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  • 1 May 2019
    Authorities

    The Canadian defense ministry has awarded Quebec-based Ocean Industries a CAD 102 million contract for the construction of four tugs for the Royal Canadian Navy. These new tugs will provide towing, firefighting and other critical support services to both the Atlantic and Pacific Maritime Forces. Two of these tugs will go to Canadian Forces Base […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Germany’s Schottel will provide rudder propellers for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new ship handling tugs ordered from Ocean Industries Inc. Two tugs are to be delivered to the major Canadian naval base in Esquimalt, British Columbia, and two more to the base in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The first two tugs are scheduled to be delivered […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) is expanding their unmanned ocean observation fleet of Wave Gliders to the Niigata-headquartered 9th Regional District, system manufacturer Liquid Robotics has announced. This growth is part of JCG’s multi-year, ocean monitoring program to provide enhanced, real-time situational awareness of ocean currents, wave activity, and weather along Japan’s coastlines. Prior to […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Canada’s Irving Shipbuilding is investing in marine innovation and commercialization in Nova Scotia and across Canada. The company announced on Thursday it is funding $4.52 million in the newly established Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), an ocean innovation centre to be located on the waterfront in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. At COVE, ocean science research, start-ups, R&D-intensive […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Office of Naval Research’s global (ONR Global) department joined the international scientific community at OCEANS 11 IEEE Santander Conference, June 6-9 in Spain, to exchange ideas and support student participation to develop future experts in marine technology. “The topics covered in technical sessions and the commercial technologies on display directly relate to three […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Authorities

    Bahrain was the stage for the 39th Shared Awareness and Deconfliction (SHADE) conference which was held November 30. The conference was a forum to discuss counter-piracy in the Gulf of Aden and in the Indian Ocean and the importance of cooperation between naval units in the region, industry and other concerned organizations. Representatives from NATO, […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Ocean has successfully completed her first phase of engineering sea trials following her multimillion pound refit.   A period of ‘running in’ and manoeuvres off the South West Coast has tested the Plymouth-based ship’s propulsion plant, auxiliary machinery and steering to the limit and saw her achieve speeds in excess of 20 knots, the […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Industry news

    Ahead of the upcoming Seatrade Middle East Maritime exhibition and conference, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre confirms that pirate attacks off the Somali coast have declined by more than 54%, leading to a softening of insurance premiums for the global shipping community but raising controversy surrounding the use of onboard private armed […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    On 12 December, the President of the Brazilian Republic, Dilma Rousseff, officially inaugurated the main hall of the submarine construction shipyard, located in Itaguaí in the Bay of Sepetiba. This industrial facility brings together specific resources and tools for the assembly and equipping of Scorpene submarine sections in the frame of the Brazilian Navy submarine […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    UK Ministry of Defence Orders NATO Submarine Rescue System The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £12.1m contract to JFD for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). HMS Ocean to Replace HMS Bulwark as Fleet Flagship Royal Navy’s very high readiness helicopter carrier, HMS Ocean, will shortly assume the duties of […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    During their transit to the Middle East in November and December 2014, the crew of HMAS Success assisted the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) with their global Argo program. This project aims to gather up ocean data using robotic floats. Success supported this venture by deploying 8 Argo floats at specified drop points […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.  announced plans to collaborate, along with Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena NYK and “K” Line with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support job creation and skill development projects in Somalia. The industry partners will provide funding of US$ 1 million to the UNDP, which will oversee distribution of the funds […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Piracy is posing one of the gravest challenges to the global maritime industry. The challenge, which will be addressed at the conference ‘Maritime Crime and the Effects on Growth and Development in the African Region’ at Danish Maritime Days on the 7th of October, should be met in a collective and holistic manner, the industry […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Battelle and Levant Power Corporation jointly announced today the two companies plan to develop and commercialize wave energy harvesting technology for ocean systems.  Providing consistent, uninterrupted power to sensors, vehicles and communications systems for ocean borne-devices is an industry-wide challenge. Battelle and Levant say that challenge can be overcome by OceanGen power units which […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carlo Margottini, in service since February 2014, recently achieved another first en route to her Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea deployment. Having sailed from her homeport in La Spezia on February 20, ITS Carlo Margottini transited the Suez Canal for the the first time on February 26, 2018. Before transiting […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) commandos are expected to embark on Indian cargo ships by the end of this year subject to the framing and adopting of their rules of engagement by the local government in accordance with the international maritime laws, Press Trust of India informs. The CISF commandos will be entrusted with providing […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring has been tasked with the protection of merchant vessels and Royal Navy ships sailing through the Bab al-Mandeb strait. The Portsmouth-based warship has provided reassurance in the region, being equipped to tackle possible air and surface threats with her combination of surveillance radars and Sea Viper missiles. The air […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    OceanServer Technology announced that it has received purchase orders for 6 new Iver AUVs across 3 different contracts. The vehicles will be utilized by 4 different Navy directorates for a variety of defense related applications. All 6 systems have or will be delivered within the next few months. The Iver platform has gained strong acceptance […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Abbott Government to Spend $20 Bln on Japanese Submarines The next generation of Australian submarines could be the Japanese-built Soryu Class submarines which will replace the Collins Class vessels.   Keel Laying Held for Singapore Navy’s First Littoral Mission Vessel The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Industry news

    Tim Arcano, an ocean engineer with extensive experience in naval submarine and submersible design and engineering was selected as director of NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER). Arcano is slated to begin Nov. 7. OER provides direction to NOAA and advises the U.S. Department of Commerce in the field of ocean exploration, research, […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, joined by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry and Regional Minister for British Columbia, yesterday announced that Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards will be building up to 10 additional large non-combat ships for the Canadian Coast Guard fleet at an estimated cost of $3.3 billion. […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln got underway from Norfolk to start a deployment in which it will sail around the world before arriving at its new homeport in San Diego. The carrier will shift homeports after completing a mid-life overhaul at the Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Next in line for the […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halter Marine Inc., a company of ST Engineering North America, has been received a contract from the US Navy for industrial studies for the auxiliary general ocean surveillance ship (T-AGOS(X)) program.

  • 16 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has contracted Teledyne to deliver multibeam echosounder packages for its two new-build hydrographic survey vessels. Through its local representative Hydro Systems Development, Teledyne will supply its products for one 100-meter vessel and a smaller, 23-meter vessel. Built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the 100 meter vessel will feature the HydroSweep DS full ocean depth […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Industry news

    Office of Naval Research (ONR) revealed that a West Coast-based shipyard has been awarded $70 million for the construction of the second of two modern oceanographic research vessels. Following a previously awarded contract for AGOR 27, the first of the two new research vessels, Dakota Creek Industries Inc. of Anacortes, Wash., will initiate the design […]

  • 10 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Dynamic Mongoose 2015 Begins NATO’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise DYNAMIC MONGOOSE 2015 (DMON 15) began today, Monday, 4 May 2015, off the coast of Norway, with ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 10 Allied and 1 partner nation converging on the Norwegian Sea for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare training. Seven Units Ordered for Italian Navy’s Fleet […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities

    French Navy’s vessels Dixmude (Landing Platform Dock) and Aconit (Frigate) are on a visit to Visakhapatnam, India, from 16 to 22 Jun 15. Rear Admiral Antoine Beaussant, ALINDIEN (Admiral-in-charge of the Maritime Zone of the Indian Ocean), Captain Pierre de Briancon Commanding Officer FNS Dixmude and Captain Jean-Pierre Helluy, Commanding Officer FNS Aconit called on […]

  • 13 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Warships Train with Simulated Enemy Targets As the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Monday, the Russian Black Sea Fleet warships engaged in an exercise where they practiced hitting simulated enemy targets at sea. USS Philippine Sea Executive Officer Promoted The executive officer of guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) was promoted to the […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities

    A small team of about 20 Royal Danish Air Force officers and enlisted men fly along the coast of Somalia, verifying shipping activity, distinguishing legitimate maritime traffic from suspected pirate vessels and identifying probable pirate activities off the coastline of Somalia. The crew operates a CL-604 Challenger aircraft out of an airport in the Seychelles. The […]