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Tunisia navy rescues 487 migrants from overloaded boat

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The Tunisian navy rescued 487 migrants on Friday from an overloaded boat that ran into difficulty in rough seas in the Mediterranean as they...

Iran’s navy thwarts pirate attack on Iranian tanker – report

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Iranian naval forces intervened on Saturday to repel pirates who attacked an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden, Iran's state media reported. Pirates...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards unveil underground missile base in Gulf: state media

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Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards unveiled an underground missile base at an undisclosed Gulf location on Friday, Iranian state media reported, at a time of...

Putin, extending Russian footprint, approves new naval facility in Sudan

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President Vladimir Putin on Monday approved the creation of a Russian naval facility in Sudan capable of mooring nuclear-powered surface vessels, clearing the way...

International naval operation nets 50 tonnes of cocaine in 45 days

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A multilateral naval anti-drug operation confiscated 50 tonnes of cocaine in 45 days, Colombia President Ivan Duque said on Friday. The Orion V operation -...

After US warning, Iran says its navy will still operate in...

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The Iranian navy will maintain regular missions in the Gulf, the ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday, a day after the United States warned...

SA Navy frigate and submarine midlife upgrades on hold

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Yet another indicator of the sorry state the South African military finds itself in comes in the latest Armscor annual report where it is...

Updating the SA Navy Roll of honour

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The updating of the South African Navy Roll of Honour was initiated by Flag Officer Fleet, Rear Admiral Bravo Mhlana, as part of the...

Retired Navy officer guilty of leaking classified information

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A retired senior Navy officer has been found guilty of supplying “sensitive and classified information to foreign intelligence services, certain journalists and representatives of...

SA Navy highlights achievements, upcoming events during portfolio visit

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The South Africa Navy has highlighted recent achievements and upcoming events, including a naval exercise with Russia and China, during an oversight visit by...

Book marks 25 years of a democratic Navy

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The South African Navy (SA Navy) has published a new coffee table style photo book focusing on the Navy’s activities and accomplishments of the...

SA Navy visited by Sri Lanka Defence Service Command and Staff...

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The Sri Lanka Defence Service Command and Staff College (DSCSC) led by Air Commodore Camillus Bertram Labrooy along with his delegation consisting of 16...

Greater collaboration in maritime security, trade could be key to Africa’s...

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Maritime security and trade may be the key to Africa’s economic future, according to Eric Ichikowitz, senior vice president of Paramount Group. Despite the seismic...

New base and vessels for Ghana’s Navy

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Ghana has recently signed a contract worth $200 million to construct a Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Edzinlibo in the Western Region in order...

First SA Navy non-white female submarine officer

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Sub-lieutenant Gillian Malouw is the first qualified non-white female SA Navy submarine officer. She was recently presented with the coveted submarine badge number and leather...

Iranian Navy thwarts pirate attack

Iranian naval forces repelled pirates attacking an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden, state television reported. The broadcast said pirates in 11 speedboats...

National status on the way for Navy Hydrographer

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The SA Navy Hydrographic Office has been operational for more than 60 years supporting safe navigation at sea in the South Africa...

Dozens of migrants missing off Libya – claim

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Survivors from a boat that foundered off Libya's coast said about 50 people who embarked with them were feared dead, while the...

Algerian Navy takes delivery of training vessel

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The Algerian Navy has received the El Mellah vessel from Poland, which will be used to train naval personnel. The vessel arrived in...

Migrants rescued by Tunisian navy

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Tunisia's navy rescued almost 100 migrants from a sinking boat off its southeast coast hours after eight people being smuggled to Europe...

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