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  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit, Jan. 26. Prior to arriving in Singapore, Anchorage visited India and trained with Indian Navy counterparts at the end of December 2018. “We have a variety of tours […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Haiti on Sept. 19th, marking the completion of Comfort’s eleventh and final mission stop in support of Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). Joint-military members and non-governmental organization volunteers completed medical operations at two medical sites in Port Au Prince, providing medical care to more than […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort will anchor off the Haitian coast today, marking its final Continuing Promise 2015 mission stop with an opening ceremony. Since April, the U.S. Southern Command hospital ship has taken a team of U.S. military medical and construction personnel, private-aid organizations and partner-nation officials to 11 Latin American and Caribbean […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark has paid a short visit to Pakistan while deployed as part of the UK’s Response Force Task Group. The ship arrived in Karachi to demonstrate her amphibious skills to the Pakistan Marines with J Company, 42 Commando Royal Marines, and 4 Assault Squadron Royal Marines (ASRM) explaining how […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Mauritius turned on a very warm welcome for HMAS Anzac when the Australian Navy frigate stopped in the island nation’s capital for a port visit recently. Approaching Port Louis Harbour, Anzac was escorted by the Mauritian Coast Guard ship CGV Barracuda, and as Anzac came alongside, further signs of Mauritian hospitality could be seen and […]

  • 11 August 2014
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    Future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) conducted a port visit to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba while transiting to its home port of San Diego, California July 21.   During the port visit, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Jacksonville Detachment Guantanamo Bay provided 900,000 gallons of JP5 and diesel fuel as well as […]

  • 11 December 2013

    HMS Illustrious took a short break from delivering humanitarian aid in the Philippines. “Lusty” met up with the US tanker USNS Richard E Byrd in the Sulu Sea just to the west of the central Philippines island of Panay to top up fuel. During the three hour encounter, around 1200 cubic metres of fuel was […]

  • 12 August 2014
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    The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrived in Singapore, Aug. 10, for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.   “The crew has a relentless spirit and has worked tirelessly on this deployment to ensure success,” said Chief of the Boat, Command Master Chief Paul Coffin. “This port visit […]

  • 8 September 2014
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    The Royal UK Navy’s Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark has paid a brief port visit to Gibraltar as she loaded stores and extra personnel for the annual exercise Cougar 14.   The Devonport-based Landing Platform (Helicopter) is one of two Royal Navy warships taking part along the Lead Commando Group from 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Training & Education

    On her way home from Operation LANDSCAPE, HMAS Choules stopped off in Townsville and used the newly commissioned Berth 10 to clear customs and quarantine. This was the first operational use of the new facility since it was commissioned in late October. Commanding Officer Choules, Commander Ashley Papp, said the facility was impressive. “Berth 10 […]

  • 25 February 2015
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    Commanding Officer of HMS Lancaster, Commander Peter Laughton, MBE, will sail his Type 23 Duke Class vessel into Liverpool on Thursday February 26 for a four day visit. The ship is primarily in the region for affiliation duties with the City of Lancaster and the highlight of the visit will be a ceremony on Friday […]

  • 29 June 2015
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    Royal New Zealand Navy’s tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR recently took a rest in Jakarta, Indonesia. While in port the vessel’s crew conduct work for the charity Habitat for Humanity. HMNZS ENDEAVOUR is on her way to join the frigate HMNZS TE KAHA in Australian waters for Exercise Talisman Sabre. [mappress mapid=”16357″] Naval Today Staff, Image: RNZN

  • 16 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Pre-Commissioning Unit Anchorage (LPD 23) moored pierside in Manzanillo, Mexico, Nov. 14 on her first liberty port call. Anchorage is currently on her maiden voyage transiting to her future homeport in San Diego. The ship departed the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Shipbuilding site in Avondale, La. Oct. 30. “The city is beautiful, and it will […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Blazer paid a visit to the Port of Wells on 16th April 2014 for one night. The vessel was piloted into the Outer Harbour by Robert Smith using the Harbour Launch.   HMS Blazer is an Archer-class patrol vessel of the Royal Navy. She was built by Watercraft Marine in 1985 and after serving […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Ingraham (FFG 61) with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 Detachment 2 and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) personnel intercepted 680 kilograms of cocaine illegally trafficked in the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility Aug. 21.   Ingraham, based in Everett, Washington, successfully tracked and intercepted a go-fast vessel in international waters of […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    They have already passed a rigorous evaluation and proved themselves in an international exercise but the training never ends for the ship’s company of the Anzac Class frigate HMAS Perth. While in the Coral Sea fighting off the forces of a fictitious enemy, 182 personnel aboard Perth were simultaneously sharpening their skills in engineering, seamanship, damage control and […]

  • 19 August 2015
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    Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel OPV Atalaya recently took part in an operation to seize a sailboat which was allegedly carrying drugs.  On August 7, the sailboat Silver Black was 1,000 miles southwest of the Azores when she was boarded by the Spanish National Police and 600 kilos of cocaine were found inside the boat. […]

  • 28 April 2011
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    Netanyahu meets with Security Cabinet, tells Foreign Ministry to continue efforts to stop IHH ships headed for Gaza… (britanniaradio) [mappress] Source: britanniaradio, April 28, 2011;

  • 18 December 2017
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    Taking a break from her Atlantic patrol duties, Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay stopped in Bermuda on December 15 for a three day visit. The ship has been deployed to the region to provide humanitarian and disaster relief for the UK’s Caribbean overseas territories and Bermuda. This year RFA Mounts Bay has been in the […]

  • 1 July 2014
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    On June 28, TORM Sofia prevented a suspicious approach to the vessel by a group of pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea.   There were no injuries to crew, vessel, environment or cargo. The Filipino Master, his crew and the employed armed guards are safe and suffered no injuries. The LR1 product […]

  • 10 April 2015
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    With the U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy, USS Kauffman (FFG 59) seized 1,017 kilograms of cocaine and detained eight crew members of a suspected narcotic-trafficking vessel in international waters in the Western Caribbean, Feb. 28. The cocaine was worth an estimated wholesale value of approximately $33.9 million. The suspected smuggling vessel was spotted […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), with embarked units from Amphibious Squadron 1 and the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 29 for their first port visit in the U.S. since leaving their San Diego homeport for a seven-month deployment. “The Sailors and Marines aboard Boxer did an […]

  • 14 April 2015
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    Nigerian Navy’s Western Naval Command personnel repelled a pirate attack over the weekend. Ten suspected pirates travelling in two boats attempted to hijack a foreign product tanker MT Imas. As reported by This Day Live, the pirates, who have already boarded and took over the vessel, resisted arrest. The naval patrol boat was in the vicinity and managed to […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Miami April 4 to host various tours and a distinguished visitor luncheon prior to its first Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) mission stop. CP-15 is a collaborative effort that provides Sailors the opportunity to work alongside partner nation and civilian experts, promoting the commitment and […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in Luanda, Angola for a port visit to strengthen maritime capacity under Africa Partnership Station (APS), March 3, 2015. Spearhead is deployed in the US 6th Fleet Area of Operations (AOO) to support APS, working alongside West African partners to increase interoperability maritime […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of USS Vandegrift’s SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopters, from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49, located a small suspicious vessel in a known drug trafficking area, Vandegrift’s crew was able to further track and locate the vessel in order deploy an interceptor boat team. The Eleventh Coast Guard District directed the Vandegrift to deploy its […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Netherlands stopped supplying personnel for the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM Somalia) as of March 28, the Dutch Ministry of Defense said.  The Dutch contribution to the mission involved a maximum of fifteen soldiers. As informed, the country opted for this decision due to personnel shortages and “a limited military effectiveness of the […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMAS Parramatta conducted a port visit to Noumea, New Caledonia as part of Operation SOLANIA which supports the policing of the Economic Exclusion Zones of Pacific Island Countries.   Whilst in New Caledonia, Parramatta conducted exercises with French Navy Ship (FNS) Vendémaire, and other units based New Caledonia. Parramatta’s Commanding Officer, Commander Simon Cannell , […]

  • 10 July 2015
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    Royal New Zealand Navy’s amphibious sealift ship HMNZS Canterbury paid a visit to Sydney, Australia. The vessel was escorted into port by the Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin and a new RAN Sikorsky MR-60R Seahawk helicopter. HMNZS Canterbury has been exercising with the RAN off the Australian east coast after dropping off NZ […]