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USS Shiloh Takes Part in Shimoda’s Black Ship Festival

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) visited Shimoda, to participate in the city’s 76th annual Black Ship Festival, May 14-17. The festival commemorated the 161st… [[ This is a content summary only....

USS Milius Becomes Part of US 7th Fleet

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation (AOO), May 17 after approximately six months of maritime security operations in the… [[ This is a...

US Navy Hires Leidos for NSWCCD Services

U.S. Navy awarded a prime contract to Leidos to provide to provide scientific, engineering, and technical services in support of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD). The… [[ This is a content...

Lithuanian Navy Continues Search for An-2 Pilots

The search operation for the missing pilots of the Soviet-made An-2 aircraft in the Baltic Sea continues. After the Lithuanian Navy located the wreck of the aircraft on May 19, the search for its…...

HMS Neptune Gets New Captain at Helm

Royal Navy’s HMS Neptune, the shore establishment at HM Naval Base Clyde, has a new Captain at the helm with the recent arrival of Captain Craig Mearns. A graduate of the University of… [[...

SAES Presents at IMDEX ASIA 2015

SA Electrónica Submarina (SAES) has been presenting at this year’s ‘Asia Pacific’s Flagship Maritime Defence Show’ (IMDEX ASIA) 2015″ held in Singapore, to promote their products and services in that region. …read more Read...

New Ship Officially Part of the Canadian CG Fleet

New Canadian Coast Guard Ship M. Charles M.B. officially joined the fleet at a ceremony in Port Alberni, British Columbia yesterday. CCGS M. Charles M.B. is named after Seaman Martin Charles, S.C…. [[ This...

Singapore Navy Vessels Join SAR Ops

Two Singapore Navy vessels yesterday took part in search and rescue (SAR) operations north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. RSS Daring and RSS Fearless, along with the Singapore Police Coast… [[ This is...

OPV Tarifa Sails on Another Fisheries Campaign

Spanish Navy’s OPV Tarifa is starting a new Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization campaign. The vessel left its homeport of Cartagena yesterday, May 20, and is sailing to Newfoundland,… [[ This is a content summary...

HNLMS Tromp Carries Out Damage Control Drill

Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) Dutch ship HNLMS Tromp (F 803) conducted a multiple-event damage control exercise May 15, taking advantage of transit time between the completion of exercise… [[ This is a...

US Navy’s CNO Holds All-Hands Call at NIOC Georgia

US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert visited Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia May 19, and held an all-hands call to discuss the Navy’s… [[ This is a content...

DAMEN to Upgrade Dutch Navy’s Torpedo Ship

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has recently won the contract for the life-prolonging maintenance and refit project of the Royal Netherlands Navy torpedo ship Zr Ms Mercuur. The ship, originally… [[ This is a content...

Parade of Ships Kicks Off Fleet Week New York

The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard officially kicked off 2015 Fleet Week New York (FWNY) with a Parade of Ships, May 20. FWNY, now in its 27th year, is the city’s time-honored…...

HMS Middleton on Its Way to Lerwick, Shetland Islands

Royal Navy Mine Hunter HMS Middleton will sail into Lerwick, Shetland Islands on Thursday, May 21 at approximately 9am for a five-day visit. Berthing alongside at Victoria Pier, the ship is visiting… [[ This...

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