KNM Maud Maiden Arrival in Haakonsvern

April 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – Like Canada, Norway balked at the cost of a joint support vessel (JSS) and ordered a replenishment ship with limited container capacity on the upper deck. KNM Maud (A530) maiden arrival at Haakonsvern March 29th. New logistics and support vessel Project P2513, New logistics and support vessel, will acquire a multi-roll vessel that will replace KNM “Tyr” and KNM “Valkyria”. Project P2513, New Logistics and Support vessel, will acquire a multi-roll vessel that will replace KNM “Tyr” and KNM “Valkyria” which was phased out…

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Norwegian Navy train at Raleigh

  Members of the Norwegian Navy have been training at HMS Raleigh as they prepare to take delivery of their new logistics support vessel. The crew of KNM Maud are using the Replenishment-at-Sea (RAS) trainer at the base in Torpoint to practice transferring stores and supplies to other ships at sea. KNM Maud is currently being built in South Korea and is a variation of the Royal Navy’s new Tide-class tanker.  It will be the largest ship in the Norwegian Navy when it enters service. HMS Raleigh’s RAS trainer was…

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