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  • 27 November 2014
    Training & Education

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) was welcomed to the Pearl Harbor waterfront at an aloha ceremony Nov. 25, as the newest submarine permanently assigned to Submarine Squadron 1 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The arrival of Mississippi makes her the 4th Virginia-class submarine to be home ported in Pearl Harbor, and one […]

  • 7 January 2014

    Canadian Ship HMCS Regina departed Esquimalt on Monday, January 6th to join Operation ARTEMIS. Operation ARTEMIS represents Canadian participation in maritime security and counter-terrorism operations in the Arabian Sea, which demonstrates the country’s solidarity with its allies in working together to ensure peace and security of the greater Middle East region. The ship will replace […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Industry news

    From its port in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, and travelling through the Red Sea into the area of operation off the Coast of Somalia, the FGS BERLIN joins the multi-national EU NAVFOR off the Horn of Africa , 17 February 2012. The FGS BERLIN is a class 702 combat supply ship, capable of refuelling and replenishing other […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Industry news

      India’s latest warship, INS Kabra was commissioned today at Naval Base Kochi by Vice Admiral KN Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command. The ship is named after an island of the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago. The commissioning ceremony involved announcement of the commissioning warrant signed by the Chief of the Naval Staff, hoisting […]

  • 31 March 2011
    Industry news

      Pamba, a 930 T water barge was inducted to the flotilla of auxiliary craft today by Commodore S Nedunchezian, Chief Staff Officer (Technical… (FrontierIndia) [mappress] Source: FrontierIndia, March 31, 2011.

  • 28 November 2014
    Industry news

    The Governor General of Australia, together with the Prime Minister of Australia, were the guests of honour today as Australia’s first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) was welcomed into service in the Royal Australian Navy. The Australian White Ensign was raised for the first time, signalling that HMAS Canberra (III) was formally commissioned into the Fleet. […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Industry news

    INS  Sudarshini  a  three  masted  barque (sail ship) and the second sail training ship of the  Indian  Navy  was  commissioned  by  Vice Admiral  KN  Sushil,  Flag  Officer  Commanding in  Chief  Southern  Naval  Command  at  Naval Base, Kochi. INS Sudarshini is a follow on class of INS Tarangini which joined Southern  Naval  Command  in  1997.  The  […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Industry news

    On Oct 14, 2011 Russian naval ensign was hoisted on corvette Soobrazitelny moored at the quay of JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard. Project 20380 first serial corvette has been commissioned into Russian Navy. The solemn flag-hoisting ceremony was held right after signing of the corvette acceptance certificate. The meting associated with the first ensign hosting was […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) Commander RADM Sergei Alyokminsky accompanied by group of officers on Aug 7 inspected corvette Dagestan… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 10, 2012

  • 22 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy sailors joined their French counterparts at action stations this week as part of one of the French Navy’s largest quarterly exercises.   Landing Platform Helicopter HMS Ocean joined Exercise Gabion off the coast of Toulon and set about demonstrating its flexibility and utility across the full range of Naval warfare. Exercise Gabion takes […]

  • 10 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin was today taken on a ride in the country’s first submarine, KD Tunku Abdul Rahman, in the S… (themalaysianinsider) [mappress] Source: themalaysianinsider,March 10, 2011;        

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Monday 8 December Spanish warship ESPS Rayo joined the EU Naval Force. The ship will be deployed at sea in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for the next 6 months. Following an intense period of operational sea training, ESPS Rayo departed her home port of Las Palmas on 17 November, with an […]

  • 6 May 2011

    The Royal Navy’s latest and most-advanced warship is being welcomed to the fleet today… (bfbs) [mappress] Source: bfbs, May 6, 2011;

  • 15 November 2012

    The two ‘eyes of the Fleet’ – a Type 45 destroyer and an airborne surveillance Sea King – have joined forces for the first time. The Sea King Mk7 – which has proven itself in times of war in Afghanistan, Libya and Iraq – from 854 Naval Air Squadron worked with new destroyer HMS Diamond […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Training & Education

    On Monday 26th March one of Portugal’s largest warships, the Vasco de Gama Class frigate NRP CORTE REAL added its name to the list of EU ships (EUNAVFOR) operating in the Horn of Africa. It will set out immediately on its mission to counter piracy and protect World Food Program (WFP) shipments to Somalia. Commissioned […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Industry news

    United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and Vyborg Shipyard tied contracts for construction of two Project 21900M diesel-powered seagoing 16-mW icebreakers on Feb 23, reported the USC press service. The contracts with overall cost of about RUR 8 bln were signed by USC president Roman Trotsenko and Director General of JSC Vyborg Shipyard Valery Levchenko. The icebreaker […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    British and French naval forces have met up in the Mediterranean for the first time today – kicking off the start of a joint amphibious and carrier strike exercise called Corsican Lion. More than 3000 British sailors, marines and airmen onboard HMS Bulwark, HMS Illustrious, HMS Montrose, HMS Northumberland and RFA Mounts Bay have joined […]

  • 6 April 2012

    EUNAVFOR – the counter piracy task force sent by the European Union to patrol the waters off the Horn of Africa, has been joined by two additional warships. The Dutch multi-role frigate HNLMS VAN AMSTEL has arrived in the area, as well as Spanish frigate ESPS REINA SOFIA.  Both ships have helicopters embarked that are […]

  • 27 February 2012

    ESPS INFANTA ELENA, a Descubierta class corvette, joins the EUNAVFOR operation ATALANTA today, 27 February. ESPS INFANTA ELENA, commissioned into the Spanish Navy in April 1980 is a patrol ship of 1200 tonnes. The Spanish ship joins OP ATALANTA operations with the mission to protect vulnerable shipping and World Food Programme vessels, in addition to […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A Royal Navy warship has joined forces with Indian colleagues for a demonstration of capability and improving mutual understanding. HMS Westminster, currently on deployment in the Indian Ocean, has arrived in the Indian port of Mormuguo, Goa in preparation for Exercise Konkan. The exercise will run in two phases, initially a harbour phase to test […]

  • 14 March 2014

    As of Thursday 13 March, the Spanish Offshore Patrol Vessel, ESPS Relámpago joined the EU Naval Force to carry out counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia. ESPS Relámpago has replaced ESPS Tornado as the Spanish contribution to Operation Atalanta. ESPS Tornado is now on her way back home.   With the crew of 83, […]

  • 13 September 2011

      On September 12, EU NAVFOR welcomed the German frigate FGS KÖLN to Operation ATALANTA. Commanded by Commander Christopher Karow, the ship and her 219 crew members will operate in the area of operations off the Horn of Africa for the next three months; the ship previously deployed to the mission during the autumn of […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Forces Southern Luzon joined the launching and deployment of coral pods into the waters off Sto Domingo, Albay on 03 August 2013. The project was conceptualized by one of the JCI members which eventually presented to the Governor of Albay, Hon. Joey Sarte Salced for approval and implementation. After a simple program and briefing, […]

  • 26 March 2012

    As of 23 March 2012 the Counter-Piracy force of the European Union (EUNAVFOR) which normally includes between 4 and 7 warships patrolling the Gulf of Aden and Horn of Africa will be joined by two new warships of the French navy; Frigate FS GEORGES LEYGUES and Amphibious Assault Ship FS DIXMUDE. FS GEORGES LEYGUES, named […]

  • 22 October 2013

    On Wednesday 16 October 2013, Royal Fleet Auxiliary Landing Ship, RFA Lyme Bay joined Operation Atalanta, as part of the EU’s counter piracy Naval Force off Somalia. RFA Lyme Bay is an amphibious operations support unit, whose primary role is to land troops, vehicles, equipment and stores from the sea to the shore, using landing […]

  • 19 November 2014

    The “Magicians” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 Detachment 1 departed Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado, California, Nov. 17, to join USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) on her maiden deployment. The departure marks the first time the multi-mission MH-60R Seahawk helicopter and the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopter are deployed together aboard […]

  • 22 August 2014

    Admiralty Shipyards held a flag raising ceremony today for the Russian Navy’s new diesel-electric submarine “Novorossiysk” of Project 636.3, PortNews writes.   This is the first in a series of six submarines that will serve in the Black Sea Fleet, according to the Russian Ministry of Defence. Novorossiysk represents the first step of the Russian Navy’s fleet modernization […]

  • 25 September 2014

    The Royal Australian Navy’s participation in Ocsober was officially launched today with a 24-hour swimming event in Canberra.   Ocsober is an initiative of Life Education Australia, which provides drug and health education to Australian children. Rear Admiral Mark Campbell, CSC, RAN, representing Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN at the […]