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  • 13 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Secretary of the US Navy Richard V. Spencer on Tuesday announced the name of the new class of towing, salvage, and rescue ship currently being built for the navy. The first of the new class of ships will be named USNS Navajo in honor of the major contributions the Navajo people have made to […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Gulf Island Shipyards a $128.5 million contract modification to exercise options for the construction of additional two towing, salvage and rescue ships. These will be the second and third ships in the class which will be known as Navajo-class, in honor of the major contributions the Navajo […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The new class of US Navy T-ATSX-class towing, salvage and rescue ships will be equipped with deck machinery equipment supplied by Cargotec subsidiary MacGregor. As announced by the company, the order was booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter 2018 order intake and the equipment is planned for delivery during the first quarter of 2020. The vessels […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Gulf Island Shipyards a $63.5 million contract for the detail design and construction of the new Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship (T-ATS).  Designated as T-ATS(X) by NAVSEA, the new class of vessels will be based on existing commercial towing offshore vessel designs and will replace the current T-ATF […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Fincantieri Marine Group, the U.S. division of the Italian shipbuilder, two contracts to provide design studies and analyses services in support of the landing craft-utility (LCU), and in support of a new class of towing, salvage and rescue ship, T-ATS(X). According to the company, the scope of work […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Equipment & technology

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to provide deck handling solutions to two US Naval Sea Systems Command’s towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) to be built at Gulf Island Shipyards LLC, a subsidiary of Gulf Island Fabrication Inc.

  • 3 July 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply repeat packages of deck machinery equipment for two new US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS). The ships are currently under construction at Gulf Island Shipyards in Houma, Louisiana, US. The equipment is planned for delivery during 2020, according to MacGregor. […]

  • 24 June 2019

    US Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Richard V. Spencer has announced the newest towing, salvage, and rescue ship will be named Cherokee Nation. This is the fifth US ship to be named in honor of the Cherokee people. “It is my privilege to announce that the many Cherokee Nation citizens who’ve served throughout the years […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded VT Halter Marine a $9 million contract for further design engineering, procurement of long-lead time material and limited advanced production of the Oceanographic Survey Ship (T-AGS 67). The T-AGS 67 will be a follow-on ship to the T-AGS 60-class program which performed acoustical, biological, physical and geophysical surveys as part […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Gulf Island Fabrication has been awarded a contract for the construction of two additional Navajo-class towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) for the US Navy. This represents the navy’s execution of its fourth and fifth options for Gulf Island’s construction of five T-ATS vessels that will be built in the company’s facility in Houma, Louisiana. […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy marked the official start of construction of the first unit in a new class of towing, salvage, and rescue vessels with a keel laying ceremony at the Gulf Island Shipyard on October 30. The keel for the future USNS Navajo (T-ATS 6) was laid at the Houma Terrebonne Civic Center in Houma, […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The third unit in the US Navy’s new class of towing, salvage, and rescue ships will be named Saginaw Ojibwe Anishinabek in honor of the history, service and contributions of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan, the US Navy secretary has announced. The Saginaw Chippewa people are comprised of Saginaw, Black River, and Swan […]

  • 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.

  • 21 September 2016

    The U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next ship of the John Lewis-class of fleet replenishment oilers will be named USNS Robert F. Kennedy (T-AO 208). T-AO 208 is part of the John Lewis-class of ships named in honor of U.S. civil and human rights heroes. “This class of ships would be […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman and SeeByte have teamed up to incorporate mine hunting sensor data collected by the AQS-24B autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) into the SeeTrack system to enhance its autonomous target recognition (ATR) capability. “The merging of the unmanned surface vessel-based AQS-24B with the SeeByte ATR will provide international navies with a better probability of detection […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman announced it has operated the AQS-24 minehunting sonar at depths greater than 400 feet during system testing off the coast of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Embarked on the M/V Richard Becker, the Northrop Grumman test team demonstrated the sonar performance of AQS-24 at all tested depths, while using the system to classify bottom objects […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The U.S. Navy completed developmental and operational testing (DT/OT) of the newest variant of the Raytheon Company laser-guided Maverick missile. This brings U.S. Sailors and Marines one step closer to conducting airborne precision engagements of rapidly moving targets in urban environments. “In numerous conflicts, Maverick has proven its effectiveness against ships, tanks, fast moving […]

  • 6 March 2018

    Three of Britain’s five ships permanently based in the Gulf joined the Americans and French as guests of the sultanate for the 23rd iteration of Khunjar Hadd (‘Sharp Dagger’). Minehunters draw their daggers in Omani exercise which tests the ability of the Omani Navy to work with warships from other navies which regularly operate in […]

  • 15 September 2011

      Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith, today remembered the 35 men who perished when Australian submarine AE1 was lost at sea during World War I​, with the unveiling of a memorial plaque in their honour. The Governor-General, Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, AC, and Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AM, CSC, RAN, officially unveiled […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) was awarded a contract to provide the South African Navy with Tactical-Asset Control and Tracking Systems (T-ACT). The systems will be installed on rigid-hull inflatable boats to support maritime security operations. T-ACT is a navigation and command, control and communication suite designed for small craft operations, including maritime and boarder security agencies. […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Research & Development

    From its advanced survey vessel, the Fugro Equator, skilled survey personnel from Fugro will use a state-of-the-art multibeam echosounder to conduct a bathymetric survey and a sophisticated autonomous underwater vehicle for close examination of the search area. The expedition will be led by the not-for-profit-company Find AE1 Ltd and supported by Fugro, the Australian National […]

  • 4 April 2014

    The Australian Government will recommend to the Governor-General a number of senior Australian Defence Force appointments.   Air Marshal Mark Binskin AC will become Chief of the Defence Force when General David Hurley AC, DSC completes his tenure on 3 July 2014. Air Marshal Binskin has demonstrated outstanding leadership in his current role as the […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Eagle Ford Shale continues to positively impact Port Corpus Christi and the U.S. economy. Yesterday, Wednesday, September 26, 2012, the M/V Pennsylvania, a newly built U.S. Flag vessel destined to move products related to Eagle Ford Shale in the region, made its first port of call to Port Corpus Christi. The tanker docked at Oil […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s X-47B completed its final test aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 24 and returned to its home base at Naval Air Station Patuxent River after eight days at sea.   While underway, the X-47B flew in the carrier pattern with manned aircraft for the first time and conducted a total of […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The U.S. Navy began naval exchange activities with the Vietnamese navy April 23 in various locations throughout Vietnam, continuing a series of naval activities between the U.S. and Vietnam that last occurred in July 2011. This five-day collaboration will focus on non-combatant events and skills exchanges in areas such as diving medicine, navigation, and firefighting. […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Three Royal Australian Navy sailors were enthusiastically applauded as they received a Group Citation for Bravery at Government House on 10 May 2012. More than 100 people clapped as LS Maria Mathews, AB Tomas Gallant and AB Matthew Pierce were presented the honour for their actions which helped to save 44 lives after SIEV 36 […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Industry news

    OSI Maritime Systems announces the provision of an advanced Command, Control and Situational Awareness system to the Royal Australian Navy Amphibious Task Group. OSI’s Tactical Asset Control and Tracking System (T-ACT) will be equipped on two Mother Ships and 12 Landing Craft. Designed for close C2 between the mother ships and landing craft, T-ACT will […]

  • 11 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines paid homage to two survivors of the WWII Bataan Death March during a ceremony held aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5) as a part of the city of Jacksonville’s Week of Valor, Nov. 8. “This ship was commissioned in 1997 to honor the sacrifices of those who have gone before us,” said Capt. […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, announced on January 15 that the Republic of Korea has selected the AW159 helicopter to meet its Maritime Operational Helicopter requirement. The contract for eight AW159 helicopters for the Republic of Korea Navy is the first export order for this new generation aircraft, known as the AW159 Wildcat in UK service. […]