BAP Unión Returned to Callao From VIEX 2019

July 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Union BAP, our Traveling Embassy, ​​arrived on July 27 at the port of Callao, after 4 months of navigation, and successfully completed the VIEX Foreign Instruction Trip 2019. The event took place in the presence of high-ranking naval and excited authorities family members of the crew. Prior to his arrival at the Antedique Pier of the Naval Base of Callao, the Sailing School Ship was accompanied by the nautical community in a parade that included the participation of yachts, sailing boats and smaller…

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Los Angeles Fleet Week Begins

August 29, 2018 – The third annual Los Angeles Fleet Week (LAFW) began as ships arrived at the Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Terminal followed by the event’s opening ceremony Aug. 28. Fleet Week is a tradition in several cities across the U.S. that helps to raise public awareness of the role that sea services play in national prosperity and security as well as an opportunity to engage with local communities. LAFW is a multi-day celebration held at the Port of Los Angeles. This year’s LAFW, will include more…

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Coast Guard Security Zones for LA Fleet Week

August 28, 2019 – The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish temporary safety and security zones in the Port of Los Angeles, which begin Wednesday and end Monday, to provide for the safety and security of Fleet Week participants and spectators. The Captain of the Port is enforcing a security zone in the Port of Los Angeles main channel. The security zone will encompass all navigable waters from the surface to the sea floor. During the enforcement period, vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining within the…

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Bob Hope USO Provides Entertainment and Thousands of Free Meals for Service Members at L.A. Fleet Week 2018

August 28, 2018 – Bob Hope USO continues its annual tradition of providing entertainment and hospitality for service members as they sail into the Port of Los Angeles during Los Angeles Fleet Week this Labor Day weekend. Fleet Week is an annual multi-day celebration of our nation’s Seas Services held on the L.A. Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles. Bob Hope USO’s major partnership with L.A. Fleet Week is possible because of generous corporate and community sponsors including Delta Air Lines, the Madeline and Marvin Gussman Family Foundation, Keyes…

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BWXT Announces $492 Million in Naval Nuclear Reactor Contract Option Awards

BWX Technologies, Inc. announced February 26th that the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program has exercised contract options with subsidiary BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. totaling approximately $492 million for the manufacture of naval nuclear reactor components. A variety of manufacturing and material procurement activities will be performed under these contracts that will primarily support Virginia-class submarine construction. BWXT’s facilities in Lynchburg, Va.; Barberton and Euclid, Ohio; and Mount Vernon, Ind. will execute this work over the next several years. “BWXT is very proud to support the men and women in…

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International Hydrofoil Society – 2018 Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil Excellence

Hydrofoils are “wings under water” that substantially increase the speed, maneuverability and stability of many boats, ships and other watercraft by lifting them above the surface and waves through which they might otherwise experience significant resistance, delay and hazards. Founded in England in 1970 and based in the United States since 1980, the International Hydrofoil Society (IHS) remains an all-volunteer, not-for-profit society for hydrofoil enthusiasts worldwide who are involved with or fascinated by commercial, recreational or military hydrofoils of many sizes and types including, but not limited to, speedboats, sail…

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Ships depart Los Angeles as Fleet Week concludes

The second annual Los Angeles Fleet Week came to a close as participating U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and Royal Canadian Navy ships departed the Port of Los Angeles September 5. The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23), Los Angeles-class submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752), and mine countermeasures ship USS Scout (MCM 8) represented the U.S. Navy, along with personnel from Coastal Riverine Group 1, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 1, and Navy Region Southwest. Marines with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, the…

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Coast Guard establishes safety and security zones for Los Angeles Fleet Week

For the safety of Fleet Week participants and spectators, a temporary security zone is planned for the Port of Los Angeles beginning Tuesday, and ending September 5. The Captain of the Port establishes security zones during high-profile events to minimize hazards to port operations. The security zone is scheduled to encompass all navigable waters from the surface to the sea floor of the Port of Los Angeles within a 200-yard radius of underway Navy vessels greater than 100 feet in length. Additionally, the security zone around anchored or moored Navy…

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U.S. and Canadian ships to participate in Los Angeles Fleet Week

Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Scout (MCM 8), U.S. Coast Guard cutter Active (WMEC 618), and Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Ottawa (FFH 341), will be in Los Angeles for the second annual Los Angeles Fleet Week, Aug. 29-Sept. 4. In addition, forces from 1st Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) 1, Navy Region Southwest, and U.S. Coast Guard District 11…

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Fleet Week Will Be Rocking, Rolling and Laughing with Bob Hope USO’s Six Nights of Free Entertainment

Navy warships from the United States and Canada, and their crews, will sail into the Port of Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 29, to kick off Los Angeles Fleet Week! From August 30 to September 4th, Bob Hope USO and Delta Air Lines have teamed up with the Fleet Week Foundation to rock the port aboard the historic Battleship IOWA with Concerts Under the Guns, a series of free music and comedy concerts on the Delta Air Lines Stage produced by Fred Zermeno Productions. The concert area, on the ship’s…

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