Sea rescue in the German Bight

May 8, 2019 (Google Translation) – On the evening of May 7, the frigate “North Rhine-Westphalia” rescued two persons in distress. At 6:20 pm, the crew of the German frigate received a distress call from the fishing boat “Stella Polaris”. The boat reported a flooding with machine failure in the sea area of ​​the German Bight. The “North Rhine-Westphalia” was…

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Raytheon Anschütz demonstrates collision avoidance system

September 3, 2018 – COLREG-compliant collision avoidance is among the primary tasks of navigators. Today’s rising maritime traffic density and growing ship dimensions make this task increasingly demanding and add to the already often high workload on ships’ bridges. Thus, Raytheon Anschütz together with research partners both from industry and academia has developed an innovative assistance system to aid its…

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Frankfurt Am Main Deploys to SNMG2

On the morning of October 19, the group of service providers “Frankfurt am Main” left Wilhelmshaven to replace the frigate “Lübeck” with the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) in the Aegean Sea. “The crew is highly motivated and well trained for our future tasks within the NATO Confederation in the Aegean Sea and we look forward to the coming months with anticipation. After a…

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