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  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder Austal became a victim of a cyber attack and an extortion attempt, the company said Thursday. Austal said its Australian branch had its data management system compromised by an unknown offender. The company noted that the data breach had had no impact on its operations, adding that the Austal USA branch was not […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of the most unique examples of Canadian inter-agency cooperation is now fully functional, with staff from a host of government departments working together to monitor maritime activity on each coast, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The idea for the Department of National Defence-led coastal Marine Security Operations Centres, or MSOCs, was […]

  • 19 May 2011

      Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)  announced today it was awarded a follow-on contract by the Department of the Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command Center, Fort McPherson, Georgia to support the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) by providing planning, modeling, simulation and training services and solutions to the Army and the Department of Defense […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Industry news

      BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy has been awarded a 12-month, $9.8M design project to further develop the Contract Design as one possible option for the Canadian Forces’ (CF) new Joint Support Ship (JSS). Following on from BMT Fleet Technology’s […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Training & Education

    Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport security personnel conducted a security exercise, simulating two gunmen opening fire on the U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Willow (WLB 202) and NAVSTA Newport Port Operations at Pier 2, Feb. 4, at 8:50 a.m. This was the training scenario that was played out on the waterfront at NAVSTA Newport during the […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities

    10 November 2015 – The United Nations Security Council today renewed for another year its authorization for international naval forces to join in fighting piracy off the coast of Somalia, stressing that while the threat from Somali pirates has declined, it still remains a matter of “grave concern.” Adopting a unanimous resolution, the 15-member body […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    German authorities have received a new centre that will allow a number of authorities to work together, integrated into the Maritime Safety and Security Centre. The centre was officially opened during a ceremony in Cuxhaven on February 9. The Maritime Safety and Security Centre has been acting as the communication and cooperation network for the operational forces […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities

    Australia plans to establish a center for strategic analysis of information to help strengthen maritime domain awareness and provide security alerts and advice for Pacific security agencies. The Pacific Fusion Centre was announced by Marise Payne, Australian foreign affairs minister, during the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru on September 5. As informed, the center will fuse information […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has informed that over hundred thousand of its current and former sailors had their sensitive information compromised in a massive hack that was discovered last month. The navy said that a computer used by a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES) employee while working on a navy contract was reported as compromised. Hewlett […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Authorities

    Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) is to conduct its first final evaluation problem (FEP) from March 12 to 14, the US Navy informed. FEP is a tri-annual certification event assessing the command, control, communications and Navy Security Force on all US Navy installations. “Our primary mission objective as an installation command is to protect our […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $19,9 million unpriced-letter contract for long-lead material and the labor, planning and scheduling necessary to support the fiscal 2015 Trident II D-5 missile production schedule.   Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, California, with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2019. Fiscal 2014 […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian situational awareness practitioners have met in Hamburg, Germany to learn and share experiences with the aim of enhancing security at sea within the European MARSUR project. The Maritime Surveillance project (MARSUR) was launched in September 2006 by the European Defence Agency (EDA) following a tasking by the EU-Defence Ministers. The aim of the undertaking […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Boustead Holdings Bhd received a contract extension for the supply and delivery of spare parts, maintenance services and training for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s 23rd Frigate Squadron. The Company’s subsidiary, Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd, received a Letter of Award on September 3, for a period of two years, until September 9, 2017. The remaining contract value is […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ghanaian navy sailors joined a German navy maritime interdiction operations (MIO) team and a U.S. Navy medical trainer for three days of maritime security training at Naval Base Tema, Ghana, ending March 18, 2015. The training took place prior to the official start of Exercise Obangame Express 2015, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), which […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Sept. 18 three new reviews to better understand the circumstances under which security clearances are granted and renewed. The reviews come in the wake of the tragic Sept. 16 Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. These three rapid reviews will be supplemented by a broader, in-depth investigation. Mabus […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has secured a contract to supply power and propulsion systems for the two latest vessels in the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) programme. Designed to operate in combat zones close to the shore (littoral waters), each LCS will be equipped with two Rolls-Royce MT30 gas turbines powering four […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 15th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise was launched at the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Multinational Operations and Exercises Centre (MOEC) on August 22. SEACAT focuses on regional cooperation to address shared maritime security challenges like smuggling, piracy and other illicit activities at sea, by bringing together liaison officers (LNOs) from Singapore, Brunei, […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than 160 NATO and partner nation military and civilian leaders yesterday gathered in London for the two day NATO Maritime Commanders’ Meeting (MARCOMET) to discuss current and future maritime security challenges. The theme for SEA SENSE 2015 is NATO’s Future Maritime Posture – Readiness and Responsiveness for a New Era. The participants will discuss a […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A 19-ship exercise organized by the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM)-Plus concluded in Singapore on May 13. Co-organised by Singapore and the Republic of Korea under their co-chairmanship of the ADMM-Plus Experts’ Working Group on Maritime Security, the “Maritime Security Field Training Exercise” kicked off April 30 in Busan, Republic of Korea. During the exercise, […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Pakistan’s state-owned shipbuilder Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) on December 5 launched a 600-ton patrol vessel for the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). The launching ceremony was attended by the Pakistan Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in addition to other navy and government officials. The vessel is being built with technical […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities

    On a visit to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced that BAE Systems and Magma Structures have been chosen as the preferred bidders to occupy the Portsmouth ship hall facilities. These announcements will further add to the £100 million investment in HMNB Portsmouth that will ensure the city is ready […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. and Japanese diplomatic and military leaders agreed to revise the 1997 Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation, increase security and defense collaboration in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, and advance the realignment of American troops in Japan. U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with their counterparts, Japanese Foreign […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    The men of HMS Ledbury, one of 8 Hunt class Mine Counter Measure (MCM) ships of the Royal Navy, had the honour to act as Guardship for this year’s Royal Regatta. Usually a role bestowed on larger warships, this was a fine opportunity for her Ship’s Company to prove quite how effective a ‘minor war […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. began a 3-day conference aimed to enhance collaborative efforts to achieve maritime security in Africa, Sept. 15.   The Africa Partnership Station (APS) Annual Planning Conference aims to align individual African nation maritime security goals, APS training opportunities, and comprehensive regional standards. The conference is scheduled to […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) continues methodical work in the area of environment protection, ecological security, and compliance with environmental laws. To improve environmental protection, BSF Commander issued two resolutions in 2011. The first one regulates collection and reporting of statistics on pollutant releases and waste disposal by BSF units in the territory of Ukraine. The […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Industry news

    Xpedite GOC Ltd has recently been awarded the contract to support the activities the Ministry of Defence – Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) RCM Project. The new QE Class is currently being built at shipyards around the country; HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales are the future flagships of the Naval Fleet. The Project decided […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy are now operating in the Arabian Sea in response to the deteriorating security situation in Yemen, a US Defense Department spokesman said. Briefing the Pentagon press corps yesterday morning, Army Col. Steve Warren said the U.S. warships “are operating [in the Arabian Sea] with […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter, Munro (WMSL 755), on Saturday. Munro is the company’s sixth NSC and is expected to deliver by the end of next year. Derek Murphy, Ingalls’ NSC program manager, said: NSC 6 is the most complete ship at launch, and we […]