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  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its newest fast response cutter William Trump at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, January 24, 2015. The vessel is named after the U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class William Trump who earned a silver star for valor in action during the assault phase of the landing at Normandy during […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the WILLIAM TRUMP, the 11th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft WILLIAM TRUMP is the eleventh vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a proven, in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events all consisted of Cubans attempting to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels. William Trump, along […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    Sixty-five Cuban migrants aboard the US Coast Guard Cutters William Trump and Raymond Evans were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba over the last five days. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated seven Cuban migrants Tuesday. This repatriation is a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities

    Sixty-four Cuban migrants aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events were Cubans trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels. Coast Guard assets involved in […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Industry news

      U. S. Coast Guard has awarded Bollinger shipyards four additional Fast Response Cutters (FRC) contract. This follow-on award will result in an extension of our backlog for several years, and provide jobs for over 500 Bollinger employees. “This award reflects the Coast Guard’s continued confidence in the quality products delivered by the Bollinger team, including […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy announced Thursday that a SEAL killed in last week’s Yemen operation will be posthumously advanced to senior chief petty officer. Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens, 36, of Peoria, Illinois, died Jan. 29, 2017, in the Arabian Peninsula of Yemen, of wounds sustained in a raid against al-Qaida. The raid was […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy now has its 76th secretary of the navy after White House nominee Richard V. Spencer was sworn in on August 3. The former U.S. Marine pilot assumes the role two days after being confirmed in a Senate hearing. Spencer most recently served as Managing Partner for investment company Fall Creek Management, LLC. […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. president Donald J. Trump picked Richard V. Spencer as the nominee for the Secretary of the Navy, the White House announced on Friday. Richard V. Spencer served in the U.S. Marine Corps until 1981 after graduating from Rollins College in 1976. He also served as a U.S. Marine Corps Captain, and spent five years on the Defense Business […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Operation Atalanta warships are on patrol around the clock off the coast of Somalia to keep the seas safe from piracy attack. Ensuring the ships remain topped up with fuel is a logistical feat in the waters of the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean, with opportunities for replenishment at sea (RAS) taken wherever possible. […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Authorities

    Minister of Defence Hans Hillen concluded his visit to the islands of St Maarten, Saba and St Eustatius. He attended a large-scale hurricane response exercise and was brought up to date on the latest developments in the Caribbean and the work and duties of the Navy, Marechaussee and Coast Guard. On St Maarten, Governor Eugene […]

  • 22 January 2017
    Authorities

    Assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy Sean J. Stackley assumed the responsibilities of acting secretary of the Navy Jan. 20 at noon until the incoming Trump administration nominates, and Congress confirms, a replacement for Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. The U.S. Navy said Thomas W. Hicks, deputy undersecretary of the Navy (Management), will perform the […]

  • 7 April 2017

    The United States has launched dozens of Tomahawk missiles on a military base in Syria, in what it says is a retaliation for the regime of Bashar Assad using nerve agents to attack his own people, that had occurred a few days earlier. The attack has been ordered by the U.S. president, Donald Trump, on […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. president Donald J. Trump visited the U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, future Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), in what was seen by many as a push for military procurement. The president landed on the flight deck on Thursday on Marine One accompanied by Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. They were welcomed aboard Ford by Chief […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Authorities

    Philip Bilden, president Donald Trump’s nominee for the secretary of the U.S. Navy has withdrawn himself from consideration, citing privacy and financial sacrifices as the main reason behind the decision. In statements on Sunday, both he and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Matis confirmed the withdrawal. Bilden said divesting from his family business would be […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    A U.S. Navy report on its future naval force requirements is in line with U.S. president Donald Trump’s plans of building a 350-plus ship navy. Trump announced the goal of a 350-ship navy during a speech in September when he said his plan was based on a 2014 Pentagon quadrennial review of projected threats and U.S. […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Authorities

    China will return an underwater drone it ‘stole’ from the USNS Bowditch, a civilian U.S. Navy oceanographic survey ship which was operating in the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Thursday. “Through direct engagement with Chinese authorities, we have secured an understanding that the Chinese will return the UUV to the United States,” Pentagon […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy ordered one of its destroyers to challenge China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea by sailing within 12 nautical miles of a Chinese artificially built island. According to Reuters, Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Dewey sailed near a disputed reef in the Spratly Islands over which China is in a territorial dispute with […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Authorities

    The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific ordered the U.S. Navy’s Carl Vinson carrier strike group to change course and head towards the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea’s advancing weapons tests. The change of direction was announced on Saturday by the U.S. Pacific Command after the ships set sail from Singapore. The group is composed […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Authorities

    The sailors and marines aboard US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer have destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on July 18, US president Donald Trump said during a White House event. While various media reports said the incident was confirmed by “senior defense officials”, Iranian officials said they had no information […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Netherlands Navy’s De Zeven Provinciën-class air defence frigate HNLMS Tromp docked in Rotterdam December 9. The frigate arrived at Rotterdam’s Wilhelmina Pier to mark the 350th anniversary of the Netherlands Marine Corps, held December 10, 2015. The anniversary is marked by a parade which will be attended by the King of the Netherlands, […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    A federal hiring freeze memorandum signed by U.S. president Donald Trump might have a negative impact on navy shipyards and operations, U.S. senators said. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, joined by other senate colleagues, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis calling for Department of Navy shipyard civilian employees to be exempt from […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Authorities

    A German maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft (MPRA) airdropped supplies to the Dutch Navy frigate HLNMS Tromp at sea in the Gulf of Aden. Both the ship and the plane are currently deployed to operation Atalanta and counter piracy activities off the coast of Somalia. The purpose of the over flight was to enable the […]

  • 11 May 2011

      On 5 May, the Dutch frigate HNLMS Tromp, at about 10 miles off the Somali coast, arrested a whaler carrying 4 men, possibly pirates. Following the destruction of their boat, the suspects were taken on board the frigate to be interviewed. One day later, the men were dropped off in a dinghy near the […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S. McCain sailed within 12 miles of a Chinese artificial reef in the South China Sea on Thursday, according to Reuters. Citing unidentified officials, Reuters wrote that the USS John S. McCain sailed close to the disputed Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands where China has built airstrips […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities

    Operation Atalanta welcomed back Dutch frigate HNLMS Tromp to the EU Naval Force off the coast of Somalia on August 6. Tromp’s crew departed their home port of Den Helder in the Netherlands on July 20 to join the mission for a second time as the frigate was part of Operation Atalanta back in 2010. It was during this deployment […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate HNLMS Tromp recently took a short break from her counter-piracy patrols with a port visit to the Seychelles where she carried out routine maintenance and restocked with food and other essential goods. HNLMS Tromp sailors took the opportunity to conduct training exercises with the local Seychellois coastguard during the visit. […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities

    Russian fighter jets flew “dangerously close” to the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Porter in the Black Sea in what was the first incident of this kind since the new U.S. president was sworn in. Russian aircraft performed three “unprofessional and unsafe” approaches at the USS Porter in a single day on February 10, U.S. officials […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s next littoral combat ship, the Independence-variant LCS 30, will be named USS Canberra, US president Donald Trump announced in a White House news conference with Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday, February 23. The LCS will be the only US Navy vessel named for a city outside the US and the […]