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  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command on information received recovered 16 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) concealed of the shrubs in the Mathagal area in Jaffna on 2nd September 2014.   The recovered items were handed over to Ilavalai Police for further investigations. [mappress] Press Release, September 03, 2014; Image: Sri […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Asuspicious bag found near Gate 4 of the Norfolk Naval Station was shot at with a charge and rendered safe this evening. Later, investigator… By Lauren King (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, February 22, 2011; 

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have been called in on Wednesday morning to deal with another unexploded Second World War device found in the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour. The German SC250 bomb was found in the early hours of February 22 in the excavator head of a barge dredging the harbour – part of a raft of […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s Rescue Coordination Centre Australia has received satellite imagery of objects which could be related to the debris of the missing Malaysian plane, MH370.   The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is coordinating the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, with assistance from the Australian Defence Force, the New Zealand Air […]

  • 20 April 2011

    The Navy says a sailor assigned to the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was found dead on Tuesday while the ship was… (wavy) [mappress] Source: wavy, April 20, 2011;

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    An anchor, believed to have belonged to His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Niobe, has been unearthed at HMC Dockyard in Halifax. HMCS Niobe was the first Canadian warship to enter Canada’s territorial waters, on October 21, 1910, a landmark event in the beginnings of the Naval Service of Canada. Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

    The ATLAS ELEKTRONIK Group, a worldwide-acting company for maritime defence electronics, has founded a subsidiary in Canada. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK Canada Ltd has been set up to establish a strong and reliable partnership with the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian authorities. As potential main contractor for the the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), ATLAS ELEKTRONIK Canada […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities

    An unexploded German 500kg bomb (WWII) was found on the seabed in Portsmouth Harbor on September 29, the Royal Navy has informed. Bomb disposal experts towed the device into open waters 1.5 miles east of the Isle of Wight during the night to dispose of it in a controlled explosion. The device was located by a barge carrying […]

  • 18 June 2017
    Authorities

    A number of U.S. Navy sailors reported missing following a collision between U.S. destroyer USS Fitzgerald and Filipino merchant vessel ACX Crystal were found dead in a flooded berthing area of the destroyer. Overall seven sailors were reported missing in the collision that took place at approximately 2:30 a.m. local time, June 17, about 56 nautical […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Authorities

    A team of researchers from the U.S. Navy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have found the wreck of a navy fleet tug whose whereabouts have been a mystery for 95 years. The USS Conestoga (AT 54) was found in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary off San Francisco, after the boat disappeared in […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Vessels

    SEARCH, Inc., the US-based underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm, and compatriot marine robotics company Ocean Infinity have announced the discovery of USS Nevada (BB-36), one of the US Navy’s longest-serving battleships which saw action in both World Wars. As informed, USS Nevada was located 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor at a depth of […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    A search team on board the USNS Apache has found the wreckage of a vessel that they believe to be the cargo ship El Faro, which went missing on Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin. The hull was located at a depth of about 15,000 feet in the vicinity of the last known position. Sonar equipment towed […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Research & Development

      A Soviet submarine lost during the World War II was recently found by Swedish divers on the seabed of the Baltic Sea… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 11, 2012

  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A team of researchers led by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have discovered two significant vessels from World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic. The German U-boat 576 and the freighter Bluefields were found approximately 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina. Lost for more than 70 years, the discovery of the two […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Sverdlovsk regional court on May 18 adjudged an employee of defense enterprise Alexander Gniteyev who was accused… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 21, 2012; Image: military

  • 22 December 2011

    Around 160 tons of explosives and 69 surface-to-air missiles have been found by Finnish officials on a cargo ship bearing a British flag… (cbsnews) [mappress] Source: cbsnews, December 22, 2011

  • 4 March 2011
    Industry news

      The Atlas Elektronik Group, a worldwide acting company for maritime defense electronics, has founded a subsidiary in North America. Atlas North America (Atlas NA) has been set up to establish a strong and reliable partnership with the US Navy and US authorities. As potential main contractor Atlas NA will provide Atlas products and solutions […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Authorities

    Italian Navy transport vessel Nave Caprera was used to smuggle cigarettes on the return trip from Libya where the ship was deployed in support of an EU migrant interdiction mission. The ship reportedly returned to the Italian Navy base Brindisi with over 700 kg of cigarettes on board. This was confirmed by the Italian Navy […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Colombian Navy informs that 388 kilograms of cocaine has been found aboard a Malta-flagged cargo vessel “Jabal Nafusa”, in Port Bolivar, Guajira.   The operation was carried out by the Coast Guard Station of Port Bolivar, together with the Colombian Navy divers who found the illegal cargo hidden in the rudder compartment of the vessel. A total of 323 packages with […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Authorities

    A German World War I submarine has been discovered by researchers in the North Sea, off the coast of West Flanders, Belgium. The U-boat, believed to be a UB-II submarine, is almost intact 30 meters below the surface. The exact location of the submarine is being withheld to prevent looting and damaging. West Flanders governor Carl […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Authorities

    The body of a sailor discovered in the water at Naval Station Norfolk last week was a sailor from the USS Carr, the Navy announced Sunday… By Hugh Lessig (dailypress) [mappress] Source: dailypress, April 18, 2011;

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A routine inspection this morning of on-base accommodation in Australian Navy’s HMAS Cerberus has resulted in hazardous material being located in a residential unit. As a precaution, a 400 metre safety zone has been established around the accommodation block. Victoria Police are in attendance and a Defence member is assisting them with their inquiries. Image: […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The ill fated Pawan Hans Helicopter (of Dauphin make) AS 365 N3 was located on the sea bed after it crashed and sank about 80 miles west of Mumbai on November 4, near the offshore oilfield Bombay High in the Arabian Sea. In a joint operation coordinated by the Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Colombian Navy, in a joined operation with the Magdalena Prosecution Office, seized 246 kilograms of cocaine aboard the Panamanian flagged bulk carrier “Aquagrace”.   The operation was developed through community information, by the units of the Coast Guard Station Santa Marta in the sector Dock Drummond where the ship, which came from Canada and was […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    An Italian diver claims to have found the sunken wreck of the British World War Two submarine HMS P 311 lying off the coast of Sardinia at a depth of ninety meters. The wreck was sighted by Massimo Domenico Bondone and his team of divers not far from the island of Tavolara, Italian news site La Nuova Sardegna reported. The […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Participants of the international naval exercise Open Spirit 2016 found several mines just 3 kilometers off the Lithuanian only sea port on May 20. Lithuanian Navy divers subsequently destroyed the German WWII mines. Five naval mines, one torpedo, rocket parts and two still unidentified wrecks have been found so far during the NATO drill, which […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Vessels

    A sailor was found deceased on board USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at the Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on November 25, the US Navy informed.  As disclosed, the man has been identified as Akiree Pointer, an engineman fireman recruit. The navy added that an investigation into the cause of death is underway. “John C. Stennis and […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Authorities

    In a coordinated operation between the Colombian Navy, the Narcotics Division of the National Police and the Attorney General’s Office a cocaine shipment was found in the Colombian port city Cartagena. This operation was supported by the United States agency Homeland Security Investigations, an investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. The shipment, distributed in 51 packages, was found inside a 20-foot container […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Sweden formally addressed a letter informing on the found submarine to Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Chirkov… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 7, 2012