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  • 7 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Finnish boat builder Boomeranger Boats will be delivering its rigid hull inflatable boats to the United Arab Emirates and the Indian Navy after signing the contracts earlier this year. Announcing the contracts, the company said it is set to deliver a total of 34 special operations boats to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Defence Forces and an […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Finnish boat builder Boomeranger Boats has been contracted to supply sea boats for the Royal Australian Navy’s Arafura-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) program. The deal will see the company deliver two davit-launched 8,5 meter fast rescue boats and one 10,5 meter ramp-launched special operations boat for each of the OPVs. Both boats are rigid hull […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has is a long history of naming assets with Indigenous names of aboriginal origin.   When the British Admiralty suggested that the first three Torpedo boat destroyers built for the Commonwealth Naval Forces in 1909 be named after Australian rivers, the Prime Minister Alfred Deakin agreed. The names of Australian […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Industry news

    After months of training, the crew of the United States Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, N.C., is finished qualifying on their 45-foot Response Boat – Medium, the 126th of 170 RB-Ms being delivered to the service. The RB-M replaces the 41-foot Utility Boat, which has been the Coast Guard’s workhorse of the fleet for more […]

  • 15 July 2011

    Sailors from China’s navy beat the captain of a Vietnamese fishing boat and confiscated its catch in an area of the South China Sea claimed… (msn) [mappress] Source: msn, July 15, 2011;

  • 12 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard has awarded Bremerton-based SAFE Boats International LLC a $2.74 million contract for the delivery of seven over the horizon IV (OTH-IV) cutter boats. The orders include trailers and familiarization training. According to the Coast Guard, this order brings the total number of OTH-IVs ordered to 103; the seven under the most […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard has awarded Safe Boats International a contract worth approximately $2.31 million for the delivery of six over the horizon IV (OTH-IV) cutter boats. The latest award brings the total number of OTH-IVs ordered to 96. The six OTH-IVs under the most recent order are scheduled for delivery later this year and […]

  • 14 January 2015

    Philippine Navy Patrol Gunboat apprehended two fishing boats during the conduct of Naval Patrol long the littoral waters of Pangasinan and La Union on the evening of January 6, 2015. BRP Hilario Ruiz (PG378) skippered by its Acting Commanding Officer Lieutenant Senior Grade John Paul Acio PN caught Fishing Boats Brianna Rae and Esperanza 1 […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Industry news

    HMS Alliance – Britain’s only WW2-era submarine – reopens to the public today after a three-year restoration project. Around £7m has been spent revamping the boat at the RN Submarine Museum in Gosport, making her appear brand new both inside and out.   Pristine on the outside and alive with sounds, voices and smells inside […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Equipment & technology

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered four of its Damen SPa 1605 ballistic protected security patrol vessels to C&I Leasing, a Nigerian provider of offshore support vessels. According to Damen, the patrol boats will be used to provide security patrol and escort services for LNG tankers calling in and out of the Nigerian LNG Bonny terminal. The 16-metre […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    BAE Systems and NavyX have launched the Pacific 24 smart boat, the Royal Navy’s first crewless boat for general duties.

  • 27 June 2013
    Training & Education

     ZNT Yard OJSC laid the keels of four search-and-rescue boats (project 23040) ordered by RF Defense Ministry. In late March, 2013, ZNT Yard OJSC signed a state contract for construction of 16 search-and-rescue boats (project 23040) by the order of RF Defense Ministry. 23040 project boat is a continuation of a series of ten diving boats […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Cameroonian Navy plans to purchase two 110-foot American patrol boats in 2020, the US Embassy in Cameroon said. With this acquisition, the navy aims to extend its ability to patrol Cameroon’s economic exclusion zone. Through 2017, the United States also provided several Defender-class rigid hull boats to the Cameroonian military for maritime patrols. Starting […]

  • 20 September 2017

    A German World War I submarine has been discovered by researchers in the North Sea, off the coast of West Flanders, Belgium. The U-boat, believed to be a UB-II submarine, is almost intact 30 meters below the surface. The exact location of the submarine is being withheld to prevent looting and damaging. West Flanders governor Carl […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Safe Boats International, LLC, Bremerton, Washington, is being awarded a $34,5 million firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of four MK VI Patrol Boats.   This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $52,295,843. Work will be performed in Tacoma, Washington (82 percent); Kent, Washington (7 percent); […]

  • 6 September 2018

    Four crew members sustained injuries following the collision of two US Coast Guard tactical boats off Falmouth.  The incident occurred on September 5 at around 1:30 p.m. local time, the USCG said. The 29-foot tactical boat crews were involved in maneuvers and training when they collided in Buzzards Bay. Both boats returned to Station Woods Hole under their […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division shipped two Virginia-class submarine modules to program partner General Dynamics Electric Boat on Sept. 19 — a first for the program and part of the plan to increase shipment capacity in support of the U.S. Navy’s two-submarines-per-year build rate. The module that comprises the torpedo room for […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Coastal Riverine Squadron Four (CRS-4) conducted well deck operations with the Mark VI patrol boat for the first time aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) May 15. Two Mark VI boats demonstrated their capabilities by mooring and launching multiple times from the well deck of Bataan, accomplishing a major milestone for the craft. […]

  • 25 June 2020

    BAE Systems has sold six Pacific 24 rigid inflatable boats to Australia’s Austal for new Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard ships.

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has signed a contract with Austal to build and sustain up to 21 steel-hulled vessels to replace the existing fleet of Pacific Patrol Boats as part of Australia’s new Pacific Maritime Security Program. Austal was previously selected as preferred bidder for the contract. Now, as part of the $280 million contract, Austal […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    American-based boat manufacturer SAFE Boats International announced that it has appointed retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral William E. “Bill” Landay III as a director of its board. Vice Admiral Landay retired in 2013 after more than 35 years of Naval service. His final assignment was as Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) from August 2010 […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight patrol boats from the Royal Navy’s 1st Patrol Boat Squadron demonstrated their ability to sail in close formation at high speeds as they returned from the Battle of Jutland commemorations. Eight boats mustered in Leith docks for a day of combined training. The 54-tonne craft normally give students from UK universities an insight into life […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $6.9 million contract modification to plan maintenance and modernization work on the Los Angeles-class submarines USS Hartford (SSN-768) and USS Toledo (SSN-769). Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of the contract modification, Electric Boat will perform […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Industry news

      The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat two contracts worth $25.2 million to perform nuclear submarine and carrier maintenance and modernization work in Groton and Bremerton, Wash. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the terms of the first contract, worth $15.4 million, Electric Boat will perform the […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded an $88.8 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the contract, Electric Boat will undertake development studies and other work related to Virginia-class submarine […]

  • 25 September 2012

    ‘RANKURI’, a 95 feet long Maldivian mechanical boat, with four personnel onboard, reported missing at sea off the Southern coast of Maldives since 17 Sep 12 was rescued by Indian Naval Ship ‘INS Shardul’ on 20 Sep 12. On a request from the Maldivian authorities on 19 Sep 12, the Indian Navy diverted INS Shardul […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $102.8 million contract modification to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines.  Under the contract, Electric Boat will undertake development studies and other work related to Virginia-class submarine design improvements. Additionally, Electric Boat will perform research and development work required […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 2 carried out an astern refueling training drill with the Military Sealift Command maritime prepositioning force container, roll-on/roll-off and mobile landing platform USNS Dahl (T-AKR 312) in Guam’s Apra Harbor on May 24. The coastal riverine force has done an astern replenishment at sea a few […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced an expansion project now underway at its waterfront shipbuilding complex in Franklin, Louisiana. The expansion is being undertaken to accommodate increased production needs, the company said. Metal Shark is erecting a fully-enclosed 200’ x 80’ large vessel assembly building to enable weather-independent construction of vessels up to 180’ in […]