Saturday, December 3, 2022

Miscellaneous

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...

Russia plans to commission two more nuclear submarines in 2022

According to a source of TASS agency close to the Russian defense ministry, Russia's largest shipyard, Sevmash (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation), will deliver over two nuclear submarines to the Russian Navy next year. "The present plans for 2022...

Standing NATO MCM Group-1 visits Sweden

Ships of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) visited Malmo, Sweden between 29 October and November 1 as part of group routine deployment in the Baltic Sea region. Sweden has been the first stop in the Baltic Sea for...

Huntington Ingalls completes builder’s trials for amphibious ship Lauderdale (LPD 28)

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently completed the first round of sea trials for San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28). “Shipbuilding is about teamwork. Our shipbuilders work as a team with our...

Fincantieri & Navantia to increase collaboration in European Defence

Fincantieri and Navantia have reached an agreement on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to boost their relationship and explore the joint benefit of a broadened collaboration in the naval and maritime domains. Both companies, which are first-class reference...

NATO ships conduct historical disposal operations

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) conducted Mine Countermeasure (MCM) efforts on Unexploded Explosive Ordnance (UXO) objects located in Dutch and Belgian territorial waters and their exclusive zones as part of the Dutch-Belgian Operation Beneficial Cooperation, NATO Maritime...

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