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  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On July 15, 2020, the US Coast Guard (USCG) held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller (WPC-1138), the service’s 38th Sentinel-class fast response cutter, at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas.

  • 12 September 2018

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled a new proposal for the 10,000-strong European Border and Coast Guard to help better protect European borders and tackle migration.  The proposal is one of three new initiatives presented in Juncker’s State of the Union Address 2018 on September 12. These new initiatives are being presented one week […]

  • 6 April 2014
    Equipment & technology

    More than 4,000 guests watched as the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) joined the Navy’s surface fleet during a commissioning ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., April 5.   Coronado is the fourth littoral combat ship, the second of the Independence variant, commissioned into service and will be outfitted […]

  • 20 September 2019

    HMS Medway (P223), the second of the Royal Navy’s new River-class offshore patrol vessels (OPV), has been officially welcomed into the navy with her commissioning ceremony at Chatham Dockyard on September 19, 2019. The Portsmouth-based OPV sailed to the docks in Kent on the River Medway – the waterway she’s named after – for the […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Industry news

    The Russian Navy’s newest submarine Alexander Nevsky was commissioned into service today at Sevmash shipyard, Ria Novosti writes. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu attended the ceremony, which took place in Severodvinsk, Russia. The Alexander Nevsky is a nuclear ballistic missile submarine of the fourth generation of Borei class. The submarine was laid down in March […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Commissioning committee members supporting the future (USS) Minnesota (SSN 783) will attend the Pre-Commissioning Unit California (SSN 781) commissioning Oct. 29 to learn the nuances of a commissioning ceremony. Commissioning committee members Dave Hutton, Brian Skon, and Jim Sillman will participate in tours aboard California; USS Norfolk (SSN 714), and USS Enterprise (CVN 65) […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Russian Navy’s ensign – St. Andrew’s flag – was triumphantly hoisted on the autonomous deep-sea submersible Consul at JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center, reported Russian Defense Ministry Press Service. Deputy defense minister Gen. Nikolai Makarov endorsed the submersible’s acceptance certificate in Sept 2011 after state trials. As was earlier planned, Consul submersible was commissioned by […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Training & Education

    On 12 Jan, 55 Midshipmen from the 68th Midshipmen Course were commissioned as naval officers of the Republic of Singapore Navy by the President of the Republic of Singapore Dr Tony Tan at the 87/12 Officer Cadet Commissioning Parade, held at the SAF Training Institute – Military Institute. President Tony Tan Keng Yam reviewed a […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Industry news

    The largest offshore patrol ship indigenously designed and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the Indian Navy, named INS ‘Sumedha’ will be formally commissioned by VAdm Anil Chopra, PVSM, AVSM, FO C-IN-C East on 7th March 2014 at GSL.   The ship on commissioning will join Eastern Naval Command at Vizag, the sword arm […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      INS Koswari, the ninth indigenously built Fast Attack Craft (FAC) of the Indian Navy was commissioned by Lieutenant General Bikram Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command of the Indian Army at the Naval Base, Visakhapatnam on 12 Jul 11, at a colourful ceremony. Vice Admiral Anup Singh, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command and […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Industry news

    The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha commissioned INS Makar into the Indian Navy on Friday. Makar is a Catamaran Hydrographic Survey Vessel and is the first of its kind to be inducted in the Indian Navy. The Vessel is indigenously built by Alcock Ashdown Gujarat Ltd. INS Makar is another […]

  • 2 March 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship, commissioned during a formal ceremony at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, March 1.   USS Somerset represents the heroic actions of the 40 crew and passengers of United Flight 93, honoring their collective sacrifice and the tremendous courage displayed in the face of overwhelming adversity. […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Navy will commission its newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Coronado (LCS 4), April 5, during a ceremony at Naval Air Station, North Island in Coronado, Calif.   Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Susan Ring Keith, a long-time leader in the San Diego community, […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Deployment Mullaithivu located in the Eastern Naval Area was commissioned as SLNS Gotabhaya by Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage on 13th September 2013.Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe, senior naval officers attached to the NHQ and Eastern Naval Command were also present on the occasion. In keeping […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Corvette Dagestan which suffered damage during gale in Novorossiysk in Nov 2011 will be commissioned into Caspian Flotilla in Sept 2012… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 11, 2012

  • 22 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy commissioned the latest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a ceremony in San Diego, May 19. The ship is named for the city of San Diego, principal homeport of the Pacific fleet, and honors the people of “America’s Finest City” and its leaders for their continuous […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Industry news

    Acceptance certificate of third Project 21630 corvette Makhachkala built for Russian Navy was handed over on Dec 4, at the… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 05, 2012; Image: Almaz Shipbuilding Firm

  • 24 September 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship – USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) – in Galveston, Texas, officially placing the ship designed and constructed by a Lockheed Martin-led team into active service. Fort Worth, the second of the Freedom-variant in the LCS class, successfully passed Acceptance Trials in May and was delivered […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Industry news

    USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), the Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at pier 88 in Manhattan, Oct. 6. The newest destroyer honors Lt. (SEAL) Michael P. Murphy, a New York native who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan, June […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy will commission the newest guided-missile destroyer, Michael Murphy (DDG 112), Oct. 6, during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony at Pier 88 in Manhattan, N.Y. The newest destroyer honors Navy SEAL (Sea, Air, Land) Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during Operation Red Wings […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The commissioning ceremony, held on July 6 in Den Helder marked the official entry into service as one of Her Netherlands Majesty’s Ships (HNLMS) of the patrol vessel Holland. HNLMS Holland gives its name to the Holland class of vessels, a series of 4 Ocean-going Patrol Vessels. The patrol vessels, which have an overall length […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Industry news

    At an impressive ceremony at the Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation, INS Teg was commissioned on Friday 27th as an Indian Naval Ship by Vice Admiral KN Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command. INS Teg, is a modern and contemporary Warship with advanced technologies incorporated in every facet of design to make her […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Industry news

    INS Sunayna, the second of the NOPV (Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel) class of ships, was commissioned at Kochi on 15 Oct 13 by Vice Admiral SatishSoni, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Naval Command. INS Sunayna, to be based under Southern Naval Command, was built at Goa Shipyard Limited, and will meet the increasing ocean […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Triumphant hoisting of St. Andrew’s Flag (Russian naval ensign) took place yesterday on corvette Dagestan being commissioned into Caspian Flotilla (CF). Dagestan is the first Russian warship armed with new missile system Caliber-NK capable to launch several types of high-precision missiles and built under stealth technology. The ship is designed for engagement of submarines, surface […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Industry news

    Australian naval contractor ASC said that it has not been consulted by the National Commission in its preparation of advice to the Australian Government regarding privatisation of ASC in the short term.   “ASC’s performance is world class and the work we do underpins Australia’s national security. The transformation of the Collins Class Submarines program […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Deployment Vakarai and Naval Recruit Training Centre (NRTC) Sampoor located in the Eastern Naval Area were commissioned as SLNS Kashyapa and SLNS Vidura respectively by Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage on 15th August 2013. President of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Srima Colombage, Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy will commission the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship Fort Worth (LCS 3) Sept. 22, during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at the Port of Galveston, Texas. The ship’s name honors the city of Fort Worth, Texas, which has supported the U.S. military as home to ranger outposts, training facilities, aviation depots, and defense manufacturing […]

  • 9 April 2012
    Industry news

    The Russian Navy announced its plans on commissioning a new search-and-rescue ship in 2014 which will incorporate DIVEX deep-sea diving system, RIA Novosti informs. In the aftermath of the nuclear submarine Kursk disaster dating back to 2000, which took the toll of 118 crewmembers on board and shortage of adequate rescue equipment which proved to […]

  • 13 October 2014

    The first littoral combat ship rotational crew commissioning ceremony was held for Crew 212 Oct. 9 at Admiral Baker Park. The commissioning ceremony is the first of its kind since LCS crew rotations will be fully certified before arriving on-hull. This is a new method of operating within the LCS community and crew 212 is […]