Unique Group to deliver tech for SAS hydrographic newbuilds

Southern African Shipyards has awarded subsea and offshore solution specialist Unique Group a contract to deliver ...

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Smuggled cigarettes found on Italian Navy transport ship

Italian Navy transport vessel Nave Caprera was used to smuggle cigarettes on the return trip from Libya where the ...

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South African Special Forces getting new workboat

Cape Town-based shipbuilder Veecraft Marine has contracted Australia’s Incat Crowther for the design of a ...

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Canadian, Tunisian navies train during Operation Reassurance

The Royal Canadian Navy and the Tunisian Navy vessels conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX) in late August. On ...

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Japanese, Spanish vessels engage in PASSEX

On August 29, 2018, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)’s JS Akebono and the Spanish Navy’s ESPS Castilla ...

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USS Jason Dunham intercepts arms shipment in Gulf of Aden

US Navy destroyer USS Jason Dunham has intercepted an unflagged boat transporting small arms in the Gulf of Aden. ...

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Italy's newest FREMM frigate joins Op Atalanta

After ceding command over the EU-led counter-piracy operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa to the Spanish Navy, ...

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ESPS Castilla becomes new flagship of operation Atalanta

The EU-led counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia has welcomed its new flagship from the Spanish Navy.  ...

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Italy-based USS Mount Whitney wraps up five-month patrol

US Navy Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) returned to her forward-deployed ...

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Spanish Navy deploys LPD Castilla to Op Atalanta

Spanish Navy’s Galicia-class landing platform dock ESPS Castilla got underway from her homeport at Rota Naval ...

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Pentagon announces death of US Navy sailor in Djibouti

The US Department of Defense on June 19 announced the death of a US Navy sailor who was deployed to Africa. ...

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Spanish LHD, frigate meet EUNAVFOR en route to OP Resolve

Spanish helicopter carrier ESPS Juan Carlos I and frigate ESPS Blaz de Lezo met up with EUNAVFOR units in the Red ...

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CMF, EUNAVFOR stage counter-piracy drill in Gulf of Aden

Ships from the Combined Maritime Force and EU NAVFOR staged a counter-piracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden early ...

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