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  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The majority of maintenance availabilities, or scheduled periods of ship maintenance and modernization, that were completed from fiscal years 2011 to 2014 took more time than scheduled, thereby reducing the time during which ships were available for training and operations, GAO said in a recently published report. The congressional watchdog, as the U.S. Government Accountability […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Following a four-month patrol, the US amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) will now start maintenance works in Sasebo, Japan. The vessel returned to its forward-deployed home port on November 4. It will now begin a maintenance availability period to sustain the ship’s readiness posture as a forward-deployed Naval force asset before beginning operations again […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Authorities

    American Overseas Marine Corp. received a $16,9 million contract for the operation and maintenance of seven large, medium speed roll-on/roll-off ships. These seven ships support the deployed military forces worldwide. Work will be performed worldwide and is expected to be completed by April 2016. Fiscal 2016 transportation working capital funds in the amount of $7,531,630 are obligated […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac class frigate HMAS Perth is being undocked following the completion of the docking phase of Intermediate Maintenance Availability (IMAV) in Henderson WA. The works were conducted at the Australian Marine Complex Common User Facility and included major maintenance tasks on the ship’s underwater fittings and appendages as well as the ship’s hull […]

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

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair received a $53,6 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS Milius (DDG 69) fiscal 2015 extended selected restricted availability. An extended selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, modernizations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work will […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Russian Navy’s newest submarine Novorossiysk has reached Sevastopol after undertaking a number of combat training missions in the Black Sea. This is the first time the submarine left its permanent base in Novorossiysk. The submarine will now conduct scheduled maintenance at the main base of the Black Sea Fleet, after a long cruise from the Northern Fleet. The vessel […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Clyde recently entered the dry dock for her fist dry-docking period in five years. The patrol ship has been almost constantly on duty in and around the Falkland Islands since her last overhaul in 2011. Those patrols have taken their toll of the hull and machinery inside, so the ship […]

  • 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 […]

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

    U.S. Marine Management Inc. received a $49,1 million modification under a previously awarded contract to exercise two 183-day award term option periods for the operation and maintenance of six Navy Oceanographic Survey Ships (T-AGS). These ships operate worldwide and support the Naval Oceanographic Office performing acoustic, biological, physical, and geophysical surveys, providing much of the U.S. […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) is making preparations to get underway from Sembawang after successfully conducting preventive maintenance availability (PMAV) and restricted availability (RAV) maintenance. This availability was particularly unique, as it was the first maintenance availability conducted at Sembawang. Typically Fort Worth will conduct maintenance availabilities at Changi Naval Base, […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) workers safely drydocked USS Annapolis (SSN 760) June 15 for planned maintenance work and several system upgrades. Annapolis arrived at PNSY April 25, and the dry-docking of the submarine is part of a greater engineering overhaul scheduled to last 23 months. More than a year prior to Annapolis’ arrival, the shipyard […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $6,7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, level of effort contract for the operation, maintenance and protection of the floating dry dock Shippingport (ARDM 4). This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $35,334,504. Work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut, and […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Windsor was undocked on October 8 from the Syncrolift at HMC Dockyard in Halifax, after a generator was successfully replaced, scheduled maintenance was performed and a major upgrade to the submarine’s main bow sonar system was installed. On March 31, 2014, HMCS Windsor underwent a docking period for maintenance and […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities

    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
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group officially opened Alexandria Naval for Maintenance and Industry, its Egyptian subsidiary which will be responsible for the maintenance of Egyptian Navy vessels built and delivered by Naval Group. “The strategic alliance between Naval Group and Egypt contributes actively to the international rise of the Egyptian Navy while contributing to its modernization […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Marine Hydraulics International Inc. received a $9,8 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS Cole (DDG-67) fiscal 2015 selected restricted availability. The scheduled availability includes the planning and execution of maintenance, repairs and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be […]

  • 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. […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) was lifted out of the water at Colonna’s Shipyard Aug. 8 to undergo a projected 347-day, dry-docking phased maintenance availability.   Throughout the course of the next year Zephyr will have extensive maintenance performed on the hull and several other areas of the ship. Refurbishments and […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Within the framework of fleet replenishment ship Cantabria’s deployment, on which the vessel embarked on June 27 after an intense program of maintenance and training at Garden Island, the ship will participate in two main activities. The first one is the collaboration with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) frigates HMAS ‘Perth’ and HMAS ‘Melbourne’ in […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. 6th Fleet flag ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) completed a two-month maintenance period at San Giorgio del Porto shipyard, April 15. After nearly 60 days of engineering upgrades and extensive steel replacement on the main super-structure, Mount Whitney got underway to conduct sea trials, a step toward certifying as a mission ready […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) underwent catapult maintenance on its flight deck.  The operation was conducted in San Diego on August 18. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, conducted a hull-swap with the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) after serving seven years as the U.S. […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Perth recently prepared for its move out of the floating dock onto the hard stand prior to Intermediate Maintenance Availability (IMAV). The vessel docked at the Australian Marine Complex Common User Facility at Henderson in Western Australia on 11 August 2015. The docking is required to conduct maintenance on the ship’s underwater fittings […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Australian national submarine platform system integrator, ASC Pty Ltd, has been recontracted to provide maintenance on the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) fleet of six Collins Class submarines.   ASC’s Interim Chief Executive Officer, Mr Stuart Whiley, said that in fact ASC has just signed a contract extension with the Federal Government to continue to perform […]