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  • 12 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Vancouver arrived in Singapore October 11 for a goodwill visit as part of Westploy 16. Westploy 16 is HMCS Vancouver’s deployment aimed at building ties between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the navies of Asia-Pacific countries. Since departing its home port of Esquimalt, British Columbia, in June, HMCS Vancouver has operated extensively throughout […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 18 to conduct a goodwill visit as part of Westploy 16. Westploy 16 is HMCS Vancouver’s deployment aimed at building strong ties between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the navies of Asia-Pacific countries while also promoting peace and security in the region. Prior to […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver arrived in Brisbane, Australia on November 2 as part of her Westploy 16 deployment. HMCS Vancouver’s deployment is aimed at strengthening ties between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the navies of Asia-Pacific countries. Since departing its home port of Esquimalt, British Columbia, in June, HMCS Vancouver has operated throughout […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver departed Pearl Harbour August 18 and will now conduct operations in the Asia-Pacific after participating in the Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise. According to the Canadian Navy, the frigate’s activities will include participating in Exercise Kakadu, a joint, biennial exercise hosted by the Royal Australian Navy, […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of Operation Atalanta’s objectives is to develop a greater understanding of the way of life of fishermen and other seafarers who sail in the Gulf of Aden. As a result, EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria was recently tasked to meet local fishermen, who, until two years ago, lived with the constant fear […]

  • 19 October 2011

      HMCS Ottawa returned home to Esquimalt October 13 following a four-and-a-half month operational deployment and goodwill tour in the Asia Pacific region. Ottawa visited several countries including Australia, Singapore, Japan and South Korea to foster strategic relationships and enhance interoperability for future operations. Ottawa and her crew of 235 personnel left Esquimalt on June […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The Netherlands is known worldwide for its maritime expertise, advanced technology and innovative shipyards. Europort 2011 (8 till 11 November) is the place where this expertise, technology and innovation comes together. Innovative developments in ‘Advanced Technology’ in the various Dutch maritime sub-sectors will be presented in six Advanced Technology Conferences (ATC’s). These conferences are […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Industry news

    Austal hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) on January 11th, marking the first significant milestone in the ship’s construction. This ship is the sixth Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal in 2010. Ship sponsor Kathy Taylor, former […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy awarded contract modifications for three Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 littoral combat ships on September 18. Lockheed Martin was awarded one FY 2018 LCS and Austal USA received two FY 2018 LCS contracts. “These contract awards represent an important next step in delivering critical warfighting capability to the fleet,” said Capt. Mike Taylor, LCS […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Quotas from the Fiscal Year (FY) 13 Active Duty E7 Board show Navy’s force management initiatives are having some positive results, resulting in advancement opportunity increasing 5.73 points from 18.23 percent in FY12 to 23.96 percent for the FY13 board. With approximately 4,400 quotas for this board, the Navy is ensuring the fleet has the […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future littoral combat ship USS Manchester (LCS 14) completed acceptance trials after undergoing a series of tests with the navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The Independence-variant LCS passed the trials on December 15, the US Naval Sea Systems Command announced. Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before delivery of the […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Brazilian Navy’s training ship Brasil pays a visit to St. Petersburg in Aug 9-13. The ship moored at English Embankment at 10 am. Brasil is the most frequent guest among foreign ships calling at St. Petersburg; this is her 13th visit to the Russia’s “northern capital”. Basically, the ship serves as a practice platform for […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) completed its acceptance trials November 18, the U.S. Navy announced. The trials, which are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, consisted of a series of in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Navy’s final Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush was launched on this day, January 10, at the Newport News shipyard, Virginia. The 332-meter-long, nuclear-powered ship was laid down on May 19, 2003 and launched on October 9, 2006 with Dorothy W.B. Koch, daughter of President Bush, as the sponsor. USS George H.W. Bush reaches speeds […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal USA a contract to provide engineering and management services support of the Post Shakedown Availability for the Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). The US$12 million cost-plus-award-fee order is seen as a boost to the company’s growing support business, which provides support to both the LCS and expeditionary […]

  • 31 August 2012

    The Russian Naval Vessel “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” is paying a courtesy call to Cork and will be berthed at the Port of Cork Cruise Terminal in Cobh from Thursday, 30 August until 19:00hrs on Sunday, 2 September 2012. The vessel will be open to the public on Saturday, 1 September from 10:00 – 12:00hrs and from […]

  • 21 May 2012

    On Wednesday 16 May the Republic of the Seychelles agreed to accept for prosecution 11 suspected pirates who were captured by EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) on 12 May 2012, EU NAVFOR updated today. On 19 May 2012, a team from HNLMS Van Amstel handed over the suspect pirates to the Seychelles authorities for prosecution. […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian-based shipbuilder Austal announced that it was awarded four separate post-shakedown availability (PSA) contracts by the U.S. Navy for littoral combat ships (LCS) 6 and 8. According to Austal, the contracts are worth over US$4.9 million in total. On May 6, 2016, Austal was awarded a $11.8 million contract to provide engineering and management services for advance planning […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has received the future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) from Austal during a ceremony held aboard USS Montgomery at the shipbuilder’s yard in Alabama on June 23. Delivery of LCS 8 marks the fourth Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) Austal has delivered to the Navy. Austal Chief Executive Officer David Singleton also said that […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    On Tuesday 18 February, after the EU Naval Force flagship, FS Siroco, arrived in Mombasa for a port visit, the French warship’s commanding officer, Captain Jean-Marc Le Quilliec officially delivered diplomas to members of the Mauritians Coast Guard who had completed their training course at sea.   The 16 members of the Mauritian Coast Guard […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Training & Education

    With her huge White Ensign standing proud on a blustery Winter’s day, HMS Illustrious sails for the first time this year with a busy Spring programme ahead. Since returning from the Mediterranean – where she took part in the Royal Navy’s key autumn deployment, Cougar 12 – last November, the helicopter carrier has been at […]

  • 30 June 2015

    Austal and the U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony yesterday, June 29, for the future USS Manchester (LCS 14), marking the first significant milestone in its construction. This ship is the fifth Independence variant littoral combat ship (LCS) built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal in 2010. Due to […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The officers and crew of the mine countermeasures ship USS Warrior (MCM 10) completed a material inspection with a grade of 87% given by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV), March 16-19. During the inspection, the crew performed multiple demonstrations for the INSURV inspectors in order to assess the ship’s overall combat readiness […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Industry news

    An Indian Navy ship has run aground off the coast of Vishakapatnam, India sustaining damages, the Press Trust of India reports.   The ship is said to be a Magar-class Landing Ship Tanker (LST), used for amphibious warfare. Hindustan Shipyard Limited designed and built only two ships of the class for the Indian Navy, INS […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Sultanate of Oman accepted the first of its second order of Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony April 3 at Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth facility. The fighter aircraft will ferry to Oman later this year.   In 2002, the Sultanate of Oman became the 23rd member of the F-16 family and now […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) joined 2,000 Sailors on Naval Submarine Base New London June 14 to watch a presentation aimed at raising awareness of sexual assault and prevention. The 90-minute production by students of Central Michigan University’s (CMU) ‘No Zebras, No Excuses’ performance team took place as a training aid during […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The next US Navy ship to be commissioned and carry the Kansas City name arrived at its homeport in San Diego on May 24.

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is developing a new capability called the Naval Security Team (NST) that will be tasked with protecting Canadian Navy ships and sailors while on deployment. According to the navy, NST will be composed primarily of naval reservists and will include a full-time command team to ensure personnel, training and equipment are […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Austal announced that Littoral Combat Ship 6 (LCS 6), the future USS Jackson, has successfully completed US Navy acceptance trials. The trials, the last significant milestone before delivery, were undertaken in the Gulf of Mexico and involved comprehensive testing of the vessel’s major systems and equipment by the US Navy. After delivery of LCS 6, […]