HMAS Sirius Keeps an Eye on Oil and Gas Platforms

first_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: Defense Displacement46,755 t HMAS SIRIUS PATROLS NORTH WEST SHELF OF AUSTRALIAThe Australian Navy’s replenishment oiler HMAS Sirius has kept a watchful eye over the recent period on the North West Shelf Oil and Gas Fields, providing overt security presence in the strategically important area for Australia. HMAS Sirius Keeps an Eye on Oil and Gas Platforms View post tag: News by topic View post tag: eye Beam32 m Back to overview,Home naval-today HMAS Sirius Keeps an Eye on Oil and Gas Platforms Draught11 m [mappress]Naval Today Staff, February 13, 2014; Image: Australian Navy Length191.3 m View post tag: oil Complement60 Capacity34,806 cubic metres of fuelcenter_img View post tag: keeps View post tag: Sirius February 13, 2014 View post tag: Gas Speed16 kn HMAS SIRIUS SPECIFICATIONS View post tag: HMAS View post tag: platforms View post tag: Navy View post tag: Defence Share this article The patrol was conducted under the umbrella of the RED RAPTOR exercise enabling the Royal Australian Navy’s ships to test communications, procedures and protocols between offshore oil and gas platforms and installations and defence assets. It paved the way for engineering evolutions and training, necessary to maintain a high level of operational capability.OIL AND GAS PLATFORMS IN NORTH WEST SHELF OF AUSTRALIAThe crew of HMAS Sirius performed many security checks on the platforms and engaged with their operators to better understand the ongoing security challenges in the region.Since the end of last year, the home to oil and gas platforms has been safeguarded by twelve of the Navy’s ships, including Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Albany. StatusActivelast_img read more