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  • 12 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future USCGC Midgett, the US Coast Guard’s eighth national security cutter (NSC), got underway from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Pascagoula, Mississippi, shipyard after being delivered to the coast guard early May. The ship is headed for Honolulu, Hawaii, where it will be stationed along with the seventh NSC, Kimball, and fast response cutters (FRCs) Joseph Gerczak […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded $20 million worth of contracts for heavy polar icebreaker design studies and analysis, the service announced on Wednesday. The objective of the studies is to identify design and systems approaches that will reduce acquisition cost and production timelines. In addition to a requirement to develop heavy polar icebreaker designs with […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has been forced to adjust the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) detail design and construction contract with Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) after the shipbuilder’s facilities were damaged when Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm, made landfall in Panama City on October 10, 2018. The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security made the decision […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Department of Homeland Security on February 21 granted the US Coast Guard an approval to proceed to the next step of its polar icebreaker program. The department’s approval allows the integrated program office, which includes Navy and Coast Guard personnel, to proceed with a planned release of a request for proposal (RFP) for […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Industry news

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group has brought in British company Babcock International to provide platform engineering design for the design and construction phases of the United States Coast Guard’s new Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) class vessels. Under the contract, Babcock will deliver a whole ship 3D model, selected systems and production support as part of the new design work, […]

  • 11 July 2014

    The Wilmington, N.C.-based Cutter Diligence recently entered the US Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay for drydock availability.   For the next three months, the 50-year-old medium endurance cutter will undergo critical maintenance work to ensure the cutter and its crew are able to accomplish their safety, security and stewardship missions. “Diligence is entering her […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Navy is set to receive two former US Coast Guard Island-class cutters, Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, head of the Ukrainian Navy, announced April 2. The navy chief said the contract for the transfer of cutters would be concluded as soon as the transfer and equipment-related expenses. Ukraine will not be paying for the cutters, it […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Industry news

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. of Panama City, FL has been selected as one of the three finalists to design the United States Coast Guard’s new Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPC).   In accordance with the terms of the $22 million dollar Phase I finalist award cap, Eastern will spend the next 18 months finalizing the engineering […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Coast Guard Cutter Dependable offloaded 1,210 pounds of cocaine with an estimated wholesale value of more than $14 million to Homeland Security Investigations in Key West, Fla., Tuesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) Jacksonville, Fla., deployed with the Coast Guard Cutter Forward, noticed two suspicious vessels detected in the vicinity of Guanaja, Honduras Dec. 6, 2012. The […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Engineers at Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division are harvesting weapon system components from decommissioned U.S. Navy frigates (FFGs) for re-use on Coast Guard cutters. The harvesting of components from four decommissioned frigates will result in more than $24 million in cost avoidance, with more expected from a fifth […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

      Article by: Peter Ong The United States Coast Guard’s only heavy operational Polar-class icebreaker, Polar Star, completed its annual scheduled refit at Mare Island, Vallejo, California, in a maintenance period riddled with challenges. The forty-two year old ship returned from Operation Deep Freeze 2018, a voyage to resupply the McMurdo Antarctic research center on […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard announced it has awarded a contract to Insitu Inc. to deliver small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for the service’s national security cutters (NSCs). Installations of sUAS on NSCs are planned at a rate of about two per year, the coast guard noted adding that the total value of the contract including […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy provided U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake (WLM 563) with a 50/50 blend of F-76 and hydro-processed renewable diesel (HRD-76), June 20, to examine the feasibility of using renewable diesel fuel in Coast Guard cutters. The ship was identified as a good candidate for an initial Coast Guard test because of the make […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Eastern Shipbuilding, the shipbuilder in charge of constructing the U.S. Coast Guard’s new offshore patrol cutters, has picked MAN’s 28/33D STC engines as the main propulsion for the new vessels. The offshore patrol cutter (OPC) program is the replacement platform for the 13 Famous-class and 14 Reliance-class cutter vessels, making the order the largest vessel procurement order […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced it would provide a second hybrid electric drive system for the US Coast Guard’s next Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) under a contract from Eastern Shipbuilding. Eastern Shipbuilding is the prime contractor and builder of these next-generation OPCs. Under the contract, originally announced in 2017, Leonardo DRS would provide the HED systems […]

  • 16 August 2017

    US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. has agreed to pay $9.2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the shipbuilder knowingly overbilled the government for work on U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships at its shipyards in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The country’s only shipbuilder capable of building nuclear-powered aircraft carriers will make a payment of $7.9 million which, combined […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division received an $76.5 million fixed-price contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to purchase long-lead materials for the eighth National Security Cutter, Midgett (WMSL 757).   Construction and delivery of Midgett would take place at the company’s Pascagoula facility. “The long-lead material contracts give our shipbuilders the ability to immediately […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Engine manufacturer Fairbanks Morse announced it has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) that will power the US Navy’s first Flight II San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship LPD 30. The US Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $165.5 million contract for LPD […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Matinicus repatriated 31 Dominicans to La Romana, Dominican Republic Monday, following an at-sea interdiction Saturday by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities, approximately twelve nautical miles off the coast of Desecheo, Puerto Rico. Assistant United States Attorney Evelyn Canals with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Puerto Rico has agreed […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Industry news

    The Philippine Navy’s new warship, the BRP Ramon Alcaraz, began sea trials on Monday, according to GMA News. The ship set sail from North Charleston, South Carolina at 8:30 a.m. Monday (US time). BRP Ramon Alcaraz was subjected to  refurbishment and refitting which cost $15.15 million. The maintenance started last year. The Philippine Navy’s Capt. […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Collaborating under an Integrated Program Office (IPO), the US Navy and Coast Guard released a draft request for proposal (RFP) for the detail design and construction of a Heavy Polar Icebreaker (HPIB). Released on October 19, the draft RFP is for one HPIB, with options for two additional HPIBs. The USCG requires new heavy icebreakers to ensure […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries authenticated the keel of the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) yesterday at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding facility. Mrs. Linda Kapral Papp, wife of Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, is the ship’s sponsor. Her initials were welded on a keel plate that will […]

  • 24 June 2011

      The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona entered into a partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, June 21, to provide performance assessment capability to the Coast Guard’s advanced National Security Cutter (NSC)class through combat systems ship qualification trials (CSSQT). “This agreement establishes Corona and C4ISR Moorestown as the Coast Guard command and control performance […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US polar icebreaking program needs to address risks before committing resources, the country’s Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in its recent report. The US Coast Guard (USCG) and Navy are planning to invest up to $9.8 billion to build and maintain three heavy polar icebreakers to conduct missions in the Antarctic and Arctic. The contract […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 1,800 Sailors and Marines from the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) serving aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) arrived in San Francisco, Oct. 3 to take part in the 31st Annual San Francisco Fleet Week (SSFW) celebration. SSFW 2012 is scheduled from, Oct. 3-8 and will bring more […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Training & Education

    A group of 150 Sailors and Marines from the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit serving aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) attended a luncheon Oct. 4 sponsored by American Legion Cathay Post 384 as part of San Francisco Fleet Week (SSFW) 2012 activities. Asian cuisine was served to highlight the rich Chinese […]

  • 26 January 2018

    The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded engineering and IT company Engineering Services Network a $39.5 million contract for deliveries of combat system sequencing systems. Under the contract, ESN will be responsible for development, modification, validation and delivery of Combat Systems Operational Sequencing System (CSOSS) for all shipboard sensors, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Industry news

    INS ‘SUMEDHA’, indigenously designed in-house Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV), built by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), was inducted into service today.   The vessel was formally commissioned into the Indian Navy by VAdm Anil Chopra, PVSM, AVSM, FO C-IN-C East at an impressive ceremony held at Goa Shipyard Ltd. Speaking on the occasion, VAdm Anil […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Inc. (HII) has won a USD 60.8 million modification to previously awarded contract for procurement of additional long lead material for CVN 79 if required. Under the contract, HII has been hired for provision of all services and material in preparation of construction of USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79). USS John F. Kennedy […]