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  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Former Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Doyle (FFG-39) has concluded her final voyage from Philadelphia to New Orleans, where she will now be disassembled and recycled by Southern Recycling, part of EMR. The 4,050-ton frigate served in the US Navy and is the last of a six-vessel contract awarded to EMR. The decommissioned USS Doyle, […]

  • 7 August 2017

    The Canadian government has awarded Marine Recycling Corporation a contract to dismantle Royal Canadian Navy’s former replenishment ship Preserver and the Canadian forces auxiliary vessel Quest. The contract is worth CAD$12,616,144 and includes towing to the contractor’s facility located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, the demilitarization of equipment, the remediation of hazardous waste and recycling of any remaining materials. […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Industry news

    The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was recognized as one of the top Recyclers of the Year during the 2014 City of San Diego Waste Reduction and Recycling Awards ceremony hosted on the flight deck April 29.   The event was sponsored by the City of San Diego Environmental Services Department in […]

  • 29 August 2011
    Training & Education

      A group of Sailors aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) educated their shipmates about ways to reduce the command’s environmental impact while at sea Aug. 10-22. Representatives of Makin Island’s environmentally friendly “Green Team” informed their shipmates about how turning off lights and recycling metals and plastics can help save taxpayer […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has decided to recall an August 2016 Request for Proposal for the commercial recycling of the non-nuclear portions of ex-USS Enterprise (CVN 65), noting that it needs more time to evaluate the best way to recycle the ship. The navy said it requires more information to determine the approach for the disposal of […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and civilians on Naval Station Everett participated in an Earth Day celebration to increase environmental awareness April 22. The Department of the Navy Earth Day theme for 2013 is “Global Reach – Local Action.” The theme is meant to encourage Sailors to take local action to show the Navy’s dedication to protecting the environment. […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Industry news

      Despite competition from other UK based ship recyclers, Swansea Drydocks has won the MOD competition to recycle the former HMS Cornwall, a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy. The vessel was built in 1985 by Yarrow Shipbuilders in Glasgow, commissioned at Falmouth in 1988 and decommissioned in 2011 following a six-month deployment conducting counter-piracy operations east […]

  • 11 April 2011
    Industry news

    Arizona Sen. John McCain’s old aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Forrestal, now is to be recycled instead of being scuttled at sea. The U.S. Navy… By Doug Ramsey (publicnewsservice) [mappress] Source: publicnewsservice, April 11, 2011;

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ex-HMAS Sydney, a former Royal Australian Navy Adelaide-class frigate, left Sydney Harbour today to be towed to Western Australia for recycling. Minister for Defence Personnel Dan Tehan said the frigate will be recycled by Australian company Birdon Pty Ltd. “Ex-HMAS Sydney had an illustrious career during her 32 years in service with the Royal Australian […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Industry news

    The Disposal Services Authority (DSA) of the British Ministry of Defence is inviting offers for the sale of four decommissioned Type 22 frigates of the Royal Navy. The bidding process for HMS Chatham, HMS Campbeltown, HMS Cumberland and HMS Cornwall, will be open until January 23 with viewings scheduled for February and March. DSA is […]

  • 23 December 2012
    Industry news

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic will recycle more than six miles of damaged metal pipes from Naval Weapons Station Earle, in a project that began Dec. 14, saving the Navy more than $150,000 in refuse removal fees for the material. According to Dave North, Naval Weapons Station Earle recycling specialist, Hurricane Sandy destroyed three to […]

  • 12 September 2018

    Naval Group has started deconstruction operations on French Navy’s five first-generation ballistic missile submarines (SSBN) in Cherbourg, France. The project was awarded by French defense procurement agency to Naval Group in 2016. Subsequently, Naval Group has entrusted Veolia with the contract relating to deconstruction and recovery operations on these end-of-life submarines.     Nathalie Smirnov, directrice […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Former US Navy amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LPH 10) has arrived in Brownsville, Texas, where she will be dismantled and recycled by International Shipbreaking Limited. The decommissioned Iwo Jima-class ship arrived to Brownsville from Beaumont where the US Navy lays up its mothballed ships. Recycling work on the 184-meter ship is expected to take approximately twelve […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Underway again Feb. 15, after eight months in port, Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are supporting conservation efforts and the preservation of the environment by revitalizing the ship’s environmental stewardship organization known as the Green Machine. “The Green Machine is a Sailor-led effort on Carl Vinson to reduce shipboard waste, […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly AM MP today announced the disposal by sale of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) decommissioned ships HMAS Manoora and HMAS Kanimbla. Dr Kelly said the Navy vessels would be recycled by purchaser Southern Recycling LLC in the United States in a manner commensurate to the environmental standards […]

  • 18 June 2014

    The US Navy awarded a contract to International Shipbreaking Limited of Brownsville, Texas, for the towing, dismantling and recycling of conventionally powered aircraft carriers stricken from service, June 13.   Under the contract, the company will be paid $3 million for the dismantling and recycling of the decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64). This […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Navy’s Portsmouth Naval Base will be receiving a new combined heat and power plant which will recycle energy, reduce carbon footprint and save the UK defense ministry up to £4million per year in energy costs. BAE Systems is beginning work to install the plant as energy and electrical requirements at the naval base are set […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 took a break from San Francisco’s Fleet Week activities to volunteer in their host city and Vinson’s former homeport Oct. 10. Vinson and CVW-17 partnered with Episcopal Community Services (ECS), San Francisco, an organization aimed at assisting […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) recently welcomed USS La Jolla (SSN 701) for conversion from an operational fast-attack submarine into a moored training ship (MTS). MTSs are nuclear training platforms used to qualify new nuclear operators. La Jolla and USS San Francisco (SSN 711) are the next-generation MTSs for the Nuclear Power Training Unit in Charleston, […]

  • 4 February 2014

    The first of the U.S. Navy’s supercarriers, the decommissioned USS Forrestal (AVT 59), lead ship of 56,000 ton-class aircraft carriers, is setting sail today, February 4, on its final voyage. Weather permitting, the ship will be heading for recycling at the All Star Metals facility in Brownsville, Texas.   The Navy awarded a contract to […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Ontario-based Marine Recycling Corporation has landed a CAD$5.7 million contract for the disposal of former Royal Canadian Navy destroyer HMCS Athabaskan. The Canadian government announced the contract on January 18, adding that it includes towing to the contractor’s facility located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, demilitarization of equipment, remediation of hazardous waste and recycling of any […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Industry news

    Veolia, a company providing optimized resource management, has begun the dismantling operations that will involve pollution removal, deconstruction and recycling of everything possible from the hulk of the vessel formerly known as the Jeanne d’Arc. All operations will take place at the Atlantic Port of Bordeaux. The ecologically sound works cycle will guarantee staff safety and […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy’s last Iroquois destroyer, HMCS Athabaskan, departed Halifax Harbour on March 29 for the final time, Maritime Forces Atlantic (MARLANT) said.  Having been in service for more than 44 years, the ship will be scrapped at Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. HMCS Athabaskan will be dismantled by Ontario-based Marine Recycling Corporation. In January, the company […]

  • 23 August 2016

    The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed the sale of HMS Illustrious light aircraft carrier to Turkish company Leyal Ship Recycling for around £2 million. It is anticipated that the former Royal Navy flagship will leave her base in Portsmouth for Turkey in the autumn of this year, ahead of the arrival of the first of the […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy awarded a $0.01 delivery order Oct. 22 for dismantling and recycling ex-USS Forrestal (AVT 59). The delivery order was made under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to All Star Metals for the towing, dismantling and recycling of conventionally powered aircraft carriers stricken from the Naval Vessel Register. The price of the delivery order reflects […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Decommissioned Forrestal-class aircraft carrier USS Ranger (CV-61) is now almost completely gone as the ship’s dismantling and recycling process came to an end this month. All that is left of the ship is a little over five tons of historic items which have been donated to the USS Lexington Museum in Corpus Christi, Texas, for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) formally relieved ex-USS Philadelphia’s (SSN 690) last remaining crewman June 29, officially decommissioning the Los Angeles-class submarine. Although a ceremonial decommissioning for Philadelphia occurred in August 2010, at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., some crewmembers remained aboard until certain work was accomplished. With the June 29 release […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy competitively awarded a contract to ESCO Marine of Brownsville, Texas, for the towing, dismantling and recycling of conventionally powered aircraft carriers stricken from service, May 8.   Under the contract, the company was awarded $0.01 for the dismantling and recycling of the decommissioned aircraft carrier Saratoga (CV 60). The price reflects the […]