The Royal New Zealand Navy commissioned the HMNZS Aotearoa, the service's new fleet tanker and sustainment vessel. A commissioning ceremony was held today during which Captain Simon Rooke officially took command of the ship.
Tag Archives : Support Vessel
18 Apr 2020
The Royal New Zealand Navy's newest auxiliary ship HMNZS Aotearoa started conducting replenishment trials with Philippine Navy's Future Frigate Jose Rizal off the coast of South Korea.
19 Feb 2020
The Frankfurt am Main (A1412) combat support vessel, the largest ship class in the German Navy, arrived on Feb. 17 in Kiel in preparation for the deployment of the integrated Naval Rescue Centre (iMERZ). New cranes and a launching device for the tenders are also to be integrated.
13 Dec 2019
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) started builder trials of 'Aotearoa', the Royal New Zealand Navy's new auxiliary ship. The vessel headed out to sea for the first time earlier this week in South Korea.
29 Oct 2019
Fincantieri has been awarded an order from Chantiers de l’Atlantique (CdA) for the construction of the forward sections of four vessels based on the Italian “Vulcano” design.
29 May 2019
The Royal Norwegian Navy’s (RNoN) new multi-role logistics vessel KNM Maud was officially christened on May 21 and shown to the people of Bergen. « An important day for the Navy, » said the Chief of the RNoN, Rear Admiral Nils Andreas Stensønes.
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.