Crew of Future BRP Antonio Luna Training Onboard

January 14, 2021 – The officers and enlisted personnel aboard the prospective BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), the country’s second missile frigate, is now conducting unit training at sea. “(They are now conducting) unit training (as of this time). This means that the crew is now conducting a hands-on operation on the different systems aboard the ship. This includes machinery, weapons,…

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Former USCGC Acushnet Saved from Pier Sinking

January 14, 2021 – The Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a sunken pier and multiple vessels affected by high winds and tidal surges created by a storm that moved across the Pacific Northwest Tuesday. A 300-foot by 50-foot concrete floating pier submerged early Wednesday morning in the area of Lovric’s Sea-Craft in Anacortes with three vessels moored to it. A…

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Maiden Arrival for NUSHIP Supply in Sydney

January 15, 2021 – The Royal Australian Navy’s new Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ship, NUSHIP Supply, has arrived at her homeport of Sydney. NUSHIP Supply is one of two new Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ships that will provide combat and logistics support to the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet, replacing HMA Ships Success and Sirius. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds…

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ARC Almirante Tono Begins First Operational Tasking

January 15, 2021 (Google Translation) – Within the framework of the “Renacer Plan”, the Corvette ARC “Almirante Tono” sailed from Cartagena to the islands of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, in order to strengthen the reconstruction efforts of the Archipelago department after the hurricane. Iota. This surface unit will navigate the waters of the Colombian Caribbean, demonstrating the capabilities…

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USS Ralph Johnson returns from maiden deployment

January 14, 2021 – USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) returned to her homeport of Naval Station Everett today following her first deployment to the US 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. Ralph Johnson first departed Naval Station Everett April 15, 2020, following a restriction-of-movement period. This period served as the first of many measures the ship took to mitigate…

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