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  • 21 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defense contractor Thales Germany has contracted Australian company Ferra Engineering for sub-assemblies for Phoenice, a Thales tactical navigation radar system for submarines. “Ferra’s success recognises a significant shift from automotive parts in 2002 to the innovative advanced manufacturing company Ferra is today, supplying complex assemblies globally,” Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne said announcing the […]

  • 16 January 2013

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year Awards Jan. 14. Lt. Cmdr. LaKeeva Gunderson from NAVFAC Far East was selected as the Military Engineer of the Year and Joshua Tomblin from NAVFAC Atlantic was selected as the Civilian Engineer of the Year for 2013. “We […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy port engineers are now being awarded formal certifications to mark their level of training, familiarization, and progress in the U.S. Navy Port Engineer Program. The Port Engineer Program maintains high standards of personnel excellence and integrity through a mix of contract and government port engineers. They must possess a U.S. Coast Guard engineer […]

  • 17 July 2015

    Take a look at the five marvels of British engineering captured in a single image courtesy of RN photographer PO(Phot) Owen Cooban. In the background, the iconic Forth Rail Bridge. Then the old Forth road crossing. Next to it the replacement road bridge, the Queensferry Crossing , due to take its first traffic next year. And in the foreground, […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard launched the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Fearless, in a ceremony on January 26. The launch ceremony was officiated by senior minister of state for defence Heng Chee How whose wife launched the LMV. “The navy is every maritime nation’s first line of defence. A strong […]

  • 14 November 2014

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East announced its 2015 Engineers of the Year, Nov. 7. Commanding Officer Michelle LaDuca congratulated Military Engineer of the Year Lt. Cmdr. Nathaniel Herron, Civil Service Engineer of the Year Roosevelt Sanders, and Host Nation Engineer of the Year Hitoshi Tsukada for their selection. The Military and Civil Service […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a leading designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers. As a previous stand-alone division within The Columbia Group, ESD is headquartered in Panama City Beach, Fla., and employs about 30 engineers, analysts, craftsmen and technicians. While ESD’s […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Industry news

    General Electric Aircraft Engines, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $29,703,712 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0088) for eight F414-GE-400 spare engines for the F/A-18E/F aircraft.  Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass. (51.8 percent); Madisonville, Ky. (20.9 percent); Hooksett, N.H. (12 percent); Rutland, Vt. (4.6 percent); Dayton, Ohio (2.5 percent); Jacksonville, Fla. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Fleet Support Unit-West is joining forces with the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Training and Systems Centre for a joint project overhauling the technically challenging Hedemora diesel engines in the Collins class submarines. The Centre’s Platform Systems Training Equipment Manager Brian Graves contacted the Unit in August this year and after discussions about the type of […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia announced it has formally opened its Naval Design and Engineering Centre in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct. The opening ceremony took place on April 24, with Victorian defense industry advocate, Greg Combet, Navantia’s global chairman Esteban Vilasanchez and Navantia Australia chairman Warren King in attendance. Navantia says the facility would complement its Adelaide operations and […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) headquarters celebrated National Engineers Week Feb. 21 with an award presentation ceremony for the command’s 2013 Engineers of the Year. NAVFAC Commander Rear Adm. Kate Gregory presented award plaques to Lt. Cmdr. LaKeeva Gunderson from NAVFAC Far East and Joshua Tomblin from NAVFAC Atlantic as the Military and Civilian Engineers […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Aiming to ensure growth and innovation in its service, the Royal Australian Navy has established the Naval Engineering Talks (NETs) program to ensure Navy engineers from all specialties were wired in to the latest topics and developments. One of the codes of conduct for those conducting Naval engineering and maintenance activities is that they “continue to […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sixteen of the country’s best and brightest young female engineers were filled with inspiration after visiting Britain’s biggest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth.   The undergraduates from the Brunel University branch of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) were given a personal tour of the 65,000-tonne new carrier – unveiled to the world last week as […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The MoD has awarded a £367 million contract to provide engine maintenance for two of the UK’s helicopter fleets. The six year agreement, with Rolls Royce Turbomeca will deliver essential support for the Army’s Apaches and the Merlin helicopters used by the Royal Navy and RAF. The new contract will deliver savings of more than […]

  • 19 December 2014

    San Diego’s Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $26 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract for life cycle engineering and support services for LPD 17 class integrated shipboard electronic systems, including an option for the contract to reach the value of up to $132 million. The contracting activity is Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of […]

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

    HMS Richmond has been playing host to personnel in the final stages of advanced warfare training while also completing trials to ensure her engines are fit to fight. The training, which was held off the South West coast, saw the Portsmouth-based Type 23 frigate come under simulated attack from land, sea and air as part […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce and India’s Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) have signed an agreement that will enable GRSE to assemble MTU Series 4000 engines in India. According to Rolls-Royce, the 12V and 16V 4000 M90 type engines will be assembled in GRSE’s diesel engine plant in Ranchi. An option for the local production of parts in the […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Equipment & technology

    MTU has been chosen by the Korean Coast Guard (KCG) to provide propulsion and onboard power for a new class of vessels in its ever expanding and modernizing fleet. The new 5000-ton displacement patrol vessel will be powered by four MTU 20V 1163 M94 engines in a Combined Diesel and Diesel (CODAD) propulsion configuration, with […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Provider of power solutions Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a purchase order by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines that will power the US Navy’s newest landing platform/dock ship, LPD 31.

  • 26 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year Awards Nov. 24. Lt. Cmdr. Keith Benson from NAVFAC Washington was selected as the Military Engineer of the Year and Timothy Bayse from NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic was selected as the Civilian Engineer of the Year for 2015. Benson and […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy has selected Germany’s MAN Energy Solutions to supply the main propulsion engines for the navy’s two new 41-meter patrol vessels. Marsun Shipyard in Thailand will construct the newbuilds with delivery scheduled for August 2020. As informed, each vessel will be powered by two MAN 16V175D-MM, IMO Tier II engines, each rated […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Defence School of Marine Engineering (DSMarE), HMS Sultan, one of the six recently formed Defence College of Technical Training schools, is currently delivering a 10 month joint Army/Navy Marine Engineers career course for a combined class of Army Corporals and Navy Leading Hands. This progress in joint training will open the doors for far […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Industry news

    USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) Engineering Department, completed the certification process to enable a portion of the ship’s collection, holding, and transfer (CHT) system operational this July at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia. Lt. Michael Blackwood, who oversees the CHT system aboard Abraham Lincoln, discussed the importance of bringing online this capability ahead […]

  • 31 August 2015

    Sri Lanka Navy’s vessel Udara rescued ten local fishermen onboard multi-day fishing trawlers which were drifting 63 km South East of Hambantota due to an engine failure.   Promptly responding to the request made by Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, the Navy dispatched its vessel from the port of Galle on August 28, to aid the fishermen […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) is using Coda Octopus’ Echoscope 3D imaging sonar during CSS Georgia Salvage efforts. Navy Divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 6, in conjunction with archaeologists, conservationists, Naval History and […]

  • 27 October 2014

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installation and Environment) Dennis McGinn honored two government civilians with the Secretary of the Navy Safety Excellence Award during a Pentagon ceremony Oct. 20. The Navy civilians – systems safety practitioners Rebecca Funkhouser and Robert Heflin – received the award on behalf of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Industry news

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping certified Saltwater Engineering B.V. on 26th of November 2013, enabling it to complete any kind of naval architecture works for Russian classed vessel or for vessels operating within Russian waters.   Saltwater Engineering B.V. provides direct and accurate solutions for all areas of naval architecture and their expertise covers all […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Industry news

      BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the promotion of Tim Hardy to the role of Head of Naval Engineering. Tim will lead a team of more than 60 people comprising some of the industry’s top mechanical, electrical and […]