Top News of The Week Feb 11 – 16, 2013 USNS Spearhead Pays Maiden Visit to Port of St. PetersburgMilitary Sealift Command’s (MSC) first joint high-speed vessel, USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), made its first port visit to the Port of St. Petersburg Feb. 10. USCG Cutter Vigorous Provides Assistance to Disabled Cruise ShipThe US Coast Guard is maintaining communication with a cruise ship that has lost main propulsion and is dead in the water approximately 136 miles north of Merida, Mexico Sunday. View post tag: Defense Back to overview,Home naval-today Top News of The Week Feb 11 – 16, 2013 View post tag: of View post tag: Feb View post tag: Naval Removal of USS Guardian Faces Another ChallengeThe removal operation of the grounded USS Guardian has been faced with another challenge this week, with SMIT Borneo crane barge’s inability to safely anchor at the Tubbataha Reef, the Philippines, Stars and Stripe website reported. View post tag: the Dutch Navy Sailors Practice Replenishment at Sea Using British Training RigSailors from the Royal Netherlands Navy have practiced re-storing a ship at sea with fuel and other essential supplies, using the training facilities at HMS Raleigh in Cornwall. View post tag: News by topic View post tag: 16 Share this article View post tag: Defence Spanish Replenishment Oiler ESPS Cantabria Demonstrates Her VersatilityThe last two weeks of January have been a busy period for ESPS Cantabria (CMDR J.L. Nieto) and her embarked RAN DET. Having successfully navigated the Suez Canal, Cantabria entered the Gulf of Aden (GoA) area of operations. View post tag: Navy View post tag: week View post tag: Top View post tag: 11 View post tag: 2013 February 17, 2013 AGHAM Calls for Naval, Ship-Building Self-RelianceIn light of the recent Tubbataha incident, activist scientist group AGHAM or Advocates of Science and Technology for the People called on the Philippine government to build a national ship-building industry that will strengthen the country’s capacity to protect its own territory and marine resources.