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  • 19 February 2013
    Training & Education

    A Navy chaplain visited guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) on Ash Wednesday to provide religious services and visit crew members. Lt. Peter Ott, a chaplain assigned to amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47), commenced observance of the 40-day season of Lent by offering religious services and counseling as part of a […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Industry news

    Goa Shipyard Ltd held a keel laying ceremony for the fourth of six new Indian Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) on January 9th 2014. The class is specifically designed and built by Goa Shipyard for the Coast Guard. The contract for building the six vessels was signed on May 9, 2012, and the first […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Austal and the U.S. Navy celebrated the keel-laying of the future USNS Brunswick (JHSV 6), the second keel-laying ceremony for the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) program since the beginning of the year. Brunswick (JHSV 6) is one of ten Austal-designed 103-meter (338-foot) U.S. Navy JHSVs under contract. There have been four JHSVs delivered since […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Industry news

    Project 20180TV seagoing armament support ship Akademik Kovalev will be laid down at Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center in Severodvinsk on Dec 20, 2012 at 11 am, told a source in the shipyard to Central Navy Portal. Among guests invited to the solemn keel-laying ceremony are Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief  Vladimir Vysotsky, president of JSC United Shipbuilding […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Austal hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the future littoral combat ship USS Savannah (LCS 28) at its shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, on September 20. Savannah is the 14th Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS). “We are honored to lay the keel of what will one day be a magnificent combat ship that will defend […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for its future guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard on February 21. The ship is named in honor of the U.S. Marine Corps’ first African-American general and will be the 33rd Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer Ingalls has built for the […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy and Austal USA held a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), the Navy’s tenth littoral combat ship (LCS), in Mobile, Ala., on April 16.   The keel-laying ceremony recognizes the first joining together of a ship’s components. While modern shipbuilding processes allow fabrication of individual modules to […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Industry news

      Defense ministry and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) have not agreed upon contractual commitments and financing of the project so far. Initially, it was planned to lay down the fourth Borei-class submarine on the eve of the Submariners’ Day traditionally celebrated on March 19. Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky also told about that earlier. […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Pakistan Navy (PN) will observe Pakistan Day (23rd March) with traditional zeal and fervor. According to a press release of ISPR DTE (Navy), the day will dawn with 21 gun salutes. Special prayers will be offered in all mosques at PN units after Namaz-e-Fajar. To pay homage to the father of the nation, wreath […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Industry news

    Keel laying ceremony for the Second New Class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), indigenously designed and in–house built by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the Indian Coast Guard, was held at GSL on 28th Jan 2013. The keel laying ceremony for the Second of the New Class OPV comes on the heels of  commissioning of the […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Industry news

    Demonstrating the rapid progress of the Cape Class Patrol Boat Program, Austal hosted the keel-laying ceremony on August 14th for the third vessel, Cape Nelson, one of eight 56-metre patrol boats that Austal is designing, building and supporting for the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service. Keel-laying traditionally marks the first significant milestone in a […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) was held at the Huntington Ingalls Industries Pascagoula shipyard June 20.   Ship Sponsor Mrs. Lynne Mabus and retired Lt. Cmdr. Steve Senk, the chief engineer of the previous Tripoli (ex-USS Tripoli, LPH 10) served as the keel […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US-based subsidiary of Australian shipbuilder Austal hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the future Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Mobile (LCS 26) in MObile, Alabama on December 14. The ship’s sponsor, Rebecca Byrne, wife of Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., authenticated the keel for the 13th Independence variant of the littoral combat ship (LCS) during the […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Industry news

    A ceremony celebrating the laying and authentication of the keel of the future USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) was held at the Austal USA shipyard, yesterday.   The keel was authenticated by the ship’s sponsor, Virginia Kamsky, who confirmed that it was truly and fairly laid. Although the laying of the keel has historically signified the […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Industry news

    The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) was held at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., May 20. Mrs. Diane Patrick, the First Lady of Massachusetts and ship sponsor, served as the keel authenticator. “The keel laying is a major milestone in bringing a ship to life,” […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited held a keel-laying ceremony for their first Project 17A in a ceremony in Kolkata on November 10. The keel-laying ceremony marked the official start of construction of a new class of frigates which will be a follow-on on the Project 17 (P17) Shivalik-class already in service with […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) held a keel laying ceremony for Indian Coast Guard’s fifth of the New Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) on 22nd July 2014.   The contract for the construction of six OPVs for the Indian Coast Guard was signed on 9th May 2012. The first keel laying ceremony to mark the commencement of […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy celebrated the keel laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785) at Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII -NNS) in Newport News, Va., March 16. The submarine is named for former five-term U.S. Senator from Virginia and Secretary of the Navy John Warner. In a time-honored Navy tradition, the initials […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) authenticated the keel for the future USS Portland (LPD 27) during a ceremony at HII’s Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard, Aug. 2. The keel was authenticated to be “truly and fairly laid” by the ship’s sponsor, Bonnie Amos, spouse of Gen. James Amos, 35th commandant of the U.S. Marine […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Industry news

    On Dec 20, defense-oriented Zvezdochka shipyard will lay down a keel for an up-to-date Project 20183 supply ship for Russian Navy, the yard’s… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 9, 2012; Image: FLOT

  • 19 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Keel-laying ceremony of the first Project 21900M (LK-16) icebreaker was held on Wednesday at JSC Vyborg Shipyard… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 19, 2012; Image: Rosmoport

  • 21 December 2012
    Industry news

    The keel-laying ceremony of Project 20183 salvage tug Akademik Aleksandrov developed by JSC Almaz Design Bureau (St. Petersburg) took place… [mappress] Russian Navy, December 21, 2012; Image: Forum

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of USS Russell (DDG 59) hosted the crew of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Ship JS Teruzuki (DD 116), Oct. 15- Nov. 6 as the partner nation participated in exercises with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group off the coast of Southern California. This was the first time Teruzuki had visited the United States, […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Industry news

    Keel laying of the fourth Project 21980 counter-terror boat will take place at Zelenodolsk Shipyard on May 5, 2012…   (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy , May 04, 2012; Image: navy

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) was held at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) in Jurong today.   The keel laying of the first LMV marks another significant milestone for the RSN. This LMV is the first of eight new LMVs to be built for […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Training & Education

    A solemn keel-laying ceremony of Project 22570 transport dock Sviyaga developed by Almaz Design Bureau will be held… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 27, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 15 October 2012
    Industry news

    Solemn keel-laying ceremony of the first out of three Project 21900M diesel-electric open sea icebreakers (16 megawatt)… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 15,2012; Image: Vyborg

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    On February 18, 2015, Austal and the US Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), the fourth Independence-variant LCS class ship built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal as prime contractor by the Navy in 2010. Captain Tom Anderson, Littoral Combat Ship Program […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Industry news

    The keel laying ceremony of the Logistic Support Ship (LSS) was held today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso (Sestri Levante, Genoa). Construction works continue on the first unit of the renewal plan of the Italian Navy’s fleet, which has been commissioned to Fincantieri. The vessel will be delivered in 2019. The LSS is a […]