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  • 1 February 2013
    Industry news

    The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during the courtesy visit of the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ibok Ibas, the Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi informed the […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 and USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20) are providing guidance for Baltic nation mine counter measure (MCM) units practicing their craft during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2011, through June 17. Lithuanian Navy Cmdr. Andris Sirvys, commander, Baltic Naval Squadron (BALTRON); said it is hard to determine exactly how much old ordnance […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy provided U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake (WLM 563) with a 50/50 blend of F-76 and hydro-processed renewable diesel (HRD-76), June 20, to examine the feasibility of using renewable diesel fuel in Coast Guard cutters. The ship was identified as a good candidate for an initial Coast Guard test because of the make […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has entered into an agreement with the Commonwealth of Virginia to support its major hiring initiative. Gov. Ralph Northam announced June 26 that various state agencies and regional community colleges would work with Newport News to augment ongoing efforts to hire as many as 7,000 new shipbuilders over […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Training & Education

      HMS Somerset’s first act upon beginning her security patrol east of Suez was an exercise with the Saudi warship HMS Taif. The two vessels met in the Red Sea and Somerset’s Royal Marines carried out a practice boarding of the Saudi vessel.. A Royal Marine from HMS Somerset wields his weapon as the commandos […]

  • 11 August 2014

    Members of partner navies visited USS New York (LPD 21) Aug. 7, 8 and 9, on Naval Station Mayport while participating in PANAMAX 2014, an exercise aimed at developing strong working relationships between multinational forces to ensure the defense of the Panama Canal.   The exercise, which is scheduled to run through Aug. 15, includes […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The United States has begun a new military exercise with Estonia amid no indication of a Russian troop pullback from its border with Ukraine.   Pentagon Spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren announced yesterday that Exercise Spring Storm began earlier this week. At the same time, he said there has been no change in the Russian posture […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Naval Oceanography’s Fleet Survey Team (FST) and Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center (NOMWC) recently joined the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise for an opportunity to develop interoperability with European allies in mine countermeasure operations. FST and the Hydrographic Support Squadron of the Polish Navy (HSSPN) conducted the two navies’ first cooperative hydrographic survey of […]

  • 25 February 2019

    British risk advisory company Prevail Partners has unveiled its proposal for the Royal Navy’s two new littoral strike ships which were announced by the UK defense secretary earlier this month. Prevail say their multi role vessel (MRV) was designed as a mobile logistic and helicopter base, enabling nations to project power and carry out special […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided missile frigate USS Nicholas (FFG 47) assisted partner nation forces with the interdiction of a vessel carrying nearly 2,200 kilograms (4,850 pounds) of cocaine, with an estimated street value of more than $363 million, in the eastern Pacific May 6. The interdiction was conducted as part of Operation Martillo, a U.S., European, and Western […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 partnered with members of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) for the bi-annual Miata Exercise that kicked off at U.S. Naval Base Guam Dec. 3. The joint training builds interoperability between the two EOD groups who have a continued working agreement. The exercise will continue through […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Industry news

    VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), yesterday announced its partnership agreement with DCNS to submit a proposal to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the design and construction of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). VT Halter Marine will be the prime […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Approximately 160 military personnel, including Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Adm. Sinclair Harris, and personnel from 19 nations arrived at U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters Aug. 12 to begin exercise PANAMAX 2013. U.S. and partner nations train in the execution of stability operations under the support of United Nations Security Council […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy participated in Exercise Noble Melinda, July 22 – Aug. 1, in the Mediterranean Sea near Haifa, Israel. The exercise was an annual training event that was not associated with, or a reaction to, any real-world events, the US Navy informed. Noble Melinda is an annual maritime exercise designed to increase interoperability by […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Italian-based electronic warfare specialist Elettronica has laid the groundwork for further collaboration with Thales Australia and the Australian systems house Daronmont related to the potential construction of nine new frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. Under the Memoranda of Understanding, the parties would collaborate in the event of a successful outcome of the bidding process currently underway […]

  • 27 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Distinguished visitors and representatives from Singapore embarked aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Oct. 24. The purpose of the visit was to receive a general orientation of an underway aircraft carrier and enhance partnerships in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). “The purpose was to fly distinguished […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors from multinational navies participated in several training evolutions during a maritime joint operations evolution aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61), as part of exercise Sea Breeze 2011, June 15. The two-day voyage aboard Monterey included exercises for air defense and antisubmarine warfare, and provided all involved an opportunity to work with and […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Office of Naval Research’s global (ONR Global) department joined the international scientific community at OCEANS 11 IEEE Santander Conference, June 6-9 in Spain, to exchange ideas and support student participation to develop future experts in marine technology. “The topics covered in technical sessions and the commercial technologies on display directly relate to three […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Industry news

    US-based boat builder Metal Shark has teamed up with autonomous vessel technology developer ASV Global to offer an entire range of autonomous vessels.  The autonomous technology – named “Sharktech” – is offered on Metal Shark’s entire portfolio of vessels, which range from 16’ to over 300’ in aluminum, steel, and composite. Sharktech autonomous vessels may […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Netherlands has become the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) international partner to communicate using the Lockheed Martin-produced satellite system. During July testing, for the first time three nations used the system simultaneously as The Netherlands connected to U.S., Canadian and domestic terminals. AEHF provides vastly improved global, survivable, jam-proof, protected communications for strategic […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Industry news

    M Ship Co., LLC, a naval design firm based in San Diego,  announced that it has partnered with Uemura Seisakusyo Co., Ltd. headquartered in Hyogo prefecture, Japan, to introduce its products and technologies to the Japanese market. UEMURA Group’s name is traditionally associated with manufacturing of critical components for aircraft engines, naval engines, industrial gas […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Having taken Operation Command of the EU Naval Force at the end of August, a priority for Major General Martin Smith MBE was to visit the Horn of Africa and the east African region to strengthen ties with the EU’s partners and highlight EU Naval Force’s commitment in the fight against Somali piracy. On Monday […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) commodore of training visited the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) and Aegis Training and Readiness Center (ATRC), co-located onboard Naval Support Facility Dahlgren, Nov. 8. Commodore Michael Noonan visited CSCS and ATRC to see firsthand how the U.S. Navy trains its Sailors and gain a better understanding of how […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    More than 75 military personnel, including 54 members of partner-nation navies, assembled July 27 on Naval Station Mayport for PANAMAX 2015, an exercise aimed at developing strong working relationships between multinational forces to ensure the defense of the Panama Canal. The exercise, which is scheduled to run July 27 – Aug. 7, includes participants from […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.  announced plans to collaborate, along with Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena NYK and “K” Line with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support job creation and skill development projects in Somalia. The industry partners will provide funding of US$ 1 million to the UNDP, which will oversee distribution of the funds […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    This week, Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CBE, paid official visits to Operation OCEAN SHIELD’s counter-piracy task force 508 (CTF-508) off Muscat, Oman, and to Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) partners Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to enhance cooperation and strengthen relationships. During the visit aboard CTF-508’s flagship, […]

  • 21 February 2014

    The U.S. Navy, in partnership with other federal and local agencies, removed diesel fuel to the greatest degree practical from the grounded Japanese commercial fishing vessel Daiki Maru 7 in outer Apra Harbor, on February 20.   A team of environmental and salvage specialists pumped approximately 700 gallons of diesel fuel yesterday and 1,500 gallons […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractor Babcock has been selected to become marine systems support partner (MSSP) for the Royal Navy’s new Queen Elizabeth-class (QEC) aircraft carriers and Type 45 destroyers. The company said it was selected as preferred bidder for all four elements of a Ministry of Defence program that is potentially worth in the region of £360m […]