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  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Royal Naval Southern Dive Unit from HM Naval Base, Devonport, was tasked to the remote wood on Guernsey on Friday after the bomb containing 375kg of explosive and measuring 3metres by 45cm in diameter was uncovered buried where it was dropped. Petty Officer Nick Frost led the team of five including an extra engineer […]

  • 20 November 2017

    UK’s Royal Navy has destroyed a World War II bomb found sitting on the sea bottom near a North Sea gas pipeline. In a statement on Friday, the navy said that a Royal Navy minehunter has destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up and then dropped “next to a major North Sea gas pipeline.” […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    A team from the Northern Diving Group is spending a fortnight at the north-western tip of the British Isles dealing with a rich haul of unexploded bombs. Each summer the bomb disposal experts from Faslane decamp to the ranges at Cape Wrath to get rid of high explosives peppering the seabed. The remote ranges, the […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    A Royal Navy minehunter HMS Cattistock and a team of divers have destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up and dropped next to a major North Sea gas pipeline. The bomb was found 50 miles off the coast of Norfolk after a Dutch trawlerman pulled the air-dropped WWII device onto the deck of […]

  • 24 November 2015

    The Port of Limassol, one of the largest and busiest ports in Cyprus, was shook by quite a scare on Monday, having received a bomb threat via telephone. As informed, the transport police received the threat call on Monday morning at 09:30 by an unidentified person who spoke broke English. The police was alerted and a bomb […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Research & Development

    Recent reports of unexploded bombs and other military ordnance washing up on the Florida coast bring awareness to the fact that material dumped decades ago in the Gulf of Mexico could pose serious threats, say Texas A&M University oceanographers. Niall Slowey, along with professor emeritus William Bryant, who have more than 90 years of combined […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Seatronics, an Acteon company specializing in marine equipment, has triggered a Percussion Actuated Non-electric (P.A.N.) disrupter subsea, with its Predator ROV, while maintaining station keeping during a live fire mission. Seatronics established the Predator ROV Elite System as a Bomb Squad Capable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) ROV, specifically designed to perform demonstrations in conjunction with Great […]

  • 30 September 2016

    A barge carrying out dredging works discovered an unexploded World War Two bomb on the seabed of the Portsmouth Harbour on Thursday. The barge was preparing seabed for the arrival of the Navy’s new 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. Royal Navy bomb disposal experts towed the device into open waters 1.5 miles (some 2.4 […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Navy has disposed of a Second World War bomb found by a dredger operating in the Thames near Victoria Embankment. Bomb disposal experts from the Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 were called at 7.15pm last night (Thursday) by the Metropolitan Police to London’s Westminster Bridge. The bomb was eventually towed along the Thames and out […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    During the weekend of April 21st and 22nd, the Italian Navy conducted an underwater search for explosive ordnance near ” Marina del Cantone ” beach. During the search the Navy team found a bomb of English production with about 120 kg explosives inside. The bomb, found at the depth of seven meters,  is considered to […]

  • 3 November 2016

    Fifteen Royal Navy clearance divers from the Clyde-based Northern Diving Group (NDG) recently traveled to Cape Wrath in Scotland to tackle unexploded ordnance left over from military exercises. The military training range at Cape Wrath is an important defence asset, a remote 107-square miles of moorland used to help armed forces practice vital skills used […]

  • 20 July 2015

    A ship was bombed and sunk on Sunday in an air strike conducted by Libyan war planes in the vicinity of town of Mareesa, Reuters reports citing a spokesman of the air force allied to the country’s internationally recognized government, Nasser al-Hassi. According to al-Hassi, “the vessel was sunk because it had loaded fighters, weapons and […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A bomb threat interrupted gas supply on Wednesday from Lithuania’s recently inaugurated liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. The bomb threat at Klaipeda LNG terminal turned out to be a hoax as confirmed by the special forces teams, who, after several hours of testing, determined that the threat was false. Klaipedos Nafta Spokeswoman, Indre Miliniene, told World Maritime News […]

  • 20 July 2015

    A ship was bombed and sunk on Sunday in an air strike conducted by Libyan war planes in the vicinity of town of Mareesa, Reuters reports citing a spokesman of the air force allied to the country’s internationally recognized government, Nasser al-Hassi. According to al-Hassi, “the vessel was sunk because it had loaded fighters, weapons and […]

  • 8 June 2006

    Police investigating a large cache of bombs found in East Java ruled out any link to a terrorist plot, saying Friday that the high-intensity explosives were produced for use by local fishermen. Authorities discovered 43 bombs in a house in the East Java town of Pasuruan after one accidentally detonated Wednesday, badly wounding the man […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    RWE Innogy UK reported that all three World War Two bombs found on the seabed within Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in Liverpool Bay have undergone successful controlled explosions. The 50kg devices, containing 25kg of high explosives, were safely destroyed during three operations carried out between Monday 24th and Wednesday 27th March by Ramora UK, a specialist […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Plastic Bomb Grid has been nominated for the IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – Safety Award 2017. The presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and the high risk of explosions is a pervasive hazard to dredging activities. To minimize damage which can be caused to a hopper dredger’s drag head, a steel bomb grid is […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on a flood-control project in Datu Salibo town in Maguindanao, which were halted due to security issues, have resumed over the weekend. According to Lt. Col. Warlito Limet, commander of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion, the construction site has been cleared of improvised bomb left by elements of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A public lecture, led by Captain Iain Greenlees, focusing on the preparation for the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth, will take place next month at the University of Portsmouth. Captain Greenlees and his team will present the story of the scientific analysis and preparation for and delivery of the major capital dredge, which saw more […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The bomb that was placed by a group of pirates on board Thai product tanker Lapin turned out to be a dud, Thai Navy said on Monday. According to the Navy’s explosive ordnance disposal officers, the device comprised an electrical circuit and battery without any explosive powder. The device was destroyed by using a high-pressure […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    A specialised piece of underwater scanning equipment has been used to locate and identify WWII ‘bouncing bombs’ in a Scottish loch. GSE Rentals, part of Unique System UK provided the scanning equipment and engineering support to produce sonar images of the seabed at the dive site currently being explored by the British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC). […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A WWII German bomb was found at 5am this morning by a barge dredging the Portsmouth Harbor ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have inspected the device and a plan is in place to tow it out of the harbor and destroy it in open waters […]