officer in 1997, and has served in HM Ships Berkeley, Manchester […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Coast Guard vessel Vaibhav entered the Port of Trincomalee on 28th January 2015, where it was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy. The ship’s Commanding Officer Inspector General Anil Kumar paid a courtesy call on the Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohana Perera at the Eastern Naval Command Headquarters. They held cordial discussions and exchange mementos as […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) is on a visit to Hong Kong as part of its Indo-Pacific deployment. The destroyer arrived in Hong Kong on March 27 for a port visit following a period of operations. Of the range of activities planned, Sterett will visit a nursery school and a secondary school, […]