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  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five boaters Saturday after their boat capsized in Lockwoods Folley Inlet near Holden Beach, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan reporting a disabled vessel at anchor within the inlet had capsized. Sector watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and […]

  • 17 July 2015

    Take a look at the five marvels of British engineering captured in a single image courtesy of RN photographer PO(Phot) Owen Cooban. In the background, the iconic Forth Rail Bridge. Then the old Forth road crossing. Next to it the replacement road bridge, the Queensferry Crossing , due to take its first traffic next year. And in the foreground, […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A Royal UK Navy helicopter went to the rescue of five walkers after they were stranded in Torridon by a river in spate.   Following very heavy rainfall on Monday night 11 August, the group of two men and three children – as well as a dog – found their route out of the hills […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Authorities

    Five Royal Malaysian Navy staff, including a female officer, were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in and around the naval base in Lumut, on Monday evening, Malay Mail reported. MACC obtained a seven-day remand order against 14 people to facilitate investigations into alleged corruption offences. The navy personnel will be investigated under Section 17 (a) of […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities

    Panamanian Navy special forces arrested a group of people who illegally boarded a cargo vessel in Colon, Panama. The National Air and Navy Service of Panama, SENAN (Servicio Nacional Aeronaval), detained the five culprits and transported them to the SENAN Naval Base for further proceedings. The ageing cargo vessel VFM Alita, anchored off Colon since last year, is bound for […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities

    Naval Sea Systems Command awards Austal USA five contracts worth approximately US$22 million. Austal USA was awarded a US$13,3 million order to provide all supplies, services, labor and material in support of the pre-shock trials emergent availability for Littoral Combat Ship USS Jackson (LCS 6). Efforts will include program management, test plan and Integrated Master Schedule […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The Indonesian Navy says seven warships will be on hand to secure the ASEAN Summit which is slated to be attended by 15 heads…   By Ni Komang Erviani (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, November 14, 2011

  • 1 March 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Ballarat sailed from Garden Island, Sydney for a five month deployment around Australia and to North East Asia. The first stop for Ballarat is Western Australia, where she will participate in Exercise Triton Storm 2. Ballarat will later sail to North East Asia, participating in a number international exercises and engagement activities. This will […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN), Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and U.S. Navy (USN) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) participated in a post Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multilateral exercise in the Hawaii operating area August 5-9. Participating maritime units included U.S. Navy […]

  • 22 June 2011

      Five midshipmen from colleges across the United States arrived aboard aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as part of the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) summer cruise program, June 21. The midshipmen will be aboard for more than a month and will rotate through several departments during their traditional “summer cruise”, learning […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Industry news

    BAE Systems has won a five year contract to provide information services vital to the successful operation of the entire surface fleet for … (ssa) [mappress] Source: ssa, November 17, 2011; Image: royalnavy

  • 15 January 2015
    Training & Education

    Twenty-five newly-elected Congressmen visited the Naval Academy Jan. 13th as guests of the Secretary of the US Navy for a Navy and Marine Corps orientation and dinner in Dahlgren Hall. The Congressmen were greeted by top Navy and Marine Corps leadership on the Academy grounds, including Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Gen. Joseph Dunford, Commandant of […]

  • 6 October 2011

      EUNAVFOR warship FGS KÖLN came to the rescue of five Somali fishermen drifting in the Indian Ocean in a broken-down fishing whaler and returned them safely to the shore. The Somali fishermen has been drifting for nine days following the breakdown of their engine and without any communication equipment available to call for help, had […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Five more Ukrainian ships, which were based in Crimea, have been returned to Ukrainian command by the Russian Navy, according to the RIA Novosti.   Russia began returning ships to Ukraine last month, the first one being Ukrainian missile boat Pryluky. The ships were towed by the Russian tugs to neutral waters and the Russian […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    More than 40 tonnes of drugs, 170 tonnes of home-made bombs and 150 insurgents have been seized thanks to the Royal UK Navy’s eyes in the skies of Afghanistan.   In five years of unbroken commitment to the Allied cause on the ground, Sea Kings of the Airborne Surveillance and Control force – normally based […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Cleveland (LPD 7) is scheduled to return to its homeport of San Diego Aug. 4, completing a five-month deployment to the South Pacific as the lead vessel in Pacific Partnership 2011. Cleveland embarked more than 300 personnel from all branches of the U.S. armed forces, the State Department, multiple partner nations and non-government organizations […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities

    Five Royal New Zealand Navy Seasprite helicopters have been sold to Peru, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today. Brownlee says: Our recent purchase of eight new, more sophisticated Seasprite helicopters meant the older model Seasprites were available for sale and a deal has been struck with the Peruvian Government for them to buy them for […]

  • 7 February 2011
    Authorities

      South Korean police said on Monday they have enough evidence to charge five captured Somalis with attempted murder and ship hijacking, in the country’s first legal attempt to punish foreign pirates. The maritime police said one of the pirates shot captain Seok Hae-Kyun repeatedly when South Korean Navy commandos stormed the hijacked ship, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian on Friday authorized shipbuilder DCNS to start the construction of five FTI (Fregate de Taille Intermediaire) medium-size frigates for the French Navy. The 4,000-tonne front-line frigates, equipped for anti-submarine warfare with widened self-defence and commando-projection capacities, are set to start deliveries in 2023. The first FTI frigate is expected to be commissioned in 2025. […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Authorities

    Two Russian Navy ships with the deputy commander of Russia’s Pacific Fleet on board docked in Manila, Philippines on January 3. The good-will visit that will last until January 7 will not involve any naval exercises but Rear Adm. Eduard Mikhailov told reporters that Russia was looking forward to staging naval exercises with the Philippines in the future. The drills could […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Five midshipmen embarked the Arleigh-Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) for two weeks during the beginning of her patrol with the George Washington Carrier Strike Group to experience life at sea and get a glimpse of their future as a naval officer.   Of the midshipmen, two are from the naval academy, […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Training & Education

    On Valentine’s Day next week – February 14 – HMS Illustrious will berth alongside the Cruise Liner Terminal for the start of a five-day visit to Liverpool. The last time the huge Helicopter and Commando carrier visited Liverpool was in 2010 for Fly Navy 100, a celebration of 100 years of naval aviation. This time […]

  • 18 December 2012

    In the afternoon of 15 December 2012, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Belgian frigate BNS Louise-Marie intercepted one skiff with five suspected pirates on board. While underway to the probable pirates’ operating area, the Swedish EU NAVFOR maritime patrol aircraft (MPRA) was able to locate the suspicious skiff on 12 December 2012. The BNS […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Farncomb returned home after completing a deployment that saw her take part in several international maneuvers in the past five months. Farncomb returned to Fleet Base West at Rockingham, Western Australia last week after participating in exercises Bersama Shield, Pacific Vanguard and Talisman Sabre. Commanding Officer HMAS Farncomb, Commander Gary […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Naval troops attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command on information received, arrested 5 persons along with a canoe engaged in illegal fishing in the seas of Coral Point area in Trincomalee on 18 June 2014.   The arrested persons with 250 kilograms of fish catch were handed over to the […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Five U.S. Navy ships are scheduled to participate in an independent deployer certification exercise (IDCERTEX) in the Southern California and Hawaii operating areas Feb. 9-20. IDCERTEX will provide a multi-ship environment to train and certify independent deployers in surface warfare, air defense, maritime interception operations, command and control/information warfare, command, control, computers and combat systems […]

  • 28 May 2013

     A crew from Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Six Two (VR-62) helped rescue a boat and five people who were adrift and lost at sea last week. The ‘Nomads’ crew and C-130 aircraft were diverted from mission Convoy 3744 and became Rescue 313 while transiting through Guam. The Nomads were on a scheduled overnight stop in […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities

    Canadian Navy’s HMCS Goose Bay departed Halifax on June 15, 2015 for a five-week deployment to the St. Lawrence Seaway. These operations will help maintain crew readiness and proficiency in a wide range of naval tasks, and provide a visible military presence in Canadian waters. During the operation, the ship will visit Ville de Saguenay, […]