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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…

DON Recognizes Acquisition Excellence

Nov 20, 2016

The Department of the Navy recognized more than 50 acquisition professionals for exceptional efforts in the acquisition field during a Pentagon ceremony Nov. 17. Hosted by Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition) Sean Stackley…

T&T Subsea: A Veteran’s Day Mission

Nov 19, 2016

On Veteran’s Day this year, T&T Subsea divers worked to help save the Battleship Texas, the over 100-year-old U.S. naval vessel and historic landmark ship of Texas launched in 1912 that fought in both World Wars.T&T Subsea, the Teichman Group’s dedicated commercial diving company…

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…

Huntington Ingalls Industries to Open Australian Office

Nov 01, 2016

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) said it plans to establish a permanent presence in Australia by opening an office in Canberra. “Establishing a permanent presence in Australia demonstrates HII’s commitment to supporting Australia and the U…

India Extends GMDSS-GOC License Application Period

Oct 27, 2016

India's Ministry of Communication has extended the period for applying of Renewal of Global Management Distress Safety System General Operator’s Certificate (GMDSS-GOC) License from three months to six months prior to its expiry. This will…

Rolls-Royce Wins Deal to Power USN TAO

Oct 17, 2016

Rolls-Royce won a contract to supply diesel generators, propellers and shaft lines for the US Navy’s new fleet replenishment oiler ships, the John Lewis Class. Planned to total 17 ships, the new John Lewis class (previously known as TAO – X)…

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…

Japan Navy Chief Urges Resumption of China Port Visits

Sep 26, 2016

The head of Japan's navy on Monday repeated criticisms of China's pursuit of territorial claims in Asia but called for a resumption of port and personnel visits suspended for several years amid rising tensions between the two Asian powers. Admiral…

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…

Brothers Separated by the Sea Reunited

Sep 12, 2016

A pair of former seafaring brothers who had lost touch have been reconnected, thanks to international maritime charity Sailors’ Society. Robert Griffin, was worried about his brother Norman, who lives in New Zealand, after being unable to reach him for more than two years…

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…

Long Beach Port Acquires 125 Acres for Cargo Ops

Aug 31, 2016

U.S. Navy, Maritime Administration and California Environmental Protection Agency representatives joined City and Port officials today to commemorate the approval to transfer ownership of 125 acres of the former Naval Complex to the City of Long Beach…

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