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  • 1 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A 77-year-long mystery has been solved as scientists finally located and identified the wreck of Royal Navy’s wartime submarine HMS Urge off Malta. The submarine was found sitting upright on the seabed of the Mediterranean more than 400 feet down, her bow buried in the ocean floor, her deck gun facing forward, her hull encrusted […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    As a result of a number of perilous journeys undertaken in recent days involving migrants and refugees, the UNHCR, OHCHR, IOM and SRSG for Migration and Development have issued a Joint Statement urging the leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, to save the lives of people stranded on vessels in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. The UN officials stated that […]

  • 7 April 2011

      Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo is urging the military to conduct more ship repairs on Guam and in U.S.ports… (pacificnewscenter) [mappress] Source: pacificnewscenter,April 7, 2011;

  • 2 March 2011

      Any remaining Britons still in Libya have been urged to make their way to Benghazi to board a British navy destroyer on its way to the port…  (yahoo) [mappress] Source: yahoo,March 2, 2011;

  • 10 February 2011

    Malaysia’s opposition on Thursday urged the government to review plans to buy six warships for nearly US$2.0 billion (S$2.6 billion), saying… [mappress] Source: asiaone , February 10, 2011;

  • 13 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on board the US Navy’s Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) has neared the 600-mark, the navy revealed. As of April 12, 92 percent of the USS Theodore Roosevelt crewmembers had been tested for COVID-19, with 585 positive and 3,724 negative results, navy officials said. Additionally, 3,967 sailors […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy needs to take steps that will ensure the fleet starts growing and improving right away if it wants to remain competitive, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson said on Tuesday in Singapore. In a report released on Tuesday and titled The Future Navy, CNO outlined what the future fleet should look […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Thomas Modly, Acting Secretary of the US Navy, resigned on April 7 after insulting Capt. Brett E. Crozier, the former commander of the coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. The resignation comes after Modly called the ousted commander Crozier “naive and stupid” in a speech addressed to the crew of Theodore Roosevelt on April 6. […]

  • 14 May 2014

    The importance of expanded cooperation in the Gulf region was the theme of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s remarks today at the Gulf Cooperation Council defense ministerial conference.   Defense ministers from all six member nations, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, joined Hagel at the meeting, which was hosted […]

  • 15 August 2013

    In the last week there have been no significant events, as a result the NATO Shipping Centre (NSC)  has removed all Areas of Concern which were published last week (01-07 Aug 2013), NSC said in a weekly update. Nevertheless, the threat of piracy remains and vigilance is required when transiting though the High Risk Area is […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    A federal hiring freeze memorandum signed by U.S. president Donald Trump might have a negative impact on navy shipyards and operations, U.S. senators said. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, joined by other senate colleagues, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis calling for Department of Navy shipyard civilian employees to be exempt from […]

  • 20 May 2015

    The UN refugee agency on Tuesday warned that time was running out for thousands of people in distress at sea and urged governments in the South-east Asia region to urgently rescue and disembark these vulnerable people. UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told journalists in Geneva on Tuesday, said: We estimate that nearly 4,000 people from Myanmar […]

  • 6 September 2013

    With the world focused on the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi reiterated to leaders attending the St. Petersburg for the Group of 20 (G20) summit the need to “push even harder” for a political solution to end the bloodshed in the war-torn Middle Eastern […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces recently released a ‘personal for’ (P4) message to leaders under their purview to address how poor judgment and destructive behavior by Navy personnel is unacceptable and negatively impacting warfighting readiness. In the message, Adm. Cecil D. Haney, commander of the U.S. […]

  • 3 March 2014

    Chemical materials designated for destruction are slowly being transported for consolidation at the Syrian port of Latakia, and the United States is urging the Syrian government to accelerate this process, Defense Department spokesman Army Col. Steven Warren told reporters on Thursday in Washington.   The U.S. vessel MV Cape Ray has been specially fitted to […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    India hosted the International Fleet Review at Visakhapatnam from February 4-8. Australia was represented at the Review by HMAS Darwin, in company with 75 warships from 24 countries including China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, France and Japan. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, joined Chiefs of Navies and representatives from nearly 50 countries […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Last week, Vietnam accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat, burning down its cabin, in the disputed South China Sea on March 20, Reuters reports. The Vietnamese Government characterized the incident as “very serious”, urging China to reprimand those responsible. On the other hand, the Chinese navy said that the attack on Vietnamese […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo on Tuesday issued the following statement on the status of the negotiations between the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific (NAVFAC Pacific) and the Guam Shipyard on a long-term lease for a ship repair facility on Guam. “The U.S. Navy, NAVFAC Pacific in particular, has not been negotiating in good faith […]

  • 1 December 2015

    The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton and Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated 108 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Sunday, November 30. These repatriations are a result of seven separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These were interdictions of Cuban nationals attempting to illegally enter the […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Coast Guard informed on Friday that it is assisting the Haitian Coast Guard in searching for possible Haitian migrants in the water after it’s believed their sail freighter ran aground in Haitian territorial seas Wednesday. The Coast Guard received notification Thursday evening that 17 deceased bodies washed ashore in Haiti. The Haitian Coast […]

  • 5 June 2014

    The Royal UK Navy’s bomb disposal experts made safe a World War Two bomb in Axminster, Devon on 3 June.   The Southern Dive Unit from Plymouth Royal Naval base in Devonport, were called by police after a home owner discovered the air-dropped German bomb when gardening. The explosive was largely inert and harmless because […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Industry news

    A contract for delivery of a set consisting of five Borey class nuclear submarines has been signed on Friday by the Russia’s Defense Ministry and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), Alexei Kravchenko confirmed to RIA NOVOSTI on May 28. Reportedly, no further details are known about the contract signing, which was brought to a question in […]

  • 10 September 2013

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday said that two-and-half years of conflict in Syria have produced only “embarrassing paralysis” in the Security Council and that he was considering proposals to the 15-member body in the search for a political solution. In his first press conference since returning to New York from the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Mr. Ban […]

  • 18 January 2016

    The United States Coast Guard has repatriated 169 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, last week. These repatriations are a result of nine separate migrant interdictions at sea in the South Florida Straits. The U.S. Coast Guard said it observed a steady increase in illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba to the Southeastern U.S. since […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Following the release of a report into the events surrounding an outbreak of COVID-19 on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, Navy Capt. Brett E. Crozier, the ship’s former commander, will not be reinstated, Navy Adm. Michael M. Gilday, chief of naval operations said at a Pentagon news conference last week.

  • 3 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The commander of the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been relieved of command after saying that the navy was not doing enough to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on board the ship. In a letter sent on March 30, Capt. Brett Crozier urged the navy to engage more in battling the pandemic […]

  • 3 March 2014

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen yesterday urged Russia to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine, according to his statements contained in a NATO news release. Rasmussen commented on the situation in Ukraine before attending meetings of the North Atlantic Council and the NATO-Ukraine Commission in Brussels.   “I have convened the North Atlantic Council today (March […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage visited the Eastern Naval Area from 18 to 19 June 2014. He was accompanied by senior officers attached to the Naval Headquarters.   The Navy Commander was received by Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe on arrival. Addressing the officers of the Eastern […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Westminster saved the best ‘Movember’ moustache for last. On the final day of the month urging men to grow ‘taches to raise awareness of men’s health issues, the crew unveiled the ship’s Lynx helicopter complete with a giant moustache… and bushy eyebrows. If you thought the RAF had the monopoly on aviators with ‘taches, […]