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  • 17 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Thales UK announced it has teamed up with Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd. for research in the field of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). The agreement follows the opening of a new UK maritime autonomy center in the south-west of England, in October this year. Thales has invested £1 million in the facility to build on its leadership in autonomous […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Thales UK opened a new maritime autonomy trials and training center in Turnchapel Wharf in Plymouth, in a ceremony on October 11. The waterfront facility will provide access to trials areas for development of maritime autonomous systems and will act as the key maritime integration, test and evaluation center for the combined United Kingdom and […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A project to repair and upgrade two Sydney wharves used by the Royal Australian Navy has received green light to start. The project, called Stage One, is aimed at addressing significant condition, capacity and compliance issues with two existing wharves at Garden Island (East), Sydney, New South Wales. These wharves, referred to as the Cruiser Wharf […]

  • 25 March 2019

    The Australian government has awarded a contract for the second stage of upgrades at the Royal Australian Navy’s Garden Island base in Sydney. The latest contract represents “stage two” of the Critical Infrastructure Recovery Program which is valued at AUD 286 million. The works represent the government’s investment in Garden Island as the primary home […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has launched an indigenous joint venture which will be in charge of delivering Bayinguwa critical wharf works at Garden Island Defence Precinct as part of a project worth AU$213 million. The Bayinguwa Delivery Team is a joint venture between Pacific Services Group Holdings Pty Ltd (PSG Holdings) and Lendlease Engineering Pty Ltd. PSG […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Tango Wharf extension ribbon-cutting ceremony on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), was conducted Dec. 18 to celebrate the improvements in infrastructure and capabilities the base can provide to support the Navy’s mission. The purpose for the extension to the wharf was to provide infrastructure, improvements and utilities for cold iron berthing for transient ships […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    PLYMOUTH’S Frigate Alley will soon become ‘Landing Craft, Hovercraft, RIB and ORC Alley’ as Royal Marines units move into a new £25m home in Devonport Naval Base. Two of the commandos’ amphibious formations – 539 Assault Squadron and 10 (Landing Craft) Training Squadron – are to relocate from their existing homes into a purpose-built complex […]

  • 28 January 2015

    Philippine Coast Guard rescued 11 people off Roxas City, the Philippines, after their vessel capsized. On January 24 the vessel, MBca Vickey, which was sailing towards Banica Wharf, encountered strong winds and rough seas. The personnel of Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Banica responded to the incident and rescued the passengers. The capsized vessel was towed to Banica […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Media are invited to board T.S ESMERALDA, the Chilean Navy’s Training Ship, for her entry to Queen’s Wharf on Tuesday 5 June, New Zealand Royal Navy announced on June 1. Prior to her entry to Queen’s Wharf, the ESMERALDA will be at anchor behind Somes Island from 3-5 June. The ESMERALDA is visiting Wellington as […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS St Albans will sail into London on today, July 7 for an eight-day visit. The ship, is primarily in town for an affiliation visit, will be moored in West India Dock in the heart of Canary Wharf and will be open to the public on Saturday, July 11. HMS St […]

  • 19 April 2011

    The Navy is planning to build a new $715 million wharf to load and unload ballistic missiles for Trident submarines at the Bangor base on th… (seattlepi) [mappress] Source: seattlepi, April 19, 2011;

  • 22 April 2015

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s HMNZS Wellington sailed into Wellington, her homeport, today. The vessel was joined by New Caledonia-based FNS Vendemiaire for a formation entry. HMNZS Wellington proceeded to the Queen’s Wharf, where she moored, while the FNS Vendemiaire went to the refuelling wharf and will join her companion tomorrow. Both vessel are in Wellington for the Anzac […]

  • 28 September 2018

    US Navy sailors from Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 rendered assistance to the passengers and crew of Air Niugini flight PX56, after it crashed into the lagoon near Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, International Airport, Sept. 28. Flight PX56 crashed approximately a quarter mile short of the runway, near where UCT 2 was conducting operations. […]

  • 22 January 2015

    The Armed Forces of Malta Rescue Coordination Centre has been monitoring a vessel carrying around 80 adults off Malta, according to social media. AFM soon decided to proceed with a rescue operation due to inclement weather conditions. The operation took place this morning when the AFM patrol boats deployed East of Malta. Personnel involved in the […]

  • 8 December 2014

    HMAS Sirius recently returned home to the Diamantina Wharf, Fleet Base West following a busy seven month deployment. It has been a very busy year for Sirius with two extended maintenance availability periods, including several months in dry dock in Sydney, before an assessment period in October, participation in Exercise DISTANT SHORES and the Albany Convoy Commemorative […]

  • 23 May 2016

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan has sailed up the Thames into London for the first of three visits in both the United Kingdom and Germany to mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland. The Battle of Jutland was the most significant naval battle of the First World War and the largest sea battle […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After six months conducting maritime counter terrorism, counter piracy and maritime support operations in the Middle East, HMAS Success returned home to Garden Island, Sydney today. The ship’s company were reunited with loved ones, who lined the wharf to welcome home the replenishment ship after a successful Operation MANITOU mission. While originally tasked with providing […]

  • 13 October 2014

    The just-refurbished frigate HMNZS TE KAHA will be berthed alongside Queens Wharf, Wellington until Thursday 16 October, according to Royal New Zealand Navy’ social media. TE KAHA will set sail on Thursday 16 October, 100 years to the day that 10 troopships and their escorts, including HMS PHILOMEL departed Wellington for Albany, Western Australia. In Albany TE […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Industry news

    A task response group of the Royal Navy is going to visit Malta between 19 and 23 November, writes the Malta HMS Illustrious that will be berthed at Pinto Wharf in Grand Harbour, will be joined by HMS Bulwark, RFA Mounts Bay and MV Hartland Point.  All ships have deployed to the Mediterranean for […]

  • 18 December 2014

    Australian Navy’s newly commissioned ship Canberra III embarked its LHD Landing Craft for the first time. The Navy’s first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) moored at the Point Piper buoy in Sydney Harbour in preparation to receive the ship’s four Landing Craft. The LHD Landing Craft, on their way from HMAS Waterhen to Canberra, passed under Sydney Harbour bridge […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    While bringing soldiers and marines from Australia and Tonga to New Zealand for exercise Southern Katipo 2017, Royal Australian Navy landing ship HMAS Choules became part of the exercise scenario at Picton Harbor. Choules demonstrated her versatility when she arrived alongside at Picton in New Zealand’s South Island only a week after supporting the real humanitarian […]

  • 22 September 2014

    The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel are investigating a reported fuel spill that occurred near Pier 45 at Fishman’s Wharf in the San Francisco Bay on Saturday.   At approximately 10:56 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel received a report that an undetermined amount of fuel oil was discharged […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Training & Education

    An impressive fleet of 18 amphibious craft and specialist assault troops have made history by sailing into the Royal Navy’s new amphibious centre of excellence in Plymouth. 10 Training Squadron Royal Marines sailed from its former base at Royal Marines Poole for the last time to the new £30-million-pound base at Royal Marines Tamar in […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    India and Indonesia kicked off their 29th biannual coordinated patrol (CORPAT), with ceremonies starting at Port Blair, India, on May 9. Indonesian Navy ship KRI Sutedi Senoputra arrived at Haddo Wharf, Port Blair, along with an Indonesian maritime patrol aircraft which flew in with the Indonesian Naval delegation led by First Admiral Bambang Irwanto. CORPAT is […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy minehunter HMAS Huon wrapped up a South West Pacific deployment earlier this month with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and her namesake city of Huonville. Having already toured the remote Australian territories of Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands, as well as Luganville and Port Vila, Vanuatu, and as […]

  • 25 October 2017

    Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class frigate HMAS Darwin is set to make a final visit to her namesake city early November before the ship decommissions at the end of the year. Darwin is scheduled to enter Darwin Harbour on November 1 to take part in a series of events to celebrate the ship’s 33 years of […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Grey skies were no deterrent for Sydney families on Saturday when Garden Island opened its gates for the Sydney Area Navy Open Day. Showcased on the day was the newest addition to the Naval Fleet, the Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield. HMA Ships Ballarat (II) and Gascoyne (II) also opened their gangways, showcasing Naval capability […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy has commissioned its first purpose-built frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF150).

  • 30 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Excited family members welcomed home the crew of the Australian Warship HMAS Stuart today as she returned to Sydney after a successful six-month mission in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO). The Anzac Class Frigate was also met on the wharf by Defence Minister Stephen Smith, New South Wales Governor Professor Marie Bashir, […]