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  • 26 April 2011
    Training & Education

    At a time when India continues to resist US overtures for an agreement that would allow American warships access to Indian ports and service… (indiatoday) [mappress] Source: indiatoday, April 26, 2011;

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Adelaide entered Sydney for the first time on Friday during builder trials. After spending some ten days on the water travelling to Sydney, the vessel moored in Captain Cook Dock. Here NUSHIP Adelaide will be dry docked so her hull and flight deck can be cleaned and painted.   […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 26.   Thirty feet of water was introduced to Dry Dock 8 on Aug. 25, and the remaining space was flooded to the waterline Aug. 26. Once flooding […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Industry news

    USS Hopper (DDG 70) entered dry dock at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) for a major maintenance period, July 18. Personnel from PHNSY & IMF, a Naval Sea Systems Command field activity, are overseeing and supervising the project. NAVSEA’s four public shipyards play a major role in maintaining America’s […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), returned to Gaeta, Italy Oct. 3, 2015, after completing a nine month dry dock period in Rijeka, Croatia. During its 270 days in the Viktor Lenac shipyard, the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship underwent several modifications on its hull, mechanical and […]

  • 18 July 2014

    Sandown-Class mine hunter, HMS Bangor, sailed into Glasgow today (Friday July 18) for the start of a visit of almost three-weeks.   The 52.7-metre ship, which usually makes her home at Faslane, took the short journey up the Clyde and to go alongside at Plantation Quay, next to the Glasgow Science Centre, where she will […]

  • 10 March 2015

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll returned to Glasgow on Friday, March 6, for the first time in five years. The Clyde-built warship was alongside the city’s King George V Dock for a five day stay, and her crew had a packed programme of events during the visit. HMS Argyll was constructed at Scotstoun […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) arrived in Casablanca, Morocco, for a scheduled port visit, March 6.   Simpson’s visit serves to strengthen the existing partnership between Morocco and the U.S., and provide each other with opportunities for cultural exchanges. “I am excited Simpson has been given another opportunity to visit Casablanca and operate […]

  • 6 June 2014

    The Royal UK Navy mine hunter HMS Penzance has had to dock in Falmouth for three days instead of in Cornish, because of bad weather forecasts.   As BBC reports, this means that the ship will not be open to the public, but planned tours for local schools and sea cadets from Penzance would still […]

  • 2 June 2014

    HMS Montrose, a Royal UK Navy Type 23 Duke-class frigate, arrived in London in the early hours of Thursday morning, and is now alongside in West India Dock conducting a number of engagements and capability demonstrations with the ship’s affiliates and London-based youth groups, schools and members of the local Tower Hamlets community.   HMS […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship, USS Freedom (LCS 1), arrived in Guam, the furthest western U.S. territory, as part of her return transit across the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 29. While the crew will have time to rest, relax and reset, Freedom will receive fuel and supplies for the next underway period as the ship wraps up […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Training & Education

    The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pulled into port in Bahrain July 15, 2014, for a mid-deployment maintenance period and much-needed down time for the crew after an extended 135 days at sea.   Bahrain, a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf (also known as Arabian […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Charlotte (SSN 766) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Sept. 12 for a port visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 150, Charlotte has been conducting a multitude of missions and showcasing the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “The officers […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) arrived in Singapore for a port visit as a part of its Western Pacific deployment on July 27th. After a successful completion of Talisman Sabre 2015, the joint exercise coordinated with both the Australian and New Zealand navies, the Sailors of Jacksonville were excited for its […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Military Sealift Command awarded a contract for a regular overhaul/dry-docking to support USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The contract, worth $11,7 million, will be undertaken by Vigor Marine and includes six optional work items which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $12,6 million. This overhaul will address numerous steel repairs; flight […]

  • 9 January 2017

    Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Clyde recently entered the dry dock for her fist dry-docking period in five years. The patrol ship has been almost constantly on duty in and around the Falkland Islands since her last overhaul in 2011. Those patrols have taken their toll of the hull and machinery inside, so the ship […]

  • 8 February 2011

    US aircraft carrier USS Enterprise on Tuesday docked in the southwestern Turkish bay of Marmaris amidst strict security measures… [mappress] Source: todayszaman, February 8, 2011;

  • 16 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Indian Navy will receive a new stealth destroyer, INS Kochi, which will be commissioned this month by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. The Kolkata-class guided missile destroyer was built by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). According to The Economic Times, INS Kochi is the second of three domestically built Kolkata-class destroyers. First ship of the class, INS Kolkata […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Singapore Dec. 29 as part of a 16-month rotational deployment to 7th Fleet in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance. As part of an initiative to deploy up to four LCS to the region on a rotational basis, Fort Worth will operate out of Singapore as a maintenance and […]

  • 24 October 2014

    HMA Ships Arunta and Parramatta visited Melbourne 17-20 October, coinciding with the centenary of the departure of convoys for the First World War from Port Phillip Bay. Seventeen troopships departed Victorian shores in October 1914, carrying troops, nurses, technicians, horses, supplies and weapons, bound for Albany, Western Australia. From Albany, those troopships joined with many […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Egyptian port of Alexandria welcomed a Russian missile cruiser yesterday, according to the New Zealand Herald. Varyag, the flagship of the Russian Pacific Fleet, docked in Alexandria ahead of one of the highest-level visits by Russian officials to the country in decades. During the unofficial visit, Russian sailors are scheduled to tour Egyptian Navy […]

  • 26 June 2014

    Royal UK Navy helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious has just paid a routine visit to Lisbon, at the cruise terminal, Jardim do Tabaco, after completing Exercise Deep Blue.   Exercise Deep Blue was an Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise involving surface, submarine and air participants from the UK, France and the Netherlands. It included 9 Merlin Mk2 helicopters […]

  • 18 June 2015

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrived in Yokosuka June 18, joining the 7th Fleet’s Forward-Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY). Chancellorsville completed a combat systems update through the Navy’s Cruiser Modernization program, making her among the most capable ships of her class. She is fitted with the latest […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu “Iron Nickel” (LHA 5), the U.S. Navy’s only remaining LHA class ship, pulled into Guam for a four-day port visit, Aug. 15.   This marks the first time Peleliu has visited Guam since its 2010 deployment and the first port visit for any amphibious assault ship since the USS Bonhomme […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) arrived in Manila, Republic of the Philippines for a port visit and preparation for exercise Balikatan April 2. “It’s very exciting to be visiting our friends in Manila,” said Cmdr. John Barnett, commanding officer, Tortuga. “This port visit, as well as exercise Balikatan, gives our Sailors […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class frigate HMAS Darwin recently sailed into the Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand. While in Thailand, three crew from the Australian Navy warship, which is currently enroute to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East, took the opportunity to ‘cross-deck’ onto His Majesty’s Thai Ship Sukhothai while three of their members joined Darwin. The opportunity was also […]

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

    Boston Ship Repair LLC is being awarded a $9,3 million contract for 56-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196). Work will include general ship services for ship clean and gas free tanks, voids, and cofferdams, hazardous waste disposal, non-destructive testing king post areas, ultrasonic thickness […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived in Varna, Bulgaria on Saturday, March 7, for a scheduled port visit during the Group’s deployment to the Black Sea. Led by Rear Admiral Brad Williamson (USA N), SNMG2 is currently comprised of the flagship USS Vicksburg (CG 69), HMCS Fredericton (FFH 337), TCG Turgutreis (F 241), […]

  • 24 April 2015

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka April 22, for a port visit during its deployment to the Western Pacific. This was the first port visit for Oklahoma City’s crew during its current deployment. Oklahoma City is the second U.S. ship to be named for Oklahoma City. Measuring […]