The fourth ship in the Legend Class of the United States Coast Guard USCGC HAMILTON WMSL 753 called for the first time at Grand Harbour, Malta on Monday 17th May, 2021 making her the first of the class to call here too. She passed breakwaters around 1505 hrs with 2 tugs ready to assist coming […]
On Wednesday 17th February, 2021 the 366 metre container ship MAERSK EINDHOVEN experienced an engine failure in severe weather off the coast of Japan, resulting in a number of containers being lost overboard. The ship was underway from Xiamen, China, to Los Angeles, California at the time. The company’s partner in the 2M Alliance, MSC, reported that […]
Drug Bust – Colombian Navy seized 1,080 pounds of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific Ocean – 07.04.2018.
Colombia’s navy has intercepted 14 semi-submersible vessels, known as “narco subs,” in the Pacific Ocean in 2018, more than triple what it seized all last year, and the uptick comes as the country grapples with a sustained increase in cocaine production. Together with United States Coast Guard (USCG), Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine […]
More sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CVN 71 currently in the western Pacific have tested positive for coronavirus and officials fear the number will continue to rise. Friday 27th March the carrier called at Guam ( that it was previously scheduled already for maintenance ) days ahead of schedule in order to disinfect the […]
The New Zealand Government has approved the purchase of a dive and hydrographic support vessel for the Royal New Zealand Navy. The 85-meter (280-foot) Norwegian built multi-role offshore support vessel, the EDDA FONN, will be outfitted with the dive and hydrographic systems required by the Defence Force, before being delivered to Devonport Naval Base in […]