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  • 9 May 2013
    Industry news

    Since 1942, the Military Ocean Terminal Concord — or MOTCO — has been a vital ammunition distribution center in support of the deploying forces during the Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars. But this facility in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area has not been able to efficiently carry out its mission for a long time, […]

  • 23 October 2015

    Bangladesh Naval Ship “Abu Bakr” arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on a goodwill visit on October 20. The Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Mohammad Mahmudul Malek visited the Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Jayantha De Silva at the Western Naval Command Headquarters in Colombo, where they held cordial discussions and exchanged […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Training & Education

      The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), with embarked elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Port Chabang for a scheduled port visit, Feb. 21, after completing the multinational exercise Cobra Gold 2012 (CG 12). Exercise Cobra Gold is a U.S.-Thai co-sponsored exercise designed to advance security throughout […]

  • 12 December 2016

    The Sri Lanka Navy intervened on Saturday, December 10, to break up a protest and free two merchant held hostage by workers at the Hambantota Port. Port workers staged a several-day protest against the government’s plans to privatize the port, the navy said. Protesters were reportedly obstructing the operations of the merchant ships berthed alongside […]

  • 31 August 2015

    The Australian Naval Ship HMAS Melbourne arrived at the port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on August 29, 2015. Commanding Officer of the ship, Commander Bill Waters paid a courtesy call on Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Dayananda Nanayakkara at the Western Naval Command Headquarters in Colombo.  Defence Advisor of the Australian High Commission in […]

  • 22 October 2015

    Spanish Navy’s Meteoro Class offshore patrol vessel Rayo (P42) is on a two day visit to the port of Malaga, Spain. The vessel, deployed on a maritime surveillance task in the Alboran Sea, will depart Malaga tomorrow, October 23. During the stay, Rayo will open its doors to visitors. Commanded by Lieutenant Commander Rafael Samaniego, Rayo, the […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French company ECA Group recently demonstrated its unmanned solution for port and coastal protection in the Toulon area, south of France. The mobile system is based on several robotic systems, a USV Inspector Mk2 and a UAV IT180-60, controlled and supervised from a centralized Command and Control center based onshore. This system can be used for homeland […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Four of Pakistan Navy’s future eight submarines will be constructed in Karachi, Pakistan, according to Pakistani Minister for Defense production, Rana Tanveer Hussain. As Dawn writes, the Minister confirmed the finalization of the acquisition deal and further stated that China will build four submarines in Karachi, while the other four will be constructed in China. The Minister added that […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Port of Colombo on Friday hosted a visit from Iranian Navy ships and a submarine. The ships named Alborz and Bandar and submarine Younes were on a voyage in the Indian Ocean when they arrived in Colombo. Commander of Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, welcomed the ships’ commanders and military Attache of […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy port engineers are now being awarded formal certifications to mark their level of training, familiarization, and progress in the U.S. Navy Port Engineer Program. The Port Engineer Program maintains high standards of personnel excellence and integrity through a mix of contract and government port engineers. They must possess a U.S. Coast Guard engineer […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Netherlands Navy, Police, Port of Rotterdam authority and other Dutch agencies are taking part in exercise ‘Port Defender’ in Rotterdam. Special navy and police forces are practicing harbor protection against major incidents and terror threats. The two-day exercise started April 12 at the Wilhelminapier where the Dutch Navy landing platform dock ship HNLMS Rotterdam will […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Personnel from the US Navy and US Army integrated with Djibouti Port Authority assets for what was described as the first-ever port exercise to include the Djibouti Port Authority, December 19. “The purpose was to synch up coordination between Navy Combat Riverine Squadron 8, Bravo Company, Delta Company, and all three command posts at Camp Lemonnier,” […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Royal Navy’s Devonport based Frigate HMS Portland had a busy visit to Rotterdam to support World Port Days where the ship had 3 days open to visitors attracting nearly 20000 people. The ships company enjoyed visits to Arnhem and Amsterdam, in addition had sporting fixtures in Netball and Hockey against local teams. Hundreds of thousands […]

  • 31 January 2018

    The US Navy Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility has awarded BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, a $14.1 million contract for repair works on the Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Port Royal (CG73). This modification follows an earlier one, worth $24 million, awarded to the company in August 2017. The scheduled selected restricted availability (SRA) USS Port Royal is […]

  • 8 October 2015

    Over the weekend, the ships of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) entered the port of Barcelona, Spain, for a routine port visit, following a period of support to the counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR (OAE). SNMG2 currently consists of the flagship German frigate FGS HAMBURG, the Turkish frigate TCG YILDIRIM and the Italian frigate ITS […]

  • 4 November 2014

    The officers and crew of USS Port Royal (CG 73) held a change of command ceremony aboard the historic Battleship Missouri Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Oct. 31. During the ceremony, the Port Royal crew bid farewell to Capt. Eric F. Weilenman and welcomed aboard Capt. Aldolfo H. Ibarra as commanding officer. The ceremony marked […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, “Takanami DD-110” and “Ohnami DD-111”, arrived at the Port of Colombo on 22nd February 2012 with the Commanding Officer, Escort Division Six, Captain Takaki Mizuma onboard. The ships are returning from a counter piracy operation off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Arden. […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) visited the port of Belfast, Ireland, between October 15 – 19, after completing their participation in the exercise Joint Warrior 152. Commander of the SNMG-1, the Portuguese Admiral Alberto Correia, accompanied by the Commander of the Spanish frigate Blas de Lezo Commander Rafael Arcos Palacios, was greeted by the mayor of Belfast […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Warramunga, continued her patrolling in the North West Shelf region and took the opportunity to undertake a modern adaptation of the traditional ships “bunkering”. “Bunkering” which was traditionally the taking on and storage of coal is the term still used when accepting fuel while not underway. With the coast line of the Port of […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After spending some seven months operating independently in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, U.S. Navy’s guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) is set to return home on March 24. The Ticonderoga-class cruiser will return to Pearl Harbor after starting its deployment together with guided missile destroyer USS Hopper on August 25, 2016. While deployed to the […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG ) arrived in Port Klang, Malaysia for a scheduled four-day port visit Sept. 4. Sailors will have the opportunity to experience local sights and culture, volunteer for community service projects, and host tours for national dignitaries and guests aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Australian Naval ship, HMAS Anzac arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on 07th January 2013. She was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander John Stavridis called on Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe at the Western Naval Command […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Training & Education

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) completed a port visit to Sepanggar, Malaysia Aug. 26 while on their transit back to homeport in San Diego. On the first port call of Fort Worth’s journey home, sailors participated in a joint outreach activity with the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) to help foster a culture of cooperation and […]

  • 27 October 2011

    A US destroyer has docked at a port in Thailand for a routine visit, the Pentagon said Wednesday, as Bangkok has declined any US military as… (PattayaDailyNews) [mappress] Source: pattayadailynews, October 27, 2011

  • 23 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) is scheduled to depart Hawaii on August 25 together with the Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) for a surface action group deployment to the Arabian Gulf and Western Pacific Ocean. While deployed, Hopper and its crew of more than 300 Sailors will conduct theater ballistic missile […]

  • 25 February 2011

    The deteriorating situation in Libya has prompted the government to swing into action. Just a day after an evacuation plan was worked out fo… (indiatoday) [mappress] Source: indiatoday, February 25, 2011;

  • 27 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Indian naval ship “Carnicobar” arrived at the Port of Trincomalee on an operational visit on 25th December 2012. The visiting ship sailing under the command of Lieutenant Commander Akshay Dixit was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. The Commanding Officer of the INS Carnicobar, accompanied by Defence Adviser […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The Iranian Navy’s warships have entered Port Sudan, reports the Fars News Agency citing the Navy. After passing through the strategic Strait of Bab el-Mandeb, Jamaran destroyer and logistical chopper carrier vessel, Bushehr, docked in Port Sudan, the Navy’s public relations office said. The fleet’s commanders and Sudanese Navy commanders have already had a meeting. […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Royal Omani Navy ships and one South African Navy frigate arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 12. The Royal Navy of Oman ships Al Shamikh and Al Seeb are on their way home after participating in the bilateral Indian Navy-Omani Navy exercise ‘Naseem Al Bahr’ conducted in the Arabian Sea […]