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US Naval Academy Inducts Class of 2020

Jul 03, 2016

The U.S. Naval Academy welcomed the 1,184 men and women of the incoming Class of 2020 in Annapolis June 30 during Induction Day.Induction Day--or I-Day--marks the beginning of a demanding six-week indoctrination period called Plebe Summer…

Russian Warship made 'unprofessional' Maneuver-U.S. Official

Jul 02, 2016

A Russian warship carried out 'unprofessional' maritime operations in close proximity to a U.S. Navy ship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, a U.S. Defense official said on Friday.This is the second time the same Russian vessel has come within close proximity of a U…

Fundraiser Held for USS Gerald R. Ford Crew

Jun 28, 2016

Blackmer, a company in positive displacement and centrifugal pump and reciprocating compressor technologies, has a relationship with the U.S. Military that dates back to 1914 when it became an official equipment supplier to the Armed Forces…

Blue Angels Resume Schedule

Jun 26, 2016

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will return to its 2016 demonstration schedule July 2-4 in Traverse City, Mich., Commander, Naval Air Forces announced.The Blue Angels temporarily stood down, canceling three weekend shows following a crash on June 2 during a practice in Smyrna…

RIMPAC Brings 26 Nations Together in Pacific

Jun 26, 2016

Twenty-six nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian islands and Southern California…

Austal Delivers LCS 8 to US Navy

Jun 25, 2016

Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) delivered the future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) to the U.S. Navy, during a ceremony held aboard the ship at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, USA on 23 June.The delivery of LCS 8 marks the fourth Independence…

HSC-25 Assists in Distressed Persons Recovery in Mariana Islands

Jun 20, 2016

The MH-60S Knighthawk was able to locate and relay the position of the distressed personnel to the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam command center, which was able to coordinate with the Fire Division of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands…

Indonesian Navy fires on Chinese boat, injures fisherman

Jun 19, 2016

An Indonesian naval vessel fired on a Chinese fishing boat on Friday, injuring one person, China's foreign ministry said, the countries' third reported confrontation this year near a chain of islands as regional tensions mount in the South China Sea…

Russia Aims it Big With Arktika, World's Largest Icebreaker Ship

Jun 19, 2016

The floating out  of the world’s largest nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika in Russia’s St. Petersburg shows Russia's ambitions to control the top of the world in the 21st century. The Arktika launched early on June 16, ahead of its original 2017 schedule…

Australian Navy Welcomes its Newest Officers

Jun 16, 2016

Twenty weeks since walking through the gates of HMAS Creswell to start initial training, 104 naval officers graduated today. Friends and family were on hand to share in the achievements of the 82 men and 22 women. Honouring a long-standing commitment to the New Entry Officers…

US Navy to Name Attack Submarine USS Arkansas

Jun 16, 2016

A Virginia-class attack submarine will be called the USS Arkansas, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that SSN 800, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Arkansas. “As…

Chinese Spy Ship Enters Japanese Territorial Waters

Jun 15, 2016

A Chinese military ship entered the waters of south-western Japan on Wednesday, EFE news reported quoting government officials. This is the first such incident in over a decade and comes a week after a Chinese navy ship sailed near the disputed Senkaku islands…

USCG, Navy complete Joint Fisheries Patrol in Oceania

Jun 13, 2016

The Coast Guard and Navy completed a 40-day joint mission in the Central and South Pacific under the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative to combat transnational crimes, enforce fisheries laws and enhance regional security Monday.A Coast…

Indo-US-Japan Naval Exercise Irks China

Jun 13, 2016

The joint military drill by Japan, the US and India being held near the waters of the East China Sea will create more frictions in the disputed area, warns China. The first phase of the drill kicked off on Friday in Japan’s southwestern city of Sasebo…

Ford Achieves Important Milestone

Jun 12, 2016

Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed its turn ship evolution June 11. This is a major milestone that brings the country's newest nuclear powered aircraft carrier another step closer to delivery and commissioning later this year…

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Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

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Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

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