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Navy Female Participation Rate Continues to Climb

Mar 08, 2017

Each year on 8 March, Australian Navy joins with institutions and organisations around the world to celebrate International Women’s Day, recognising the achievements and vital role women deliver in the workforce. In 1911, when International Women’s Day began…

Asbestos on Board

Feb 21, 2017

What happens when a solution to one or many obstacles ends up becoming an even larger problem? For seamen, one such problem is asbestos.  Asbestos is a natural fiber that was mined for use in construction and household products. It became…

HMS Global Maritime Appoints Jaenichen as Chief Operating Officer

Jan 17, 2017

HMS Global Maritime, owner and operator of the American Queen Steamboat Company as well as 85 other U.S. flagged vessels, welcomes former Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, Sr. of the U.S. Department of Transportation as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO)…

Video: US Navy Tests Autonomous Swarmboats

Dec 16, 2016

The U.S. Navy is examining new possibilities for autonomy in future naval missions, putting autonomous unmanned vessels to the test in a recent demonstration in the lower Chesapeake Bay. Officials from the Office of Naval Research (ONR)…

US Navy, Queensland Partner with Industry

Dec 09, 2016

A two-day Biofutures Industry Forum hosted by the Queensland government and U.S. Navy at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre commenced today in Brisbane, Australia. The forum will bring together biofutures industry leaders from…

US Marines, Sailors Work with Sri Lanka Navy

Nov 23, 2016

U.S. Marines and Sailors of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked aboard amphibious transport dock USS Somerset (LPD 25) arrived in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, for a theater security cooperation (TSC) exchange with the Sri Lankan navy, marine corps…

USS Sampson Concludes Relief Effort Support to NZ

Nov 21, 2016

USS Sampson (DDG 102) and two embarked MH-60R helicopters from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73 concluded relief effort support to the residents of Kaikoura, New Zealand, Nov. 19.Sampson and the embarked helicopters directly…

Ray Mabus Makes Final Tour of Ingalls as Navy Secretary

Nov 05, 2016

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) hosted Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division today. Mabus met with members of Ingalls’ leadership and addressed an audience of shipbuilders during his final tour of the facilities…

USNS Grasp, DPAA Begin Recovery Mission

Oct 07, 2016

U.S. Navy divers assigned to Mobile Diving Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and civilian members from the USNS Grasp (T-ARS 51) began operations Sept. 23, in support of a Defense Personnel Accounting Agency (DPAA) mission off the coast of Montalto di Castro…

14 Navies Attend Regional Commanders’ Conference

Sep 14, 2016

The Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, hosted 14 of his counterparts or their representatives in Darwin for the inaugural Regional Commanders’ Conference to discuss maritime security and interoperability in the Asia-Pacific…

Rescuers bring 2,300 Boat Migrants to Safety from Mediterranean

Sep 11, 2016

Rescuers pulled 2,300 migrants to safety on Saturday in 18 separate rescue operations in the Mediterranean coordinated by the Italian coast guard.A Spanish boat belonging to an EU naval force, an Irish navy vessel and boats of four non-governmental…

13th MCPON Retires, 14th Takes Charge

Sep 03, 2016

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Michael D. Stevens was relieved by Fleet Master Chief Steven S. Giordano during his retirement and change of office ceremony held on Washington Navy Yard Sept. 2. Stevens served as the 13th MCPON…

2 Resuced from Pacific Island

Aug 28, 2016

Two mariners who were stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, are safe, Friday, after writing “SOS” in the sand.A Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft crew from Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 was responding…

SEACAT Enhances Maritime Security Between Navies in SE Asia

Aug 23, 2016

The 15th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise commenced at the Republic of Singapore Navy's Multinational Operations and Exercises Centre (MOEC) Aug 22.SEACAT focuses on regional cooperation to address shared maritime security challenges like smuggling…

Central Command Leadership Join Dwight D. Eisenhower Underway

Aug 08, 2016

The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) hosted senior military officers from U.S. Central Command and component commands while operating in the Arabian Gulf, August 6.Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command…

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JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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