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  • 1 May 2014

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is commencing a new phase and will transition over the coming weeks to an intensified undersea search.   In the meantime Bluefin-21, which has completed its search of the 314 square kilometre area around the detections made by the Towed Pinger Locator, will continue to search adjacent […]

  • 19 March 2014

    The Malaysian authorities have indicated that based on investigation, the search operations for the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft MH 370 have entered a new phase and a strategy for further searches is being formulated.   Accordingly, search operations have been suspended and all Indian assets earmarked for SAR operations have been placed on standby. So […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy sailors assigned to the Eisenhower carrier strike group have been ready to deploy on short notice ever since they returned from their 2016 deployment. Now, approximately 6,000 sailors are conducting a sustainment exercise (SUSTEX) to maintain their readiness and capability to deploy should the need arise. “Ike CSG is doing a great job […]

  • 8 May 2015

    While the Strait of Hormuz appears calm in the aftermath of two reported Iranian acts of aggression toward commercial ships, U.S. military resources can respond quickly, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said in a press briefing with Defense Secretary Ash Carter yesterday. U.S. Navy ships began accompanying U.S.- […]

  • 23 January 2015

    U.S. Navy’s two warships are on standby near Yemen due to the ongoing militia forces uprising, according to Pentagon. The uprising in Yemen continues with militia forces fighting to take control of the government, and the Pentagon is monitor the situation. The vessels, USS Iwo Jima and USS Fort McHenry, are on station and ready to respond […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Korea Opts for Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Aircraft The Republic of Korea has formally selected the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program.   USS Elrod Takes Over Escort Duties of Libyan Seized Tanker The U.S. Navy’s USS Elrod relieved the USS Stout of its escort duties for the […]

  • 8 May 2015

    The Irish Navy vessel LE Eithne has completed its preparation for the deployment in the Mediterranean Sea humanitarian mission. Once the legal clarifications were made, the vessel started its preparation for the mission and is now on standby in Haulbowline, Cork. Officials expect that it will deploy by the middle of next week. According to Ireland’s […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two vessels from the Chilean Navy fleet have been deployed to inspect and prevent the possible fuel leaks after a ferry accident.   The Navimag ferry Amadeo I struck a rock and started listing in the Kirke pass, 50 kilometers southwest of Puerto Natales. The ferry was carrying 17 passengers and 28 crew, all of which […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Puts Search Operation for MH370 on Standby The Malaysian authorities have indicated that based on investigation, the search operations for the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft MH 370 have entered a new phase and a strategy for further searches is being formulated.   Accordingly, search operations have been suspended and all Indian assets earmarked for […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Thursday 23 October HNLMS van Speijk hosted a group of sixteen students from the East African Standby Forces (EASF) of the African Union. HNLMS Van Speijk was berthed in front of the Seychelles Coast Guard Headquarters and the Dutch warship’s commanding officer welcomed the EASF students on board. The EASF officers, who hail from […]

  • 5 June 2013

    The Royal Netherlands Navy is on standby again to provide emergency assistance in the event of hurricanes, according to Dutch Defense Ministry. The Atlantic hurricane season, which began on 1st June, is the period when hurricanes usually form in the Atlantic Ocean. There have been several storms over the past years that have not been fully tropical, being categorized as […]

  • 27 December 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy is continuing relief assistance to the areas affected by prevailing inclement weather conditions. Three flood relief teams have been deployed to assist people in the areas of Kiran in the Batticaloa District and Thimbiriyaya in the Trincomalee District. Two flood relief teams are on standby in the Anuradhapura District for contingency deployments. […]

  • 7 January 2016

    Royal Navy’s patrol vessel HMS Mersey sailed from the Naval Base Portsmouth, UK, on January 6 for a seven-month deployment to the North Atlantic. The ship will provide security and assurance to the UK’s overseas territories in the Caribbean and carry out counter-narcotics patrols as part of the international effort to deter drug smuggling at sea. […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Bringing together armed forces from 21 NATO allies at the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, exercise Trident Juncture tests the NATO Response Force and how allies respond to a crisis situation. It allows NATO to demonstrate its readiness, flexibility and capability to respond to threats from a range of areas. Running for two weeks from 24 […]

  • 9 June 2016

    Indian Navy ship ‘Trikand’ and two Coast Guard ships were dispatched to aid MV Infinity I, an asphalt tanker which reported water ingress and continuous listing approximately 20 nautical miles off Goa coast on June 8. The vessel had reported that the list is increasing despite ship’s de-watering efforts. The 83 m long vessel was transiting from Kandla […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Soldiers from the Royal Navy’s Submarine Parachute Assistance Group recently practised providing immediate assistance to a stricken boat in Studland Bay, Dorset. A dozen members of the Submarine Parachute Assistance Group, often shortened to SPAG, leapt from the back of a Hercules aircraft and into the Channel, accompanied by their kit. According to the Royal Navy, the […]

  • 25 December 2017

    The Royal Navy will have a total of 13 vessels and one of its four Vanguard-class submarines on deployment overseas and in home waters over the holiday season, according to the Royal Navy. What is missing from the list of deployed assets are any major warships as no frigates or destroyers are currently underway. The […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s sail training ship STS Young Endeavour joined the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race which got underway from Sydney harbor on Boxing day. While the 44 meter brigantine won’t be chasing line honours, she will play an important support role acting as the standby radio relay ship. Lieutenant Commander Mike Gough, […]

  • 30 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Severn sailed from Portsmouth on November 25th, 2014 for an eight-month deployment to the North Atlantic. She will provide security and assurance to the UK’s overseas territories in the Caribbean and will be on standby for disaster relief operations. Severn will carry emergency relief stores including food and water and […]

  • 14 May 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews responded to a report of three people in distress aboard a vessel taking on water approximately 22 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge Tuesday evening.   The Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call at approximately 7:25 p.m. from a person aboard commercial fishing vessel Leslie […]

  • 31 August 2012

    MTU Ibérica, a subsidiary of the German propulsion solution specialist MTU Friedrichshafen and the Spanish shipbuilder Navantia opened a common training center today in Cartagena/Spain. This training center is part of a strategic long-term cooperation between both companies. Navantia has chosen the Tognum Group company MTU Friedrichshafen as a primary partner for its ships’ propulsion […]

  • 5 May 2016

    Spanish Navy frigate Numancia and Royal Navy survey ship HMS Enterprise, presently deployed in EUNAVFOR’s operation Sophia in the Mediterranean Sea, rescued 436 people off the coast of Libya. The Spanish frigate was on patrol in the area when a maritime patrol aircraft spotted and informed of a boat adrift with many people onboard. The Italian Maritime […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Navy Salvage and Diving division of the Naval Sea Systems Command, contracted to locate the sunken ship, began searching for wreckage of the missing US flagged merchant vessel El Faro yesterday, October 19. US Navy’s Fleet Ocean Tug USNS Apache (T-ATF 172), in charge of search operations, deployed from Norfolk yesterday to a search area […]

  • 21 February 2020

    James Fisher’s Perth-based business, JFD Australia, will continue to supply its submarine rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for at least the next four years. The company has been awarded a GBP 35 million (USD 45.2 million) contract extension with the Australian government to deliver its submarine escape and rescue system until December 2023 […]

  • 17 November 2016

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have destroyed a German World War II bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour during dredging work on Wednesday. The World War II device was found by a barge dredging the harbour – part of a raft of infrastructure upgrades taking place in readiness for the arrival of the Royal Navy’s new […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Maritime forces from the United States, 10 East African and two European nations, along with several international organizations, commenced the multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express 2013, Nov. 11. Exercise Cutlass Express 2013, held in several operational areas in waters off East Africa, is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation, tactical expertise and information […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Last weekend, the 35th edition of the World Port Days were held in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). Damen Shipyards Group looks back on three successful days. Thousands of visitors got to know Damen through visiting the Damen stand or one of the many Damen-built vessels that participated in the event. Several hundreds of visitors toured a […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301), Philippine Coast Guard’s new aluminum hull offshore patrol vessel (OPV), arrived at the Manila Bay Anchorage Area on April 7.  The newbuild was welcomed by Airbus helicopter 1452, fixed wing aircraft, PCG Islander 251, multi-role response vessels BRP Tubbataha and BRP Malabrigo from Japan, fast patrol boat BRP Kalanggaman from France, and […]

  • 21 March 2011

      British Armed Forces have participated in another co-ordinated strike against Libyan Air Defence systems tonight, Sunday 20 March 2011. The Chief of Defence Staff’s Strategic Communications Officer Major General John Lorimer said: “I can confirm that British Armed Forces have participated in another co-ordinated strike against Libyan Air Defence systems.” For a second time, […]