Guyana orders patrol vessel from French builder

An OCEA 58-metre offshore patrol vessel

The Government of Guyana has selected French shipbuilder OCEA for the construction of a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for operation by the Guyana Defence Force (GDF). The vessel will have an aluminium hull, a length of 58 metres, space for 24 crewmembers and up to 30 additional personnel, a...

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US Navy takes delivery of amphibious ship Richard M. McCool Jr.

The US Navy amphibious transport dock USS Richard M. McCool Jr. during acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico, March 4, 2024

The US Navy took delivery of its newest amphibious transport dock (LPD), the future USS Richard M. McCool Jr., in a ceremony on Thursday, April 11. Built by Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Mississippi, the ship honours US Navy veteran and Medal of Honor...

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Captain criticised for actions leading to loss of Thai warship in bad weather

The Royal Thai Navy corvette HTMS Sukhothai lists heavily before finally sinking in the Gulf of Thailand, December 18, 2022.

Officials of the Royal Thai Navy said the captain of a warship that sank in bad weather in late 2022 had taken “imprudent” actions that resulted in the ship’s loss along with at least 24 of its crew. An investigation revealed that Captain Phichitchai Thueannadee, commanding officer of the corvette...

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Four-nation maritime cooperative activity concluded in Philippines’ EEZ waters

Naval vessels from the Philippines, the US, Australia, and Japan participate in a Multilateral Maritime Cooperative Activity in the Philippines' EEZ waters in the South China Sea, April 7, 2024.

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the US Indo-Pacific Command, the Australian Defence Force, and the Japan Self-Defence Forces successfully conducted a Multilateral Maritime Cooperative Activity (MMCA) in the waters west of the Philippines on Sunday, April 7, the AFP said in a statement....

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Australian naval shipbuilder confirms receipt of acquisition proposal by South Korean company

Austal Australia refers to media on Monday, April 1, and confirms it has received an unsolicited, conditional, and non-binding indicative proposal from South Korean shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean to acquire Austal by way of a scheme of arrangement. Under the indicative proposal, Austal shareholders would receive AU$2.825 (US$1.84) cash per Austal share. Hanwha’s indicative proposal is […]

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South Korean yard secures orders for Peruvian Navy ships

South Korean shipbuilder HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has been selected as the preferred bidder for the local construction and co-production of four vessels slated for the Peruvian Navy. The contract covers the construction of a frigate, an offshore patrol vessel (OPV), and two landing craft....

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Indonesian defence ministry taps Italian builder for future patrol ships

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have entered into an agreement regarding the supply of two patrol ships in a series. The vessels will be variants of the 143-metre multi-purpose offshore patrol vessels (Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura; PPA) that Fincantieri is building for the Italian Navy. Duties will include maritime security patrols, search […]

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Royal Navy begins investigation into fire incident on aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth

The Royal Navy has launched an investigation into a fire incident that occurred aboard the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth while it was moored at a naval base in Scotland earlier this month. The incident occurred at around 23:50 local time on March 8 while the carrier was tied alongside an...

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Keel laid for future destroyer for Republic of Korea Navy

South Korean shipbuilder HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has laid the keel of a new guided-missile destroyer ordered by the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). The vessel will be the second unit of three ships under Batch II of the ROKN’s Sejong the Great-class destroyers. The future ROKS Jeongjo the...

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