Crossing Hundreds of Thousands of Miles to Bring Submarines Home

To bring submarines to Vietnam only one at a time, Vietnamese soldiers had to cross three oceans for 45 days. The submarines were carried by the Dutch Rolldock Sea vessel. From late 2013 to early 2017, Vietnam safely brought six submarines from Russia to Vietnam, a voyage which lasted 270 days and 100,000 nautical miles. On April 3, 2014, at…

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Nevsky Shipbuilding Begins Sea Trials of Rescue Tug Piltun

The multifunctional rescue tug “Piltun”, built at the Nevsky Shipbuilding and ship-repairing plant (part of the OCK) in Shlisselburg, entered the factory sea trials in Lake Ladoga. This is the fourth vessel in a series of four multifunctional rescue tugs under construction at the Nevsky Shipyard. During the tests, all technical characteristics of the vessel will be checked, systems and…

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Austal Now Has Ship Repair Capability in San Diego

Austal USA received approval from the San Diego Port of Commissioners to assume the lease of Marine Group Boat Works in the Port of San Diego. Austal USA and Marine Group Boat Works are entering a 45-day exclusive period to close the agreement. Austal USA will use the 15-acre site to focus on ship repair for U.S. Navy, Military Sealift…

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HMS Kent Visits Kenya and Bangladesh

Sailors on HMS Kent have trained alongside Kenyan Armed Forces during a visit to eastern Africa. The frigate had a busy period transiting the Indian Ocean, working with the multi-national task group Combined Task Force 150 on counter-narcotics operations. And their time in Mombasa was equally hectic with a series of exercises planned with the Kenyan military. Kent’s embarked Royal…

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Atlantique 2 Participates in Exercise Nemesis

On November 3, 2021, an Atlantic maritime patrol aircraft 2 (ATL2) from the 21F flotilla, participated in the international exercise Nemesis, organized by the coordination and rescue center of the Republic of Cyprus. Carried out in the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the objective of this exercise was to test the interoperability of the various regional actors in the Eastern…

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