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  • 3 September 2014

    Sri Lanka Navy patrol craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol rescued 6 Indian fishermen.   Their fishing vessel was run aground in the seas East of Kachchative Island. The rescued fishermen were handed over to Kayts police for further action. [mappress] Press Release, September 03, 2014; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 24 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The UK’s largest independent safety supplier, Ocean Safety, has concluded a contract to supply its Jonbuoy man overboard recovery systems to the Royal Netherlands Navy. The Jonbuoy, an automatically inflating recovery device which is designed to make simple work of hoisting a person back on board a ship or yacht, is directly manufactured by […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Industry news

      Piracy and armed robbery against ships off the coast of Somalia, in the Gulf of Aden and the wider Indian Ocean will be high on the agenda when IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 90th session from 16 to 25 May 2012. A High-Level Segment will be […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    German authorities have received a new centre that will allow a number of authorities to work together, integrated into the Maritime Safety and Security Centre. The centre was officially opened during a ceremony in Cuxhaven on February 9. The Maritime Safety and Security Centre has been acting as the communication and cooperation network for the operational forces […]

  • 30 June 2015

    The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) and its embarked helicopter detachment from the ‘Warlords’ of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM ) 51, were selected for the annual Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Ship-Helicopter Safety Award in May. This unique award honors the cruiser or destroyer and embarked detachment with the most […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Key leaders at Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, hosted the annual winter holiday safety stand-down at the installation’s Bulkeley Hall auditorium, Nov. 27-28. Officials at the naval station conduct two safety standdowns per year in an effort to promote safety awareness; one at the beginning of summer and one before the winter holiday season. […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Training & Education

    A Commander, Naval Safety Center message announced April 4 that the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) is the recipient of the 2011 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Afloat Safety Award for Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic. Annapolis was one of 19 afloat units to receive this annual recognition from the CNO. The winning […]

  • 15 February 2013

    The US Coast Guard escorted the disabled Carnival Triumph to the Alabama Cruise Ship Terminal in Mobile Thursday evening. The tug vessel Roland Falgout and four assist tugs towed the Triumph to the Alabama Cruise Terminal following more than a 100-hour voyage from Cozumel, Mexico to Mobile. The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous arrived on scene […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors from USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) Safety Department displayed a wrecked car destroyed by a drunk driver on the ship’s quarterdeck Dec. 22 to increase the awareness of the dangerous consequences of drinking and driving. “Lincoln leadership can make you aware of the impact and the consequences of driving under the influence (DUI), but […]

  • 22 October 2014

    The Pacific Submarine Force was honored twice for safety, Oct. 20, as the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) were each presented with the Secretary of the Navy’s 2014 Safety Excellence award. Presented during a worldwide VTC ceremony hosted by the Honorable Dennis […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Chief Gunner’s Mate Anthony Russell observes safety handling operations of a 40mm saluting battery with Sailors assigned to Weapons Department.   These ops were conducted during a 21-gun salute evolution aboard the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) before the ship anchored off the coast of Callao, Peru, for a scheduled port visit. […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Industry news

    The 11th naval escort taskforce of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) successfully completed the 450th escort mission on the morning of May 13, 2012, local time. Up to now, the Chinese naval escort taskforce has completed the escorting missions for a total of 4,640 Chinese and foreign ships with a 100% […]

  • 28 October 2015

    Irish patrol vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett located a 12 metre rubber craft 64km North East of Tripoli and commenced a rescue operation at 5 am Irish time, taking approximately 85 persons on board. Shortly thereafter, the LÉ Samuel Beckett located another 12 metre rubber craft with approximately 133 persons on board. The Naval Service vessel now has 218 […]

  • 11 August 2015

    Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 has conducted a joint operation with partners from across the international community, both military and non-military, aimed at encouraging the maritime community to work together to promote legitimate trade and fair use of the sea in the Horn of Africa region. The operation, coordinated by CTF151, was a multinational, multiagency […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain Safety Department presented a “Summer Safety Stand Down” event for all hands during the week of May 18.   The event was coordinated through several organizations to provide a well-rounded safety brief, yet provide information tailored to the unique working environment onboard NSA Bahrain. “The goal for personnel attending […]

  • 4 August 2014

    The US Coast Guard rescued eight people after their vessel sank in Kaiwi Channel, Molokai, Sunday.   Watchstanders at Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received an unregistered signal for possible persons in distress approximately 12 miles west of Molokai. The JRCC launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point to […]

  • 25 December 2014

    The US. Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone and a regulated navigation area from 11 p.m. Dec. 31 to 1 a.m. Jan. 1 in portions of Biscayne Bay to help ensure the safety of South Florida boaters. The temporary safety zone will include all waters within a 280 yard radius around the barge […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    New procedures that will aid surface warfare officers and helicopter pilots while increasing safety during flight operations on destroyers have been successfully tested and recently rolled out to the US fleet. “Operator polar plots” (OPP) consist of a series of placard overlays that identify limits and safety considerations that take into account a ship’s speed […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy’s existence revolves around placing people on ships and in one of the more demanding environments and we must have a very aggressive and proactive safety culture so that we can continue to achieve our mission of fighting and winning at sea. The Chief of Navy VADM Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN was on hand […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Station (NAVSTA) Norfolk, with the support of the Norfolk Navy Exchange and the Sewells Point Safety Office, hosted the 3rd Annual Hampton Roads Military Motorcycle Safety Ride and Bike Show, May 3. The 135-mile motorcycle ride provided an opportunity to ride with co-workers while promoting the safe operation of motorcycles in a group environment. […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker honored aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the Pacific Fleet winner of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Afloat Safety Award for 2014 during a ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, Jan. 11. To select the winner, CNAF rated Carl Vinson’s safety programs, mishaps, […]

  • 27 October 2014

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installation and Environment) Dennis McGinn honored two government civilians with the Secretary of the Navy Safety Excellence Award during a Pentagon ceremony Oct. 20. The Navy civilians – systems safety practitioners Rebecca Funkhouser and Robert Heflin – received the award on behalf of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert addressed the impact of Department of Defense budget cuts and the Pentagon’s “Pacific Pivot” shift in operational focus during a visit to San Diego Jan. 31. His visit to the San Diego area commenced with a mass reenlistment and all-hands call at Naval Base Coronado. Greenert then […]

  • 17 April 2015

    Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Crew 103, currently embarked aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) was announced as a recipient of the FY-2014 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Afloat Safety Award, April 15. In an official naval message released by the Navy Safety Center, LCS Crew 103 was named winner of the […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced the winners of the Fiscal Year 2012 NETC Excellence in Safety Awards March 4. The award recognizes outstanding performance in the areas of safety and risk management in a training and education environment.  “You can operate safely and not be combat ready, but you cannot be combat […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) garnered two departmental efficiency awards for its Safety and Engineering departments as part of Commander, Naval Air Forces 2011 Battle Efficiency assessment in a message released Feb. 10. Nimitz Safety received a Green “S”, and Engineering received a Purple “E” for carrier maintenance for their performance the previous […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) was awarded the 2013 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Safety Excellence Award for fiscal year 2012, July 2.  The award recognizes the Kearsarge Safety department’s outstanding performance in the areas of safety and risk management in the work environment with an excellent command safety program. “This award is […]

  • 2 July 2015

    The officers and crew of the dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) were awarded the 2014 Vice Adm. Bulkeley Safety Award, May 27. This Chief of Naval Operations award recognizes ships who contributed the most toward afloat safety awareness through the submission of hazard, near-mishap, lessons-learned reports, and safety-related articles for publication demonstrating a […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

      The Chair of the Health and Safety Executive has seen at first hand the initiative to create a safe and efficient work culture during the assembly of the two largest warships ever built in the UK. Judith Hackitt visited Rosyth Shipyard in Scotland on Tuesday 6 March to meet senior members of the Aircraft […]