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  • 7 November 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Palfinger Marine, a global manufacturer of marine, offshore and wind cranes, has deployed one of its cranes on Haithabu to undertake explosive tasks and protect the environment. Costing €10 million, the Haithabu is the new water body monitoring ship of Schleswig-Holstein’s Government-Owned Company for Coastal Protection, National Parks and Ocean Protection. Among numerous operations, the new multi-purpose […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Women will be able to start training with the Royal Marines from early next year as the UK opens all military roles to women. The elite Royal Marines corps is the last career in the Royal Navy to accept applications from women. “Women have led the way with exemplary service in the armed forces for […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    During this year’s Seawork exhibition, American boat and barges manufacturer Armstrong Marine Inc. has placed an order for the development of a fender system for the 15m STORM. The STORM is a newly developed vessel for high speed patrol & combat, interception & boarding and search & rescue. It combines well proven practice with innovation, […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Equipment & technology

    Willard Marine, Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of mission-proven boats, has received an order to produce a 33-foot, fiberglass harbor patrol boat for the Oceanside Police Department in California based on the iconic “Crystaliner” boat design. The order from Oceanside Police Department marks the first Crystaliner to be purchased from Willard Marine since […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE Marine Solutions, a subsidiary of the U.S. engineering giant General Electric, announced it would provide two LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbines for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) new 8,200-ton class Aegis destroyer. The turbines will be installed by IHI, the Tokyo-based company responsible for the construction of propulsion systems for Japan’s destroyers. “GE’s LM […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Industry news

    Strategic Marine announced it has teamed up with Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) to develop the Middle East’s growing market of aluminium vessels. Strategic and ADSB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create tenders for a variety of aluminium vessels using Strategic Marine’s design and construction methods. The vessels will be built […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The NATO Response Force (NRF) is a multinational force made up of land, air, maritime and Special Operations Forces (SOF) components that the Alliance can deploy quickly, wherever needed. The maritime commander for the NRF rotates among different groups annually. For 2017, the NRF Maritime Component Commander (MCC) will be NATO Striking & Support Forces […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Republic of Korea Navy has contracted eMARINE Global for the maintenance of its the anti-submarine war tactical training (ASWTT) center simulator at Jinhae Naval Base. The contract, valued at 754,000,000 won ($706,000 US), is the first time the maintenance service was outsourced to a local company since the technology was installed 10 years ago […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Industry news

    Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that its marine arm, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), has partnered with Swedish Kockums AB (Kockums) to form a joint venture company (JVC) called Fortis Marine Solutions Pte. Ltd. (Fortis Marine Solutions). ST Marine will hold 51% stake in Fortis Marine Solutions and Kockums the remaining […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 11-day NATO exercise Dynamic Mariner/Flotex-19 concluded on October 18 off the coast of Spain. The exercise brought together 32 surface ships, 2 submarines and 18 air assets, including Maritime Patrol Aircrafts and helicopters. Maneuvers ranged from mine countermeasures, anti-submarine, surface and anti-air warfare, and air operations to amphibious and force protection operations. Assets and […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Industry news

    US shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine announced it has welcomed retired US Navy Vice Admiral Richard W. Hunt as its chief strategy officer and head of institutional relations. At Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Adm. Hunt will communicate the shipbuilder’s technological and performance advantages. He will also manage and expand the company’s relationships with government customers and federal, state, […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has accepted delivery of two response boat-mediums (RB-Ms) under a foreign military sale arranged through the US Department of Homeland Security. RB-Ms were delivered by Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Vigor, with Fincantieri acting as prime contractor and program manager for the project, and Vigor building the vessels at its Seattle […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Training & Education

    U.S. Marines assigned to High Speed Vessel (HSV 2) Swift celebrated the conclusion of a three-week partnership with Salvadoran Marines in La Union, Dec. 20. The three-week Marine subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) and Swift’s visit to El Salvador is part of HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12). The celebration was held at the officers […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Vard Marine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Turkey’s Askeri Fabrika ve Tersane İşletme A.Ş. (ASFAT) under which Vard would provide the design of a range of paramilitary vessels and ASFAT would coordinate construction of select projects at their approved naval shipyards in Turkey. The MoU was signed at the on May 1 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded Lockheed Martin a $150.9 million contract for the Target Sight System (TSS) on the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter.  The TSS is a large-aperture midwave forward-looking infrared sensor with a laser designator/rangefinder turret. The system provides the capability to identify and laser-designate targets at maximum weapon range, significantly enhancing […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Training & Education

    A squadron of Royal Marines engineers took to the shores of western Scotland recently for an exercise that tested their ability to provide support to an amphibious unit in the field. On paper, the boat group from Plymouth’s 539 Assault Squadron should be able to deploy two hovercraft, eight ORC raiding craft/gunboats, and eight inflatable […]

  • 11 April 2017

    The UK Royal Marines are being restructured to better fit the changing Royal Navy fleet, the UK Ministry of Defence announced on Tuesday. According to the UK Ministry of Defence, some 200 Royal Marine roles are being repurposed with around half of them being backroom function roles, like drivers and administrative staff. These positions could be […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Vard Marine, a Fincantieri company designing and building specialized vessels, announced Februaury 1 that it has been selected to design one Antarctic icebreaking vessel for the Chilean Navy. The company said the contract value was approximately four million Euros. Vard Marine has been awarded the contract by the Chilean ASMAR Shipbuilding & Ship Repair Company to design an […]

  • 3 August 2020
    UUV/UAV, Vessels

    One marine has been pronounced dead, while eight service members remain missing and are presumed dead after an amphibious assault vehicle with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit suffered a “mishap” on Thursday, July 30, off the Southern California coast. 15 Marines and one sailor were inside the vehicle during the time of the incident,  eight […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Industry news

    GE Marine has delivered two LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbines to Avio S.p.A. of Turin, Italy, a GE Marine System Supplier. The gas turbines will power the Italian and French Navy’s fifth and seventh FREMM frigates, respectively. The first French Navy frigate Aquitaine of the Italian-French FREMM program was launched in December 2010 at DCNS’ […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) provided assistance to ten Morrocan mariners whose vessel had capsized three days earlier in the Mediterranean Sea, Jan. 24. The mariners’ vessel had capsized in rough seas leaving them without food or water for three days until members from Mesa Verde rescued them via a rigid […]

  • 7 August 2017

    U.S. Navy and Marine Corps suspended search and rescue efforts for three marines involved in an MV-22 Osprey mishap off the coast of Australia on August 5. Twenty-three of 26 personnel aboard were rescued while the next-of-kin for the three missing marines have been notified. Operations have now shifted to recovery efforts with the transition […]

  • 17 June 2014

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment Marines assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (SP MAGTF) Africa while in Gabon June 16.   The Marines were in Gabon conducting theater security training with Gabonese anti-poaching units. “The work you are doing here will have an impact long after […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Marines traveled 850 miles to reach the Netherlands from Devonport Naval Base in order to top off their 14-week training cycle. An idyllic nature reserve in the heart of the Netherlands was chosen for the final test of future landing craftsmen and landing craft officers. The wetlands of De Biesbosch encompass 35 square miles […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Marines 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group took part in an exercise named Revenant Shadow, sharpening their commando skills. The 550-strong Faslane-based unit performs the most important duty of any military personnel in the land – except submariners operating Britain’s nuclear deterrent: namely protecting that deterrent on the Clyde, berthed in base or at the nearby […]

  • 18 May 2018

    Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel are preparing for their role in the wedding ceremony of HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Meghan Markle which is taking place on 19 May 2018. Royal Navy sailors from the Fleet’s Small Ships and Diving Units and 30 Commando IX Group Royal Marines from Plymouth will join the Armed […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot 1 contract to build two production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. Under the $303,974,406 million contract, Sikorsky will deliver two production aircraft to the U.S. Marine Corps in 2020 along with spares and logistical support. Aircraft assembly will take […]

  • 24 February 2020

    Briggs Marine and Serco have teamed to bid for the Royal Navy’s next generation of marine services, known as Marine Services 2022. The Marine Services 2022 contract will be the successor to the current Provision of Marine Services and Range Safety and Aircrew Training contracts held by the Ministry of Defence. The duo has worked […]