Russia Claims Destroying Ukrainian Navy's Last Warship

May 31, 2023 @ 03:43 PM

Ukrainian Navys last warship "Yury Olefirenko" has been destroyed, Russia has claimed. Igor Konashenkov, the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, told reporters during a press briefing on Wednesday that the landing ship Yuri Olefirenko was struck by “high-precision” Russian Aerospace Forces weaponry in the Black Sea port of Odessa...

Fincantieri Subsidiary, VARD launches Vigilance Offshore Patrol Vessel at CANSEC 2023

May 31, 2023 @ 11:49 AM

Vard Marine Inc. (VARD), a Fincantieri company, launched a new Vigilance Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) at CANSEC 2023 in conjunction with Team Vigilance partner companies Heddle Shipyards, Thales Canada, SH Defence, and Fincantieri

Retired Mossad Agent Killed in 'Gathering of Spies' on Italian Boat

May 31, 2023 @ 07:01 AM

A recently retired Mossad agent has died along with two Italian spies after their boat carrying dozens of other intelligence officers capsized in Lake Maggiore, northern Italy, on Sunday. The “tour boat” capsized in strong winds

Swedish 'Mortar Ships' to get Patria's 120mm Turrets

May 26, 2023 @ 08:35 AM

Patria will equip eight Swedish mortar ships with NEMO Navy turreted 120 mm systems under a new contract signed between the two parties. Patria is delivering its mortar system to the Swedish armed forces for the first time as a subcontractor to Swede Ship Marine AB

EDGE’s ADSB Unveils 92m Corvette Design at LIMA 2023

May 24, 2023 @ 11:56 AM

EDGE entity Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) today announced the launch of a 92 metre Corvette, a fast and powerful vanguard vessel, which is designed by ADSB in the UAE. The Abu Dhabi-based shipbuilder made the announcement at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2023), being held in Malaysia...

Chinese Ship Caught Salvaging High Quality Steel from WWII British Wreck

May 24, 2023 @ 08:32 AM

Chinese salvage ship Chuan Hong was spotted off Kuantan, Malaysia, ripping up the World War II wrecks of Royal Navy warship HMS Prince of Wales and the battlecruiser HMS Repulse for high-quality steel. Chuan Hong was seen sitting illegally over the designated war grave of the two British ships sunk by Japanese bombers in 1941

PT Pal Hands Over 2 Fast Missile Ships to Indonesian Navy

May 17, 2023 @ 05:48 PM

The Indonesian Navy celebrated Shipnaming ceremony of the newly delivered 5th and 6th 60m Fast Missile Ship (KCR) delivered by PT PAL Indonesia. The ships were christened KRI Kapak-625 and KRI Panah-626

Qatar Navy Receives Final Al Zubarah-class Corvette

May 17, 2023 @ 06:48 AM

Fincantieri handed over the fourth and last of the Al Zubarah-class corvette ‘Semaisma” ordered by Qatar, at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard, on May 16. The Al Zubarah-class corvettes can conduct surveillance with sea rescue capacities to being fighting vessels

Alleged Sabotage Onboard Royal Navy Frigate HMS Glasgow

May 12, 2023 @ 06:14 PM

A group of disgruntled contractors allegedly interrupted the fitting out process of the Type 26 frigate HMS Glasgow by severing over 60 cables. This was reported by

French DGA Takes Delivery of First Overseas Patrol Boat

May 12, 2023 @ 10:00 AM

The French General Directorate of Armaments (DGA) received the Auguste Bénébig, the first overseas patrol vessel (POM), on May 5, 2023 in Nouméa, its home port. This reception concludes a campaign of sea trials on the ship, which began in Brest at the end of 2022, continued during its long-term deployment from Brest to Noumea between January 14 and April 3, 2023, and since completed in the area

Pakistan Navy Commissions Two New China-manufactured Frigates

May 11, 2023 @ 12:16 PM

Two new frigates- PNS Tipu Sultan and Shahjahan were commissioned in Pakistan Navy at a ceremony held Wednesday at Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard Shanghai, China.Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi was chief guest at the ceremony, and handed over the traditional Command Scrolls to the Commanding Officers of PN Ships