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DVIDS - News - Pacific Griffin 2019 Concludes

GUAM (NNS) - The U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore navies concluded Exercise Pacific Griffin 2019 at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Oct 10. Pacific Griffin served as the most advanced naval training to date between the two nations during their longstanding maritime partnership.Rear Adm. Joey Tynch, commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, who oversees security cooperation for the U.S.
President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Leaders of Nigerian Community in Russia during the Russia-Africa Economic Summit in Sochi, Russia. [Twitter/@NigeriaGov]

Buhari extremely happy with successful Russia trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from his four-day visit to the Russian Republic extremely happy with the success of the visit.The outcome of the visit is the best response to a few skeptical audiences back home, including a toxic newspaper editorial, Buhari, Stay On Your Job, by the Lagos-based Punch Newspaper asking him to not travel.The presidential aide…

Aquashield is shoring up piracy protection with the latest innovations in maritime technology

Todays maritime surveillance systems are more advanced than ever and are highly effective at identifying suspicious activities Piracy is a persistent threat for any business operating at sea. Although the number of pirate attacks in the Somali Sea has fallen over the past few years, there has been a significant rise in criminal activity along the coast of West Africa: according to Raconteur…

As Russia scopes undersea cables, a shadow of the United States Cold War past

Though the tactics and threat are reminiscent of the Cold War, the Russians appear to be taking a page out of the book that the U.S. Navy and the NSA wrote in the 1970s in a series of undersea wire-tapping missions that became known as Operation Ivy Bells.Briefly mentioned in the Times report, Operation Ivy Bells is written…

Autonomous marine technology maximizes patrol boat operations, with reduced risk and cost

Amelia Smith[Sponsored Content]  Today’s available technology creates new opportunities to leverage greater patrol coverage with less force required to manage coastal security zones and assets.Around the world, patrol boats are critical assets for providing coastal security and surveillance. Missions range from border protection…

VIDEO: Marell debuts high speed Volvo Penta powered patrol boat

Nick BlenkeyVolvo Penta and Swedish boatbuilder Marell have joined forces to create the new Marell M15 patrol boat, a durable vessel designed for anti-piracy operations, border control, intelligence gathering, maritime security, and force protection missions.Equipped with Volvo Pentas latest D6 engine and DPI system, the…

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Iranian Held By Somali Pirates Since 2015 Ffreed

An Iranian sailor held hostage by Somali pirates for more than four years has been released with the help of the United Nations and a humanitarian group, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi thanked the Hostage Support Partnership group, U.N. officials in Somalia, and authorities in…

Britain's New Type 26 Frigate Is Going to Be Amazing

Key point: Britain needs a good, new frigate for its Royal Navy and the Type 26 is the solution.The Royal Navys new Type 26 frigate could be its most powerful and flexible warship type in many decades. Assuming, that is, that the U.K. defense ministry properly funds the ships.The British fleet is acquiring eight of the 7…

Duterte names Vice Admiral Joel Garcia as new PH Coast Guard chief

Vice Admiral Joel GarciaMoreMANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Vice Admiral Joel Garcia as the new commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the agencys spokesperson said on Tuesday.Garcia will take over the position on Thursday, Oct. 24 from Admiral Elson Hermogino who is set to retire this week…

British engineering firm secures £1.3bn Royal Navy ship contract

British engineering firm Babcock has been named as the preferred bidder to build five new frigates in a contract worth £1.25bn.The Type 31 warships will be built at the Rosyth dockyard in Fife where Babcock currently employs 1,500 people. It is expected to provide work for a further 1000-1250 in the supply chain.Prime Minister…

Iranian Oil Tanker Freed by Gibraltar Despite US Appeal | Voice of America

Updated Aug. 16, 5:50 a.m. VOA Persian's Katherine Ahn contributed to this report.The Supreme Court of  theBritish overseas territory of Gibraltar ruled Thursday that the Iranian supertanker Grace 1 can be released from detention, shortly after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it.Gibraltar's…

Global Warship and Naval Vessels Production Market Share, Revenue, and Average Price by Manufacturer

Warships and naval vessels are an integral part of most armed forces. They are a physical manifestation of economic and military power, as well as being essential to force projection. As countries such as India and Chinacontinue their economic rise, they will seek to back up their would-be superpower credentials with naval power.Global naval warfare has witnessed a paradigm shift…

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Gibraltar frees held Iran oil tanker that U.S. sought to seize

The Grace 1 supertanker, anchored near a Royal Marine patrol vessel off the coast of the British territory of Gibraltar on July 4. By ASSOCIATED PRESS08/15/2019 07:09 AM EDTMADRID Gibraltar on Thursday allowed a detained Iranian supertanker to leave the British overseas territory after a last-minute U.S. attempt to seize the vessel…

New Coast Guard vessel eyed for patrol duty in disputed West Philippine Sea, Benham

Benham Rise. crew for 22 days. as oil spills using its onboard containerized antipollution equipment. treating bends and a survivor room for rescued persons.The P5.59-billion vessel, ordered in 2014, also has two onboard 9-meter rigid hull inflatable boats that can help the Coast Guard in law enforcement or in visiting other vessels.

Kidnappers Demand Ransom for British Man and Wife

The gunmen who abducted a British national and his Filipina wife have demanded 50 million pesos (almost U.S. $1 million) in exchange for their freedom, a Philippine military official said Thursday.This came as the Philippine Coast Guard announced it had deployed its anti-terror unit and a high-speed boat to beef up the…

Indian Navy: Indian Navy fully seized of its role in maritime cooperation: Navy Chief

NEW DELHI: Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday said the Navy is committed to "enhancing cooperation and engagement" with like-minded navies in the Indian Ocean region and is fully seized of its role in maritime cooperation. "Indian Navy is fully seized of its role in maritime cooperation," Admiral Singh said while addressing a seminar here.