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  • 30 November 2011
    Industry news

    STX OSV Holdings Limited (“STX OSV”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has secured a new contract for the construction of one Research Vessel for the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (“NDLO”). The contract value is approximately NOK 1.2 billion (about UDD 205.08 […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The Iraqi navy and the U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command marked the delivery of two 60-meter Offshore Support Vessels (OSV 1/ OSV 2) to the Iraqi navy in a ceremony at the Umm Qasr naval facility, Dec. 20. The two OSVs, procured as part U.S. Navy’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program, will help reconstitute […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future Al Basrah (OSV 401), the first of two 60-meter offshore support vessels procured on behalf of the Iraqi navy, from prime contractor RiverHawk Fast Sea Frames LLC of Tampa, Fla., July 16. The new vessel will conduct maritime security operations in the Northern Arabian Gulf alongside previously […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has provided the advanced communication, sensor and navigation systems installed on the first of two new offshore support vessels (OSVs) being procured by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) on behalf of the Iraqi navy. NAVSEA accepted delivery of the first 60-meter multipurpose OSV, Al Basrah (OSV 401), in July for […]

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

    Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. announced today that it has closed the previously announced sale of three 250EDF class OSVs, the HOS Arrowhead, the HOS Eagleview and the HOS Westwind, that were previously chartered to the U.S. Navy. Since their construction in 2008 and 2009, these vessels have supported the U.S. Navy’s submarine fleet on the […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Industry news

    Malaysian-based Boustead Atlas Hall has signed a RM26.6m (about USD 9.6 million) contract with Boustead Naval Shipyard, under which Boustead Atlas Hall will construct a hangar and consolidate two vessels, according to the The Star Online.   Both companies are subsidiaries of the Boustead Holdings Bhd, which owns 68.85% of Bousted Naval Shipyard. These contracts […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The New Zealand government has approved NZ$103 million for the purchase and refit of a second-hand multi-role offshore support vessel that will be used as a dive and hydrographic support vessel by the Royal New Zealand Navy. Following purchase, the 85-meter Norwegian-built survey vessel MV Edda Fonn will be outfitted with the dive and hydrographic […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, has acquired STX Canada Marine Inc., a leading marine engineering and design company with more than 30 years history in North America, for approx. NOK 65 million.   Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with branch offices in Ottawa and […]

  • 25 August 2014

    The US Coast Guard responded to a vessel collision 18 miles south of Pascagoula Sunday evening.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a hailing mayday at 10:40 p.m. from a 74-foot shrimping vessel 18 miles south of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The vessel reported colliding with a 130-foot offshore supply vessel, the Gloria May. All […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Brazilian Navy has bought three anchor handling tug supply vessels from Norwegian shipping company Solstad Farstad in a public auction in Brazil. The vessels, Sea Fox, Sea Vixen and Sea Stoat, were previously used by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on its fields and were offered for sale by Solstad Offshore before it merged with Farstad […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy has taken delivery of four support vessels from Norwegian shipping company Deep Sea Supply. The navy announced on April 10 that it received anchor handling tug supply vessels Sea Fox, Sea Vixen and Sea Stoat in a ceremony on April 4. The three vessels were previously used by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on its […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy installed ocean cables under the seafloor off the coast of Naval Station Mayport, Florida, to complete another major step in delivering the Undersea Warfare Training Range. The Undersea Warfare Training Range (USWTR) program will be used to provide ships, submarines and aircraft the ability to track targets on the surface and subsurface […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.K. Ministry of Defence has given ASV Global a licence to use its Advanced Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) Capability technology. The contract has been signed through Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer arm of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl). The licence is centred on Dstl’s Advanced USV Capability Project, due for completion in late 2017, […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Industry news

    US defense contractor L3 Technologies announced it has acquired unmanned surface vessel (USV) and autonomous vessel control systems company ASV Global. With this acquisition, L3 is expanding its unmanned vessel portfolio with anti-submarine warfare (ASW) solutions, unmanned off-board sensors and integrated unmanned surface and undersea vessel (USV/UUV) operations. The new company will be known as L3 […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canadian Minister of Public Services and Procurement announced the signing of two contracts with Seaspan worth $65.4 M under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) for Vancouver Shipyards Co.  The two new contracts will allow Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards Co. to initiate early discussions with potential suppliers and to purchase material and equipment to build the Offshore Oceanographic […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales UK has signed a contract with Autonomous Surface Vehicles Ltd (ASV Ltd) to develop a re-configurable Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) to meet the challenges of future off-board Mine Countermeasures (MCM) operations. The vessel has been jointly designed to meet a number of key requirements and drivers: • Deployable from military platforms, craft of opportunity […]

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

    French-based defense contractor Thales signed a CAD$35 million, (approx. US$26,8) contract with Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY), to deliver electronic systems for the construction of the Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV) under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). As a partner of VSY, Thales will be responsible for the selection, procurement and integration of the […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy received the long-endurance autonomous vessel known as the C-Enduro, vessel manufacturer L2 ASV announced on February 5. The C-Enduro will be used for military data gathering trials by the mine countermeasures and hydrographic capability (MHC) programme as the navy seeks to exploit autonomous technology. “We are proud to support the Royal Navy in […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Industry news

      DCNS and KND have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the promotion, construction and sale of offshore patrol vessels ( OPV s) in South Africa. The Gowind OPV leverages the most innovative technologies to ensure the success of maritime safety & security (MSS) and counterpiracy missions. DCNS and KND have signed a partnership […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Industry news

      DCNS named Gowind offshore patrol vessel L’Adroit at a ceremony that gathered more than 500 potential customers, partners, co-suppliers and employees. The L’Adroit programme spearheads DCNS’s ambitious efforts to win a larger share of the growing markets for small- and medium-displacement surface ships. Gowind OPV L’Adroit was designed and built by DCNS for maritime […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Industry news

      The Gowind offshore patrol boat L’Adroit began its first sea trials on Wednesday 27 July for DCNS to validate the seakeeping and other nautical qualities of the vessel. These initial sea trials mark the beginning of the next phase of the ambitious Gowind OPV programme, which spearheads DCNS’s efforts to win a larger share […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Tyne recently completed her Operational Sea Training (OST) and is ready for continued operations in and around UK waters. The Portsmouth-based ship spent a few weeks under the direction of Flag Officer Sea Training North (FOST(N)), leaving her usual operating areas of the 200nm Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) around England, Wales […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    British technology company QinetiQ has been contracted by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) of the UK Ministry of Defence to stage a demonstration of unmanned and autonomous systems during the Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior event. The demonstration, dubbed Hell Bay 4, will see a variety of unmanned underwater, surface and air vehicles working co-operatively within […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Equipment & technology

    UK company Systems Engineering and Assessment’s (SEA) Krait Defence Anti-Submarine Warfare system is moving forward with the final trials of the extended 150m ultra-thin towed array. Unveiled in September 2017, the new KraitArray uses multi-module assembly philosophy and is now established in-service for use with ASV, AUV and small surface vessels. This 150m KraitArray extends […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Gowind® offshore patrol vessel L’Adroit returned to her homeport of Toulon on 29 June 2012 after a two-month mission in the Mediterranean. DCNS has made the ship available to the French Navy for three years. The client Navies, in turn, is using the ship primarily for government missions at sea. During this fisheries protection and […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy has put the Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST), an unmanned surface vessel (USV) based on the Bladerunner hull shape, on sea trials in the Tidal Thames, September 5. MAST is being developed by Portchester-based ASV Ltd, under research funding from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), providing a testbed to host a range […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian Coast Guard has launched its third offshore fisheries science vessel (OFSV), the future CCGS John Cabot, at Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver.

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    On behalf of the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) in France and UK MOD’s Defence Equipment & Support organisation, OCCAR has awarded the Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) contract to Thales, in collaboration with BAE Systems and their partners in France (ECA) and in the UK (ASV, Wood & Douglas, SAAB). Initiated in 2012 under […]

  • 25 September 2014

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has officially opened its newest office in Canberra, Australia.   Located in the suburb of Fyshwick, the Canberra office will accommodate OSI’s business development, technical, service, and training staff that will be dedicated to the development of the company’s Asia Pacific business. The opening is part of OSI’s long-term commitment to its strategic focus on […]