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  • 12 October 2018

    Double hull oil tanker Manning has fueled a landing helicopter dock of the Royal Australian Navy with naval aviation fuel (F44) by self-propelled water fuel lighter for the first time.   In a recent trial, HMAS Canberra maneuvered into position between Clark Island and the Garden Island Heritage center to receive F44 via the Damen-built and […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Kolkata-base shipbuilder Titagarh Wagons on May 17 launched the first of two new Indian Navy fuel barges. The self-propelled barge is expected to be delivered to the navy in September, after completing further outfitting and trials. According to the Indian Navy, the 1,000 ton fuel barge has a collapsible mast, which will enable her to berth […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The system was put through its paces with over 70,000 operating hours in the test environment.

  • 11 October 2011

      After several days conducting counter-piracy operations in the area off the Horn of Africa, the German naval warship FGS BAYERN conducts a rendezvous with the Dutch Supply Tanker HNLMS ZUIDERKRUIS to replenish her fuel tanks. Shortly after the tanker is alongside the frigate, the Replenishment at Sea (RAS) begins. Large hoses join the two […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy provided U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake (WLM 563) with a 50/50 blend of F-76 and hydro-processed renewable diesel (HRD-76), June 20, to examine the feasibility of using renewable diesel fuel in Coast Guard cutters. The ship was identified as a good candidate for an initial Coast Guard test because of the make […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Industry news

    Russian Navy is about to test submarine B-90 Sarov with first Russian-made hydrogen-fueled powerplant by the end of 2012… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 31, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 22 September 2014

    The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel are investigating a reported fuel spill that occurred near Pier 45 at Fishman’s Wharf in the San Francisco Bay on Saturday.   At approximately 10:56 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel received a report that an undetermined amount of fuel oil was discharged […]

  • 29 June 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) pulls alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as it prepares to conduct a fueling-at-sea. The operation was conducted on June 26 in the Coral Sea. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, are on patrol in the […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Photos: Italian Navy Italian and U.S. Navy have completed the first international replenishment at sea (RAS) to involve the transfer of alternative fuel, in this case a synthetic biodiesel (Green Diesel) produced in Italy. On June 16, Italian Navy auxiliary ship Etna replenished the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and Great Green Fleet ship USS Mason on one […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Navy is going to send spent nuclear fuel from the USS Enterprise, that is being decommissioned, to Idaho for study and storage, reports the citing a Navy spokesman. The fuel will arrive at the Naval Reactors Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory in 2015. The Navy spokesman said the spent nuclear fuel, […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Spanish Navy’s ESPS Meteoro and the Royal Netherlands Navy’s HNLMS Groningen conducted replenishment at sea on September 2 which enabled them to continue their missions. Warships deployed with Operation Atalanta are able to remain at sea to protect World Food Programme (WFP) vessels and conduct counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean due […]

  • 17 March 2015

    US Navy’s dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) was presented with the 2014 Secretary of the Navy Energy and Water Management Achievement Award on February 27th, 2015. The award is the Secretary of the Navy’s way of recognizing ships who demonstrate above average conservation of fuel resources. Pacific Fleet Maintenance Officer, Rear Adm. Alma […]

  • 20 January 2015

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with Military Sealift Command Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) Jan. 19. This is the first RAS Bonhomme Richard has conducted during 2015. Normally, a RAS consists of Bonhomme Richard receiving fuel, supplies and food to […]

  • 20 August 2015

    Spanish Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship Cantabria, part of the counter-terrorist operation Active Endeavor in the Mediterranean Sea, is the Spain’s first oiler to supply fuel to three ships simultaneously. During the alongside connected replenishment manoeuver, the Cantabria supplied fuel to the Spanish frigate Santa María from the port side, to the Royal Canadian Navy […]

  • 24 March 2015

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship HMAS Success recently conducted its first recorded astern Replenishment at Sea (RAS) with United States Coast Guard’s Patrol Boat USCG Aquidneck. The unique astern replenishment evolution was conducted while the vessels were deployed in the Middle East Region, on March 4. HMAS Success is currently deployed to Operation Manitou in […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Royal Australian Navy has signed an agreement with the US Navy to explore the increased use of environmentally-friendly fuels. Australia’s Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, and the US Secretary for Navy, Ray Mabus, have signed a Statement of Cooperation which recognizes that research into alternative fuels could bring significant benefits. It acknowledges […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ministry of National Defense of Chile and the United States Department of the Navy released a Joint Statement on the Research, Development and Use of Alternative Fuels.   Reaffirming the longstanding commitment by both countries to work in close partnership to support military capabilities that enable the two nations to effectively conduct combined military […]

  • 11 February 2011

      The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. (NFS) has been awarded a contr… (babcock) [mappress] Source:babcock , February 11, 2011

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency Region Four and Five as well as Ohio and Kentucky officials are responding to a reported 8,000 gallon diesel spill from the Duke Energy W.C. Beckjord Power Station near Cincinnati, Ohio.   The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Ohio Valley has established a safety zone on the […]

  • 21 June 2012

    The New Zealand Navy’s replenishment tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR has just finished providing approximately 70,000 litres of diesel fuel to the Cook Islands in response to the South Pacific country’s request for assistance. Commander Keith Robb, ENDEAVOUR’s Commanding Officer, said the fuel supplies will keep power generators humming at Nassau, Pukapuka and Penrhyn Islands in the […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Within the framework of anti-piracy cooperation in the Gulf of Aden Russia and NATO are negotiating about fuel resupply of the warships, participating… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, March 8, 2013; Image: Mil

  • 26 September 2012
    Research & Development

    Refueling U.S. Navy vessels, at sea and underway, is a costly endeavor in terms of logistics, time, fiscal constraints and threats to national security and sailors at sea. In Fiscal Year 2011, the U.S. Navy Military Sea Lift Command, the primary supplier of fuel and oil to the U.S. Navy fleet, delivered nearly 600 million […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Equipment & technology

    FuelCell Energy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced a $3.8 million contract award from the U.S. Navy to develop and test a Hybrid Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)-Battery power system for large displacement undersea vehicle propulsion. The objective of the project is to develop a refuelable […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Training & Education

      More than 100 Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) employees around the world gathered via video teleconference April 10, to learn how good nutrition fuels our Navy. “No matter what your fitness goals are, good nutrition can help improve your exercise performance, decrease your recovery time from strenuous exercise, prevent injuries due to fatigue, and […]

  • 11 December 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Navy successfully concluded its final alternative fuel demonstration for the year today with the Dec. 7-9 operational tests of the 50/50 algae-derived, hydro-processed algal oil and petroleum F-76 blend in a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) amphibious transport vehicle. The tests also marked the fastest speed achieved to date by a U.S. Navy surface […]

  • 16 October 2017

    Royal Navy’s bomb disposal experts carried out an unusual operation recently after a tanker carrying some 1,000 tonnes of fuel caught a test torpedo with its anchor. The tanker’s anchor had speared the torpedo in Portland, UK, and had dragged it up from the seabed, 15 meters below. Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 were dispatched to […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) vessels recently met with the German oil tanker FGS Spessart (A 1442) for a replenishment-at-sea operation. While on patrol in the Mediterranean Sea, the group’s vessels USS Vicksburg (CG 69) and Turkish ship TCG Turgutreis (F 241) were both approached by the tanker on January 24. The two vessels are a part […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s self defense test ship (SDTS), ex-Paul F. Foster went underway for final-phase testing of two alternative fuels, May 31. The SDTS traveled to San Diego, where it took on approximately 30,000 gallons of two types of alternative fuels. The ship then proceeded on a normal cruise according to the navy, demonstrating that the […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Industry news

    Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF) refused to pay taxes on diesel fuel imported to Ukraine from Russia. Up to now, Russia has been… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 8 2012