HNLMS Karel Doorman joins NATO operation Sea Guardian

HNLMS Karel Doorman, the Royal Netherlands Navy’s multi-purpose amphibious ship, got underway from its Den ...

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Dutch Goalkeeper CIWS passes sea acceptance trials

The Royal Netherlands Navy’s first upgraded Goalkeeper close-in weapon system recently passed its sea ...

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Dutch naval ships will not take part in Atalanta in 2018

Dutch naval vessels will not participate in the European Union’s counter-piracy operation Atalanta off the ...

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Dutch Walrus submarines to get Safran internal navigation

Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has contracted Safran to deliver its Sigma 40 inertial navigation units ...

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STX France, EDR, Socarenam team for Belgian MCM project

French shipbuilders STX France and Socarenam joined forces with Belgium’s EDR to try and secure a contract ...

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Belgium OKs acquisition of six new minehunters

The Belgian government on Friday, January 26, decided to give the department of defense its green light for the ...

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Dutch, German divers join US counterparts at Bold Alligator

Divers from the US, German and Dutch navies concluded several days of expeditionary mine countermeasures (ExMCM) ...

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Dutch frigate HNLMS Evertsen returns from SNMG1 deployment

The Royal Dutch Navy’s De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate HNLMS Evertsen has returned to her homeport at naval ...

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Royal Netherlands Navy first to install USCG approved ...

The Royal Netherlands Navy has achieved the distinction of becoming the world’s first Navy to install a USCG ...

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Russian Navy task group escorted through English Channel

Navy ships from the UK and EU escorted a small fleet of Russian Navy ships as they passed through the English ...

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Photo: Dutch Navy submarine in Caribbean waters

The Royal Netherlands Navy (Koniklijke Marine) recently shared photos of its Walrus-class submarine HNLMS Zeeleeuw ...

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HNLMS Karel Doorman returns to sea after engine repairs

HNLMS Karel Doorman, the largest ship in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy, has taken to sea again ...

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Dutch Navy upgrades support vessel HNLMS Pelikaan

The Royal Netherlands Navy’s logistic support vessel HNLMS Pelikaan is undergoing refit works at the naval ...

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HLNMS Tromp first Op Atalanta ship to dock in Somalia

The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate and current flagship of the EU mission off the Horn of Africa, became the first ...

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Dutch Battle of the Java Sea ships disappear from seafloor

Three Dutch warships sunk off the coast of Indonesia in 1942 have disappeared from the seabed of the Java Sea, ...

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Operation Atalanta flagship restocks in Seychelles

The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate HNLMS Tromp recently took a short break from her counter-piracy patrols with a ...

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Dutch Navy sends ships to Haiti for relief

The Royal Netherlands Navy said it has sent the Caribbean-stationed offshore patrol vessel HNLMS Holland and ...

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Dutch offshore patrol vessel nabs two tonnes of cocaine

Royal Netherlands Navy offshore patrol ship HNLMS Groningem has seized two tonnes of cocaine after intercepting a ...

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HNLMS Tromp returns to Africa and Operation Atalanta

Operation Atalanta welcomed back Dutch frigate HNLMS Tromp to the EU Naval Force off the coast of Somalia on August ...

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Royal Netherlands Navy receives hybrid propulsion tugs

The Royal Netherlands Navy formally took delivery of three Damen ASD 2810 Hybrid tugs in an official handover ...

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Dutch Navy vessels to receive Optimarin Ballast Systems

HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and HNLMS De Ruyter at Den Helder

Ten Royal Netherlands Navy vessels will be fitted with sixteen Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) by 2017, the company ...

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