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  • 17 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Upwards of 1½ million people saw HMS St Albans as the Portsmouth warship took part in the world’s largest harbour festival. The frigate sailed up the Elbe to Hamburg to take part in the 823rd ‘birthday’ of the great port. The Type 23 frigate visited the great Hanseatic port as part of strengthening international relations […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Upgrade works on the roll on roll off jetty in Mare Harbour were completed recently and officially opened by the UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO). The improvements to the RORO jetty are part of a £19m (approx. $26.5M) contract with VolkerStevin for design and construction aimed at improving military capability in the Falkland Islands. The new […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The American destroyer USS Carney has arrived in Grand Harbour, the latest warship to take a break in Malta from operations off Libya… (timesofmalta) [mappress] Source: timesofmalta, August 15, 2011;

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Australian Navy’s lead Anzac Class Frigate, HMAS Anzac is commencing the harbour acceptance trials phase of her Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade and has achieved a significant milestone along her journey of returning to sea – returning to HMAS Stirling.   Aided by tugs in what is called a ‘cold move’ as no engines […]

  • 17 February 2017

    Dredging works in Portsmouth Harbour have once again unearthed a wartime bomb that was detonated by Royal Navy’s bomb disposal experts on Friday morning. The British-made Armstrong Whitworth munition was found at 2am in the excavator head of a barge dredging the harbour. Dredgers have revealed at least four historic ordnance in the harbor since […]

  • 6 May 2011

      HMS Brocklesby, one of the Royal Navy’s mine countermeasures vessels, has destroyed a mine laid by pro-Gaddafi forces in the port of Misurata on the Libyan coast. Forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi have made repeated attempts to close down the port to limit the flow of humanitarian assistance to the population of Misurata. Using […]

  • 8 July 2014

    The Crew of the LÉ Niamh responded to distress call in Cork Harbour on July 3 and rescued two men from an upturned pleasure craft.   The LÉ Niamh, which was on patrol in the area, received a distress call shortly after 6pm and immediately dispatched a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) to the scene on […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Training & Education

    A clear tropical sunny day on Darwin Harbour provided the perfect setting for a rare sight as the Exercise KAKADU 2012 fleet headed out to sea for exercises.  The RAN auxiliary oiler HMAS Sirius is seen here rafted up with the Royal New Zealand Navy Fleet Supply Ship HMNZS Endeavour to transfer fuel that will […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Royal Australian Navy Minehunter Coastal (MHC), HMAS Gascoyne, has been hard at work conducting Route Survey of Darwin Harbour over the past few weeks. Route Survey is the exploration of a route to determine the nature of the seabed and the nature of any underwater objects that are detected. The data gained from such a […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Training & Education

    Twelve former Commanding Officers have sailed onboard Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Darwin, today as she transited through Sydney Heads into her home port for the last time. Darwin was escorted through Sydney Heads by Navy’s newest ship HMAS Hobart for a traditional “cheer ship” as she passed the fleet before being welcomed alongside Garden […]

  • 7 May 2015

    Royal Navy patrol boat HMS Smiter will arrive at the Poole Harbour Boat Show at approximately 6pm on Friday, May 8 for a three-day visit. Berthing at A2 – A4, HMS Smiter will be open to the public on Saturday, May 9 from 9.30am until 5pm with last entry at 4.30pm. The event is organised […]

  • 9 December 2014

    HMS Bulwark made a stunning entrance to the Grand Harbour of Valetta Malta this week almost a year to the day since her last. Nearing the end of a 4 month Cougar 14 deployment to the Gulf and Mediterranean, the Fleet Flagship paid a short port visit to recuperate from her busy operational schedule of […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Industry news

    A specialist drilling rig will begin work in Portsmouth Harbour this week to pave the way for the arrival of the Navy’s future carriers. Widespread dredging is required so HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales – the biggest ships ever built for the Royal Navy – can safely sail in and out of harbour. […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Dredging operators found an unexploded WWII bomb in the Portsmouth Harbour while they were preparing the port for the arrival of the Royal Navy’s new Queen Elizabeth- class aircraft carriers. The latest discovery, which occurred in the morning hours of November 16, brings the total number of historic ordnance found in the harbor to three since […]

  • 19 January 2017

    The Royal Navy has welcomed a Portsmouth Magistrates decision that fined two jet skiers who obstructed operations in Portsmouth harbour by reckless riding. An MOD police launch was forced to intercept 35-year-old Stuart Roberts from Southampton and 37-year-old James Gallagher from Gosport to put an end to their jaunt in November last year. The duo were […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Industry news

    Maritime Partner has announced their first contract with Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority. The contracts include delivery of a brand new design , Alusafe 1600 Security Patrol and Rescue Boat, various training of personnel and a spare part package. Delivery is set to late 2012. The craft will be installed with twin Volvo Penta D11-600 and […]

  • 10 August 2011

    NATO warplanes bombed a Libyan warship docked in Tripoli harbour after observing that weapons were being take from it that were expected to… (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, August 10, 2011;

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vessels participating in Ex Good Hope VI departed from Simon’s Town on Monday, March 9, and made their way toward the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. Various exercises were conducted en route to integrate all participating forces. The exercise started with the Harbour Phase in Simon’s Town which consisted of training familiarisation while […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Covering a distance of over 5000 nautical miles (9000 km), Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri, an indigenously built guided missile stealth Frigate arrived on July 1, 2014, at Pearl Harbour, USA to participate in the multilateral maritime exercise, called RIMPAC (Rim of Pacific).   The exercise is scheduled to be held from 01 July – 02 […]

  • 22 February 2017

    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 […]

  • 19 January 2015

    HMAS Canberra hosted the launch of the Australia Day Council of New South Wales’ 2015 Australia Day Program. The newly commissioned Landing Helicopter Dock will be the centrepiece of celebrations on Sydney Harbour for Australia Day, positioned between the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer said the Australian […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The last week of Ex Good Hope VI started with the departure of the participating ships from Simon’s Town False Bay Harbour on Monday, 23 March 2015 after taking part in the 2015 SA Navy Festival. The ships left the harbour to make their way to Overburg Shooting range. Part of the tactical objectives of the […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Arriving under a large grey cloud, the Ships were welcomed to the town by the Mayor and local Press. Roja is situated on the eastern coast of Latvia and is a small fishing village with a population of 6000. Despite the weather being typically British, this did not deter the 150 visitors keen to take […]

  • 17 June 2014

    The Indian Navy Ship INS Sahyadri’s visit to Darwin last week marked the first time since 1951 that an Indian warship has visited the top end port.   Sahyardri, the most modern warship in the Indian Fleet, was hosted by HMAS Perth alongside Darwin between 10-12 June, before conducting a PASSEX (passing exercise) and in-company […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The Team Navy Friers Offshore Racing Supercat shook Sydney Harbour today as a part of a media event leading up to the Sydney Telstra 500. The link with the V8 Supercar race was Chaz Mostert, leader of the V8 Development Series and driver of the Ford Performance Racing Team Navy vehicle. Chaz jumped into the […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The harbour phase of the maritime part of the Steadfast Jazz exercise is well underway in Gdynia, Poland. Dutch command ship HNLMS De Ruyter, Italian destroyer ITS Duilio, six ships of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) and the British minehunter HMS Ledbury are now preparing for the Maritime Live Exercise to begin […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Defence Material Organisation (DMO) has successfully completed a vehicle load trial on NUSHIP Canberra in the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Harbour Acceptance Trial to be done in Australia. The ship moved from its location at BAE Williamstown in Victoria, across the bay to Webb Dock to undertake the vehicle load trial which allowed for […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Industry news

    NAVY chiefs are spending £120million on deepening a harbour by 3ft to serve the two giant supercarriers that are on order… [mappress] Source: mirror, November 07, 2011

  • 21 February 2013
    Training & Education

    After a three-month absence, HMS Bristol is back where she belongs – at the foot of Whale Island – after being moved to a new berth. Tugs moved the veteran destroyer to her new berth, created to allow larger vessels to use the nearby international port. The Falklands veteran, which serves as floating accommodation and […]