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  • 6 March 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Navy Ochakov Kara-class cruiser was sunk last night to block the Ukrainian Navy ships deployed in Novoozerne, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a press release today.   The information was confirmed by the Ukrainian military of the South Naval Base who were observing the operation. The RF ships blocking the Ukrainian […]

  • 16 March 2011

      The Victoria cargo ship that was boarded by Israeli Navy commandos on Tuesday morning was carrying advanced Chinese-made anti-ship missiles… by Yaakov Katz(warsclerotic) [mappress] Source: warsclerotic,March 16, 2011;

  • 1 October 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) will perform survey of the Russian Navy training ship Smolny under repair. The relevant agreement was concluded between RS and JSC Rosoboronexport. The RS activities include survey of the ship’s hull, machinery, electrical equipment and arrangements under repair, participation in mooring and sea trials. The repairs will be performed […]

  • 26 September 2011

    The ministry of shipping on Monday issued guidelines allowing ships with Indian crew to deploy armed guards in a bid to combat… (indianexpress) [mappress] Source: IndianExpress, September 26, 2011

  • 30 May 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ship husbanding company Inchcape Shipping Services Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay $2o million to settle a US case in which they were accused of knowingly overbilling the US Navy for their services, the US Department of Justice announced May 29. Inchcape is a UK-headquartered marine services contractor which operates in over 60 […]

  • 2 September 2014

    Royal UK Navy patrol vessel HMS Severn has sailed from Falmouth after leading the start of the annual Falmouth to Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta.   Acting as the starting platform on Sunday, she hosted the race committee and local VIPs for the yearly event hosted by Sail Training International. More than 100,000 people gathered in […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Ocean Ships, Inc., Houston, Texas, is being awarded a $10,4 million modification for the previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise the second option period of this contract for the operation and maintenance of two Mobile Landing Platform ships, USNS Montford Point and USNS John Glenn.   These ships support the Military Sealift Command’s prepositioning fleet by transferring […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy could possibly get a fleet of two new “Littoral Strike Ships” for operations close to the shore, UK defense secretary Gavin Williamson announced during a speech at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies on February 11. Research into the feasibility of the new ships will be financed from […]

  • 17 June 2020

    The US Navy’s newest ship-to-shore connector (SSC), LCAC 101, concluded acceptance trials last week after successfully completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV).

  • 15 August 2011

      A second ship of the Malaysian International Shipping Corporation (MISC) left the naval base here yesterday to serve as the auxiliary vessel… (thesundaily) [mappress] Source: thesundaily, August 15, 2011;

  • 19 March 2020

    Two US Navy hospital ships will be part of the Defense Department’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Pentagon’s chief spokesman said. The USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy are being prepared for deployment “as needed to assist potentially overwhelmed counties with acute patient care,” Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the defense secretary for public affairs, […]

  • 14 February 2011

    The Service Life Extension Programme or SLEP for Royal Malaysian Navy ships is expected to reduce defence spending sharply… (themalasyaninsider) [mappress] Source:themalasyaninsider , February 14, 2011;

  • 13 November 2012
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Taiwan conducted  trials of its longest range ship-to-ship missile within a month of China, the Ottawa informs citing a report. Therefore, the conducting of trials  marks bringing of Taiwan’s first aircraft carrier into service. The missile can reach a range of 400 kilometers, tripling the speed of sound, The United Daily News reports. The […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Minnesota (SSN 783) marked another major milestone when placing their boat in service and moving aboard March 14, in Newport News, Va. Minnesota’s sponsor, Ellen Roughead and her husband, the former Chief of Naval Operations retired Adm. Gary Roughead, visited Minnesota and partook in the first meal served aboard […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) hosted the family of the ship’s namesake, May 2.   Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s grandson, H. Delano Roosevelt, took a tour of Roosevelt with family and friends during a scheduled port visit in Manama, Bahrain. The tour was led by Cmdr. Jay Clark, Roosevelt’s commanding officer. Sailors from […]

  • 27 October 2014

    Guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) hosted Senator Daniel Coats and his wife, Marsha Coats, at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Oct. 21. After boarding the ship, the Senator and his wife had breakfast in the wardroom with McFaul’s officers, accompanied the commanding officer on a ship tour, ate lunch with crew on the mess decks, […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Argus sailed into Portsmouth yesterday as part of the Royal Navy’s contribution to London International Shipping Week. RFA Argus, which has most recently returned from Sierra Leone as the UK’s government’s response to the crisis, will host a series of events on board while Type 23 frigate HMS Portland will represent the […]

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

    Sailors, veterans, family members and Naval Support Activity Washington staff gathered in the Cold War Gallery at the Washington Navy Yard to bid farewell to Display Ship Barry (DD933), October 17. Naval Support Activity Washington hosted the departure ceremony, honoring the ship and its past crew members. The event served as the final send-off before […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2015

    Having a bottom scrape might not be for everyone, but it’s bought another 10 years for the museum ship, and stalwart of Melbourne’s Williamstown waterfront, HMAS Castlemaine. The Bathurst class corvette, built and commissioned at Williamstown between 1941-1942, was one of 60 built in Australia during the Second World War. After commissioning, Castlemaine sailed to […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSF) commissioned its new submarine rescue ship JS Chiyoda in a ceremony held in the Okayama Prefecture on March 20. JS Chiyoda replaced its identically-named predecessor which was decommissioned on the same day. The new JS Chiyoda in JMSDF service bears pennant number 404 and measures 128.0 meters in length. […]

  • 16 January 2013

    After a complete renovation, the ship’s store aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) re-opened with a completely different appearance Jan. 10. Truman’s ship’s store now resembles a Navy Exchange (NEX), like those found at almost any naval base. “We recently finished a project renovating the ship’s store, which was meant to […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s flagship welcomed onboard a number of affiliated organisations during a brief port visit to Valetta, Malta. Now approaching the end of Cougar 13, the men and women of HMS Bulwark hosted a number of the ship’s longstanding affiliates, including 29 scouts from the St Aloysius College Scout Group and members of the […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Seven medical treatment facility crewmembers on board the US Navy’s hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH), which is currently docked in Los Angeles, have tested positive for COVID-19. The infected crew members are currently isolated off the ship, navy officials said. “All who were considered to have been in close contact with those crewmembers remain in […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After more than 30 years as the display ship at the Washington Navy Yard and its ineligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, Display Ship Barry was designated for disposal last year. Now, the ship must be removed before renovation of Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge as current plans call for a fixed-span bridge […]

  • 9 December 2015

    Improved weather conditions in the Central Mediterranean Sea have led more migrants to embark on the dangerous voyage towards European coasts. In order to avoid the further loss of life at sea, operation Sophia vessels saved 374 migrants in the last couple of days. According to EUNAVFOR Med’s press statement, the migrants have been rescued […]

  • 9 September 2015

    A Royal Navy frigate HMS Portland has sailed up the River Thames into the UK capital to take part in London International Shipping Week. The vessel will be moored alongside HMS Belfast until the end of the week. Although not open to the public, the Type 23 frigate will be clearly visible in the heart of the […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Montréal arrived in Western Europe on September 18 for three months of exercises with European and NATO partners. Deploying as part of the Royal Canadian Navy’s overarching deployment Neptune Trident 17-02, HMCS Montréal is to take part in the US-led ballistic missile defense drill Formidable Shield, which is being held in Scottish waters […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Mexican Navy’s sail training ship ARM Cuauhtémoc (BE-01) departed Acapulco – Icacos naval base on Sunday to start the 2018 training cruise. The cruise will see the tall ship and embarked cadets visit a total of 24 ports in 13 countries. In addition to Mexican Navy cadets, the ship will also host cadets from Brazil, Guatemala, […]