Keel Laid for Corvette Karlsruhe

October 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020, the keel-laying of the eighth corvette will take place in a festive ceremony at the Wolgast Peene Shipyard. The corvette will be named “Karlsruhe”. Due to the corona pandemic regulations, the solemn act takes place in the smallest group of participants. In September 2017, the construction of five more…

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Bertholf Returns to Alameda from Drug Patrol

October 3, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned home to Alameda Saturday following a three month, 15,000 mile, multi-mission patrol. Bertholf’s crew spent more than 50 days patrolling the Eastern Pacific Ocean conducting a counter-narcotics mission, resulting in the apprehension of 6,700 pounds of cocaine with an estimated wholesale value of more than $115 million. The crew…

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Henderson Maritime Precinct Update

October 5, 2020 – The Federal and Western Australian Governments are sponsoring a series of studies to inform the future development of the Australian Marine Complex (AMC) at Henderson in Western Australia. The studies will encompass aspects such as wharf design, shiplift and docking options, vessel transfer paths, new berth options, security, utilities, facilities and amenities, and integrated transport solutions.…

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Latouche-Treville Exercises With Egyptian Navy

October 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – On the occasion of its deployment in the Mediterranean, the Anti-Submarine Frigate (FASM) Latouche-Tréville carried out a cooperation exercise with the Egyptian Navy with a strong anti-submarine connotation. On September 29, the Latouche-Tréville sailed from Alexandria with the Egyptian frigate Tahya Misr (third anti-submarine frigate of the FREMM program built by Naval Group) and…

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ARC Sails for Colombia

October 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – From the Jinhae Naval Base, South Gyeongsang province, South Korea, the ARC ship “Almirante Tono” set sail for Guam, United States, its first port of call, to finally arrive at the ARC Cartagena Naval Base, where He will join the Caribbean Naval Force to contribute to the development of maritime operations in Colombian territory.…

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U.S.-Brunei partnership remains strong during CARAT 2020

October 5, 2020 – U.S. military and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) are partnering in the 26th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise, commencing off the coast of Brunei, Oct. 5. The 26th anniversary of exercise CARAT Brunei, the first CARAT to take place this year, symbolizes the longstanding U.S.-Brunei maritime partnership. CARAT expands bilateral and multilateral…

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Zhangbogo-III Batch-II Submarine Delivery Scheduled for 2026

September 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Defense Business Agency (Cheongchang Wang Chung-hong) announced that from October this year to the first half of next year, it will be in the production of prototypes for proof-of-test lithium-ion batteries for the deployment of Zhang Bogo-Batch-I-Submarine. The Zhangbogo-III Batch-II submarine (3,600 tons) will be delivered to the Navy in 2026 by applying…

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French Navy Helicopter Training in Reunion Island

October 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – On September 24, 2020, sailors and agents identified in the pool of assessment and intervention teams (EEI) in Reunion Island participated in a helicopter hoisting training. In an area marked by strong maritime challenges, the Government Delegate for State Action at Sea (DDGAEM), assisted by the maritime zone commander, must have an operational capacity…

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Royal Navy Seizes £160 Million Worth of Drugs in the Caribbean

October 3, 2020 – A Royal Navy task group has prevented drugs worth more than £160 million from potentially reaching the UK on two daring operations in the Caribbean. RFA Argus, alongside her Wildcat and Merlin helicopters, Royal Marines and US Coast Guard teams, worked with Dutch Navy ship HNLMS Groningen to seize 1.7 tonnes of cocaine and 28kg of…

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