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  • 6 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Two multi-purpose patrol ships to be built for the Bulgarian Navy, including armament, equipment and communication systems, will cost the country €419M, Nikolay Nenchev, Bulgarian Defence Minister said. Bulgarian News agency Novinite reported the minister saying that the two vessels would be built within three and a half to six years. The newspaper further said that the government held […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Two BMT Defense Services chiefs recently expressed their views on the fleet support vessels delivered to the world’s navies and on the potential for future vessels to be less single-role specific and more multi-role in their functionality. Looking into the future, Andy Kimber, chief naval architect for surface ship design and Rob Steel, head of business […]

  • 7 September 2018

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has inspected 23 foreign-flagged fishing vessels on the high seas as part of joint maritime patrols it conducted recently with three other countries. Offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Otago and a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft supported the maritime surveillance operation with the three other member-countries of […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Reliance Defence Limited (RDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to set up a partnership for the construction of naval vessels. The naval ships planned include frigates, destroyers and other specialized vessels to address the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) over the next 10 years. The agreement could also see ADSB delivering maintenance, […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency’s six new coastal patrol vessels, to be built by Destini Shipbuilding, will be featuring Kelvin Hughes radars. According to Kelvin Hughes, the vessels will be equipped with a widescreen navigation radar display along with the new type-approved 12kW X-Band radar and an S-Band SharpEye™ radar. Equipment for the first two ships was delivered earlier […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Pakistan Navy has launched a new survey vessel in China. The launching ceremony was held at Dajin Heavy Industry shipyard on December 11, 2018. The 3,000-ton newbuilding was launched into Yangtze River. As explained, this is the largest survey vessel to be built for the Pakistan Navy under Sino-Pak collaboration. “The new ship will be […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk while on patrol off of Winchester Bay, terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel for safety gear concerns found during an at-sea boarding Monday. The three member crew, fishing for crab, aboard the 39-foot vessel Dusky was safely escorted to Winchester Bay, where the vessel was […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy has taken delivery of four support vessels from Norwegian shipping company Deep Sea Supply. The navy announced on April 10 that it received anchor handling tug supply vessels Sea Fox, Sea Vixen and Sea Stoat in a ceremony on April 4. The three vessels were previously used by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on its […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Cochin Shipyard Limited delivered ICGS Aryaman, the eighteenth vessel in the series of twenty fast patrol vessels under construction for the Indian Coast Guard. The ceremony was held June 17 in Kochi and was attended by Indian Coast Guard and shipyard officials. The company has delivered 7 of the patrol boats so far this year. ICGS Aryaman […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Spanish patrol vessel Cazadora (P78) will sail into the port of Malaga, Spain, for a visit over the weekend. The vessel will be open to visitors on Saturday and Sunday, and is scheduled to continue its deployment on Monday, November 9. Cazadora is currently deployed on a maritime surveillance mission. Built as a corvette, Cazadora underwent major modification works in […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Croatia launched its first inshore patrol vessel in the construction hall of the Brodosplit shipyard in Split on June 3. This is the first of a planned five patrol vessels that will be built for the Croatian Coast Guard under a HRK 385,4 million (approx. US$58.5m) contract signed between the Croatian ministry of defense and […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Service Vessel L.É. ASHLING detained a Spanish registered fishing vessel approximately 80 nautical miles South of Baltimore Bay earlier this afternoon. The detention was in relation to an alleged technical breach of fishing regulations. The vessel is being escorted by the L.É. ASHLING to Castletownbere, it is expected to arrive alongside tonight, where […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) revealed it is in the midst of introducing unmanned surface vessels to patrol Singapore’s waters and detect and neutralize mines. As informed, these vessels will be remotely controlled from shore or other naval platforms at sea. Unmanned vessels will cut down the manpower required to operate each vessel to […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Equipment & technology

    A covered repair facility frequently used by the Royal Netherlands Navy has recently been acquired by Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSHl), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion. The repair, blasting and paint hall previously belonged to Strametco Vastgoed BV. The hall is located on the DSHI yard premises and accessible via the yard’s ship lift. With the acquisition, […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Some contributing nations support the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta with specialised assets to counter piracy off the Horn of Africa. Estonia supports Operation Atalanta with a Vessel Protection Detachment (VPD) on board the French frigate FS Courbet. VPDs are ready to embark on civilian ships in order to protect them […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards has received an order for six patrol vessels from the Dutch Police. As informed, all six ships will be built at Damen’s headquarters in Gorinchem in the Netherlands and are due for delivery between 2019 and 2021. Intended for Zeehavenpolitie and Landelijke Eenheid units, three of the newbuilds are seagoing — the Stan […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Philippine Navy announced January 24 that the first of its two newly-built strategic sealift vessels has started sea trials. The vessels are being constructed by the Indonesian shipbuilder PT Pal (Persero) in Surabaya, Indonesia. According to the Philippine media, the contract is worth PHP 3,870,000,000 (approx $80.4 million) and is sourced from the AFP Modernization Fund. […]

  • 23 September 2013

    Last week the German frigate FGS Niedersachsen, deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU ANVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta received an emergency call from the Italian merchant vessel MV Jolly Perla. A crew member had acute heart problems and needed immediate medical assistance. After consultation with the Dutch EU NAVFOR Force Commander, the Commanding Officer of […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    As part of the Italian Navy’s renewal plan, another Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship has been ordered for its fleet. OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement) has ordered the consortium (Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Impresa – RTI) consisting of Fincantieri, agent, and Finmeccanica, through its subsidiary Selex ES, one more patrol vessel activating the related contract […]

  • 8 August 2011

    The Naval Service vessel LE Ciara detained a Belgian registered fishing vessel approximately 25 nautical miles South West of Tusker Rock. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The vessel was escorted by the LE Ciara Rosslare Harbour, Co. Wexford and arrived alongside at a 00.15am this morning and handed […]

  • 20 February 2020

    Unmanned maritime system contractor Peraton has won a spot on an up to 10-year, USD 982.1 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract (IDIQ-MAC) to support the US Navy’s Unmanned Surface Vehicle Family of Systems. Earlier this month, a number of companies were selected by the navy for IDIQ-MAC. Companies on the IDIQ-MAC, managed by Naval Sea […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A new Polar Logistics Vessel being built for Terre Australes et Antarctiques Françaises (TAAF) and the French Polar Institute (IPEV), and which will be operated by the French Navy, is scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2017. The 72-metre polar logistics and patrol icebreaker vessel will carry out its first supply mission […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Service Vessel L.É. AOIFE has detained an UK registered fishing vessel approximately 70 nautical miles south of Cork. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The vessel is currently in the process of being handed over to the UK Maritime Management Office and is expected to leave Irish […]

  • 16 February 2011

    A South Korean cargo vessel, which was being chased by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, was rescued by the Chinese navy, China’s state media sai… (koreantimes) [mappress] Source: koreatimes, February 16, 2011; 

  • 9 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Philadelphia-based Philly Shipyard has been awarded an initial USD 630 million contract to construct the newest class of US training ship, the national security multi-mission vessel (NSMV). As informed, the shipyard will construct up to five new ships to provide maritime training for America’s future mariners and to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in […]

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

    Sea trials of the rescue vessel Igor Belousov, built for the Russian Navy, were held in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Baltic Sea. The ship arrived in St. Petersburg to prepare for the state tests, which are scheduled for the second half of November this year. During sea trials, the diving bell was […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Spanish Shipbuilder Navantia and African-based global defence and aerospace business, Paramount Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 16 to jointly develop naval systems and vessels. The move is aimed at meeting the increasing demand of South Africa and other African states, for innovative and value-adding maritime solutions to bolster the security of […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Yesterday, June 10, Cochin Shipyard launched the sixteenth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (BY 516) being built for Indian Coast Guard. The vessel was named ‘ICGS ARNVESH’ and launched in a ceremony at Cochin Shipyard. The Keel of BY – 517, the seventeenth FPV for the Indian Coast Guard, was laid on the same day. CSL […]

  • 14 September 2018

    The Royal Navy’s newest survey vessel HMS Magpie has made her maiden visit to her affiliated town of Salcombe.  The 18-meter catamaran has spent three days at sea under the White Ensign for the first time as her crew get to know how the survey ship handles. A replacement for HMS Gleaner which retired earlier […]