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  • 9 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Urgent repairs to halt the deterioration of historic World War One vessel HMS Caroline have been completed making the ship safe for the next stage of a massive restoration programme. Repairs conducted by Belfast-based Blu-Marine included a top to bottom survey of the ship’s weakest spots, emergency repairs, removal and refurbishment of all portholes and […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Industry news

    HMS Alliance – Britain’s only WW2-era submarine – reopens to the public today after a three-year restoration project. Around £7m has been spent revamping the boat at the RN Submarine Museum in Gosport, making her appear brand new both inside and out.   Pristine on the outside and alive with sounds, voices and smells inside […]

  • 8 December 2014

    The £7m pumped into restoring Britain’s only WW2-era submarine reaped instant rewards as HMS Alliance doubled visitor numbers in a year. More than 100,000 people have toured the new-look boat – and the rest of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum – in Gosport, up from just 43,000 visitors in 2013. Alliance re-opened in April 2014 […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      NELSON’S flagship will be ‘dismasted’ for the first time since the Normandy landings as HMS Victory undergoes the most comprehensive overhaul since her finest hour. The ship’s three masts are all being removed this month as work gets under way on a mammoth restoration project. Those involved with the Herculean task say it’s the […]

  • 15 June 2020

    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) departed Huntington Ingalls Industries, Ingalls Shipbuilding division’s Pascagoula shipyard on June 13 to return to its homeport in San Diego.

  • 3 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Extended session of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Military Council was held in Sevastopol. Officers summarized results… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 3, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat is no longer afloat after entering dry dock May 19 for a planned multi-year restoration. USS Constitution, eased into historic Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Navy Yard Boston National Historical Park with the help and coordination of a large team of stakeholders including the ship’s crew, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Port of South Louisiana will restore a historic U.S. Navy Blue Angel plane displayed at the entrance to the Port of South Louisiana’s Executive Regional Airport in Reserve, Louisiana. The port partnered with the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida to acquire the sponsorship rights to the aircraft which is an original Grumman F- 11 Tiger jet […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Industry news

      Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) received the Navy’s top environmental award March 20 for its environmental restoration efforts during fiscal year 2011. The Secretary of the Navy recognizes Navy and Marine Corps individuals, teams, ships and installations for exceptional environmental stewardship and awarded PHSY top honors in the Environmental Restoration, Installation category. “Receiving this award […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than £12m will be spent saving two of the Royal Navy’s last survivors from the greatest naval clashes of the 20th Century. Apart from spending the bulk of the cash – £11.5m – to turn HMS Caroline into a museum in Northern Ireland, £1m will be spent on the first stage of saving Landing […]

  • 21 December 2016

    Royal Navy’s World War I cruiser HMS Caroline has returned to Alexandra Dock in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter following repairs to her hull. During the work at Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock, the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland had 1,700 rivets repaired. At the peak of the work, 14 teams of welders were […]

  • 27 February 2014

    There is always an air of expectation when a Royal Australian Navy ship heads off on a deployment; even more so after a long period of maintenance.   So the crew were understandably excited when HMAS Success departed Fleet Base East on 17 February and rendezvoused with HMAS Choules off Sydney that evening. The feeling […]

  • 12 June 2014

    Battelle has won a contract from the United States Navy to help with environmental restoration projects in the Pacific Northwest. The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract has a one-year base period with four option years and a total ceiling of $30 million.   During the past two decades, Battelle experts have worked with the U.S. government […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy’s revised cost estimate to restore USS Miami (SSN 755) is approximately $450 million, with an estimated date of completion for the repairs of April 30, 2015 officials announced Aug. 22. The estimate includes 10 percent variability due to the unique nature of the repair and the cost impacts of shifting the planned maintenance […]

  • 10 April 2015

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) was recently announced as the winner of two fiscal year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Environmental Awards, one for Environmental Restoration-Installation and one for Cultural Resources Management-Small Installation. This is the fourth consecutive year PNSY has been recognized for its environmental programs. The shipyard previously won fiscal year 2011 SECNAV […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $94 million contract for advance planning and preliminary execution of fire-restoration efforts on USS Miami (SSN 755). Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. The USS Miami was damaged in a fire in May while it was in dry dock at the […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy has selected Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) for the restoration of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) in Pascagoula, Mississippi, the US Naval Sea Systems Command has announced. While the start date, scope, cost and the time required to fully restore the ship have not yet been determined, NAVSEA plans to award the contract before the […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Mangilau village mayor, Nito Blas, recruited the help of Sailors from the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) to help clean up the village’s community center, July 29.   Blas needed help to restore his community center and recruited the Frank Cable Sailors through a program called the Sister-Village Program, a 40-year-old program that […]

  • 7 November 2016

    HMS Caroline hasn’t been out of the water for 32 years so it’s not surprising to see the hull of the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland covered in barnacles. Two tugs spent an hour easing HMS Caroline from her home at Alexandra Dock in Belfast to Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Dunecht, Haddo and MacRobert Trust, three woods form Aberdeenshire, Scotland are collectively felling 11 elm and ten oak trees and shipping the wood south to donate it to HMS Victory, according to the Royal Navy. Nelson’s flagship from the Battle of Trafalgar is in the middle of a 15-year conservation project and requires the very finest materials to ensure […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Brazilian Navy has hired DCNS to carry out a ship check on the forward catapult of its aircraft carrier São Paulo.   DCNS team of engineers conducted the diagnostics and trials for the Brazilian Navy in November at the naval premises of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After the team’s intervention, the catapult was dry-fired […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Industry news

    A £16m restoration of the warship used by Lord Nelson in the Battle of Trafalgar has begun.   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, December 12, 2011

  • 22 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Damaged US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) has arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi, where it will undergo some two years of repairs after being involved in a collision with a merchant tnaker in June 2017. The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer arrived in Pascagoula on January 19 aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf after getting underway […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Industry news

    As one of the Elizabeth River’s premier stewards, Norfolk Ship Repair continues to lead in world-class environmental efforts.   One such initiative is restoring the river’s native oyster population. NSR built a large oyster reef several years ago and now is raising an abundance of juvenile oysters (called “spat”) in floating cages. These juveniles will […]

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

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) completed restoration of the motor generator set for the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) three days ahead of schedule Feb. 23. PNSY was already restoring a motor generator set for Rhode Island, a process that typically takes 12 to 18 months, when Trident Refit Facility (TRF) Kings Bay […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Industry news

    One of the oldest commissioned warships in the world, HMS Victory, is about to undergo an extensive restoration at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard as part of a £16 million contract with BAE Systems​. Helping to preserve the vessel for the next 10 years and beyond, this new contract will see the iconic ship being overhauled from the […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      An amendment by U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo in the House Armed Services Committee restored $150 million to an amphibious assault ship project t… By Geoff Pender (sunherald) [mappress] Source: sunherald, May 13, 2011;

  • 21 January 2015

    Google Maps published a complete 360-degree virtual experience of USS Constitution on Tuesday, Jan 20. Using Street View technology, Google Maps photographed the ship in fall 2014 to create an online 360-degree virtual experience of touring Constitution in preparation for the ship’s scheduled dry dock restoration period, which begins in March 2015. Cmdr. Sean Kearns, […]

  • 24 July 2017

    The U.S. Navy’s oldest commissioned warship, the USS Constitution, was refloated at historic Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park, on July 23 Since entering dry dock on May 18, 2015, ship restorers from the Naval History and Heritage Command Detachment Boston, and teams of Constitution sailors have worked side-by-side to bring […]