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  • 30 January 2018

    Ships from NATO’s Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group One (SNMCMG1) under command of Commander Peter Ramboer of the Belgian Navy arrived in Hull, UK on January 26. The group made a routine port visit to Hull as part of their annual schedule of operations. While in Hull, officers made courtesy calls with local authorities, […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Patriots Point’s board of directors today will hear that it has three options to build a cofferdam system to help with hull repairs around t… By Warren Wise (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, June 15, 2011;

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Hull will not host the Royal Navy’s recently decommissioned aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious. Confirming that Hull’s bid to bring the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious to the city as a temporary visitor attraction had not made the final shortlist, Hull City Council Leader, Councillor Stephen Brady said: Although we are disappointed, the effort and investment we put into […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Constitution “Old Ironsides” received a waterborne underwater hull cleaning and comprehensive inspection in Boston Harbor, April 6-7 in preparation for its upcoming May 19 dry-docking. Constitution, the oldest commissioned ship in the U.S. Navy, last docked in 1995 and since then accumulated marine growth has fouled her hull. The Navy’s Supervisor of Salvage and […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Former Sydney Smith High School pupil, Andrew Hendin is on his first deployment with the Royal Navy. Sailing onboard HMS Diamond, he is helping to protect our nation’s interests in the Middle East. Andrew, 21, a resident of Hull, is a member of the logistics department onboard and is responsible for a number of crucial […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Earlier this month, scientists sponsored by the US Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) performed experiments to better understand the motions, forces and pressures generated by waves on boats with high-speed planing hulls. Planing hulls are like those used on a speedboat – they are designed to produce lift and allow the watercraft to glide […]

  • 11 August 2015

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived in San Diego to conduct a 10-day hull swap with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as part of a force structure change, Aug. 10. Ronald Reagan (RR) will relieve George Washington (GW) as the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier in Yokosuka, […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Cathelco are providing hull corrosion protection systems for four corvettes which are being supplied to the Egyptian Navy by DCNS, the leading French defence contractors. The first of the Gowind 2500 corvettes will be built at DCNS Lorient, but the three others will be constructed in Alexandria with training and technical support provided by DCNS […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Bluefin Robotics has successfully delivered new vehicles to the United States Navy that will increase the Navy’s capability to remotely search and investigate ship hulls, harbor sea floors, and other underwater infrastructure for limpet mines, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other objects of interest. The Navy accepted delivery of Bluefin Robotics’ ship hull inspection systems […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Industry news

    The hull of the second and last of the Royal Australian Navy’s new amphibious ships has departed from Vigo in northern Spain, Australian Defence Minister Senator David Johnston today announced. The Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) hull will be transported to Melbourne, Australia, by the Heavy Lift Ship Blue Marlin. The hull was built at the […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Damen Shipyards Group unveiled their new rigid hull inflatable boat, the RHIB 1050, at this year’s Europort event in Rotterdam. The 10.5 x 3.35-metre multi-mission vessel can serve as an independent platform or as support for a larger patrol vessel. The RHIB 1050 was developed at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld. Roel Foolen, newbuild project manager at […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The crews of guided-missile destroyers USS Halsey (DDG 97) and USS Russell (DDG 59) finished swapping hulls at Naval Base San Diego Jan. 25. Russell arrived from its prior homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to San Diego, Jan. 9, where it will be permanently stationed. Halsey and Russell then proceeded to turn over their […]

  • 7 November 2016

    HMS Caroline hasn’t been out of the water for 32 years so it’s not surprising to see the hull of the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland covered in barnacles. Two tugs spent an hour easing HMS Caroline from her home at Alexandra Dock in Belfast to Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Industry news

    Project of a multi-hulled icebreaker capable to make wide ice lanes was presented to participants of the port development conference under the TRANSTEC-2012 international… [mappress] Russian Navy, October 8, 2012; Image:Press service of the Krylov Scientific Center

  • 10 October 2012
    Industry news

    Everything is ready at BAE Systems Williamstown shipyard for the arrival of the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) hull. BAE Systems Director Maritime, Bill Saltzer said that preparation works were complete and the Australian team are ready to start work on the next phase of the construction, as soon as it arrives at Williamstown in […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS’s Cherbourg centre has completed the first pressure hull ring for the third Barracuda-type nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) almost one month ahead of schedule. This is an important milestone for a particularly ambitious DCNS-led programme. The first ring of Barracuda No. 3 SSN Tourville was completed less than two years after that of Barracuda No. […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy wants to increase the anti-air warfare capabilities of the future frigate and is looking at having more than the current two hull designs for consideration, according to several media reports. The new plans would break away from previous ones that included simply up-gunning and up-sizing the two littoral combat ship designs currently […]

  • 14 March 2017

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Iron Duke is scheduled to visit Hull on Thursday for a four-day visit as part of the city’s year as UK capital of culture. The City of Culture award is given every four years to a city that demonstrates the belief in the transformational power of culture. The city of Hull […]

  • 20 August 2012
    Industry news

    Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the departure of the hull of the first of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) new amphibious ships from Ferrol in northern Spain. Mr Clare said the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) 01 hull will be transported to Melbourne, Australia, by the Heavy Lift Ship, Blue Marlin. The hull […]

  • 15 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      DCNS has completed the hull of the first Gowind offshore patrol vessel on schedule. The forward and aft halves were mated late last week at… (defense-aerospace) [mappress] Source: defense-aerospace, March 15, 2011;

  • 23 February 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    The structures necessary to complete US Navy’s second Ford-class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) are 70 percent complete, shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced. Like its predecessor, the first-in-class USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), Kennedy is being built with a modular construction technique where smaller sections of the ship are welded together […]

  • 1 April 2013

    U.S. Navy and contracted salvage personnel embarked onboard the U.S. Navy contracted crane vessel M/V Jascon 25 completed on March 30th the removal of the grounded mine countermeasures ship Ex-Guardian from the Tubbataha Reef. The final section of the hull, the stern section, which weighed approximately 250 tons, was safely lifted from the reef. “As […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced that the Virginia-class submarine Washington (SSN 787) is “pressure hull complete,” signifying that all of the submarine’s hull sections have been joined to form a single, watertight unit. Washington will be the U.S. Navy’s 14th Virginia-class submarine and the seventh to be delivered by HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. Newport […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on May 23 that the Virginia-class submarine Minnesota (SSN 783) is “pressure hull complete,” signifying that all of the submarine’s hull sections have been joined to form a single, watertight unit. Minnesota will be the 10th Virginia-class submarine and the fifth delivered by HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. “This is […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Industry news

    A huge section of hull for HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, the first of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers being built for the UK Royal Navy, has left BAE Systems’ Portsmouth facility to embark on a four day journey to the east coast of Scotland. Employees watched as the large sea-going barge carrying the 6,000 tonne […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Industry news

      JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and Baltiysky Zavod shipyard on Dec 2 signed a RUR 2.5-bln agreement providing that the yard’s productive capacities would participate in construction of hulls of two Mistral-class assault landing ships, reports RIA Novosti. The document was endorsed by president of USC Roman Trotsenko and acting Director General of Baltiysky […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Industry news

      JSC Admiralteyskie Verfi shipyard has completed manufacturing of strength hull sections for Project 636.3 submarine. The first serial submarine named Novorossiysk is built under Russian Navy’s order and will be commissioned into Black Sea Fleet in 2014. Construction of the submarine under modernized project goes on schedule. At present, the shipyard has started shaping […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited hosted a launching ceremony for the Indian Navy’s third Project 15B destroyer at its Mumbai shipyard on April 20. Imphal, as the third unit is the class will be named, entered water with a launch weight of 3,037 tonnes. The 163-meter will displace 7,300 tonnes once fully fitted out. […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The shipbuilders of General Dynamics NASSCO have completed the structural assembly and weld-out of 26,241 metric tons of steel to erect the entire structure of the first Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) for the U.S. Navy. Construction of the ship is progressing on schedule and under budget, with delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2013. […]