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  • 3 July 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Chinese manufacturer SunRui and classification society DNV GL celebrated last week, as Sunrui became the fourth manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to obtain type approval from the US Coast Guard (USCG). Its BalClor® system treats ballast water in three steps: Filtration, seawater electro-chlorination for disinfection and neutralization. The company is the first […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Peruvian Navy commissioned its newest polar oceanographic research vessel, B.A.P. Carrasco during a ceremony on March 22. The 97 metre ‘BAP Carrasco’ was built at Construcciones Navales P. Freire shipyard in Vigo, Spain, and handed over to Peru earlier this month. BAP Carrasco was launched in Vigo on May 7, 2016. “Her operating profile […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    German submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has been cleared to introduce additive manufacturing to submarine construction after obtaining necessary approvals from classification society DNV GL. The company said that, as it works with international customers on the integration of additive manufactured parts on ships and submarines, it had a need for parts with acceptance test […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    An operation to raise the almost-submerged Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad following a collision in the Hjeltefjorden fjord on November 8 is expected to be completed within some three weeks, the navy has said. Should all go according to plans, the stricken frigate will be loaded on a 140-meter commercial barge and transported to […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) a contract to provide its lithium-ion fault tolerant (LiFT) battery system for the semi-autonomous hydrographic reconnaissance vehicle (SAHRV), a small, portable underwater vehicle (UUV). GA-EMS is part of a team working with the Department of Defense to design, fabricate, deliver, and conduct at-sea testing of […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The German Navy has been forced to withdraw its only two tankers from NATO operations this year.  As disclosed, the tanker oldies, Spessart and Rhön, will not be operational until the end of this year. Due to engine issues, both 1974-built ships will undergo repairs in the following months. The completion of repair works is not expected […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Equipment & technology

    OSI Maritime Systems, a provider of integrated bridge systems for warships, has signed a contract with aerospace and defense company Lockheed Martin to deliver its Integrated Bridge and Navigation System (IBNS) for the U.S. Navy Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. The IBNS design is said to directly support the navy’s push to improve the […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Ten Royal Netherlands Navy vessels will be fitted with sixteen Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) by 2017, the company responsible for the installation of the systems announced May 26. Dutch Defence Material Organization has awarded three contracts to Golten Worldwide and its Green Technologies business unit for the engineering and turnkey installation of the systems. Landing Platform Dock (LPD) vessels […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German shipbuilder and submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems plans to use 3D printers increasingly in manufacturing submarine parts. As informed, the corresponding quality and safety approvals have already been granted. Through the acquisition of the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing (in Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhein-Westphalia), the required technology and expertise will now come to […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Boat launch and recovery systems supplier Vestdavit is bringing new fast craft handling capability to HMS Protector (A173), the only Royal Navy ship dedicated to Antarctic patrol & survey duties. The advanced icebreaker, which provides a UK presence in the Antarctic and meets treaty obligations on inspections, hydrographical charting and in support of scientific research, […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Equipment & technology

    The Royal Netherlands Navy has achieved the distinction of becoming the world’s first Navy to install a USCG approved ballast water treatment (BWT) system, fitting two Optimarin units on-board the Landing Platform Docking vessel Zr.Ms. Johan de Witt. Global engineering specialist Goltens Green Technologies completed the installation at the Navy Yard in Den Helder last […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Training & Education

    The Antarctic remains one of the least understood and underexplored regions on our planet. It is also the most inhospitable and fragile. When Peru announced that it soon would join the countries taking part in research activities there, it was crucial that their research vessel currently under construction be among the most reliable and efficient […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Dutch simulator developer VSTEP was contracted to deliver simulators to the the Bulgarian Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy and its newly opened simulation centre. The Centre for Integrated Management and Monitoring of the Coastal Zone will be equipped with a liquid cargo handling simulator with instruction station, a NAUTIS DNV Class A Full Mission Bridge Simulator (FMBS) with 240 […]

  • 5 September 2014

    Mississippi distinguished visitors recently spent 24 hours aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CNV 71) located 120 miles off the coast of Florida.   The Distinguished Visitor (DV) program is hosted by Naval Air Forces and is focused on giving citizens a rare firsthand look at life aboard an aircraft carrier to witness the pride and professionalism […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Mexican Navy selected VSTEP to supply a Class A NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge (FMB) Simulator and 24 NAUTIS desktop trainer stations for the Naval Academy in Veracruz. The simulators will be installed at the new simulator training wing of the Heroica Escuela Naval Militar set to open in Q4 2014.   The Heroica Escuela […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), acting on behalf of three naval training centres in Denmark, has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to supply sophisticated new bridge simulation facilities. The contract, which was signed in Ballerup, Denmark on 14th December 2011, was awarded to Kongsberg Maritime as part of a public tender issued to support […]

  • 13 January 2013
    Industry news

    A state government project management unit has issued international tender for procurement of High Speed Sea Going Vessel for Coastal Patrolling and Related Services. A high speed sea going vessel for coastal patrolling & surveillance against intrusion by fishing boats in the territorial waters along the Odisha coast. The main dimensions of the vessel are […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American Industrial Systems Inc. (AIS), an ISO 9001:2008,  a certified supplier and manufacturer of COTS multifunction displays for marine’s integrated platform management system (IPMS) and integrated bridge system (IBS) applications, has unveiled new COTS Marine and Naval Multifunction Displays for advanced monitoring and control applications. AIS marine display monitors with rugged touch screen interface comply with […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Industry news

    The Netherlands-based company Royal IHC and trade unions FNV, CNV, RMU and De Unie have signed a covenant within the framework of the program for the replacement of the Dutch Walrus class submarines. A year ago, Royal IHC and France’s defense contractor Naval Group joined forces in a bid to secure a contract for […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Manufacturer Haux-Life-Support GmbH has gained GL certification for their Diving Simulator for the Royal Swedish Navy. The simulation system has been certified according to the GL Rules for Underwater Technology – Diving Systems and Diving Simulators. Harald Pauli and Dirk Pohlmann from GL’s Department for Pressure Vessels & Underwater Technology presented the certificate to Torsten […]

  • 3 June 2019

    Duqm Naval Dockyard (DND) has completed its first drydocking project — the repair, overhaul and drydocking (ROH DD) of the fast expeditionary transport ship, the USNS Choctaw County. DND, a joint venture between Babcock International and the Oman Dry Dock Company (ODC) was established in Duqm, Oman, in June 2017. As explained, the completed contract […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The Mexican Navy selected VSTEP to supply a Class A NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge (FMB) Simulator and 24 NAUTIS desktop trainer stations for the Naval Academy in Veracruz.   The simulators will be installed at the new simulator training wing of the Heroica Escuela Naval Militar set to open in Q4 2014. The Heroica Escuela […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Bulgarian Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy in Varna purchased a 360° Class A Full Mission Bridge simulator and an Incident Management Simulator for training of its Naval and Merchant marine students.   The simulators were officially opened by the IMO Secretary-General Mr. Koji Sekimizu and the Dutch Ambassador in Bulgaria Mr. Tom van Oorschot during […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) to provide in-service support for the MK-49 inertial navigation systems and navigation data distribution systems fielded aboard surface ships and submarines of the Royal Canadian Navy. The $12.1 million contract, awarded by Public Works Government Services Canada, includes material spares and software […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy has contracted Visakhapatnam-based shipbuilder Hindustan Shipyard Limited for the construction of two 118-meter diving support vessels (DSV). The contract was signed on September 20. The first vessel is scheduled to be built in a 36-month period, followed by the second, six months later. The vessels will be based at Vishakhapatnam and Mumbai respectively. According […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Halifax Provincial Court sentenced the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) to pay a penalty of CAD$100,000 after pleading guilty to violating the state’s Fisheries Act. The charges stem from a May 8, 2013, incident where approximately 9000 liters of diesel fuel was spilled from the Canadian Navy frigate HMCS St. John’s into Halifax […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Training & Education

    MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, announced on March 24th that it has signed a contract valued at CA$64 million with Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) to provide eight radar surveillance systems for integration into the CP-140 Aurora fleet.   The CP-140 Aurora fleet is Canada’s Intelligence, Surveillance and […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) CHALLENGER (CL-604) from the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) is currently supporting NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD Task Force 508 (CTF-508). The Danish MPA is stationed in the Seychelles and includes an aircrew and support team of 21 personnel, including two liaison officers at NATO Allied Maritime Command MARCOM. This […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Chinese fishing vessels escorted by a naval ship continue to poach in Philippine waters, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said yesterday, according to The DND Secretary added that Chinese fishermen are fishing off the Philippine-occupied Ayngin Shoal. He also said: “They’re fishing in our territory”. The ships were flying the Chinese […]