German Navy Fleet Tracker

Follow the Fleet Tracker to see what the German Navy is up to!

With our weekly maps, you will be able to see:

- German naval operating areas,

- NATO, EU & UN maritime operations with German participation,

- Major exercises of allies and partner nations

 

Please be aware, that all the information is open source and unclassified. The Tracker does not represent exact locations of the vessels; only areas of operation.

Header image by Helwin Scharn CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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Want to follow the Indopacific deployment of the frigate BAYERN F 217?

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Calendar Week 03 - 2022 | 17.01. - 23.01.

Calendar Week 03 of 2022: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

Atlantic: A German P-3C Orion cooperated with SNMCMG1 vessel HNLMS Rotterdam during an assurance measures flight.

Atlantic: FGS Sachsen-Anhalt (F 124) is replacing the Training vessel Gorch Fock as a temporary training platform due to Covid infections on board the Gorch Fock.

SNMG2: German frigate Lübeck (F 214) left Wilhelmshaven on the 17th of January towards her last voyage to the mediterranean.

Indopacific: FGS Bayern (F 217) arrived in Mumbai, India on the 21st of January after a PASSEX with Sri Lanka frigate Sayarula.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 02 - 2022 | 10.01. - 16.01.

Calendar Week 02 of 2022: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 01 - 2022 | 03.01. - 09.01.

Calendar Week 01 of 2022: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 50 - 2021 | 13.12. - 19.12.

Calendar Week 50 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 49 - 2021 | 06.12. - 12.12.

Calendar Week 49 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 48 - 2021 | 29.11. - 05.12.

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Atlantic: Training Sailing Vessel Gorch Fock has arrived in Lisbon during her journey to the Canary Islands.

FLOTEX 21: Frigate Sachsen-Anhalt (F 224) is participating at the Norwegian Exercise FLOTEX 21 to increase warfare capability in northern waters, as well as anti-submarine warfare.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 47 - 2021 | 22.11. - 28.11.

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FLOTEX 21: Frigate Sachsen-Anhalt (F 224) is participating at the Norwegian Exercise FLOTEX 21 to increase warfare capability in northern waters, as well as anti-submarine warfare.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 46 - 2021 | 15.11. - 21.11.

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Baltic Region: The sailing training vessel Gorch Fock (A60) started its first training deployment towards Tenerife after six years of intense refit.

FLOTEX 21: Frigate Sachsen-Anhalt (F 224) is participating at the Norwegian Exercise FLOTEX 21 to increase warfare capability in northern waters, as well as anti-submarine warfare.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 45 - 2021 | 08.11. - 14.11.

Calendar Week 45 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 44 - 2021 | 01.11. - 07.11.

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Indopacific Deployment: FGS Bayern arrived in Tokio, Japan on November 5th.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 43 - 2021 | 25.10. - 31.10.

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Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 42 - 2021 | 18.10. - 24.10.

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SNMCMG1: FGS Bad Bevensen is releasing FGS Homburg at SNMCMG1 for the next six months.

North Sea: FGS Hessen F 221 has been out in the water after a long refit period.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 41 - 2021 | 11.10. - 17.10.

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IRINI: The German U35 returned to Eckernförde from its deployment in the Mediterranean.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 40 - 2021 | 04.10. - 10.10.

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Gorch Fock: The German Navy Training Vessel Gorch Fock arrived at its home port Kiel on Monday.

IRINI: The German U35 completed its deployment in the Mediterranean and is on its way back to Eckernförde.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 39 - 2021 | 27.09. - 03.10.

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Gorch Fock: The German Navy Training Vessel Gorch Fock was released from its nearly six year long refit and is about to return to its home port Kiel.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 38 - 2021 | 20.09. - 26.09.

Calendar Week 38 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 37 - 2021 | 13.09. - 19.09.

Calendar Week 37 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 36 - 2021 | 06.09. - 12.09.

Calendar Week 36 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

Northern Coasts 2021: The annual exercise Northern Coast started on the 10th of September. Originally introduced by the German Navy, this years exercise will be led by the Swedish Navy and will be conducted in the Baltic Sea with 30 vessels, 10 airplanes and 2.000 personnel.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 35 - 2021 | 30.08. - 05.09.

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IRINI: FGS Bonn A 1413 joins IRINI in the Mediterranean..

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 34 - 2021 | 23.08. - 29.08.

Calendar Week 34 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

Indo-Pacific Deployment: FGS Bayern F 217 arrives at the ATALANTA-mission region where she conducted exercises.

SNMG2: Frigate Schleswig-Holstein F 216 joins NATO SNMG2 in the Mediterranean until February 2022 and replaces FGS Lübeck F 214.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 33 - 2021 | 16.08. - 22.08.

Calendar Week 33 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

Indo-Pacific Deployment: FGS Bayern F217 transited the Mediterranean Sea & made a stop-over at Souda Bay Naval Base before it continued its way through the Suez-Canal.

North Sea Region: Frigate Schleswig-Holstein F 216 departed from its home-port Wilhelmshaven on 16.07.2021 to join NATO SNMG2 in the Mediterranean until February 2022.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 32 - 2021 | 09.08. - 15.08.

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Indo-Pacific Deployment: FGS Bayern F217 made a stopover at Rota Naval Base ESP on 10.08.21 before entering the Mediterranean Sea and finished the week at NATO base Souda Bay in Crete GRE where she arrived on 13.08.21.

North Sea Region: Frigate Nordrhein-Westfahlen F223 takes part at the "Maritime Tage" (Maritime Days) in Bremerhaven.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 31 - 2021 | 02.08. - 08.08.

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Baltic Region: Four vessels conducted a Mine Countermeasures Squadron SQUADEX. The three mine countermeasures vessels FGS Fulda (M 1058), FGS Datteln (M 1068) and FGS Sulzbach-Rosenberg (M 1062) were accompanied by the tender FGS Donau (A 516)

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 30 - 2021 | 26.07. - 01.08.

Calendar Week 30 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 29 - 2021 | 19.07. - 25.07.

Calender Week 29 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 28 - 2021 | 12.07. - 18.07.

Calender Week 28 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 27 - 2021 | 05.07. - 11.07.

Calender Week 27 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

IRINI: FGS Berlin (A 1411) has returned to Wilhelmshaven after four months of deployment in the Mediterranean.

SNMCMG1: Three vessels of the German Navy are forming the NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 at the moment. Flagship FGS Elbe (A 511) and two Mine Countermeasures vessels FGS Sulzbach-Rosenberg (M 1062) and FGS Homburg (M 1069).

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 26 - 2021 | 28.06. - 04.07.

Calender Week 26 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 25 - 2021 | 21.06. - 27.06.

Calender Week 25 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMCMG1: FGS Elbe (A 511) started its deployment in the NATO Mine Countermeasures Group.

UNIFIL: FGS Braunschweig (F 260) has arrived at UNIFIL to relieve FGS Magdeburg (F 261)

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 24 - 2021 | 14.06. - 20.06.

Calender Week 24 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

BALTOPS 2021: The annual exercise in the Baltic Sea started on Sunday, 06.06.2021. The German Navy participates with the frigate FGS Sachsen (F 219), the corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein (F 264), the two mine countermeasures vessels FGS Sulzbach-Rosenberg (M 1062)(as part of SCMCMG1) and FGS Fulda (M 1058), as well as the auxiliary vessel FGS Helmsand (Y 862) and one patrol aircraft P-3C Orion.

SNMCMG1: FGS Sulzbach-Rosenberg has returned to Kiel from its deployment in the NATO Mine Countermeasures Group.

German Navy: On Monday, 14th of June, the German Navy celebrated its 173. birthday.

GNFT: This week marks the one year anniversary of the German Navy Fleet Tracker.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 23 - 2021 | 07.06. - 13.06.

Calender Week 23 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

BALTOPS 2021: The annual exercise in the Baltic Sea started on Sunday, 06.06.2021. The German Navy participates with the frigate FGS Sachsen (F 219), the corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein (F 264), the two mine countermeasures vessels FGS Sulzbach-Rosenberg (M 1062)(as part of SCMCMG1) and FGS Fulda (M 1058), as well as the auxiliary vessel FGS Helmsand (Y 862) and one patrol aircraft P-3C Orion.

SNMG2: FGS Werra has returned to Kiel from its deployment in the Mediterranean.

UNIFIL: FGS Braunschweig (F 260) has started its voyage to the Mediterranean to relieve FGS Magdeburg (F 261). Since 2006, the German Navy was continuously present at UNIFIL with one corvette.

IRINI: U 35 has started its voyage to the Mediterranean to participate at the IRINI mission. Currently, FGS Berlin (A 1443) is already participating with two Sea Lynx, as well as one P-3C Orion.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 22 - 2021 | 31.05. - 06.06.

Calender Week 22 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

BALTOPS 2021: The annual exercise in the Baltic Sea started on Sunday, 06.06.2021. The German Navy participates with the frigate FGS Sachsen (F 219).

Formidable Shield: FGS Hamburg F 220 is participating at the NATO exercise, led by the U.S. Sixth Fleet.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 21 - 2021 | 24.05. - 30.05.

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SNMG2: The FGS Lübeck F 214 took over the command of the NATO Group from FGS Werra A 514

Formidable Shield: FGS Hamburg F 220 is participating at the NATO exercise, led by the U.S. Sixth Fleet.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

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