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Mitigating Maritime Risk

Aug 12, 2019

“The First Steps in Mitigating Contemporary Risks to our Strategic Sea Lines of Communication”It is indisputable that the world’s economy floats on seawater.  It is equally indisputable that international maritime transportation is the tool that keeps the global economy moving.  The world economy has surged over the last half century, and that growth has been largely driven by globalization and the consequent reduction in barriers to trade…

Building the Next-Gen Maritime Prepositioning Ship & Auxiliary Crane Ship

May 10, 2024

The Military Sealift Command’s Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS) and Auxiliary Crane Ships (ACS) were built 50 years ago to pre-position vehicles and supplies in forward locations and load or unload them in undeveloped or damaged port facilities…

Rear Adm. Philip Sobeck: MSC Needs More Mariners, New Ships

Apr 25, 2024

Founded as the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) and renamed Military Sealift Command in 1970, MSC today not only support the Navy, but we are the Department of Defense's provider of all sealift. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News recently interviewed Rear Adm…

MASSA: Innovation Inside its DNA

May 10, 2022

From designing the world’s largest transducer; to lobster-like surf crawling robots to detect and destroy mines; to creating a new bowling score system; to designing, building and delivering sonar systems used by the most powerful navy on the planet…

Japan Sending Warship, Aircraft to Middle East

Dec 27, 2019

Japan will send a warship and patrol planes to protect Japanese ships in the Middle East as the situation in the region, from which it sources nearly 90% of its crude oil imports, remains volatile, Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday…

Houthis Release South Korean, Saudi vessels

Nov 20, 2019

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement released three vessels and 16 people it had seized, South Korea's Foreign Ministry and a Houthi military source in Yemen said on Wednesday.The seizure on Sunday was the latest incident at sea around Yemen…

Russia Returns Ukraine Naval Ships before Summit

Nov 18, 2019

Russia on Monday handed back three naval ships it captured last year to Ukraine, something Kiev wanted to happen before a four-way peace summit on eastern Ukraine next month in Paris.The handover, confirmed by the two countries' foreign ministries…

Interview: Dr. Catherine Warner, Director, NATO CMRE

Oct 15, 2019

At CMRE, it’s not just about the science.  It’s about building trust and confidence in resilient systems. An interview with Dr. Catherine Warner, Director, NATO Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation, La Spezia, ItalyTell us a little about yourself and CMRE…

Graney Name President General Dynamics Electric Boat

Sep 14, 2019

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) appointed General Dynamics NASSCO president Kevin Graney as president of General Dynamics Electric Boat, effective October 1. David J. Carver, NASSCO’s vice president and general manager of repair, will succeed Graney as president of General Dynamics NASSCO…

Japan Won't Join US-Led Maritime Coalition in Gulf

Sep 03, 2019

Japan will not join a U.S.-led security mission to protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways, but will consider deploying its naval force independently, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday.Though the United States is Japan's most important ally…

Iran Reportedly Deploys Naval Destroyer to Gulf of Aden

Aug 26, 2019

Iran has deployed a naval destroyer with long-range cruise missile systems to the Gulf of Aden to provide security for Iranian ships travelling through the region, state-run Press TV reported on Monday.The ship will be accompanied by a logistical vessel and a helicopter carrier…

Iran: Oil Sold from Tanker Released by Gibraltar

Aug 26, 2019

Iran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel's owner will decide on its next destination, IRIB news agency quoted an Iranian government spokesman as saying on Monday…

Australia Joins U.S.-led Gulf Security Mission

Aug 21, 2019

Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.Foremost among the areas to be patrolled is the Strait of Hormuz…

China Mulls Hormuz Naval Escort Role

Aug 06, 2019

China might escort Chinese commercial vessels in Gulf waters under a U.S. proposal for a maritime coalition to secure oil shipping lanes following attacks on tankers, its envoy to the United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday.'If there happens to…

NTSB Weighs in on McCain Collision

Aug 05, 2019

Insufficient Training, Inadequate Bridge Operating Procedures, Lack of Operational Oversight Led to Fatal Ship Collision. The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday that the Aug. 21, 2017, collision between the USS John S McCain and the tanker Alnic MC was caused by insufficient training…

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Port of Brunswick Reports Record RoRo Cargo Volumes

Port of Brunswick Reports Record RoRo Cargo Volumes

China Cracks Down on Shipping of Illicit Drugs at Ports

China Cracks Down on Shipping of Illicit Drugs at Ports

Tip #60 - AI & Maritime Trainers ... "Watch Your Back ... " [Part II]

Tip #60 - AI & Maritime Trainers ... "Watch Your Back ... " [Part II]

Chris-Marine and Veracity by DNV Partner

Chris-Marine and Veracity by DNV Partner

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