NATO’s SNMG1 Visits Helsinki October 30th

NATO’s Permanent Ship Division will arrive in Helsinki for a port visit next weekend and train with the Coastal Fleet when it leaves. NATO’s Maritime Rapid Reaction Force Standing NATO Maritime Group 1, SNMG1, will visit Helsinki from Saturday to Monday, 30 October. – 2.11.2021. The vessel department will berth at Hernesaari wharf for the duration of its visit. The…

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South Korean Navy Training Cruise Coming to Esquimalt

Sorry for poor translation The Navy is on October 22 in the morning of October, the naval jeju base, the naval operation commander of the naval operation commander of the naval operation of the naval operation of the naval cruising training ′′ I held a hwansongsig-eul!! The cruising training flyer that finished the hwansongsig-eul is going to be in the…

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RAF P-8A Named for Canadian Victoria Cross Recipient

The UK’s seventh Poseidon MRA Mk1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft will be known as ‘William Barker VC’ in honour of the Canadian pilot awarded a Victoria Cross whilst serving with 201 Squadron in the First World War. In October 1918, Major Barker was flying a Sopwith Snipe overhead the Western Front when he became embroiled in a dogfight with 15 enemy…

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Seaspan Shipyard Celebrates 10th Anniversary of NSS/NSPS

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) is proudly celebrating ten years of building ships for Canada under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and National Shipbuilding and Procurement Strategy (NSPS). On this day in 2011, Seaspan was selected as Canada’s long-term strategic shipbuilding partner to construct large, non-combat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. As a result of the NSS…

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Chinese Propaganda Slams Taiwan Strait Transit

The US Navy destroyer USS Dewey (DDG-105) and the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg sailed through the Taiwan Strait on October 15, and the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) sent its naval and air forces to track and monitor the two warships in the whole course, said Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the…

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USS Dewey and HMCS Winnipeg Transit Taiwan Strait

Destroyer USS Dewey conducted a Taiwan Strait transit in cooperation with Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg October 14-15, 2021. “The transit demonstrates the commitment of the United States and Canada to a free and open Indo-Pacific, Cooperation like this represents the centerpiece of our approach to a secure and prosperous region” said CDR Haley Sims, US 7th Fleet Public…

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Royal Navy Sailors to Get Canadian Polar Training

More Royal Navy sailors will be trained in taking ships into challenging polar waters thanks to a new collaborative agreement with the Canadian Coast Guard. Its sailors will benefit from Canadian training in navigating through icy waters, breaking sheets of ice where necessary, while Canadian Coast Guard personnel will have operational training opportunities and gain experience with crewless technology with…

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Navy League Honors Lt Kevin Daeninck

Our dedicated volunteers are the heart of everything we do, and the hands behind all our accomplishments since the Navy League of Canada was incorporated. An incredible 3,000 volunteers in over 200 communities across Canada continue to make a positive impact on future leaders. One of these volunteers is Lt(N) Kevin Daeninck, who enrolled as a sea cadet on March…

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