US Navy authorizes 12th expeditionary fast transport ship

Photo: Austal

Austal Limited on May 5 announced it was awarded a US$18.5 million contract to procure long-lead-time materials for ...

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Photo of the day: Kearsarge group ships welcomed home

Photo of the day Kearsarge group ships welcomed home

In this U.S. Navy photo, the U.S. Fleet Forces Band performs pier side to welcome the amphibious transport dock ...

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US Coast Guard awards Phase II Sentinel cutter contract

U.S. Coast Guard's first Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter during sea trials. Photo: US Coast Guard

American shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards announced that it has been awarded a new contract to build Phase II of the ...

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Australian Navy oiler celebrates 30 years of service

Former and current Commanding Officers of HMAS Success. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Success celebrated her ‘pearl’ anniversary of 30 years of service to ...

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Nigerian Navy intercepts illegally bunkered oil

Illustration: Nigerian Navy patrol boat NNS Dorina

Nigerian Navy personnel have intercepted a marine tanker codenamed MT Marina for suspected illegal bunkering of ...

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German Navy submarine wraps up NATO stint

U 34. Photo: PIZ Marine

Having concluded her deployment to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1, German Navy submarine U 34 returned to ...

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Last Anzac-class frigate docks for ASMD upgrade

Photo: HMAS Stuart (III)/Facebook

Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Stuart (III) was recently docked in preparation for ...

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Russia to launch new generation small missile ship

An artist's rendering of the Project 22800 ship. Photo: Russian Navy

Russian More shipyard is set to launch a new generation small missile, Project 22800 ship in Fedosia, Russia on May ...

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SMM 2016

The SMM in Hamburg is the world-leading fair of the maritime economy. It takes place every two years in Hamburg, because due to the long…

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Sea-Air-Space 2016

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission…

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Naval Combat Systems 2016

The Naval Combat Systems 2016 conference has been designed to enable end-users and industry to further the discussion around modernisation, modularity, interoperability, and the acquisition and integration of new combat systems.

Naval Combat Systems 16 will address the answers to these questions and more, through the perspectives of operators and platform/systems programme managers from international navies. Industry leaders will also showcase their experiences and capability development achievements, through detailed presentations focusing on the delivery of systems and modernisation programmes for Frigates, Corvettes and OPV’s.

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7th Annual International Port Security Conference

The SMi Group announces the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016.

The conference aims to bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through the carefully selected expert speaker line up.

Interacting with delegates from across the globe and hearing from industry leading experts will ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, civilians and means of trade.

Topics to be discussed include terrorism, cyber terrorism, emergency intervention procedures, optimising technology use in security checks and case studies featuring some of the largest ports across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

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Royal Navy's HMS Tyne fit for operations

HMS Tyne. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Tyne recently completed her Operational Sea Training (OST) and is ready for continued ...

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US Coast Guard to put old lifeboat on display

A  44-foot Motor Lifeboat underway. Photo: US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard is set to unveil a historic lifeboat as a new static display during a ceremony scheduled for ...

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Royal Navy to test integration of unmanned systems

unmanned systems

The UK Ministry of Defense has awarded Qinetiq a  £1m ($1.45m) contract to demonstrate the integration of unmanned ...

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Spanish frigate joins EU counter piracy operation

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy frigate Santa María (F-81) set sail from Rota Naval Base to integrate into the EU-led counter-piracy ...

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GAO: US Navy maintenance periods impede missions

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

The majority of maintenance availabilities, or scheduled periods of ship maintenance and modernization, that were ...

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Australia awards Anzac-class frigate sustainment contract

HMAS Stuart, sixth Anzac-class frigate. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Australian Government has signed a long-term contract for the sustainment of ANZAC Class Frigates centered in ...

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First steel cut for Turkish LHD ship

Photo: Navantia

Turkey began construction of the nation’s first amphibious assault ship with a steel cutting ceremony on ...

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India's first Scorpene-class submarine starts sea trials

Photo: Indian Navy

Indian Navy’s first Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, went to sea for the first time on May 1. The ...

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Australia and China participate in ASEAN maritime exercise

HMAS Anzac is one of the ships participating in the exercise. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Australia and China have joined 16 other ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) nations participating in ...

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'Fat Leonard' bribery case claims another US Navy Captain

Captain Select Misiewicz was stationed on USS Mustin at the time of his involvement in the bribery. Photo: US Navy

A U.S. Navy Captain Select was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for bribery charges, admitting that he ...

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FGS Bayern rescues 92 from defect boat

Photo: EUNAVFOR

Operation Atalanta’s German Flagship, FGS Bayern, rescued 92 people from a stricken vessel in the Gulf of Aden on ...

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US Navy picks BAE for submarine propulsor delivery

Illustration: Virginia-class submarine USS Texas in Tokyo Bay. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $72 million contract to produce and deliver propulsor systems for Block IV ...

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ECA Group puts new mine-countermeasure vehicle on view

Photo: Marine Nationale

French defense and security company ECA Group recently demonstrated their autonomous underwater vehicle in the ...

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USS Carl Vinson prepares for deployment

MK 38 25mm MOD 2 machine gun

Sailors assigned to U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned to Naval Station North ...

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CTF 151 Commander visits Republic of Korea Navy ships

Rear Admiral Cheong presents a token of appreciation to the Commanding Officer of ROKS Choe Yeong, Captain An Sang Min. Photo: Combined Maritime Forces

Republic of Singapore Navy Rear Admiral Ken Cheong, Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF 151), recently ...

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Royal Thai Navy picks Thales for minehunter modernization

HTMS Krabi, Photo: Thales

French defense contractor Thales announced that it was awarded two contracts for the supply of above-water and ...

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587 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

Photo: EUNAVFOR

European naval vessels rescued a total of 587 migrants trying to reach Europe in five unseaworthy boats. In the ...

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US Navy aircraft carrier denied entry into Hong Kong port

An April 25 photo shows the USS John C. Stennis sailing through the South China Sea. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis was recently barred from entering the Hong ...

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