RV Sally Ride Discovers Massive DDT Dump off Los Angeles

April 26, 2021 – An expedition led by UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography mapped more than 36,000 acres of seafloor between Santa Catalina Island and the Los Angeles coast in a region previously found to contain high levels of the toxic chemical DDT in sediments and the ecosystem. The survey on Research Vessel (R/V) Sally Ride identified an…

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CNS Almirante Latorre Makes Port Call in Punta Arenas

May 2, 2021 (Google Translation) – During the morning of Saturday, May 1, the Frigate “Almirante Latorre” arrived at the Prat Pier in the city of Punta Arenas, as part of a routine training deployment operation in the Austral theater of operations, which the National Squad Units perform periodically. The “Latorre” frigate is an Adelaide class combat unit, recently acquired…

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General Belgrano Rescue Operations

(Google Translation) – It was an arduous and painful operation in which ships and aircraft participated, with the slogan of not leaving any sailor behind. The operation itself was a great feat, but it was also a great pain. In a sea of ​​uncertainty for not knowing what had happened to the ship, but with the suspicion of the worst,…

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Four Nation MCM Exercise Artemis Trident Held in Persian Gulf

May 2, 2021 – Four Royal Navy ships led the way in the largest test of international minehunting forces in the Gulf since the pandemic. More than 700 personnel – sailors, divers and aircrew – from the UK, US, Australia and France have taken part in Artemis Trident, a two-week workout testing the ability of the four allied nations to…

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BRP Gabriela Silang Returns from Training

May 3, 2021 – Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)’s BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) safely arrived at Pier 15, South Harbor, Manila at around 08:24 a.m. today, 03 May 2021. On 23 April 2021, said Coast Guard vessel departed Manila to participate in the joint training exercises of the PCG and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in the West…

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