HMNZS TE MANA Welcomed Home

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: Defence Displacement3,600 tonnes full load View post tag: Welcomed Beam15 m View post tag: HMNZS Length118 m View post tag: Te March 12, 2014 [mappress]Naval Today Staff, March 12, 2014, Image: Royal New Zealand Navy FAMILIES WELCOME HMNZS TE MANA’S CREWThe Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS TE MANA returned this morning to Devonport Naval Base after a seven-month deployment. StatusIn active service About 700 family members along with three Seasprite helicopters welcomed TE MANA’s 182 Warriors of the Sea. The ship fired a 17-gun salute as she arrived, replied by a seven-gun salute from the shore battery.On Friday, 21 February 2014, HMNZS TE MANA completed her support to NATO’s counter-piracy task force as part of Operation OCEAN SHIELD. Task Force 508 (CTF-508) assigned TE MANA to counter-piracy operations off the Horn of Africa and Indian Ocean since 23 January, maintaining an overt presence off the northern beaches of Somalia and the Internationally Recognised Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden.TE MANA completed 62 maritime situational awareness visits during the deployment; including visits by her boarding teams onboard fishing and merchant dhows, and interacting with seafarers to reassure them of the NATO presence in the region.The ship’s Seasprite helicopter has conducted more than 40 flight hours of intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance for CTF-508, providing security over-watch of the IRTC and helping to ensure coalition units remain abreast of the vessel movements and potential piracy activity in the area. View post tag: home View post tag: Defense View post tag: News by topic HMNZS TE MANA SPECIFICATIONS View post tag: Mana View post tag: Naval Speed27 knots HMNZS TE MANA Welcomed Home View post tag: New Zealand Back to overview,Home naval-today HMNZS TE MANA Welcomed Home Complement178 Officers and ratings (25 Officers, 153 ratings) Share this articlelast_img read more

Russian Navy’s Modern Motor Boats Train in Novorossiysk

first_img View post tag: Russia View post tag: Russian Navy View post tag: Novorossiysk Russian Navy’s Modern Motor Boats Train in Novorossiysk February 19, 2015 Raptor and Grachonok, Russian Navy’s modern motor boats, were involved in the training of the anti-sabotage detachment in the Tsemes Bay.In the course of the training servicemen practiced detection and apprehension of the imaginary enemy and ensuring security of the civilian ships at the Novorossiysk commercial port.According to the scenario the Grachonok motor boat crew detected an unknown vessel and notified the force on duty.Using special equipment, the servicemen made a note of the vessel’s speed, direction and location. On board the Raptor motor boat marines moved to apprehend the transgressor.[mappress mapid=”15180″]Image: Russian Department of Defence View post tag: europe View post tag: Naval View post tag: Motor View post tag: train Authorities View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navy View post tag: Boats Back to overview,Home naval-today Russian Navy’s Modern Motor Boats Train in Novorossiysk View post tag: modern Share this articlelast_img read more

Hear former CIA agent Plame Wilson at JFK Forum event

first_imgThe surprise disclosure that North Korea has begun enriching uranium is yet another stark reminder of the grave threats of nuclear proliferation. On Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m., the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at Harvard Kennedy School will host a very timely debate on the unimaginable dangers posed by nuclear weapons, from terrorism to accidents to miscalculation.The “Future of Nuclear Weapons” forum will show clips from the recent documentary, Countdown to Zero, which argues not only for reducing nuclear weapons but dismantling them completely. Join Valerie Plame Wilson, the former CIA agent who pursued nuclear traffickers, along with Graham Allison, Matthew Bunn, and Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Harvard Kennedy School specialists on nuclear terrorism and proliferation.Countdown to Zero was directed by Lucy Walker and produced by the Academy Award-winning producers of An Inconvenient Truth, Lawrence Bender and Participant Media. The film opened in U.S. theaters in July and just became available on DVD.This is not a ticketed event so no registration is required. The forum is at 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge. The forum event will be webcast live on the Institute of Politics web site. Read Full Storylast_img read more

Proposal of the law on unappreciated land sent to the second parliamentary reading

first_imgThe Government of the Republic of Croatia sent the Draft Law on Unrated Construction Land to the second parliamentary reading. It is also regulated that the content of the lease agreement in the camp on the tourist land will be prescribed by a decree, and the procedure for the implementation of the study, which has been simplified, is more precisely prescribed. With an important change, the Minister also pointed out that it is unequivocally prescribed that in the case of further construction in that camp, a building permit can be obtained for the area of ​​the existing camp and in the case when the spatial plan in that area envisages some other purpose. to obtain building permits for the camp. “We are actively working despite the situation with the coronavirus. The draft law on unrated construction land was sent to the second parliamentary reading. This law is absolutely necessary and will be enforceable, high quality, fair and reform. We analyzed all the proposals made in the first reading and held a series of meetings. We put the emphasis on the concepts of tourist resort and buildings and hotel building plots. The law will resolve long-standing property and legal relations and regulate the status of land that is exempt from conversion and privatization and that tourist companies have used for 20 years free of charge.”Banožić pointed out. Banožić singled out a better definition of the terms of the building plot of a hotel, tourist resort and buildings, which are of great importance for the regulation of property relations and law enforcement, and the final proposal extended the deadline for the preparation of geodetic studies.center_img In the case of an administrative dispute, the administrative court has jurisdiction to independently determine the facts and other procedures, and companies that have missed the deadline for submitting applications for concessions for tourist land under the old law are allowed to initiate proceedings to resolve property relations under the new the law. Minister of State Property Mario Banožić emphasized its importance for investment activity, especially in tourism and camps, and reminded that there are 76 camps in Croatia today, with an area of ​​more than 14 million square meters. These camps were subject to the transformation of social enterprises during which the facilities were estimated, but not more than 6 million square meters of tourist land around them. Source: Ministry of State Propertylast_img read more