Ukraine Crisis – Russian Navy building up around Ukraine – 21.02.2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Moscow does not want a war in Europe amid rising tensions over Ukraine but demanded that the issue of Kyiv’s relationship with NATO be resolved in its entirety immediately. Speaking at a joint news conference on Tuesday 15th February, 2022 after talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Putin said Russia had […]

Malta Naval Visits – INS JALASHWA L 41+ INS MYSORE D 60 – 11-12.03.2011.

In March 2011 the Indian Government had sought Malta’s assistance for the evacuation of most of the 18,000 Indian workers in Libya. Though some workers were already been evacuated on a ship from Benghazi and taken to Egypt, India wanted to focus its operation through Malta of which the Indian effort was being coordinated by […]

Coronavirus – Indian Navy Started Evacuating Indians from Maldives – 10.05.2020

The Indian Navy, on Friday 8th May commenced a massive operation to evacuate Indians, stranded on the Maldives, after the stay on all domestic and international flights was announced in the country to curb the spread of the pandemic disease Coronavirus. Named operation SAMUNDRA SETU which means a bridge across the seas 2 landing ships […]

Ships at Haifa, Israel in Week 12 of 2018. The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel –Sunday 18th March, 2018. The United States Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship LHD 7 USS IWO JIMA left Harbour after a 4 Day Visit.  Monday 19th March, 2018. The French Navy Cassard class Destroyer FS JEAN BART […]

NAVAL MOVEMENTS – USS WASP LHD 1 at Malta – 04.03.2004 The 1989 commissioned Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS WASP LHD 1 the leading ship of her class was seen entering Valletta, Malta on Thursday 4th March 2004 in the afternoon after weather improved due to high swell during a four day port visit.USS WASP […]