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  • 6 September 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Technology company ABB has been contracted to supply a shore-to-ship power solution to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth. The naval base in Portsmouth, spread over 150 hectares, with 10 kilometers of waterfront, is home to almost two-thirds of the Royal Navy’s surface fleet, including frigates, vessels and the Fishery Protection Squadron. In addition, the base […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Battelle and Levant Power Corporation jointly announced today the two companies plan to develop and commercialize wave energy harvesting technology for ocean systems.  Providing consistent, uninterrupted power to sensors, vehicles and communications systems for ocean borne-devices is an industry-wide challenge. Battelle and Levant say that challenge can be overcome by OceanGen power units which […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour, the ninth Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference was held this week, hosting visiting navy Chiefs, service representatives, academics and dignitaries from over 40 nations. Coordinated by the Royal Australian Navy’s Seapower Centre, the conference was held alongside the Maritime Industry Pacific Exposition 2015 at Sydney’s Glebe Island. Chief […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded Ocean Power Technologies a contract to design a new mass-spring oscillating PowerBuoy for mission critical sensors for the U.S. Navy. Under the approx. $250,000 contract, OPT is to design a PowerBuoy which will differ from the current PB3 type in that it will be self-contained and have no external moving components. Phase one of […]

  • 16 April 2020

    The construction of submarines with nuclear propulsion systems is on the agenda of the Iranian government, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi was cited by semi-official Fars News Agency as saying.  Explaining that many countries in the world are using nuclear propulsion technology, Khanzadi said: “certainly, the development program of nuclear submarine propulsion is […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Training & Education

    “Iran’s Navy has demonstrated its power and prowess in practice by escorting cargo ships, sending vessels to far-off seas, and confronting… (presstv) [mappress] Source: PressTV, October 06, 2011

  • 6 October 2017

    The Royal Australian Navy-hosted Sea Power Conference concluded after three days of presentations, bilateral meetings, industry engagements and discussions on the future of naval operations and maritime capabilities. The Sea Power Conference explored the theme ‘Navy and the Nation’ and featured presentations on the critical role a high-functioning industrial base plays in supporting a burgeoning […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Industry news

    Austal today welcomed a high profile defence delegation, including the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defence, to its Western Australian facility. The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, the UK Secretary of State for Defence, was accompanied by Australia’s Minister for Defence, the Hon Stephen Smith, MP; Australia’s Chief of Defence Force, General David Hurley, […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Training & Education

      After 74 days at sea and logging more than 25,000 nautical miles across the western Pacific, the Navy’s only full-time, forward-deployed, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to its forward-operating port of Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 25. While underway, George Washington conducted training, participated in exercises and represented the U.S. by hosting […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    GE Energy Management has signed a contract with French electrical engineering company Cegelec in Brittany, France to supply a complete static power solution for the French Navy. The solution will use GE’s advanced Static Frequency Converters (SFCs) technology to provide high conversion efficiency and a safe and reliable power transfer from the electric power grid […]

  • 15 July 2015

    An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Battle Cats of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73 fires flares near the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during an air power demonstration. The operation was conducted on July 11 in the Pacific Ocean. Carl Vinson hosts more than 2,000 family members and friends to […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during an air-power demonstration.   The operation was conducted on May 31 in the Pacific Ocean. Carl Vinson and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, are in the […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Nerpa which breakdown claimed lives of 20 sailors and shipwrights will be handed over to India late in Nov 2011, reported RIA Novosti on Oct 4 referring to a top-ranking source in Russian defense industry. It was planned to lease the sub to India as early as in 2008, although […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Zvezda shipyard (Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center) held a ceremony to mark the end of the overhaul period of the Russian Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine “Kuzbass” CEO of Zvezda shipyard Yuri Filchenok and Acting Armaments Commander, Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Igor Korolev, signed the acceptance/delivery papers at the pier during the ceremony. The Project […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Sixteen new-build Patrol Boats for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) will be powered by Caterpillar Marine’s Cat® power solutions. Each Patrol Boat will be equipped with two Cat C32 main propulsion diesel engines and two Cat C9 ship service diesel generators. The first Patrol Boats will be constructed at the Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Industry news

    Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is going to provide MaK and Cat® power solutions are featured onboard the U.S.N.S. Howard O. Lorenzen, a T-AGM 25 Missile Range Instrumentation ship. The Lorenzen is powered by 4x MaK 12 M 32 C diesel electric propulsion (DEP) engines, delivering 5.5 megawatts of rated power each. The Lorenzen also has […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    Fifteen member nations and one observer nation took on the topic of maritime security at the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium meeting of Chiefs, held during the Sea Power 2015 Conference. Participants discussed common maritime issues facing littoral nation-states of the Indian Ocean. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, who is the current Chair of […]

  • 18 December 2019

    Nine days after christening the US Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding launched John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) into the James River for the first time, on December 16. With the aid of six tugboats, Kennedy was guided down the river about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Industry news

    In Djibouti on 7 December, RAdm Christian Canova FRAN, Deputy Commander EU NAVFOR, transferred six powerful outboard motors which had been confiscated from Somali pirates to Colonel Abdourahman Aden Cher, Chief of the Djiboutian Navy. The engines were taken from small skiffs which had been stopped by EU NAVFOR units conducting counter-piracy operations off the […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., a leading wave energy technology company, is pleased to announce the deployment for sea trials of a unique autonomous wave energy device, marking an important milestone in the expansion of the Company’s PowerBuoy product line. This latest deployment is an autonomous PowerBuoy® designed and manufactured by OPT under the US […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $21,133,458 cost-plus, fixed-fee level-of-effort contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines and support yard services for the Navy’s moored training ships.  The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $121,207,572.  Work will be […]

  • 7 March 2019

    Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Vittoria has awarded Rolls-Royce a contract for the supply of a marine propulsion package for the new offshore patrol vessel being built for the Armed Forces of Malta. The 1800-ton, 74.8-meter, twin-screw vessel will get a pair of PROMAS controllable pitch propellers and rudders, SC722 FCP steering gear, a TT1300 bow […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has awarded MAN Energy Solutions Canada a CAD 55 million contract to provide essential power generation and propulsion systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Joint Support Ships. Propulsion and power generation components will include two MAN 12V32/44CR (Common Rail) propulsion engines equipped with environmental protection SCR technology, reduction gears, propulsion […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Training & Education

    One of the most senior US naval commanders in the Gulf joined HMS Daring to see what Britain’s most advanced warship can do. Rear Admiral Mike Shoemaker is in charge of two American Carrier Strike Groups – a dozen warships, over 100 aircraft and more than 12,000 souls – on patrol and visited the destroyer […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s “newest” nuclear-powered Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) arrived at Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, on May 2, for a visit as part of its Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. A week before Cheyenne’s Japan visit, U.S. Navy Ohio-class submarine USS Michigan visited Busan, South Korea, in wake of tensions between North Korea and the U.S., caused […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded an $8,673,842 cost-plus-fixed-fee level of effort contract for planning and design yard functions for standard Navy valves in support of nuclear powered submarines. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $47,225,548. Work will be performed in Newport […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Suffren boats will be more silent, durable, and deadly than their predecessors.

  • 8 February 2013
    Industry news

    Nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) K-140 Smolensk will be recommissioned into Russian Navy in 2013 after refit, said spokesman of Zvezdochka shipyard… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 8, 2013; Image: Ships

  • 26 September 2011

    China’s navy is playing an important role in the country’s drive to become a world military power, with the recent trials of its first… Read More [mappress] Source: indiatimes, September 26, 2011