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  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Portuguese West Sea Shipyards on May 3 launched NRP Sines, the Portuguese Navy’s third Viana Do Castelo-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV). The shipbuilder said the vessel is set to join the navy by June 2018 and take the place of one of the four decommissioned Baptista de Andrade-class corvettes. NRP Sines is the first vessel in the class […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Portuguese Navy received its fourth Viana do Castello-class offshore patrol vessel in a ceremony at the West Sea Shipyards, in Viana do Castelo, on December 28. NRP Setúbal, as the vessel is named, was launched in September 2017 and joins sister ships NRP Viana do Castelo, NRP Figueira da Foz and NRP Sines. Setúbal is […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    NRP Setubal, the fourth Portuguese Navy Viana do Castelo-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), was launched on September 13 at West Sea Shipyards. The vessel is expected to join the navy by June 2018 replacing one of the remaining Baptista de Andrade or João Coutinho-class corvettes. West Sea Shipyards was contracted to build vessels number three and […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future NRP Sines, the Portuguese Navy’s third Viana do Castelo-class offshore patrol vessel, has completed its sea trials. The latest phase of sea trials took place between May 28 and 30 and was completed successfully, the navy said. The vessel is set to join the navy in July this year, commanded by Portuguese Navy Captain-Lieutenant Monica […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Portuguese Navy commissioned its fourth Viana do Castelo-class Offshore Patrol Vessel – the NRP Setúbal – in a February 6 baptism ceremony at the West Seas shipyards, in Viana do Castelo. The ceremony was attended by the Portuguese defense minister João Gomes Cravinho and the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral António Mendes […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    NRP Setúbal, the Portuguese Navy’s fourth Viana do Castelo-class offshore patrol vessel, arrived at its homeport at Lisboa Naval Base on March 9. The ship arrived at the homeport after entering service in a ceremony at the West Seas shipyards in Viana do Castelo early February. The ship and crew are now scheduled to start […]

  • 22 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Portuguese Navy’s newest Viana do Castelo-class offshore patrol vessel – the NRP Sines – was commissioned in a ceremony at the West Sea Shipyards on July 20. NRP Sines enters service after being launched in May 2017 and completing sea trials a year later, in late May 2018. Portuguese prime minister António Costa, who was the […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Portuguese Navy’s newest-commissioned offshore patrol vessel NRP Sines has arrived at her homeport at Lisboa naval base for the first time. Sines and her crew arrived on August 4, and will soon start operational training (Plano de Treino Operacional in Portuguese). Though the ship officially entered service at the West Sea Shipyards site on […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news

    Seagulls overhead. Waves and water underfoot. After years spent fine-tuning systems in a lab, a team of Raytheon experts is getting its sea legs as it installs advanced technologies onboard the U.S. Navy’s stealthy future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) destroyer.   At the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine, the first of three Zumwalt-class ships […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Industry news

    A new patrol vessel of the Canadian Coast Guard, CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M, has been launched at the Halifax Shipyard, Nova Scotia.   “Canadians owe an enormous debt of gratitude to all those who have fought for our values and freedom, as well as their families and loved ones. This new Coast Guard Mid-Shore Patrol […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Industry news

    Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) answered the call for 132 repairs to U.S. and foreign surface ships taking part in the 2012 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise that ended Aug. 3. Held every two years by the U.S. Pacific Fleet, the two-month-long RIMPAC is the world’s largest multinational […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) HMAS Anzac has joined HMAS Arunta as the second Anzac-class frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade.

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) reached the end of one journey and began a new one on November 5. For the first time in over a year the American flag was raised on the ship’s mast. Stennis was ready to return to sea, the last phase of her docking planned […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian government could accelerate the replacement of Royal Australian Navy’s current Huon-class minehunters by bringing the project forward from the 2030s to the mid-2020s. The move would be completed as part of a new maritime mine countermeasures program, which is to be known as SEA 1905. Over AUD 1 billion has been allocated to […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy announced December 23 that the future littoral combat ships USS Detroit (LCS 7) and USS Montgomery (LCS 8) are scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following their commissioning in summer 2016. Detroit is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship being built at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Montgomery is […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility was named a top winner of the Fiscal Year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy and Water Management Awards announced, Oct. 21. The award reflects PSNSs execution of comprehensive efficiency programs that resulted in a consistent reduction in energy consumption. Along with the win for energy […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the KATHLEEN MOORE, the ninth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   Bollinger President, Chris Bollinger announced the successful delivery of the USCGC KATHLEEN MOORE to the 7th Coast Guard District in Key West, FL, stating,  “We are very pleased with the latest delivery of this […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy oldest aircraft carrier in service, the USS Nimitz (CVN 68), joined Naval Base Kitsap Sailors, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard workers and veterans for a Battle of Midway ceremony held on Pier Charlie on Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, June 3. The ceremony honored all the service members and shipyard workers who played […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the ISAAC MAYO, the 12th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger’s President & C.E.O., Ben Bordelon. “We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the latest FRC built by Bollinger, the ISAAC MAYO, to the 7th Coast Guard District […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 757) arrived at Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) in her new homeport of San Diego, November 21. Scranton arrived after completing extensive maintenance at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) in Kittery, Maine, and three months of operations at sea. Scranton arrived in Kittery in 2014 to […]

  • 30 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) completed installation of a $1.7 million photovoltaic (PV) system, June 1. The new system is anticipated to reduce the facility’s electric bill by $89,000 per year. Nearly 1,300 solar panels were installed on the rooftop of Building 167, generating at least 250 kilowatts […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The sixth and final Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, has set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her first stage of sea trials off the west coast of Scotland. DUNCAN, the sixth and final Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, has today set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard received its 23rd fast response cutter (FRC), Benjamin Dailey, in a ceremony in Key West, Florida, on April 20. The Bollinger Shipyards-built FRC will be stationed in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and is scheduled for commissioning in July. The cutter will be the first FRC stationed in the Coast Guard’s Eighth District, which includes […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the KATHLEEN MOORE, the ninth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   Bollinger President, Chris Bollinger announced the successful delivery of the USCGC KATHLEEN MOORE to the 7th Coast Guard District in Key West, FL, stating, “We are very pleased with the latest delivery of this […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, started blue water drills on Saturday, heading towards the West Pacific with a carrier task group. Chinese state media reported that this was the carrier’s first “distant seas” deployment. According to China’s Xinhua news agency, the Liaoning and other ships from the formation held a live-fire drill in the Bohai […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Aug. 3, marks the 50th anniversary of the first deployment of USS Enterprise (CVN 65), and historians recently discovered the actual number of deployments is higher than commonly reported. Now as the Big E continues her final deployment, scores of Sailors and historians are reviewing and double checking all aspects of the carrier’s storied career. […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy held an official naming ceremony for HMS Tamar, the fourth of overall five new Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessels being built. The OPV naming ceremony took place in the shipyard in Glasgow where she and her sisters were built. The 90-meter ship is equipped with a 30mm cannon and a flight […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Industry news

    DUNCAN, the sixth and final Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, set sail on November 16 from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard on the Clyde to embark on her second stage sea trials off the west coast of Scotland. During the next 19 days at sea, DUNCAN will undertake an extensive programme of trials, including […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Training & Education

    A Chinese anti-piracy warship will probably visit the Indian port of Kochi this year. That is going to be the first such port visit in 12 years as Indian news portal “India Today” reports. “There has been a noticeable uptake in our relations with China in recent months,” reports India Today citing senior defence sources. […]