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  • 19 July 2018
    Authorities

    Luerssen Australia – the company in charge of delivering a new fleet of offshore patrol vessels (OPV) to the Royal Australian Navy – has signed a contract with Tasmanian company Taylor Bros Marine for work on the OPVs. Taylor Bros will be involved in the design, production and installation of the accommodation spaces on the […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia announced it has teamed with Tasmanian firm Taylor Bros for work on the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigates. Navantia embedded a Taylor Bros team into its design and production teams for the SEA 5000 program creating the “Integrated Product Team” which the company said will “identify feasible solutions to meet the mixed messing […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian engineering company Taylor Bros has been awarded a $15 million contract for the installation and fit-out of the living spaces for the three Air Warfare Destroyers that are under construction at Techport Australia, SA. Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance CEO Rod Equid said the contract demonstrates how the project is continuing to offer economic […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has contracted Taylor Bros of Tasmania to build two Antarctic landing barges for the RSV Nuyina, Australia’s new icebreaker currently under construction in Galati, Romania. RSV Nuyina was laid down in August this year and is set to be delivered by 2020. The vessel will be operated by DMS Maritime, a Serco subsidiary, and […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Navantia held a steel-cutting ceremony on Monday to officially start the construction of the Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AORs). The ceremony follows the successful completion of the critical design review. Navantia was awarded the contract to construct the ships which will replace the Navy’s current supply ships HMA Ships Success and Sirius. […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Shipbuilding company Navantia has selected Adelaide-based Navantia SAGE Automation Group (NSAG) to supply the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for its Future Frigates bid. The selection follows the transfer of IPMS technology to Australia in support of the Navantia Australia designed Canberra Class amphibious ships and Hobart Class destroyers. Established in 2016 as a joint […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., departed Constanta, Romania, following a scheduled port visit, May 1.   Taylor’s presence in Romania reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Black […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Earlier this week, USS Taylor, part of the NATO counter piracy mission Operation Ocean Shield escorted the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Tupi Maiden. The WFP ship was making a westbound transit to Djibouti through the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden. MV Tupi Maiden began her transit escorted by […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with ships from the Romanian Navy in the Black Sea, April 23.   “The exercise was aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring our NATO allies and partners of […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) concluded more than 30 years of service to the Navy during a decommissioning ceremony led by Cmdr. Joel Rodriguez, commanding officer, held May 8 at Naval Station Mayport. More than 400 crew members, plank owners, family members and friends gathered to bid farewell to the celebrated […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Capt. Jim Aiken, commander, Task Force 65, relieved Cmdr. Dennis Volpe, commanding officer of the Mayport-based frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), Feb. 25, due to loss of confidence in Volpe’s ability to command.   The relief occurred following a preliminary inquiry into a Feb. 12 grounding incident in Samsun, Turkey. The grounding occurred as Taylor […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Authorities

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 25, after completing her first patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.   Donald Cook arrived on station in February, and departed Rota a month later to conduct naval operations with partners and allies in both the […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, April 24.   Donald Cook’s presence was an example of the U.S. Navy’s commitment to enhancing interoperability at sea, serving as a cornerstone of NATO’s military strength, while demonstrating the U.S. and allied forces’ capability to provide the right presence, in […]

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

    Ukrainian Frigate Hetman Sahaidachny Heads Home Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaidachny has successfully completed an operational tour with the EU Naval Force and is now sailing towards her home port of Sevastopol in the Ukraine. USS Taylor’s Commander Relieved of Duties Capt. Jim Aiken, commander, Task Force 65, relieved Cmdr. Dennis Volpe, commanding officer of the […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Naval Postgradaute School (NPS) helped welcome an international contingent of diplomats and senior government officials from nations across the globe for the “Building Integrity” conference in NPS’ hometown of Monterey, Calif., Feb. 25-28. As the U.S. Partnership for Peace Training and Education Center (USPTC), NPS and its Defense Resources Management Institute, are playing a […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) rendered assistance to a distressed Yemeni fishing dhow experiencing mechanical problems, May 19-21. Aircrew members of an SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Taylor’s embarked Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 48 Detachment 9, observed the Yemeni fishing dhow Nahda, approximately 190 nautical miles southwest of Salalah, Oman. “We […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Last Saturday, 19 May, USS TAYLOR detected a drifting dhow with no propulsion while patrolling off the Horn of Africa in support of NATO’s counter piracy Operation Ocean Shield. The dhow named NAHDA was found by USS TAYLOR right at the entrance of the Gulf of Aden. After sending a team onboard NAHDA, it was […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Over the past several weeks, guided-missile frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) and its visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) team, have actively patrolled the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) and provided security assistance to several merchant vessels transiting through the Gulf of Aden region. Taylor, with embarked Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 48 Detachment 9, […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., successfully completed post-repair sea trials, April 21.   Taylor was operating in the Black Sea when she ran aground in Samsun, Turkey, Feb. 12, damaging the ship’s propeller hub assembly. Taylor was towed to Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, to complete replacements […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, April 28.   Taylor’s presence in Romania reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability the Black […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, May 8.   Taylor’s presence in Georgia reaffirms the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with NATO allies and partners like Georgia, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the region. While in […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The Preventive Medicine technician (PMT) on board USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) is the Navy’s 2011 PMT of the Year, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Portsmouth, Va., announced April 5. Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (SW) Shannon Taylor, a Long Island, N.Y., native, was recognized for his selection in a ceremony held April […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Industry news

    The Mayport-based frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) is being inspected for damage after running aground Feb. 12.   The incident occurred as Taylor was preparing to moor in Samsun, Turkey. Taylor was able to moor without further incident. There were no reported injuries, and the incident is currently under investigation. Additional information will be released […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Training & Education

    As Pearl Harbor survivors become fewer in number with the 70th anniversary approaching Dec. 7, one man continues to honor them. Retired Master Chief Yeoman Jim Taylor, burial-at-sea coordinator for the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, estimates he has conducted internment ceremonies for hundreds of these World War II survivors. “I’ve been the only one that […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ex-USS Taylor, a former U.S. Navy Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, was recently towed from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard to the Detyens Shipyard in Charleston where the vessel will be converted in preparation for delivery to the Taiwanese government as part of the U.S. foreign military sales program. Taylor, named for Cmdr. Jesse Taylor, a naval aviator who was awarded […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., will enter the Black Sea April 22 to promote peace and stability in the region.   The U.S. Navy routinely operates ships in the Black Sea consistent with the Montreux Convention and International Law. Taylor’s mission is to reassure NATO allies of […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) departed the Black Sea after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region, May 12.   Taylor’s mission while in the Black Sea was to reassure NATO allies and European partners of the U.S. Navy’s commitment to strengthening and improving interoperability while […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with ships from the Romanian navy in the Black Sea, May 6.   The exercise was aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring the U.S. NATO allies and partners of the U.S. commitment to the alliance and to their security. […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Turkish Navy in the Black Sea, May 11.   The exercise was aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring NATO allies and partners of the United States’ commitment to the alliance and security in the region. During the […]