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India's Ports on Alert for 'Underwater' Attacks

Aug 29, 2019

India's two main ports said on Thursday they had been warned by the coastguard and intelligence officials that Pakistan-trained commandos have entered Indian waters to carry out underwater attacks on port facilities.The Mundra Port, run by Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd…

HRH The Princess Royal becomes Patron of BOAM Campaign

Aug 14, 2019

The charity behind the campaign to build the UK’s national memorial to the Battle of the Atlantic in Liverpool has announced that HRH The Princess Royal, has become its Patron.In a letter to the campaign Her Royal Highness said:“The Battle of the Atlantic…

New Shipbuilding Facility in Cape Town

Aug 13, 2019

Veecraft Marine, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paramount Maritime Holdings and African-based global aerospace and technology company Paramount Group,  opened its new premises at a ceremony held in Cape Town. Veecraft Marine has manufactured more…

Kahl to Leave Nobiskrug

Jul 30, 2019

Holger Kahl will cease his involvement as Managing Director of the German part of the Privinvest group with effect from July 31, 2019. He will, however, continue to remain involved with Holding Company in an advisory capacity.Following a meeting of the Privinvest Board of Directors…

Roughead Joins Fincantieri Marinette Marine Board

Jul 23, 2019

Former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead was elected as the chairman of the board of directors of Fincantieri Marinette Marine Corporation July 10.Roughead was the 29th Chief of Naval Operations from 2007 - 2011, after holding six operational commands…

LCS Commissioning Scheduled for Indiana Port

Jul 16, 2019

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor will host Indiana’s first U.S. Navy vessel commissioning ceremony when it commissions the USS Indianapolis littoral combat ship on Saturday, Oct. 26 at its facility on Lake Michigan.The commissioning of USS Indianapolis will mark the fourth time a U…

Navy Innovation: Using Virtual Reality

Jul 15, 2019

Imagine conducting ship checks and training aboard a ship without ever leaving your office. At Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), this has become a reality thanks to virtual reality.NNSY's Radiological Control Special Projects and Refueling Division (Code 105…

Iran Attempts UK Tanker Block, Fails

Jul 11, 2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tankerThree Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship…

Defense Show Set for Denmark in September

Jun 14, 2019

Major naval and maritime exhibition set for Copenhagen Sept. 3-6, 2019; MAST NOCO 2019 will be the biggest military conference in Denmark everThe maritime world will meet at MAST NOCO 2019 in Copenhagen September 3-6, 2019.  MAST, which stands for Maritime Systems and Technologies…

Fincantieri, Naval Group Create JV

Jun 14, 2019

Fincantieri and Naval Group signed the Alliance Cooperation Agreement, which sets out the operational terms for the incorporation of a 50/50 owned joint venture.The agreement embodies the contents of the “Poseidon” project” and paves the way…

NAVY: New Class of Ship Named Navajo

Mar 13, 2019

Gulf Island Shipyards was awarded a $63.5 million contract for the detail design and construction of the new Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship which will be based on existing commercial towing offshore vessel designs and will replace the current…

HII: 157 Apprentice School Graduates

Mar 04, 2019

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) hosted commencement exercises on Saturday, March 2, 2019, for 157 graduates of The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding. The apprenticeship is a rigorous four- to eight-year program designed to develop the next generation of shipyard leaders…

HII to Build Two Carriers for US Navy

Jan 31, 2019

The United States Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding a contract for two aircraft carriers, the first of its kind since the 1980s.A notification from the office of the navy chief of information said that the…

eMARINE Global Wins Warship ECDIS Contract with Hanjin Heavy

Jan 27, 2019

The provider of information and communications technology for the maritime industry eMARINE Global announced its second contract with Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) to deliver its Warship Electronic Chart Display & Information…

JFD Wins DSRV Contract from Republic of Korea Navy

Jan 25, 2019

The subsea operations and manufacturing company JFD, a part of James Fisher and Sons, has received a multi-million dollar contract for the design and build of an advanced Deep Search and Rescue Vehicle (DSRV).The DSRV will be delivered as a…

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