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  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder Austal became a victim of a cyber attack and an extortion attempt, the company said Thursday. Austal said its Australian branch had its data management system compromised by an unknown offender. The company noted that the data breach had had no impact on its operations, adding that the Austal USA branch was not […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of the most unique examples of Canadian inter-agency cooperation is now fully functional, with staff from a host of government departments working together to monitor maritime activity on each coast, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The idea for the Department of National Defence-led coastal Marine Security Operations Centres, or MSOCs, was […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Training & Education

    Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport security personnel conducted a security exercise, simulating two gunmen opening fire on the U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Willow (WLB 202) and NAVSTA Newport Port Operations at Pier 2, Feb. 4, at 8:50 a.m. This was the training scenario that was played out on the waterfront at NAVSTA Newport during the […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Industry news

      BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy has been awarded a 12-month, $9.8M design project to further develop the Contract Design as one possible option for the Canadian Forces’ (CF) new Joint Support Ship (JSS). Following on from BMT Fleet Technology’s […]

  • 19 May 2011

      Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)  announced today it was awarded a follow-on contract by the Department of the Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command Center, Fort McPherson, Georgia to support the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) by providing planning, modeling, simulation and training services and solutions to the Army and the Department of Defense […]

  • 13 November 2015

    10 November 2015 – The United Nations Security Council today renewed for another year its authorization for international naval forces to join in fighting piracy off the coast of Somalia, stressing that while the threat from Somali pirates has declined, it still remains a matter of “grave concern.” Adopting a unanimous resolution, the 15-member body […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    German authorities have received a new centre that will allow a number of authorities to work together, integrated into the Maritime Safety and Security Centre. The centre was officially opened during a ceremony in Cuxhaven on February 9. The Maritime Safety and Security Centre has been acting as the communication and cooperation network for the operational forces […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has informed that over hundred thousand of its current and former sailors had their sensitive information compromised in a massive hack that was discovered last month. The navy said that a computer used by a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES) employee while working on a navy contract was reported as compromised. Hewlett […]

  • 5 September 2018

    Australia plans to establish a center for strategic analysis of information to help strengthen maritime domain awareness and provide security alerts and advice for Pacific security agencies. The Pacific Fusion Centre was announced by Marise Payne, Australian foreign affairs minister, during the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru on September 5. As informed, the center will fuse information […]

  • 9 March 2018

    Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) is to conduct its first final evaluation problem (FEP) from March 12 to 14, the US Navy informed. FEP is a tri-annual certification event assessing the command, control, communications and Navy Security Force on all US Navy installations. “Our primary mission objective as an installation command is to protect our […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $19,9 million unpriced-letter contract for long-lead material and the labor, planning and scheduling necessary to support the fiscal 2015 Trident II D-5 missile production schedule.   Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, California, with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2019. Fiscal 2014 […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 15th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise was launched at the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Multinational Operations and Exercises Centre (MOEC) on August 22. SEACAT focuses on regional cooperation to address shared maritime security challenges like smuggling, piracy and other illicit activities at sea, by bringing together liaison officers (LNOs) from Singapore, Brunei, […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than 160 NATO and partner nation military and civilian leaders yesterday gathered in London for the two day NATO Maritime Commanders’ Meeting (MARCOMET) to discuss current and future maritime security challenges. The theme for SEA SENSE 2015 is NATO’s Future Maritime Posture – Readiness and Responsiveness for a New Era. The participants will discuss a […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ghanaian navy sailors joined a German navy maritime interdiction operations (MIO) team and a U.S. Navy medical trainer for three days of maritime security training at Naval Base Tema, Ghana, ending March 18, 2015. The training took place prior to the official start of Exercise Obangame Express 2015, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), which […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Sept. 18 three new reviews to better understand the circumstances under which security clearances are granted and renewed. The reviews come in the wake of the tragic Sept. 16 Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. These three rapid reviews will be supplemented by a broader, in-depth investigation. Mabus […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has secured a contract to supply power and propulsion systems for the two latest vessels in the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) programme. Designed to operate in combat zones close to the shore (littoral waters), each LCS will be equipped with two Rolls-Royce MT30 gas turbines powering four […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Boustead Holdings Bhd received a contract extension for the supply and delivery of spare parts, maintenance services and training for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s 23rd Frigate Squadron. The Company’s subsidiary, Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd, received a Letter of Award on September 3, for a period of two years, until September 9, 2017. The remaining contract value is […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian situational awareness practitioners have met in Hamburg, Germany to learn and share experiences with the aim of enhancing security at sea within the European MARSUR project. The Maritime Surveillance project (MARSUR) was launched in September 2006 by the European Defence Agency (EDA) following a tasking by the EU-Defence Ministers. The aim of the undertaking […]

  • 9 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), its marine arm Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), has secured a contract worth €534.8 million(approx USD 699.3 mln ) to design and build four patrol vessels (PVs) and the provision of associated logistic support for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). This contract was awarded by the Ministry […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) revealed that its eleventh national security cutter (NSC) will be named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman.

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. began a 3-day conference aimed to enhance collaborative efforts to achieve maritime security in Africa, Sept. 15.   The Africa Partnership Station (APS) Annual Planning Conference aims to align individual African nation maritime security goals, APS training opportunities, and comprehensive regional standards. The conference is scheduled to […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    The men of HMS Ledbury, one of 8 Hunt class Mine Counter Measure (MCM) ships of the Royal Navy, had the honour to act as Guardship for this year’s Royal Regatta. Usually a role bestowed on larger warships, this was a fine opportunity for her Ship’s Company to prove quite how effective a ‘minor war […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) continues methodical work in the area of environment protection, ecological security, and compliance with environmental laws. To improve environmental protection, BSF Commander issued two resolutions in 2011. The first one regulates collection and reporting of statistics on pollutant releases and waste disposal by BSF units in the territory of Ukraine. The […]

  • 18 February 2015

    On a visit to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced that BAE Systems and Magma Structures have been chosen as the preferred bidders to occupy the Portsmouth ship hall facilities. These announcements will further add to the £100 million investment in HMNB Portsmouth that will ensure the city is ready […]

  • 4 October 2013

    U.S. and Japanese diplomatic and military leaders agreed to revise the 1997 Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation, increase security and defense collaboration in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, and advance the realignment of American troops in Japan. U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with their counterparts, Japanese Foreign […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has christened the US Coast Guard’s new national security cutter Stone (WMSL 758). Stone, which is the ninth Legend-class NSC to be built at Ingalls, was christened on February 29, 2020. “Over the last four years, we as a Coast Guard have interdicted 2 million pounds of illicit […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Cypriot defense ministry and Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Larnaca hosted warships from France, Israel and Greece among others for the fourth consecutive exercise Nemesis 2017. The one-day exercise took place on October 17 in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus, with the participation of SAR Units and Personnel from the Republic […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, Commodore Brian Santarpia Royal Canadian Navy, recently visited the Republic of South Africa to discuss common maritime security challenges and potential cooperation opportunities between Combined Maritime Forces and the South African National Defence Forces (SANDF). During his visit to South Africa, Commodore Santarpia met with South African military authorities […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A new precision-guided weapon that Boeing  will provide to the U.S. Navy will fundamentally change anti-submarine warfare by incorporating technologies never before used on an anti-submarine weapon. Through a recently awarded $19.2 million contract, Boeing will design and build the High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapon Capability (HAAWC). The system will leverage combat-proven technologies from Boeing’s […]