Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Miscellaneous

U.S. Navy Ship Rescues Iranian Mariners in the Gulf of Oman

A U.S. Navy vessel rescued two Iranian mariners Nov. 27 from a fishing vessel after it was adrift for eight days in the Gulf of Oman, according to a press release issued by the U.S. Navy. Dry cargo ship USNS...

Airbus Helicopters delivers 1st H225M naval combat helicopter to the Brazilian Navy

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H225M in naval combat configuration to the Brazilian Navy, according to a press release issued by Airbus Helicopters. Stationed at the naval base in São Pedro d'Aldeia, the aircraft will boost the Brazilian Navy’s...

NATO visits and exercises with Israeli Navy

NATO's Operation Sea Guardian (OSG) current task group under Greek-led flagship, visited Haifa and exercised with the Israeli Navy between November 10 and 14, 2021. Hellenic Navy frigate HS Spetsai and Bulgarian Navy frigate Drazki paid a visit to Haifa...

French Navy’s Chevalier Paul destroyer visits Mumbai

To demonstrate the strength of Indo-French naval cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, the French air defense destroyer Chevalier Paul called at Mumbai naval port after taking part in a large-scale air and naval joint exercise off the coast of Maharashtra. FNS...

A fire broke out on NATO SNMG-1 Flagship HMCS Fredericton

In the early morning of November 18th , 2021 while at sea off the coast of Norway, a fire occurred in the forward engine room of HMCS Fredericton. Upon discovery of the fire, the crew immediately took action and...

Russian Pacific Fleet Ships visit the Philippines

Five vessels from the Russian Pacific Fleet, including two submarines, arrived in Manila on Nov 16 for a port call. The visit is for "routine replenishment & rest for the crew," according to the Philippine Navy. "The Russian Navy contingent...

ST Engineering to provide Falaj 3-Class OPVs for UAE Navy

ST Engineering revealed on November 15 that Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) had granted a subcontract to its Marine division in Singapore for the supply of design, platform equipment, and technical assistance for the building of four Falaj...

Royal Australian Navy commissions 2nd Supply-class oiler “HMAS Stalwart”

The Royal Australian Navy commissioned HMAS Stalwart, the second of the Supply-class auxiliary oiler replenishment ships, into service on November 13 at Fleet Base West, Rockingham, Western Australia, Australian MoD announced. Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan said...

Damen lays keel for 3rd South African Navy Vessel MMIPV

On 22 October 2021, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying for the third Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that DSCT is building for the South African Navy. The MMIPV vessels will augment South Africa’s maritime security by enhancing...

Pakistan’s 4th MILGEM corvette laid down in Karachi

On November 5, the Turkish ASFAT business laid the keel of the fourth PN MILGEM class corvette in Karachi Shipyard, Pakistan, according to Pakistan Navy's Facebook account. Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, Chief of Pakistan Naval Staff, was the Chief...

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