US, Japanese, Australian warships dock in PH this week amid sea tensions

April 11, 2018 | Aussie Navy Ships | Japan | Military | Ships | United States

Some warships of the Philippines’ traditional allies – US, Japan, and Australia – are set to dock in the Philippines this week for port visits amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea. By: Frances Mangosing In this photo, taken Saturday, April 7, 2018, an F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the Read More

Cruise Ship Profile: SuperStar Gemini

March 14, 2018 | Ships | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

Having visited Subic Bay last March 13, MS SuperStar Gemini is the second cruise ship to do so this year. Built in 1992 in St. Nazaire, France, SuperStar Gemini is currently owned and operated by Star Cruises. With its top of the line equipment and luxurious facilities, Gemini offers a versatile cruise schedule. The onboard Read More

Subic Bay welcomes the Cruise Ship SuperStar Gemini

March 13, 2018 | Ships | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE-2) – January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 | Military | Ships | United States

USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE-2), a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, is the third ship operated by the United States Navy to be named for Sacagawea, the Shoshone woman who acted as guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and one of the few United States Navy ships named for women.

USNS Bowditch (T-AGS-62)- January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 | Military | Ships | United States

Bowditch is the third naval ship named for the American astronomer and navigator Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) who published the first edition of his work, “The New American Practical Navigator,” in 1802 — which is to this day the standard reference for merchant marine navigation. USNS Bowditch However, it is the first ship with the namesake Read More