Tuesday, March 28, 2023
HMS Clyde arriving in Simon's Town on 23 December 2016

A Low Key Year Likely but Visiting Navies are Welcome

2017. As we enter another new year, the newspapers and trade journals fill many column inches with catchy and original titles such as “2016...
SAS Makhanda - Offshore Patrol Vessel

Navy Acknowledges Challenges

The operational future of the South African Navy (SA Navy) is in question as it struggles against an internal enemy: How to fulfil its...
02 March 2018 - Indian Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini has arrived in Cape Town.

INSV Tarini First Indian All-Women Circumnavigation Sailing Crew Arrives in Cape Town

The Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat INSV Tarini, embarked on the first Indian all-women circumnavigation of the globe on 10th September 2017 from...
Artist rendering of the three Multi-mission Inshore Patrol Vessels

SA Economy Benefits from the Building of New Navy Vessels

On Saturday, the 23rd of February 2019, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) hosted a keel laying ceremony, marking the start of construction on the...

Pageantry, War-Games, Money and Tears

January may have been a slow month for naval news, but February has literally exploded with newsworthy items to report. So where to start?...