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Mariners Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Jun 01, 2018

Ask folks unfamiliar with the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) where it’s graduates can be found and they will likely tell you on a cargo ship plying the deep oceans, or in some exotic port on the far side of the globe. And they would be…

Inchcape to Pay $20 Mln for Allegedly Overbilling US Navy

May 30, 2018

U.K. based marine services contractor Inchcape Shipping Services Holdings Limited and several of its subsidiaries have agreed to pay $20 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly overbilling the U.S…

Plans Emerge for Strategic Indian Ocean Naval Port

May 30, 2018

Indonesia and India pledged on Wednesday to step up defense and maritime cooperation, with plans to develop a strategic Indonesian naval port in the Indian Ocean, the leaders of the two countries said after meeting in Jakarta. Indonesian…

Australia, Indonesia join forces on maritime security

Apr 27, 2018

A coordinated patrol between the Australian Defense Force (ADF) and Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) to improve security along the shared maritime border has concluded this week in Bali, Indonesia. Coordinated maritime patrol AUSINDO CORPAT 2018…

Authorities team up for S&R Exercise off Perth

Apr 16, 2018

A major search and rescue training exercise has taken place off Rottnest Island in Western Australia yesterdayinvolving both state and federal authorities. Search and rescue crews from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), Western…

Pirate Attacks Worsen in Gulf of Guinea - IMB

Apr 10, 2018

A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels of piracy and armed robbery at sea, warns the International Chamber of Commerce's International Maritime Bureau (IMB). IMB's Piracy Reporting Center recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018…

Mulherin Receives the Nimitz Award

Apr 09, 2018

Matt Mulherin, former executive vice president of Huntington Ingalls Industries and president of Newport News Shipbuilding, was recognized by the United States Navy League today as a 2018 recipient of its annual Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award…

Naval Group Names Dupont Director, International Trade

Apr 09, 2018

With effect on 2 April, François Dupont is appointed Director of the International Trade department at Naval Group. He will oversee all the areas in which Naval Group has prospective customers. He reports to Alain Guillou, Executive Vice President…

Shipbuilder HII Names Thomas VP Pricing, Contracts

Mar 30, 2018

Huntington Ingalls Industries said that Christie Thomas was promoted to vice president of contracts and pricing at its Newport News Shipbuilding division. She will succeed Tom Johnston, who will retire on April 1. Thomas will have overall responsibility for contracts…

USS SLATER Open April 4

Mar 27, 2018

USS SLATER is scheduled to open to the public on Wednesday, April 4th.  This year will mark the ship's 21st season in Albany. There have been tremendous changes to the ship since she first arrived. USS SLATER has become one of the best restored…

Ports of Indiana on a Four-year Growth Run

Feb 14, 2018

The Ports of Indiana handled 11.8 million tons in 2017, resulting in a 5 percent increase from 2016 and the second-highest annual shipment total in the organization's 57-year history. This was the fourth-consecutive year that the Ports of Indiana handled over 10 million tons of cargo…

Liverpool’s Battle of the Atlantic Memorial Campaign Plans American Tour

Feb 13, 2018

The campaign to build a £2.5m ($3.5m) memorial to the Battle of the Atlantic on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront is planning an awareness raising tour of America after receiving the backing of the British Ambassador to the USA Sir Kim Darroch.…

Attack on Saudi Oil Tanker Thwarted

Jan 10, 2018

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday it had thwarted an attack on a Saudi oil tanker over the weekend by Houthi fighters near the Red Sea port of Hodeidah. The coalition destroyed a boat carrying explosives as it headed towards the tanker on Saturday…

Russian Navy Gets Admiral Makarov Frigate

Dec 25, 2017

Baltic Shipbuilding Plant “Yantar” (United Shipbuilding Corporation, Kaliningrad) has delivered the Admiral Makarov frigate, third ship of Project 11356, to Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation. According to the shipyard, the acceptance/delivery certificate has been signed today…

Hoping to Extend Maritime Reach, China Lavishes Aid to Pakistan

Dec 19, 2017

China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese navy. Beijing has built a school…

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