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  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Saab, a defence and security company, has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for ten ROV systems (Remotely Operated Vehicle), which will be deployed operationally for seabed surveys, inspections, light underwater operations and recovery of objects.   Saab will fulfil the deliveries using the Seaeye Falcon system, which is being adapted […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Alexander Nevsky, Russian Navy’s nuclear ballistic missile submarine, arrived in the port of Vilyuchinsk, in the Kamchatka Peninsula on September 30, 2015. This second vessel of the fourth generation Borei class (Project 955A) was built by Sevmash shipyard in the northern city of Severodvinsk. Initially planned to be launched in 2009, the vessel encountered both budgetary and Bulava […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Government of Canada will enter into preliminary discussions with Chantier Davie Canada Incorporated to pursue an interim supply ship capability, Defence Minister Jason Kenney announced yesterday. These discussions with Chantier Davie will help determine if it can provide an interim solution at a cost, time, and level of capability acceptable to Canada and the […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Dutch contribution to NATO’s counterpiracy operation Ocean Shield is to be expanded. A second helicopter and an unmanned aerial vehicle for reconnaissance will give an impulse to intelligence-gathering in particular. A submarine will once again also be deployed for this task. Although the House of Representatives had previously declared the expansion of EU operation […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The fourth National Security Cutter Hamilton was delivered to the US Coast Guard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on Monday.   Hamilton will be the first of two NSCs to be homeported in Charleston, South Carolina. The cutter will be commissioned into service Dec. 6. “After three years of fabrication and expert craftsmanship, Ingalls shipyard has delivered […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has officially opened its newest office in Canberra, Australia.   Located in the suburb of Fyshwick, the Canberra office will accommodate OSI’s business development, technical, service, and training staff that will be dedicated to the development of the company’s Asia Pacific business. The opening is part of OSI’s long-term commitment to its strategic focus on […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab is expanding its activities in the naval arena. Saab is therefore recruiting new employees to strengthen and develop its naval capabilities.   Today, Saab is one of the leading companies within the naval arena. It is a provider to the Swedish Navy, the major contractor to the Thai Navy and […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Authorities

    In the lead-up to the German federal government’s refugee summit on 8 May 2015, Ralf Nagel, Chief Executive Officer of the German Shipowners’ Association (VDR), argued that German Navy vessels should widen the area of the Mediterranean Sea it covers for migrant search and rescue mission. The vessels, currently assigned to rescue refugees from boats in […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Authorities

      The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said that Iran’s naval operations will not be limited to the Persian Gulf and… (tehrantimes) [mappress] Source: tehrantimes, July 12, 2011;

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities

    The New Squadron 725 (NUSQN 725) team at Naval Air Station Jacksonville recently grew by two, with the graduation of the first Royal Australian Navy Aircrewmen to complete the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo Basic Sensor Operators Course and achieve the qualification of ‘Senso’.   Graduates of the previous Seahawk course had the chance to gain experience […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Tunisian Navy has recently expanded its fleet with two patrol boats. The vessels, ordered from US-based SAFE Boats International, will provide the Tunisian Navy with enhanced capability to conduct search and rescue operations (SAR) and extended offshore patrols. Featuring dual 1600hp diesel engines, shock mitigating seating, climate control and navigation package, the vessels are capable of speeds […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities

    The Canadian Coast Guard expanded its fleet of Mid-Shore Patrol Vessels (MSPVs) by accepting the delivery of CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M. on October 15. CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M.is the last of nine Mid-Shore Patrol Vessels (MSPVs) built and delivered by Irving Shipbuilding Inc. to the Canadian Coast Guard. As announced in September 2009, the MSPVs were built […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Navy’s new indigenously built Torpedo Launch and Recovery Vessel INS Astradharini was commissioned October 6 at the Naval Base Visakhapatnam. The design of the Astradharini was a collaborative effort of NSTL, M/s Shoft Shipyard and IIT Kharagpur. The vessel has a catamaran hull form that significantly reduces its power requirement. Having a length of 50 m, […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) is expanding their unmanned ocean observation fleet of Wave Gliders to the Niigata-headquartered 9th Regional District, system manufacturer Liquid Robotics has announced. This growth is part of JCG’s multi-year, ocean monitoring program to provide enhanced, real-time situational awareness of ocean currents, wave activity, and weather along Japan’s coastlines. Prior to […]

  • 6 September 2012

    AMI and Kelvin Hughes Limited agree terms to expand their areas of cooperation In South East Asia. Spike Hughes, the Sales and Marketing Director at Kelvin Hughes praised AMI for enabling KH to become the pre-eminent supplier of navigational equipment in the commercial marine market in Australia in a successful association which has spanned over […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Austal has taken further steps in implementing its strategy to regionalise its operations to better serve and grow its international client base. Following the acquisition of its Philippines shipyard last year, the company has now broadened its sales and support organisations in the key Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East markets. Austal Chief Executive Officer Andrew […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    SubSea Engineering, Inc. has acquired the assets of the high-speed, high-efficiency Hyper-Sub, which will transform how submersible crafts are used. The firm will be bringing this transformative product to market, and acquiring other cutting edge technologies for naval special operations, surveillance, intelligence, and other applications.   The Hyper-Sub can deploy directly from shore and travel […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Indian Coast Guard Ship “Abhiraj”, the fourth in the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited, was commissioned on September 2, 2014 at Tuticorin.   The 50 meter indigenous FPV displaces 290 tonnes and can achieve a maximum speed of 33 knots with an endurance of 1500 […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities

    Fincantieri’s Muggiano shipyard (in La Spezia) held a delivery ceremony for the Algerian Navy’s LPD “Kalaat Beni-Abbes” vessel yesterday, September 4.   The vessel was commissioned in 2011 by the Ministry of Defence of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria from Orizzonte Sistemi Navali. The BDSL class “Kalaat Beni-Abbes” vessel is a landing platform dock (LPD) […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Indian Navy’s fourth Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette of Project-28, christened ‘Kavaratti’, was launched at a ceremony held at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata. The four ships of Project-28 built by GRSE, Kolkata have been designed indigenously by the Directorate of Naval Design, New Delhi. The ships have been constructed using high […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Russian Navy will soon commission the first in the series of six Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines.   RIA Novosti quoted Russian Navy Capt. 1st Rank Igor Dygalo as saying: “On August 22, St. Andrew’s flag of the Russian Navy will be raised on diesel-electric submarine Novorossiisk at the Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg.” Construction of the […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Industry news

    Recognising the growing significance of Asia Pacific to United States and Australian defence forces, Austal has entered into agreements to substantially expand its capability in Darwin, Australia through the acquisition of Hydraulink NT and its associated business KM Engineering (HKME). HKME is a leading engineering service provider in northern Australia with well-established operations supporting the […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Industry news

    The world’s largest classification society ClassNK announced that it was granted expanded authorization from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) on 25 December 2012, and will now be able to carry out a full range of surveys for the SOLAS, MARPOL and AFS conventions, as well as ISM Audits on behalf of the United States […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Twelve logistics specialist interns from Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) came aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 16 to join the ship’s crew for a week as the ship got underway.   The Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP) interns — who work at various NAVAIR locations providing equipment and other logistics […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin employment at Cape Canaveral, Florida, will grow by more than 20 percent by 2017, with the addition of 130 jobs to support the U.S. Navy’s Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile program. Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced the Lockheed Martin expansion in the state’s pavilion at the Paris Air Show in France. Lockheed […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy has expanded rating designation opportunities for Professional Apprentice Career Track (PACT) Sailors, the non-designated workforce in the fleet, officials said April 20. “Currently the Navy has a healthy complement of PACT Sailors supporting the Fleet – more than 7,800 – and we plan to bring in about 4,700 more PACT Sailors this fiscal year […]

  • 19 September 2019

    On September 13, 2019, General Dynamics Electric Boat marked the groundbreaking of a new facility at the company’s Groton shipyard dedicated to construction of the Columbia class of submarines. “This expansion will be the largest construction project to take place at EB’s Groton shipyard in more than 45 years,” Jeffrey Geiger, President, General Dynamics Electric […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Indian Navy received the fourth 105 m class Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV) INS Sumitra on 16 July, 2014.   Goa Shipyard Limited was contracted to design and build the four NOPVs in order to reinforce the country’s maritime defence. INS Sumitra, the Indian Navy’s largest Offshore Patrol Vessel, is fitted with a large number of […]