2018

SNMG1 ship accident at sea

SNMG1 ship accident at sea

Nov 8, 2018
NORTHWOOD, United Kingdom (November 08, 2018) HNoMS Helge Ingstad was involved in a collision with the Maltese oil tanker Sola TS in Norwegian waters around 0400 this morning (8 Nov) while sailing inner Fjords for navigation training.

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 trains with Georgian Coast Guard

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 trains with Georgian Coast Guard

Nov 7, 2018
BLACK SEA, AT SEA (November 07, 2018) - SNMCMG2 concluded a visit to Georgia, Batumi. On conclusion to the port visit, the NATO Group and the Georgian Coast Guard performed a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) including seamanship, safety and manoeuvring exercises.

Security of Northern Europe - As seen from the Sea

Security of Northern Europe - As seen from the Sea

Nov 5, 2018

On October 18th, 2018 the United States of America Defense Attaché Office London had hosted a Security in Northern Europe Seminar. NATO Maritime Commander, Vice Admiral Clive C C Johnstone , CB CBE, gave a speech as one of the Keynote speaker which is fully reproduced below.


SNMCMG1 countermines 2 WWII mines during Trident Juncture

SNMCMG1 countermines 2 WWII mines during Trident Juncture

Nov 1, 2018

Norway (October 31, 2018) SNMCMG1 under the command of Commander Peter RAMBOER (BEL N) located and destroyed two mines from World War II while conducting training as a part of Trident Juncture 2018.


The Maritime is Critical to Allied Nations

The Maritime is Critical to Allied Nations

Oct 24, 2018
TRONDHEIM, Norway (October 23, 2018) NATO Allies are nearly surrounded by water, that water space is critical in both peacetime for trade and in crisis for defense. The stakes of maritime security are high and Exercise Trident Juncture is an excellent opportunity to exercise interoperability and sharpen the tactics of working together in task groups with many ships from different Allied and Partner navies.

NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian Patrols the Mediterranean

NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian Patrols the Mediterranean

Oct 23, 2018

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (October 23, 2018) NATO ships supported by submarines provided by Turkey, Italy, Romania, Spain and Greece in cooperation with maritime patrol and airborne early warning aircraft, conducted a focused security patrol in the central and eastern Mediterranean Sea October 3 to 17, 2018.


NATO Maritime Forces Prepare for Trident Juncture

NATO Maritime Forces Prepare for Trident Juncture

Oct 22, 2018
TRONDHEIM, Norway - NATO Allied and Partner Nation mariners met today in Trondheim, Norway aboard Dutch amphibious ship HNLMS Johan de Witt for a pre-sail conference to confirm coordination final details for the maritime portion of Exercise Trident Juncture before the exercise begins.

Bulgarian President Visits Allied Maritime Command

Bulgarian President Visits Allied Maritime Command

Oct 17, 2018

NORTHWOOD, United Kingdom (October 17, 2018) Today, MARCOM's commander, Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, welcomed Bulgarian President Rumen Radev to Allied Maritime Command Headquarters for a goodwill visit and discussion of NATO maritime operations.


NATO Task Group visits La Goulette, Tunisia

NATO Task Group visits La Goulette, Tunisia

Oct 16, 2018
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (October 16, 2018) SNMCMG2 visited the Port of La Goulette October 4 to 7 to support military dialogue and cooperation between NATO and Tunisia, in particular relating to the counter-terrorism and maritime security operations.

NATO Ships Visit Klaipeda

NATO Ships Visit Klaipeda

Oct 16, 2018
KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (October 16, 2018) Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group One (SNMCMG1) under the command of Commander Peter Ramboer of the Belgian Navy visited Klaipeda, Lithuania on October from 12th to 15th 2018.
The group made a routine port visit to Klaipeda as part of their annual schedule of operations.

NATO Group in Eastern Med training Anti-Submarine Warfare

NATO Group in Eastern Med training Anti-Submarine Warfare

Oct 11, 2018
EAST MEDITERRANEAN SEA (October 11, 2018) Ships from Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) participated in the Turkish led exercise Mavi Balina 2018. Hosted by the Turkish Navy, Mavi Balina 2018 is a bi annual anti-submarine warfare exercise designed to increase readiness and interoperability across the participating units.

NATO MCM Ships return to the Baltic Sea

NATO MCM Ships return to the Baltic Sea

Oct 4, 2018
WISMAR, Germany (October 05, 2018) SNMCMG1 arrived in Wismar, Germany, returning to the Baltic Sea for another routine patrol.  The public is welcome to visit the ships on 6 and 7 October between 13:00 and 16:00.gg

 

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