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  • 3 May 2018

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has been selected to provide its Integrated Bridge and Navigation System (IBNS) for the first four ships of the Royal Saudi Navy’s (RSN) Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) program. As informed, OSI will build and deliver a military grade system for the MMSC program based on the system designed for the US […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine has started construction of the Royal Saudi Navy’s first Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ship. The “cut steel” ceremony took place on October 24. Delivered by Lockheed Martin as prime contractor, the 4,000-metric-ton MMSCs were ordered in 2017 under a foreign military sales deal. The program manager for the US Navy’s […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    US defense company Lockheed Martin has contracted naval architecture firm Gibbs & Cox for work on the functional design of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ships. A derivative of the US Navy’s Freedom-variant littoral combat ships, Lockheed Martin’s MMSC was selected to fulfill the Royal Saudi Naval Forces’ (RSNF) multi-mission surface […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Saudi Arabia and Lockheed Martin have reached a $6 billion deal for the acquisition of four littoral combat ships, according to a Bloomberg report. The report said that the signed letter of agreement included a better-armed version of the Freedom-variant LCS Lockheed Martin’s industry team is building for the U.S. Navy. The export variant of the U.S. […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. government approved a possible sale of four Lockheed Martin Corp multi-mission warships to Saudi Arabia, October 20. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified the U.S. Congress about the possible sale of a derivative of the US Navy’s Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ships, made by Lockheed Martin, and program office support to Saudi Arabia on Oct 19. […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Navigation and surveillance systems manufacturer Kelvin Hughes announced it has been selected by bridge integrator OSI Maritime Systems Ltd (OSI) to supply its SharpEye solid-state naval radar sensors for installation on board Lockheed Martin’s LCS 27 and four LCS-based Multi Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) vessels for Saudi Arabia. Working with OSI, Kelvin Hughes is providing […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a contract to deliver eight high-powered diesel engines to power four frigates for the Royal Saudi Navy. As informed, the purchase is a part of the Saudi Naval Expansion Program II which has been in the works for over a decade with a cost of about $20 billion. The frigates […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Lockheed Martin has received a $22.7 million contract modification under a wider, $6 billion contract for the construction of four up-gunned littoral combat ships for the Saudi Arabian navy. The contract modification was administered through the US Naval Sea Systems Command under the foreign military sales program with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia providing funds. Work under […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Department of Defense (DOD) awarded Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), the US subsidiary of Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, a nearly $800 million contract for the concept design and construction of the first-in-class guided-missile frigate of the FFG(X) program for the US Navy. The contract envisages an option for nine additional ships, as well as post-delivery […]

  • 22 November 2011

    BIMCO has created a standard contract for the private maritime security industry and the first draft should be confirmed for early 2012, providing the industry with a much-needed benchmark on which to judge PMSCs. Chief maritime security officer at the shipowner trade association Giles Noakes said that the contract had taken into account the concerns […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Equipment & technology

    US Navy recently selected AMSC’s high temperature superconductor (HTS) equipment for its fleet. The contract is expected after April 28, 2015. Additionally, AMSC has established a relationship with the Navy to develop HTS power cable hardware for ship board power applications. AMSC’s HTS-based products, or as they call them the “Ship Protection Systems”, such as degaussing […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Bottlenose dolphins from the US Navy’s Marine Mammal Systems Program (MMSP) took part in dynamic mine countermeasure (MCM) training during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise in Southern California. The dolphins are based at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific on Naval Base Point Loma in Southern California and designated as “Mark 7 […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Crowley Maritime Corp.’s global ship management group recently completed the successful turnover of the Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) T-AGOS/T-AGM fleet and is now responsible for the operation and maintenance of the organization’s five T-AGOS vessels and one T-AGM ocean surveillance ship. The vessels are USNS Victorious (T-AGOS 19), USNS Able (T-AGOS 20), USNS Effective (T-AGOS […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Industry news

      Piracy and armed robbery against ships off the coast of Somalia, in the Gulf of Aden and the wider Indian Ocean will be high on the agenda when IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 90th session from 16 to 25 May 2012. A High-Level Segment will be […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Malaysian shipyard MISC Berhad, handed over the converted Naval Auxiliary Vessel Bunga Mas Lima 5 (BM5) to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) January 22. Once a container ship, the Bunga Mas Lima 5 will now join the RMN’s current fleet that will be deployed to safeguard the safety of Malaysian waters. A ceremony to commemorate the […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command presented its 2012 annual David M. Cook Food Service Excellence awards at the International Food Service Executives Association’s Joint Military Awards Ceremony in San Diego, Calif, March 31. This year’s recipients are MSC dry cargo/ammunition ships USNS Sacagawea and USNS Richard Byrd, and fleet replenishment oilers USNS Kanawha and USNS Guadalupe. Byrd […]

  • 26 November 2019

    The Royal Australian Air Force’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft has completed its first deployment to the Middle East. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said this deployment was a targeted and meaningful element of Australia’s broader contribution to the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC). “Over the last month, the P-8A Poseidon […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    UK defense contractor BAE Systems has announced a £10 million (approx. $14.2m) investment into upgrades of the Maritime Integration & Support Centre (MISC) aimed at improving research into artificial intelligence, information and electronic warfare, unmanned vehicles and new weapons. Located in Portsmouth, the MISC is a specialist facility providing vital support for Royal Navy warships whilst […]

  • 23 June 2014

    MSC Cruises reported that a Mexican guest onboard MSC Divina went overboard on 18 June at approximately 5pm, when the ship was sailing in Brazilian waters between Fortaleza and Recife.   MSC Divina’s crew immediately raised the alarm while the Master alerted the Brazilian authorities to the need to launch the appropriate procedures and to […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractor BAE Systems announced it would be providing essential mission system support to the Royal Navy’s two Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers as part of an updated integration services agreement. Through an addition to the Naval Combat Systems Integration Support Services (NCSISS) contract, BAE Systems will ensure both aircraft carriers are kept ready for […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy’s littoral combat ship (LCS) mission module readiness center is nearing completion with construction works set for a March 2018 finish. Once completed, the 44,200 square-foot facility will become the US Navy’s East Coast hub for mission module maintenance and sustainment in support of LCS. Similar to the Mission Package Support Facility (MPSF) located […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Marine Corps is starting an overhaul of its open water safety craft (OWSC) this year under the Enterprise Life Cycle Maintenance Program. This is the first round of major maintenance for the OWSC, which has been in service since 2006, and is used as an emergency vessel during waterborne training operations. ELMP is essential […]

  • 8 July 2011

      The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) recognized Military Sealift Command (MSC) submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) with an award for ship safety during a ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., July 7. “These prestigious awards recognize Navy and Marine Corps units for unparalleled safety achievements during 2010,” said […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    SRA International, Inc., a provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, will continue to provide mission-critical support for the U.S. Department of the Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) Information Technology (IT) Afloat Operations. The three-year contract is valued at $56 million, if all options are exercised. MSC is responsible for a variety […]

  • 31 January 2020

    A Royal Navy officer has formally taken command of the international mission to reassure commercial shipping in the Gulf region. Commodore James Parkin took over the post during a ceremony at the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) headquarters in Bahrain, the UK Ministry of Defence said. The IMSC – which so far consists of the […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command accepted delivery of its newest dry cargo/ammunition ship, USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14), during a short ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO Ship Yard San Diego, Oct. 24. The ship, which was christened May 5 in San Diego, honors Cesar Chavez, an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist who […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Ocean Giant departed Port Hueneme, Calif., loaded with nearly seven million pounds of supplies such as frozen and dry food stores, building supplies, vehicles and electronic equipment and parts, Jan. 17. MSC-chartered tanker ship MT Maersk Peary departed the European area of operations in December, with over six million […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Industry news

    On July 26, 2012, MLL colleagues Gordan Van Hook, Dave Harriss, and Steve Carmel, along with Andy McAleer of MCA Associates, met with senior leaders of the U.S. Military Sealift Command (MSC) to present a scale model of MAERSK PEARY, an ice-class tanker vessel under contract with MSC since 2011. Rear Admiral Mark Buzby, Commander […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Capt. Steven L. Bennett (T-AK 4296) completed cargo operations at the port of Chuk Sa Met, Thailand, delivering more than 520 pieces of 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force cargo Feb. 8 to support exercise Cobra Gold 2013. MSC transported the cargo to Thailand for the exercise – a large-scale multinational […]