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  • 19 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems Australia will partner separately with each of BlueScope and Liberty OneSteel for the supply of more than 48,000 tons of Australian steel, should the company be selected to build nine Future Frigates as part of the Federal Government’s SEA 5000 program. BAE Systems is offering its Global Combat Ship-Australia for SEA 5000, a […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    General Dynamics NASSCO on Thursday hosted a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction of the first of a new class of US Navy oilers. The oilers will be known as the John Lewis-class, after the lead ship in the class. USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205) is expected to be completed by November 2020 […]

  • 13 January 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The SS Jeremiah O’Brien (Pier 45) is about to begin one of the most extensive preservation efforts in the last two decades.  This landmark World War II Liberty ship, moored at Fisherman’s Wharf, is a living museum on the water.  Built in 1943, the O’Brien is one of only two remaining fully functional Liberty ships […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities

    The last of the U.S. Navy’s E-2C Hawkeyes forward-deployed to Japan departed Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi on June 1, marking the end of 44 years of service in Japan. The aircraft from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 “Liberty Bells” are one of the Navy’s longest-serving forward deployed squadrons in the U.S. Navy. Having […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Industry news

    An Indian Naval officer was killed, and another injured at Mumbai-based Mazagon Docks Ltd, the Indo Asian News Service (IANS) reported citing local officials.   The officers are said to had inhaled carbon dioxide gas, which leaked from one of containers during repair works on INS Kolkata destroyer at the shipyard. The INS Kolkata class […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) are scheduled to visit Piraeus, Greece, March 28 on their first port visit of the ship’s 22nd and final deployment. The visit will mark the first time Enterprise has visited the port since March of 1963, during the carrier’s second deployment. Crew members aboard the […]

  • 29 June 2012
    Authorities

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(SS/SW) Rick D. West released the following Independence Day message to the fleet June 28. “Shipmates and Navy families, As we take time to celebrate 236 years of independence, let us not forget those who sacrificed to secure our nation’s liberty and freedom as well as those of […]

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

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair is being awarded a $6,9 million firm-fixed-price contract for 43-calendar day shipyard availability for the Mid Term Availability of USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). Work will include clean and gas free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, steel RAS (Replenishment At Sea) and FAS (Fuel At Sea) Kingpost Brackets, miscellaneous steel […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Army’s first floating nuclear power plant vessel Sturgis got underway from the Port of Brownsville and is en route to her dismantling site. The vessel is being towed from Galveston to the International Shipbreaking Limited facility after undergoing radiological decommissioning that included the safe removal of all components of the deactivated nuclear reactor and all associated […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian Navy’s two new high-speed vessels, designed and built by Intermarine (Immsi Group), will be featuring Rolls-Royce engines and waterjets, the engine manufacturer announced. Intermarine’s Sarzana shipyard recently began the construction of two high-speed multi-purpose units (UNPAV). They are more than 40 metres long, 8 metres wide and powered by three MTU 2000 series diesel engines connecting to three […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to supply the MT30 gas turbine packages for the first three Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the Royal Navy. The Company will now begin manufacture of the gas turbines and the surrounding steel packages for the ships, which are to be built by prime contractor BAE Systems. Rolls-Royce has also […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Training & Education

    US Navy dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) joined the 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) for the at-sea amphibious portion of exercise Steel Knight which concluded on December 11. Steel Knight is a scenario-driven exercise designed to enhance the command and control, interoperability, and fundamental warfighting competencies within the 1st MARDIV, its adjacent units, and […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Authorities

    An electrical fire was reported inside an E-2C Hawkeye from the “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 in hangar bay one of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), 1:27 p.m. (local), October 18. The ship’s damage control flying squad responded and extinguished the fire. There are no reported personnel casualties […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Vyborg Shipyard started erection of steel structures of a naval aviation training facility similar to the NITKA training range on the construction site. In April 2012 Vyborg Shipyard has proceeded to the next stage of construction of a part of a naval aviation training facility similar to the NITKA training range. Besides, in March 2012 […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government has awarded Verreault Navigation a CAD$8.7 million contract to refit the 38 year old Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Pierre Radisson. Swiss company ABB was previously awarded a contract to modernize Pierre Radisson’s hardware and software as part of the ship’s power distribution system upgrade. Verreault Navigation will be in charge of conducting important refit and maintenance […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

    A key role for the EU Naval Force is to protect World Food Programme (WFP) vessels carrying humanitarian aid to the Somali people from possible pirate attack. On Monday 22 December the EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, took on the important duty of escorting WFP ship, MV Liberty, 500 nautical miles from Mombasa […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia’s shipbuilding business, ASC Shipbuilding, has signed a contract with Australian company BlueScope Steel AIS for the prototyping phase of the Hunter-class frigate program, due to start at the end of this year.

  • 19 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) are participating in ‘101 critical days of summer,’ a campaign which runs from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The campaign helps raise awareness in order to prevent possible mishaps that can happen to service members during the summer months. Sponsored by the […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood yesterday announced that the Department’s Maritime Administration has secured a new training vessel for the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. In an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Academy will receive a space shuttle solid rocket booster recovery ship, the MV Liberty […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    China’s Hudong Zhonghua shipyard hosted a steel-cutting ceremony on December 20 to mark the official start of construction of the second Pakistan Navy Type 054A frigate. Hudong Zhonghua is a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation with which the Pakistan Navy signed contracts for the delivery of a total of four frigates. All four units will […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) arrived in Jebel Ali for a port visit April 9. While in Jebel Ali, Stockdale Sailors spent time on liberty in the nearby city of Dubai. “We’ve been out here working hard for about a month and a little time off will do everyone some good,” said Stockdale Command […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) departed Civitavecchia, Italy, March 30, after concluding a regularly-scheduled port visit. The visit served to continue U.S. 6th Fleet efforts to build global maritime partnerships with European nations and improve maritime safety and security in the region, while also giving the crew an opportunity […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Monday 27 July 2015, EU Naval Force flagship, ESPS Galicia, escorted a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel, Liberty Glory, along the Somali coast to protect it from any potential pirate attack. ESPS Galicia escorted Liberty Glory from Djibouti to the port of Berbera in Somalia. The journey covered 130 nautical miles. Since 2009 EU […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Industry news

    A steel cutting ceremony of the Pakistani Navy’s 12-ton Bollard Pull Pusher Tug was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) on January 20th.   High-ranking officials from the Pakistani Navy, government authorities and the Karachi Shipyard representatives attended the ceremony. The 16.89-meter long tugs can pull 60 tons and they are essential for […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Construction of the final Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) took an important step forward today, as the Minister of State for Defence Procurement started a computer-guided laser to cut the first piece of hull. During a visit to BAE Systems’ Govan yard in Glasgow, Defence Minister Philip Dunne saw progress on the build of […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy has established a new squadron that will be in charge of integrating unmanned surface vessels (USV) and support fleet experimentation to accelerate delivery of new warfighting concepts and capabilities to the fleet. The new squadron has been re-designated from Zumwalt Squadron ONE (ZRON ONE) to Surface Development Squadron ONE (SURFDEVRON ONE), which […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Not every warship’s company can claim to have squeezed through one of the world’s narrowest waterways – but a Royal Navy mine hunter now has bragging rights. On the latest stage of her Mediterranean deployment with a NATO minehunting force, the Faslane-based warship, HMS Penzance, took the short cut between the Gulf of Corinth and […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    British shipbuilder BAE Systems announced Wednesday that it has awarded further manufacturing equipment contracts for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. With the contracts awarded to six companies, the total investment to date in the Type 26 supply chain was brought to more than £380m, BAE Systems said. The new contracts include among others steering systems, […]