The Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) ordered two 4,900 tons Yard Oiler Tankers (YOT) from local shipbuilder Shin Kurushima (株式会社新来島どっく) on May 19 2020.
Tag Archives : Replenishment Tanker
18 May 2020
The construction of the first of four new replenishment tankers / supply vessels for the French navy (Marine Nationale) started today at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in cooperation with Naval Group. The future vessels will be known as the Jacques Chevallier-class.
02 Apr 2020
The German Navy (Deutsche Marine)’s Berlin Type 702 replenishment ship today left its home port of Wilhelmshaven for the Aegean Sea. During five months, it will join the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Brandenburg-class frigate involved in the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2).
17 Dec 2019
Construction on the U.S. Navy’s future USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206) was marked by a ceremony held at the General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (GD-NASSCO) shipyard, Dec. 13.
31 Aug 2019
Navantia launched NUSHIP "Stalwart" on August 30 2019 at its shipyard in Ferrol, Spain. It is the second Supply-class AOR for the Royal Australian Navy.
31 Jul 2019
RFA Tideforce was commissioned with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary on July 30, joining her sister ships Tidespring, Tiderace and Tidesurge in providing fuel at sea to Royal Navy, NATO and allied warships.
30 Jul 2019
On July 17, the Bundeswehr Inspector General announced the procurement of the future Type 707 replenishment oilers for the German Navy. In 2018, Germany announced that the two existing Type 704 Rhön-class tankers will be decommissioned in 2025. The future vessels will be significantly more efficient than the previous ones, the Navy press office announced.
15 May 2019
The keel for the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), the US Navy's first John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler, was ceremonially laid at General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company May 13.
30 Apr 2019
Chinese ship-spotters took pictures showing China' second aircraft carrier alongside the Type 901 supply vessel Hulunhu (呼伦湖 ) for the first time. This picture, taken on April 28th at the Dalian shipyard, shows the future of the PLAN carrier strike groups.
11 Mar 2019
The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) future HMNZS Aotearoa is a new Polar-class support vessel being built by South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) as part of the Maritime Sustainment Capability project. A picture shared by the RNZN shows the stern section and flight deck are now completed.