BRP Conrado Yap was formally turned over and commissioned to the PN last August 5 during short ceremonies at Jinhae
Naval Base in Changwon City, South Korea.
The vessel, a former Pohang-class corvette used by the Republic of Korea Navy before it got junked and later refurbished by the Philippine government, left Pier 7 of South Korea's Jinhae
Naval Base on Monday after a send-off ceremony by the ROKN.
The Republic of Korean Navy held a send-off ceremony at Pier 7 of Jinhae
Naval Base on Monday afternoon, said Lt.
The corvette's maiden sailing crew went through 13 weeks of operational and warfare trainingat the Reserve Ship Maintenance Squadron in Jinhae
, Gyeongsang-namdo, South Korea.
The accident occurred at a naval base in the southern port city of Jinhae
, when the mooring rope that connected the 4,400-ton Choi Young destroyer to the dock snapped, according to the Navy.
Gunhangie Festival attracts roughly two million visitors annually.
The USS San Francisco, a 6,800-ton Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine, has been anchored at a naval base in the port city of Jinhae
, 410 kilometers southeast of Seoul, since Thursday to prepare for joint drills slated for next week.
At their meeting in the southern port city of Jinhae
, South Korean Navy chief Admiral Choi Yun-hee and his Australian counterpart Vice Admiral Ray Griggs also agreed to boost personnel exchanges and hold high-level meetings.
A total 10 of the vessels will be built at STX (Dalian) Shipbuilding Co Ltd and the remaining units -- at the Jinhae
shipyard of STX Offshore & Shipbuilding (SEO:067250), Cargotec said today.
The Head office is located at Jinhae
, Korea and there are two R&D centers located at Changwon and Seoul.
Elf Atochem, the chemicals unit of the diversified French energy group Elf Aquitaine, has signed an agreement to buy Korean company Hanwha Chemical Corp's acrylic activities in Jinhae
, South Korea.
The Conrado Yap was formally commissioned into the Navy at the Jinhae
Naval Base in South Korea last August 5 and arrived in the Philippines last August 20