A warship formerly operated by China's People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has been commissioned into service with the Sri Lankan Navy.
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The US Navy has successfully completed acceptance trials of the future USNS Puerto Rico, the 11th Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel designed and built by Austal USA.
The stand-off between Vietnamese and Chinese vessels off Vanguard Bank, situated southeast of Vietnam, in the South China Sea (SCS) continues. At least 10 ships are now active in the area, monitoring the activities of both the Chinese geological survey ship Haiying Dizhi 8, which has recently returned to the scene after a stand down period on the Chinese naval base on Mischief Reef, and the Vietnamese oil exploration rig Hakuryu 5.
The crew of the US Coast Guard Sentinel-class cutter Robert Ward has arrived at its homeport of San Pedro near Los Angeles with approximately 1.27 tonnes of cocaine seized during patrols in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Bourbon and Oceanteam's construction support vessel (CSV) Bourbon Oceanteam 101 has been awarded an extension on its current charter agreement with an unnamed offshore client in Angola.
Towage provider Kotug Seabulk Maritime (KSM) recently welcomed the 14.6-metre line handler Capt. Leroy (pictured) and the 15.2-metre catamaran KSM Speedy to its fleet of vessels that serve Grand Bahama island.
Vroon's platform supply vessel (PSV) VOS Patience has started work for UK-based Premier Oil under a new contract begun in July and scheduled to continue into the fourth quarter of 2019.
NYK Group company Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) and Total have entered into a time-charter contract for a maximum 15-year period starting from 2021 for a Suezmax shuttle tanker.
The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) decommissioned three of its Fearless-class patrol vessels in a ceremony at Tuas Naval Base on Tuesday, August 27.
The US Navy is set to award General Dynamics a contract for low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the company's Knifefish mine warfare unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) after the UUVs' development programme was granted Milestone C approval following successful testing.
United Shipbuilding Corporation's (USC) Yantar Baltic Shipbuilding Plant handed over the newbuild trawler/seiner Leninets to the Kolkhovetskaya Fishing Collective on Monday, August 26.