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US warns against aiding Iranian tanker

An Iranian tanker at the centre of a confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar,...

Iranian tanker heading to Greece

An Iranian tanker sailed through the Mediterranean to Greece after it was released off Gibraltar with Tehran saying any US move to seize the...

Seized Iranian tanker to be released

Britain’s Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not indicate when or if the ship would set sail...

USNS Carson City departs Cabo Verde

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The Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) departed Mindelo, Cabo Verde, on 11 August after completing a scheduled port visit...

Special Forces boats, R200 million order book keep Veecraft busy

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Paramount subsidiary Veecraft Marine has an order book of more than R200 million, and has delivered over 60 vessels in various classes since inception...

Veecraft Marine expands production capacity

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Cape Town based Veecraft Marine has considerably expanded its production capacity by moving to new premises in the Port of Cape Town. Part of the...

French naval vessel L’Astrolabe has visited South Africa

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The French Navy patrol vessel L’Astrolabe visited Durban for several days to replenish her supplies whilst on a routine patrol of the Southern Ocean. L’Astrolabe...

Turkish submarine periscope contract will benefit Hensoldt South Africa

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Turkey’s Navy will upgrade its Preveze class submarines with SERO 400 periscopes, which will be manufactured by Hensoldt Optronics in Germany. Major assemblies will...

USNS Carson City arrives in Nigeria

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The Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) has arrived in Lagos, Nigeria, for a scheduled port visit in support of...

Egypt requests $550 million worth of ship maintenance contracts

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Egypt has requested follow-on technical support for a variety of United States-built naval vessels that is worth nearly $550 million. The request was announced by...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...