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  • 26 January 2012
    Industry news

      Two new Mistral-class ships will feature navy-standard MacGregor RoRo equipment from Cargotec Furthering Cargotec’s reputation for specialist RoRo expertise, the company has secured a contract to supply and install MacGregor RoRo equipment for two Mistral-class naval ships. The order is booked during the fourth quarter of 2011. Cargotec signed the contract with STX France, […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Industry news

    After undergoing modifications to her helicopter hanger door, USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed from Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va. to undergo workups, March 4.   Dunham was previously fitted with a wooden structure in place of its original helicopter hangar door, but it failed an operational test, which necessitated finding a new solution. […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    As part of Armed Forces Week, Plymouth’s Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) unit, HMS Vivid opened its doors to the public throughout Wednesday afternoon, 27 June. HMS Vivid is home to over 130 reservists who volunteer their spare time to support UK operations both at home and overseas, in roles as diverse as supporting anti-piracy operations […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Training & Education

    Twelve Sailors aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) graduated from Bataan University, an Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) improvement course May 9. The three-week ASVAB academic skills class was designed to help Sailors improve their knowledge in critical educational areas, which will allow them to improve ASVAB scores and maximize […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Junior Sailor’s Mess at HMAS Stirling has undergone some major improvements, after relocating to a larger function centre on the base. The revamped ‘Tamar Tavern’ re-opened its doors at the end of January, offering a relaxation space which is sure to be the envy of Defence Mess Members everywhere. The move was mostly self-funded, […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities

    From diving to mine warfare and nursing to media operations, the Portsmouth’s own Naval Reserve is offering potential recruits the chance to gain an insight into the valuable work of the UK Navy’s own volunteer force.   Portsmouth’s reserve establishment, HMS King Alfred, which has volunteers from across southern England, is holding a Live event […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities

    Since commissioning in November last year, HMAS Canberra has conducted many landing craft dockings although until now, all have been achieved alongside, within a harbour or a bay. ‘Docking down’ is when the ship sinks the stern into a position in order to launch or recover the Landing Craft through the stern door. When the […]

  • 8 March 2011
    Industry news

      The Conservative government is slamming the door shut on a British proposal that the two countries work together in building new warships… By Ian Fairclough (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, March 8, 2011;

  • 24 June 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its Fiscal Year 2013 Selected Restricted Availability (SRA), June 23. SRA is scheduled for the accomplishment of ship-board repairs and alterations by industrial activities. These short, labor-intensive availabilities are assigned to complete work that is required to sustain the material condition of the […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea for the design and delivery of MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment destined for a 180m logistics and support vessel (LSV) under construction at the yard for the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO).   The vessel […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Southeast Regional Maintenance Center, Mayport, Florida, has awarded a not-to-exceed $23,2 million undefinitized contract action for continuous maintenance availability to include structural damage and aluminum welding onboard USS Hue City (CG 66) to Earl Industries L.L.C.   This effort on USS Hue City covers repairs to the superstructure including the main propulsion gas turbine intake. […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Authorities

    NATO warships escorted a Russian Navy submarine through the North Sea and the English Channel as it transited in the direction of its Novorossiysk base in the Black Sea. The Royal Navy sent its Type 23 frigate HMS Somerset to shadow the Russian Kilo-class submarine Krasnodar as it passed through the English Channel. The Plymouth-based […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy’s Meteoro Class offshore patrol vessel Rayo (P42) is on a two day visit to the port of Malaga, Spain. The vessel, deployed on a maritime surveillance task in the Alboran Sea, will depart Malaga tomorrow, October 23. During the stay, Rayo will open its doors to visitors. Commanded by Lieutenant Commander Rafael Samaniego, Rayo, the […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    British shipbuilder BAE Systems announced Wednesday that it has awarded further manufacturing equipment contracts for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. With the contracts awarded to six companies, the total investment to date in the Type 26 supply chain was brought to more than £380m, BAE Systems said. The new contracts include among others steering systems, […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities

    USS Constitution is scheduled to enter Dry Dock 1 in Charlestown Navy Yard in the early hours of May 19, 2015 for a three-year planned restoration period. Old Ironsides’ move into dry dock, originally slated for March 20, was pushed due to severe weather conditions. The docking evolution was selected for a midnight start due […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities

    Australian Navy’s newly commissioned ship Canberra III embarked its LHD Landing Craft for the first time. The Navy’s first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) moored at the Point Piper buoy in Sydney Harbour in preparation to receive the ship’s four Landing Craft. The LHD Landing Craft, on their way from HMAS Waterhen to Canberra, passed under Sydney Harbour bridge […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Authorities

    The commander of Navy Region Southeast presented a chief the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism during a ceremony Jan. 3. Chief Gas Turbine System Technician (Electrical) (SW) Bryain Williams of Transient Personnel Unit/Pre-Trial Confinement Facility (TPU/PCF) Jacksonville received the prestigious presidential award from Rear Adm. Jack Scorby Jr. Williams for rescuing 4-month-old Jimmy […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has completed a series of fire tests on a new composite LM2500 marine enclosure as part of the Module Modernization Program (MMP). According to the company, the tests verified that the composite material reduces weight and improves performance. The MMP is a program that seeks to inject updated technology into the gas […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After a successful port visit to the Great Southern, Australian Navy’s HMAS Perth this week farewelled the extremely hospitable community of Albany in Western Australia.   The ship berthed at Albany’s Port for four days from 8-12 August. During the visit, the ship threw its doors open to the public and organised tour groups. The […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities

    Swedish Navy’s First Submarine Flotilla paid a visit to Stockholm over the weekend of April 17 to 19. Attack submarine HSwMS Gotland, accompanied by submarine rescue ship HSwMS Belos, arrived at Skeppsbrokajen, Stockholm on Friday and opened their doors to visitors on Saturday. The vessels took a short break from the 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla’s submarine drills being conducted in the Stockholm area. […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Industry news

    March 28, 2014 marks the end of the first year in the refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) for the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) at Newport News Shipyard in Newport News, Va.   According to a 2002 study by the Research and Development National Defense Institute, “The midlife RCOH of a nuclear aircraft […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Industry news

    Vigor Industrial LCC has received a contract worth up to USD 6.8 million to conduct mid-term shipyard availability of the US Navy’s replenishment oiler, USNS Gaudalupe, hull number T-AO 200.   The contractor will provide 72,000-hour main engine maintenance, followed by main engine turbocharger overhaul, port shaft brake overhaul, starboard power take-off clutch/coupling overhaul, deck […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities

    The centenary year of the outbreak of the First World War was emphatically marked when 1200 packed Winchester Cathedral for the Hampshire County Service in the presence of the Second Sea Lord and the Army’s Commander Land Forces along with the principal guest, Dame Mary Fagan, the county’s Lord-Lieutenant.   The service started with a […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Nova Scotia-based ABCO Industries has completed sea trials for the Royal Canadian Navy’s 12-meter landing craft in the summer of 2019 and delivered the first vessel in October 2019. They will supply these support boats for each of the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) currently under construction at Halifax Shipyard. The landing craft will […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Authorities

    From 1985, 9 May was established as Europe Day and events around Europe and the rest of world mark the achievements and challenges of building a Europe based on peace, social progress, economic development and solidarity. And on this occasion, every year the EU opens its doors to the public. If you want to know […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Training & Education

    Adelaide class guided missile frigate HMAS Newcastle recently sailed into the Fleet Base East, Sydney, and opened its doors to curious visitors. The crew provided visitors the opportunity to hear their experiences at sea and upcoming deployment in the Middle East. The ship conducted a man overboard exercise, conducted a flying demonstration with the embarked S-70B-2 Seahawk, followed by a […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2014 has officially opened its doors to visitors today, in Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands. Offshore Energy, dubbed as the fastest growing gathering of offshore industry professionals in the region, was opened by Dr. María de Lourdes Melgar Palacios, Under Secretary of Hydrocarbons of Mexico, joined by Pieter van Oord, CEO […]

  • 29 November 2013

    Spanish fleet replenishment ship ‘Cantabria’ has just departed from the Indian port of Mormugao in Goa, the second scheduled port of call after Jakarta. During the 10-day cruise from Indonesia to the former Portuguese colony, the ship carried out a series of maintenance works and operational drills in anticipation of the intense program of activities […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Industry news

    SEC Industries and DCNS today officially inaugurated new workshop facilities and delivered, after successful Factory Acceptance Tests, the cofferdam doors coamings for the Indian P75* Scorpene submarines. The facilities were inaugurated by Shri M.M. Pallam Raju, the Indian Honbl’e Minister of State for Defence, Government of India. French Ambassador to India, H.E. Mr. François Richier […]