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  • 29 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The strategic partnership previously agreed upon by Malaysia and India to promote military ties has enabled 140 sea cadets from the republic… (bernama) [mappress] Source: bernama, August 29, 2011;

  • 24 June 2014

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will move to Bremerton, Washington, in 2015 for 16 months to conduct a scheduled large-scale maintenance period.   Nimitz, currently homeported in Everett, Washington, will relocate to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton for planned incremental maintenance. The Navy is working to ensure that the relocation […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) completed a material inspection by the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) at Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo, Aug. 28.   The extensive three-day assessment of the entire ship was evaluated by 98 subject-matter experts assigned to INSURV, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7, Commander Amphibious Squadron (COMPHIBRON) […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc., Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $13,2 million firm-fixed price contract, for docking phased maintenance availability to include drydocking, hull plating replacement, propulsion engine removal and habitability onboard USS Zephyr (PC 8).   This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $14,2 million. Work […]

  • 28 May 2015

    The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) completed a magnetic treatment, known as deperming, at Naval Base Point Loma Magnetic Silencing Facility (MSF) May 21. Deperming reduces the ship’s magnetic signature by flashing the ship’s hull with electricity in order to help avoid detection and to minimize marine mine attraction to the steel hull. […]

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

    Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded an $11,6 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 75-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8).   Work will include opening, cleaning and purging gas from tanks, voids and cofferdams; repairing and replacing various sections of weather deck handrails on the forward main mast, replenishment-at-sea […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Metro Machine, doing business as General Dynamics NASSCO Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida, is being awarded a $34,8 million contract for phased maintenance availability repair work onboard USS New York (LPD 21). This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $37,750,389. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and is […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    Bergen Group Services, the Norwegian services and solutions provider, announced that it has been awarded an inspection and survey project for the Norwegian Navy’s minesweeper KNM Hinnøy. The company said the project would mainly generate activity throughout Q1 2016. The awarded project on the minesweeper is part of a framework agreement which the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organisation […]

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

    The Royal New Zealand Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Otago has been conducting trials this week, according to social media.   On Tuesday the ship successfully conducted acceptance trials for her 25mm gun. On Wednesday, as part of EX PEKAPEKA, Otago conducted deck and wet helicopter winching with RNZNAF 3SQN. HMNZS Otago (P148) is a Protector […]

  • 8 March 2016

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems’ San Diego shipyard a $28,243,900 contract to carry out selected restricted availability work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76). An SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. These short, labor-intensive […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Andrew Weir Shipping Ltd have been awarded the contract for the support and maintenance of HMS Protector (A173), following a competitive tendering process.   HMS Protector is the Royal UK Navy’s Ice Patrol Ship, and is deployed on operations for 334 days per year. The vessel was chartered from commercial service by the Royal Navy […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Industry news

    Vigor Marine, L.L.C., Portland, Ore., is being awarded a $9,563,687 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of Military Sealift Command’s Fleet Replenishment Ammunition Ship USNS Rainier. The ship’s primary mission is to provide fuel to U.S. Navy ships at sea, and jet fuel to aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers. This shipyard […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) completed a massive 10-day firearms qualification course June 2. More than 150 Sailors attended the small-arms fire courses held by shipboard gunner’s mates. The training course consisted of an eight-hour classroom session in addition to regular three-hour sessions throughout the week. According to Chief […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Newly commissioned Landing Helicopter Dock, HMAS Canberra, has proven she has what it takes to conduct a safe boarding operations recently, with tough couple of days of assessment from Navy’s Sea Training Group. The testing period forms part of the Mariner Skills Evaluation which checks a range of mariner competencies specific to maintaining the safety […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Marine Tec, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $39,8 million undefinitized contract action as a modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) fiscal 2015 phased maintenance availability. A phased maintenance availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    General Dynamics NASSCO is being awarded a $36,4 million firm-fixed-price with award fee contract for execution of USS Mitscher (DDG 57) extended selected restricted availability with docking (ESRA(d)). The availability will include a combination of maintenance, modernization, and repair of USS Mitscher (DDG 57). General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk will provide the facilities and human resources capable […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The new Project 20380 corvette Boiky built by JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard for Baltic Fleet (BF) is passing sea trials in the fleet’s test ranges… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 12, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 6 September 2011
    Industry news

      Rear Adm. Rick Breckenridge, Commander Submarine Group Two welcomed the crew of the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) who travelled more than 7,000 miles from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to begin their extended maintenance overhaul at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Sept. 2. Breckenridge and the Group Two staff provided a warm welcome to the […]

  • 19 October 2015

    Having a bottom scrape might not be for everyone, but it’s bought another 10 years for the museum ship, and stalwart of Melbourne’s Williamstown waterfront, HMAS Castlemaine. The Bathurst class corvette, built and commissioned at Williamstown between 1941-1942, was one of 60 built in Australia during the Second World War. After commissioning, Castlemaine sailed to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy announced March 22 that the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chosin (CG 65) will change its homeport from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to San Diego and reduce its operating status as it undergoes the Navy’s Cruiser modernization program. The ship will be considered on deployment until July 1, at which time it will officially […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Southwest Regional Maintenance Center has awarded BAE Systems a $52,125,928 contract for modification work on USS Rushmore. This contract is an action modification to a previously awarded contract for fiscal 2016 phased maintenance availability which includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve USS Rushmore’s military and technical capabilities. […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s supercarrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68) will head to Bremerton for a 16 month scheduled Planned Incremental Availability today. As reported by Bremerton Patriot, the aircraft carrier will temporarily change its homeport from Everett to Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton for the duration of the maintenance period. The vessel, which ended a nine-month mission in December 2013, will undergo repairs […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    General Dynamics, NASSCO-Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded an $18,7 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise options for the accomplishment of repairs and alterations for USS Gunston Hall (LSD-44) non dry-docking fiscal 2015 chief of naval operations scheduled availability. NASSCO-Norfolk will provide ship repair services such as engine replacement/repairs, ballast tank preservations, habitability upgrades […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair is being awarded a $15,2 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 60-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9). Work will include: clean and gas free tanks, voids, cofferdams, and spaces; deck non-skid renewal; ballast tank preservation; cylinder head and liner overhaul; main […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On 19 January, HMAS Melbourne’s Commanding Officer, Commander William Waters mustered his crew on the flight deck in anticipation of a testing day. Australian Navy’s sea-going standards team, Sea Training Group, were due to arrive to put the ship’s company through their paces after five weeks of dedicated training preparing Melbourne for peacetime operation in […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Industry news

    Just in case you didn’t recognise the vessel from the sleek lines of her hull and bulbous bow, the ship’s company have obliged with a giant banner. The sailors clambered down to the bottom of the dry dock at Rosyth to ceremonially sign a ‘partnering charter’ to guide the Devonport-based frigate through her 11-month refit. […]

  • 10 May 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) is set to carry out its planned maintenance availability after it completed its deployment by returning to Naval Station Norfolk, May 3. U.S. Navy’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, Norfolk, Virginia has awarded BAE Systems a $52,5 million undefinitized contract for works that will carried out on the ship. A […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Portuguese Navy frigate NRP Bartolomeu Dias (F333) departed Portugal on April 26, heading for Den Helder in the Netherlands where it will undergo a modernization program.  The midlife upgrade of the former Karel Doorman-class frigate is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019, the navy said. Built by the Dutch De Schelde Group […]