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  • 16 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Equipment, Technology

    The Italian Navy has selected subsea rescue system developed by energy services player Saipem in collaboration with Drass. It will equip the SDO-SuRS (Special & Diving Operations – Submarine Rescue Ship) ship, the new vessel for the rescue of submarines. The system integrates a latest generation remote operated vehicle (ROV) with a rescue capsule. The […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Equipment

    OceanWorks International announces the completion of system upgrades to the third Italian Navy’s HARDSUIT™ Atmospheric Diving System (ADS) designed and delivered by OceanWorks. The conclusion of the work on the third ADS marks the completion of a major survey and upgrade of the Italian Navy’s ADS fleet to the Quantum II, OceanWorks wrote. OceanWorks utilized improvements in the […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Italian Navy has completed recovery of submerged objects in the waters of Gulf of Taranto. Minesweepers ITS Vieste and ITS Chioggia have been deployed in the Gulf of Taranto for seabed mapping using a Hugin 1000 vehicle. The AUV onboard ITS Vieste found the object of interest lying on the seafloor at a depth of […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    OceanWorks International announces the successful delivery of a major system upgrade for the first of the Italian Navy’s three Atmospheric Diving Systems (ADS). After its previous refurbishment in 1999, the first Italian HARDSUIT™ was returned to OceanWorks International for the latest configuration upgrade. The upgrade to the QUANTUM II configuration offers much improved operational, maintenance […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Equipment

    OceanWorks International informed that the 3rd of the Italian Navy’s three Atmospheric Diving Systems (ADS), commonly referred to as HARDSUIT™ has been received at OceanWorks International’s Burnaby facility. The suit is undergoing major systems upgrade bringing it to the same standards as the previous suits which were upgraded and delivered in 2012 and 2013. The improvement to […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Equipment

    The ‘Pietro Venuti’ submarine was delivered from Fincantieri’s shipyard of Muggiano (La Spezia). It is the third in a series of four sister units of the U212A Todaro class, which the Central Unit for Naval Armament – NAVARM has ordered from Fincantieri for the Italian Navy. Venuti has a surface displacement of 1,509 tonnes, an overall length of […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    OceanWorks International has announced a major system upgrade of the Italian Navy’s Atmospheric Diving Systems. Taking advantage of thruster improvements and upgraded electronic systems, the enhancements to the HARDSUIT System are focused in two main areas: – Thruster and buoyancy systems; – Electronics and communications systems. Oceanworks capitalized on the improvements in performance and reliability […]

  • 28 February 2014

    Two months after the final acceptance of the Virginio Fasan, the Italian Navy has enlarged the existing fleet with the third FREMM Frigate, Carlo MARGOTTINI. The ceremony was held at the Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia (Italy). The FREMM Margottini is in Anti Submarine Warfare configuration as well as Fasan. The delivery of three […]

  • 17 April 2015

    The Italian Navy reported today that it took control of an Italian fishing boat hijacked last night in international waters off Libya. The gunmen aboard a military tug with no flag or any signs from the Libyan government hijacked the fishing boat Airone some forty miles off the Libyan port of Misrata, taking the crew of three […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Nave Galatea, Italian Navy’s coastal hydrographic unit, is currently engaged in geodetic and topographic surveys in Venice and Marghera for the 2014 Idro-Oceanigraphic Campaign. These two areas are characterized by peculiar tidal rhythms and subjected to evolutionary dynamics, such as subsidence (sinking of land) and eustatism (sea level rise),fluvial sediments and the dynamics of coastal […]

  • 12 April 2016

    Italian Navy’s minesweeper Gaeta has conducted an underwater research on the wreck of the Oriani-class Destroyer Vincenzo Gioberti. The ship sank in August 1943, during the WWII, west of Punta Mesco (La Spezia). It was sunk by a British submarine, the HMS Simoom, which blasted the ship with two torpedoes, breaking it into two pieces. […]

  • 2 July 2013

    Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard celebrated the launch of the frigate “Carlo Margottini”, the third of a series of Fremm vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates, ordered from Fincantieri by the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French program of cooperation. Godmother to the ship was Ms. Stefania Portaccio, granddaughter of Captain Carlo Margottini. The […]

  • 30 June 2014

    The Italian Navy has discovered around 30 bodies onboard a fishing boat carrying close to 600 migrants to Sicily from North Africa, say the Italian media, citing the navy and coastguard. The suspected cause of death seems to be asphyxiation, according to news agencies. This is not the first instance in which Italian rescue crews […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard celebrated the launch of the frigate “Carlo Margottini”, the third of a series of Fremm vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates, ordered from Fincantieri by the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French program of cooperation. Godmother to the ship was Ms. Stefania Portaccio, granddaughter of Captain Carlo Margottini. The […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Lighthouse together with QPS, organised a training for the Lebanese Navy in cooperation with the Italian Navy as part of the ISG (International Support Group Lebanon) program. During the 2 week training in Beirut, the focus of the training was to setup a hydrographic workflow from data acquisition to the delivery of a reliable chart […]

  • 23 June 2015

    An Italian-flagged merchant vessel MV Roberto Rizzo received much needed help from an Italian navy ship ITS Libeccio after it became adrift 55 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia, on Thursday, 18 June.  MV Roberto Rizzo had been en route to China when it issued a distress call, after developing serious engine problems. Its close proximity to […]

  • 21 November 2014

    Italian officials launched a broader mediterranean Green Fleet initiative to strengthen the cooperation among south and north mediterranean countries on alternative fuels.

  • 8 May 2015

    Italy’s Marina Militare published images of what they believe is the wreck of the ship that sank off Libya on April 18, killing up to 900 migrants in what could be the biggest loss of life involving refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean. The Italian Navy used two minesweepers and a smaller navy vessel fitted with sonar […]

  • 21 October 2011

      Sea trials of new Italian Carlo Bergamini-class frigate (FREMM project) have been started, reported Italian Navy. The new frigate is designed for antiaircraft/antiship/antisubmarine warfare, delivering strikes upon enemy ships at sea and at basing sites, fire support of landing operations, destruction of ground targets, and other tasks. FREMM-class frigates are built for Italian Navy […]

  • 4 May 2015

    10 migrants died and around 5,800 were rescued off Libya in a series of operations launched over the last several days, the Italian Navy and the Italian Coast Guard report. Seven bodies were found on two of the rubber boats carrying migrants desperate to escape poverty and conflicts, while the remaining three bodies were plucked from the sea. The three men […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Sea trials of new Italian Carlo Bergamini-class frigate (FREMM project) have been started, reported Italian Navy. The new frigate is designed for antiaircraft/antiship/antisubmarine warfare, delivering strikes upon enemy ships at sea and at basing sites, fire support of landing operations, destruction of ground targets, and other tasks. FREMM-class frigates are built for Italian Navy in […]

  • 20 July 2014

    The Italian Navy has disclosed that nineteen people died in an effort to reach Italy on a boat carrying hundreds of migrants en route to the Italian island of Lampedusa, Reuters reports.   The bodies were found in the hold of the boat, leading the Italian Navy to believe that the cause of death is carbon monoxide […]