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  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australia has contracted Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to build two replacement replenishment ships for the Royal Australian Navy. Although the ships would be built in Spain and not in Australia, what the government opposition objected to, Australian Defence minister Marise Payne said that more than $130 million would go to Australian industry. Construction of the two ships will cost […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Ohio-based GE Marine has received a contract from Turkish Sefine Shipyard to provide two LM2500 marine gas turbines to power the Turkish Naval Forces’ new fleet replenishment ship scheduled to enter service in 2023.

  • 12 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has delivered HMNZS Aotearoa, a new Polar-class logistics support vessel, to the Royal New Zealand Navy.

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Turkish Navy will be receiving a new replenishment vessel under a contract announced by Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on July 12. The vessel will be built by Sefine Shipyard with design and engineering services provided by Istanbul-based SEFT Ship Design. Financial details of the contract were not revealed. According to the shipbuilder, […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has picked MAN to provide main and GenSet engines to power the two new fleet support tankers that are to be built for the Royal Australian Navy. According to MAN, each vessel will feature two 18V 32/40 main engines and four 7L21/31 GenSets with shipset deliveries scheduled for December 2017 and June 2018, respectively. “As […]

  • 24 October 2016

    The Royal Canadian Navy has decommissioned, or payed off as the act is referred to in Canada, its auxiliary oilier replenishment HMCS Preserver after 46 years of service. During an October 21 ceremony at HMC Dockyard Halifax, Preserver received a final salute from current and former sailors, soldiers, airmen, and airwomen. The paying-off ceremony signals the end of the oiler’s […]

  • 8 January 2013

    On January the 3rd the Combat Replenishment Ship Cantabria left La Graña Naval Port in Spain for a one year deployment to Australia. Admiral Jaime Muñoz-Delgado (Spanish Navy Chief of Staff) and Admiral Santiago Bolivar (Admiral of the Fleet) attended the farewell ceremony. During his speech, Admiral Muñoz-Delgado stressed the significance of the deployment and […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Although an official announcement has still not been made, Spanish newspapers reported that the Australian Department of Defence has chosen Spanish shipbuilder Navantia as the “preferred bidder” for the construction of two replenishment ships. This news sparked some outrage in Australia as the government opposition criticized Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull who promised to spend every “defence […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On September 20th, Spanish fleet replenishment ship ‘Cantabria’ returned to her home port in Garden Island after a collaboration period with the Australian frigate HMAS ‘Stuart’ and the New Zeeland frigate HMNZS ‘Te Mana’ in east Australian waters during the last three weeks. During this deployment, the ships carried out  numerous activities. The ‘Cantabria’ collaborated […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy auxiliary support ship ESPS Patiño is currently on its second deployment providing logistic support to the Royal Canadian Navy under an agreement between the two countries. Canada had to make arrangements with Chilean and Spanish Navies for the lease of supply ships as its own resupply vessels HMCS Protecteur and HMCS Preserver were removed from service in […]

  • 16 April 2014

    The town of Albany in Western Australia played host to a unique international visitor on 9 April when the People’s Liberation Army – Navy (PLA-N) vessel Qiandaohu visited.   The Fuchi class replenishment ship had spent more than a month at sea with a Chinese fleet as part of the international search for missing Malaysia […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Navantia held a steel-cutting ceremony on Monday to officially start the construction of the Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AORs). The ceremony follows the successful completion of the critical design review. Navantia was awarded the contract to construct the ships which will replace the Navy’s current supply ships HMA Ships Success and Sirius. […]

  • 20 May 2013

    The Spanish fleet replenishment ship ‘Cantabria’ arrived yesterday at Garden Island Naval Base, after nearly a month deployed in the north of Australia. This naval base will be the ship’s home port until her return to Spain in November. During those four weeks, ‘Cantabria’ collaborated with the RAN frigates HMAS ‘Sydney’ and HMAS ‘Parramatta’ providing […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Chantier Davie Canada Inc. and Project Resolve Inc. have selected OSI Maritime Systems’ Integrated Navigation and Tactical System (INTS) for the conversion of the container vessel M.V. Asterix into an Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (AOR) ship. The ship will be converted in order to meet the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) supply ship requirements. OSI’s Integrated Navigation and Tactical System (INTS) is a […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has contracted Swedish defense contractor Saab to deliver an integrated combat system for the two new Royal Australian Navy replenishment ships. According to Saab, the contract is worth SEK 226 million (approx US$25 milion). Helicopter control radar and decoy system are included in the procurement. The contract will also have Saab provide combat system engineering services […]

  • 19 May 2020

    The first steel plate of the hull of the first of the French Navy’s four new logistic support ships (LSS) has been cut in a ceremony at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard. The ceremony held on May 18 marked symbolically the start of the construction of the first vessel of the France’s FLOTLOG (Flotte logistique) program. […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The French defense procurement agency “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA) on January 30 signed a €1.7 billion contract for the procurement of four new Logistic Support Ships (LSS) for the French Navy as part of the country’s FLOTLOG (Flotte logistique) program. The contract signing comes three months after France joined the LSS program which is led […]

  • 13 March 2017

    Royal Australian Navy’s fleet replenishment tanker HMAS Sirius is preparing to return to the fleet following a four-month maintenance period at Captain Graving Dock, Garden Island. The ship recently sailed out of Sydney Harbour and into the Pacific Ocean for sea trials. She will return to Sydney briefly to take on bulk fuel at Gore […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chilean resupply ship Almirante Montt arrived at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt April 4 as part of the short-term Mutual Logistic Support Arrangement between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the Chilean Navy. The vessel will sail with the Canadian Pacific Fleet from April to June, participating in exercises that will provide sailors with essential operational […]

  • 15 June 2017

    After completing port calls in Madagascar and Australia, ships from the Chinese PLA Navy’s 25th Task Group arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, on June 15. The ships are on a goodwill visit tour in Asia Pacific following their counter-piracy deployment in the Gulf of Aden. Composed of two Type 054A frigates, Hengyang and Yulin, and replenishment […]

  • 18 November 2015

    German frigate FGS Augsburg will set sail for the EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia to join the already employed German replenishment ship FGS Berlin on Friday, November 20. Lead by Commander Senior Grade Jorg Mascow, the crew of Augsburg, together with the replenishment ship FGS Berlin, will be the German contribution to the mission in the Mediterranean. Looking […]

  • 7 August 2017

    The Canadian government has awarded Marine Recycling Corporation a contract to dismantle Royal Canadian Navy’s former replenishment ship Preserver and the Canadian forces auxiliary vessel Quest. The contract is worth CAD$12,616,144 and includes towing to the contractor’s facility located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, the demilitarization of equipment, the remediation of hazardous waste and recycling of any remaining materials. […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canadian shipyard Davie Shipbuilding cut first steel for the Royal Canadian Navy Resolve-class auxiliary oiler replenishment vessel during a ceremony held in Lévis, Québec, May 24. Project Resolve, as the undertaking was dubbed, consists of converting a containership, former MV Asterix which arrived in Lévis in October 2015, into an Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship in order to support the […]

  • 24 March 2015

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship HMAS Success recently conducted its first recorded astern Replenishment at Sea (RAS) with United States Coast Guard’s Patrol Boat USCG Aquidneck. The unique astern replenishment evolution was conducted while the vessels were deployed in the Middle East Region, on March 4. HMAS Success is currently deployed to Operation Manitou in […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Spanish Navy auxiliary ship SPS Patiño which will, under an agreement between the Spanish and Royal Canadian Navy, constitute a regular part of the Canadian Navy in the following two months, arrived to Halifax, Nova Scotia on February 12. Rear Admiral John Newton, Commander of Canadian Maritime Forces Atlantic, issued a statement February 12, 2016, regarding the […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Within the framework of fleet replenishment ship Cantabria’s deployment, on which the vessel embarked on June 27 after an intense program of maintenance and training at Garden Island, the ship will participate in two main activities. The first one is the collaboration with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) frigates HMAS ‘Perth’ and HMAS ‘Melbourne’ in […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The auxiliary oil replenishment ship (BAC in its Spanish initials) ‘Cantabria’ has just arrived at La Graña Naval Station after a ten-day deployment off the coast of Cádiz, training with other Spanish Navy units.   On June 17th the ‘Cantabria’ set sail towards Rota for a threefold mission: to collaborate with the Operational Qualification testing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia signed a new contract with the Australian Capabilty and Sustainement Group (CASG) to provide platform design services for Australian Navy vessels. This contract will allow Navantia’s Australian division to provide engineering and technical assistance for the Australian amphibious assault ships and LLCs, which Navantia designed for Australia. “It is a very relevant agreement for […]