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  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Japanese government has agreed to provide Sri Lanka with a grant of up to 1.83 billion yen (approx. US$18M) for the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to receive two new patrol boats. The agreement, signed June 30 between the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is aimed at […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    This year’s participants of the international maritime exercise RIMPAC will use about 11.2 million gallons of a 10 percent alternative fuel blend during the exercise, the U.S. Navy said. USS John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG), also called the Great Green Fleet and the U.S. Navy’s pioneer in fuel efficiency measures, arrived in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Named to honor President Theodore Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet, the Great Green Fleet is a U.S. Navy initiative highlighting how the Navy and Marine Corps are using energy efficiency and alternative energy/fuels to increase combat capability and operational flexibility. Stockdale became the first naval ship to use the fuel blend for regular operations when it departed […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Authorities

    U.S Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) has reached two milestones so far during its Mediterranean Sea sail. The first milestone Truman achieved was the 9,000th arrested landing with the trap of an F/A-18C Super Hornet on June 16. Three days later the ship’s flight deck launched the 2,000th aircraft mission in support of […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Photos: Italian Navy Italian and U.S. Navy have completed the first international replenishment at sea (RAS) to involve the transfer of alternative fuel, in this case a synthetic biodiesel (Green Diesel) produced in Italy. On June 16, Italian Navy auxiliary ship Etna replenished the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and Great Green Fleet ship USS Mason on one […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Four diesel generators and engines for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) have been shipped to Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard where GE has begun acceptance testing on the first AOPS propulsion motor, expected to ship in early July. GE’s Marine Solutions business in Peterborough, Ontario is thereby completing one of the first […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The engines on Royal Navy’s mighty Type 45 destroyers break down when they sail in waters warmer than those of the Portsmouth naval base, members of Parliament were told Tuesday by BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, Northrop Grumman and General Electric executives. MPs questioned the managers as to why the £1 billion ships which form the ‘backbone of the fleet’ […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A video released by Aker Arctic shows two Finnish vessels, the navy’s multipurpose vessel Louhi and the Finnish Border Guard offshore patrol vessel Turva, carrying out full scale ice trials during the winter of 2016. Drone footage shows the vessels performing astern ridge penetration tests and level ice performance trials in the Gulf of Bothnia, Finland. FNS Louhi […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Mexican Navy has launched a new, Astimar-built, logistic support ship, the ARM Isla María Madre (BAL-11). The 53-meter ship will be used to transport people and goods to and from the Islas Marías Federal Penal Colony located in the Marías Islands archipelago. BAL-11 was launched May 27, 2016, at the Port of Guaymas, Sonora, by Claudia Pavlovich […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australia’s first P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft recently completed its maiden flight. The aircraft flew a short distance from Renton Airfield to Boeing Field in Washington State USA, to where the P-8A’s mission systems will be installed as part of project AIR 7000. The $5.4 billion P-8A program will provide Australia’s future manned maritime patrol and […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Equipment & technology

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered four of its Damen SPa 1605 ballistic protected security patrol vessels to C&I Leasing, a Nigerian provider of offshore support vessels. According to Damen, the patrol boats will be used to provide security patrol and escort services for LNG tankers calling in and out of the Nigerian LNG Bonny terminal. The 16-metre […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s Segura-class minesweeper ESPS Turia will join NATO’s Standing Mine Counter Measures Group 2 which operates in the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Crewed by 44 sailors and commanded by Captain Enrique Miguel García Morera, the ship set sail from Naval Base Cartagena, Spain on May 12 and is scheduled to stay with the group until […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems, the company responsible for UK’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program, has awarded an equipment contract to Rolls-Royce to manufacture diesel generators for the first three Type 26 anti-submarine warfare ships. This marks the first Type 26 manufacturing contract to be agreed since the UK Ministry of Defence announced a £472 million contract […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Austal Limited on May 5 announced it was awarded a US$18.5 million contract to procure long-lead-time materials for the twelfth Expeditionary Fast Transport vessel (EPF 12), for the U.S. Navy. The award covers materials including main propulsion engines, water jets, stern ramp and other long-lead-time items, to support the detail design and construction of EPF 12. Chief […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has decommissioned two 1241 RE class guided missile vessels during a ceremony held at the naval dockyard in Mumbai, April 28. INS Veer and Nipat parted with the Navy after 29 and 28 years of commissioned service respectively. Veer and Nipat were commissioned at Poti, Georgia, in former USSR on March 26, 1987 and December 6, […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Two would-be submarine commanders joined a Dutch boat in the Norwegian fjords to test their handling abilities. Lieutenant Commanders Ian Shropshall and James Collie dived and manoeuvred the Bruinvis in the narrow waters as she sought out – and then avoided – a Dutch frigate and patrol ship. Seen through the unmistakeable cross-hairs of a […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian Shipbuilding Corporation (ASC) and the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance marked a major milestone in the construction of the Hobart-class destroyers when one of the main engines that will drive the propellers of NUSHIP Hobart was started. The large 5650kW Bravo V16 Propulsion Diesel engine burst into life on April 14, in an engine room below […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    After the U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship was sidelined in Singapore after an in-port mishap that left the ship’s commander without a job, USS Fort Worth is now being prepared to return to San Diego for repairs. The U.S. Navy said it would prepare the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship to leave Singapore’s Changi base on its […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Cooperation between the Royal Netherlands Navy and the German Navy will continue regardless of the damage HNLMS Karel Doorman suffered, the German Navy said. This statement comes after the Dutch defense ministry confirmed that one of two main engines on the Dutch Navy support ship HNLMS Karel Doorman broke down and needed to be replaced entirely. […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    A Royal Navy landing craft used by Royal Marines during the Falklands War is to enjoy a fresh lease of life – running tourists around Portsmouth Harbour. Foxtrot Eight was one of four smaller landing craft used by assault ship HMS Fearless to ferry commandos and their equipment ashore at San Carlos in May 1982. After […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    One of the two main engines of the Dutch Navy’s largest ship, HNLMS Karel Doorman, was seriously damaged and needs to be replaced. According to the country’s defense ministry, this operation, due to its complexity, will take around 8 months to be completed. The damage occurred March 10 while the amphibious operation support ship was […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Despite being landlocked, Switzerland has been maintaining a small navy force of 11 Acquarius-class patrol boats used to patrol lakes Konstanz and Geneva, which form the country’s international boundaries. According to local media, Switzerland is now set to acquire 14 Watercat 1250 Patrol boats from the Finnish manufacturer Marine Alutech. The move was not welcomed by […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities

    Frigate Captain Jörg Maier will transfer command over the German Navy frigate Sachsen to Frigate Captain Ole Paffenholz during a ceremony scheduled to be held at Wilhelmshaven Naval Base on April 1. Frigate Captain Meier has been at the helm of the frigate since August 2013. Looking back at the time spent at his position, he […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce signed a contract with Fincantieri to provide MT30 gas turbines to power the Italian Navy’s new multi-purpose amphibious vessel. Two MT30 gas turbines will power the new 20,000 tonne displacement Landing Helicopter Deck (LHD) multi-purpose amphibious vessel, the second-largest in the Italian Navy. The ship will be built by Fincantieri under the Legge […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    UK’s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon on March 3 announced additional £642 (approx. $907.2M) million of investment for the Successor submarine programme. New parts and facilities, as well as further design work will be funded by the latest investment which will help to progress work on the four new submarines that will begin replacing the Vanguard class, […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) received the first of a series of three ASD TUGs 2810 Hybrid tugs when they sailed into the Den Helder harbor on February 20. This 29-meter tug is named Noordzee and is the first hybrid tug delivered to the Navy by Damen. At this time, the RNLN has four conventional […]