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  • 11 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered the fourth 3307 patrol vessel – Guardian 4 – to Nigerian Homeland Integrated Offshore Services. The vessel will be used for operations in the offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea. Homeland is one of the few government-approved, private maritime security companies operating in Nigeria with a valid MOU […]

  • 11 June 2018

    Nigerian private security company Homeland Integrated Offshore Services has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for the sixth Damen 3307 patrol vessel. The vessel named, Guardian 6, will join its sister vessels in the Gulf of Guinea providing security services to oil majors operating in the region. It will perform roles such as deterring […]

  • 29 August 2017

    Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services has received the third of four Damen 3307 patrol vessels which it will use to provide security and other support services to the international offshore oil companies active off the coast of Nigeria in the Gulf of Guinea together with the Nigerian Navy. Guardian 3 along with the previously delivered sister ships Guardian […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited, an oil company security services provider, has ordered two more FCS 3307 vessels to be built by Damen. According to the contract, the Damen Group is taking care of delivery and crew training, as well as the design and build. Damen’s Local Service Hub in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, will ensure that […]

  • 21 January 2016

    In a coordinated operation between the Colombian Navy, the Narcotics Division of the National Police and the Attorney General’s Office a cocaine shipment was found in the Colombian port city Cartagena. This operation was supported by the United States agency Homeland Security Investigations, an investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. The shipment, distributed in 51 packages, was found inside a 20-foot container […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced $250 million for Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, La., to build six Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) for the Coast Guard. Sen. Landrieu included funding for these vessels in the FY 2012 federal spending bill. “Acquiring funding for these fast response cutters was […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards has been awarded a $250 million contract to build six Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) for the Coast Guard, the Chair of the Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced yesterday. Sen. Landrieu included the funding for these vessels in her FY 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The funding […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Training & Education

    When U.S. and royal Cambodian navies began their 2nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise Oct. 20, three Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) were looking forward to the week ahead more than others. For them, it would be their first visit to their ancestral homeland. Gas Turbine Systems […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard awarded CSC and 11 other companies a portion of its $11 billion contract to provide support services for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will compete for task orders to provide acquisition program management support for design, development, utilization and other activities for […]

  • 6 March 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., visited Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, La., for the dedication of the Coast Guard’s newest fleet of Fast Response Cutters (FRCs). Sen. Landrieu, chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, was instrumental in acquiring $358 million in the FY 2012 federal spending bill for Bollinger Shipyards to build six FRCs […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted a visit by Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) yesterday. Johnson and Palazzo toured the shipyard and the Ingalls-built National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753).   “Today was a great opportunity to show Secretary Johnson the quality craftsmanship of our shipbuilders,” […]

  • 6 January 2012

    EADS North America has received $9,800,000 hardware contract for 203 spare/repair parts in support of the Radio Frequency Distribution and Control System (RFDACS) Program. RFDACS provides a means of routing signals and information between the various antenna systems and other submarine communication subsystems. The work will be performed in Irvine, Calif, and is expected to […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      General Dynamics C4 Systems announces that the U.S. Coast Guard completed the 25,000th Rescue 21 search and rescue mission in Sector San Francisco, a major milestone for the system that has helped to save hundreds of lives since it was activated in 2005. Currently comprising 26 command centers, 179 towers and covering approximately 37,000 […]

  • 5 March 2012

      Paul C. Jensen, CEO of Halo Maritime Defense Systems (HMDS), announced  the addition of Jeffrey Hathaway Rear Admiral USN (ret), to the Board of Advisors. Jeff combines thirty three years of military and federal law enforcement accomplishments serving the nation as a U.S. Coast Guard officer, with prior private sector experience as corporate vice […]

  • 29 May 2020

    The US Coast Guard, US Navy and Royal Canadian Navy have signed a five-year strategic plan earlier this week, laying the foundation for future coordination and joint operations.

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy’s patrol boat ‘Alboran’ deployed on a fisheries campaign in the Bay of Biscay. The vessel departed its homeport Cartagena to take part in fisheries inspection and surveillance tasks which will last until February 21. Alboran will make a stop in the port of Gijon on 11 and 12 February, where its currently embarked […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Air Force 30th Space Wing, the Joint Functional Component Command, Integrated Missile Defense, U.S. Northern Command and the U.S. Navy completed an integrated exercise of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the nation’s Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).   During the test yesterday, a long-range ground-based interceptor launched from […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    SAFE Boats International (SBI), a Washington based manufacturer of aluminum boats has completed the first Coastal Interceptor Vessel (CIV) on contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). A naming ceremony was held at SAFE Boats International facilities on May 26, 2016 to name the vessel the “Alexandria” as well […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has participated with the US Navy and the US Coast Guard (USCG) in several tests and evaluations of two National Security Cutters (NSC) to assess their operational capability. The cutters in question are USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and USCGC James (WMSL 754). “In a […]

  • 25 May 2015

    U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection crews disrupted an apparent drug smuggling operation approximately 30 miles west of San Simeon earlier this week. A suspicious panga-type vessel was spotted by the aircrew of a CBP Office of Air and Marine Multi-role Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) on routine patrol in the area Tuesday night. […]

  • 29 June 2015

    Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 held a change of command ceremony on board Naval Base Ventura County, June 18. Lt. Cmdr. Justin Spinks relieved Lt. Cmdr. Jason Fahy as commanding officer of UCT 2. Under Fahy’s leadership, UCT 2 completed multiple deployments throughout the Pacific Area of Operations, providing mission-critical construction, maintenance, and repair to […]

  • 29 March 2013

    The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 46 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday, who were interdicted in two different cases this week. The first interdiction occurred after Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification of a 15-foot raft with 29 people aboard south of Key West, Fla., Saturday. […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Division of US Department of Defense explains VideoRay’s role in protecting ports, and recent funded improvements. “Enhanced Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle Securing ports and harbors remains a key mission in defending against terrorist acts. The U.S. Coast Guard(USCG) requires the capability to conduct timely and effective hull searches/inspections of vessels, […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) delivered the second Patrol Vessel RNOV Shinas to the Omani Navy. The Company also held the Naming Ceremony for the third PV RNOV Sadh built for the Navy. The contract for the design and build of the four Al-Ofouq Class of PVs was awarded by the Ministry of Defence of […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, visited New Delhi anent Eighth International Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition, Defexpo India 2014.   Defexpo India 2014 took place at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 6th to 9th February 2014. The Indian Ministry of Defence and the Indian Government organized the […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) will join other U.S. maritime stakeholders in the second annual Joint U.S Agency-Industry Counter-Piracy Summit in mid-December. Representatives from the U.S. Departments of Transportation, Homeland Security, Defense and Justice will join industry officials in a piracy simulation designed to strengthen overall coordination between all stakeholders by rehearsing for an actual pirate […]

  • 27 May 2014

    Over the weekend the U.S. Navy reflected on their history and core values by holding a Memorial Day.   Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens said: “We often hear the words, “Freedom is not free.” We preserve our freedoms by supporting and defending, and at times sacrificing our lives for the […]

  • 19 May 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloaded approximately 18.5 tons (16,856 kilograms) of cocaine in Florida, on May 18. The wholesale value of the seized cocaine is estimated at around $498 million and is the result of a number of interdictions made by Canadian and U.S. ships along Central and South America. Royal Canadian Navy ship HMCS Saskatoon, sailing […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Coast Guard Cutter Dependable offloaded 1,210 pounds of cocaine with an estimated wholesale value of more than $14 million to Homeland Security Investigations in Key West, Fla., Tuesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) Jacksonville, Fla., deployed with the Coast Guard Cutter Forward, noticed two suspicious vessels detected in the vicinity of Guanaja, Honduras Dec. 6, 2012. The […]