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1,200 Maritime Academy Grads Enter the US Workforce

Jun 28, 2017

This year the seven U.S. maritime academies graduated nearly 1,200 young men and women, many of whome will pursue maritime careers. “At a time when our nation faces unpredictable threats, the need for qualified mariners is of critical importance…

US Warship Stayed on Collision Course despite Warning

Jun 26, 2017

A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain…

HMS Queen Elizabeth Sets Sail on Maiden Voyage

Jun 25, 2017

Britain's most advanced and biggest warship, 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, set out on its maiden voyage on Monday from the Rosyth dockyard in eastern Scotland. The ship, which measures 280 metres and can move 500 miles a day…

Austal Wins USD 584.2 million US Navy Contract

Jun 25, 2017

Australian shipbuilder Austal has won a  $584.2 million contract to build a 14th Littoral Combat Ship for the US Navy, Reuters reported. The contract includes associated LCS class services and related material and integrated data environment support…

Seven Sailors Killed as US Navy Destroyer Collides with a Container Ship

Jun 18, 2017

Bodies of seven U.S. sailors recovered after the U.S. destroyer collided with with Philippine-flagged vessel CX Crystal near south of Tokyo Bay in Japan. The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald…

Mongolia Coal Export Earnings Surge after N.Korea Ban

Jun 14, 2017

Mongolia's coal export earnings surged nearly fivefold in the first five months of the year, according to official data, with the country taking advantage of sanctions on North Korea to boost deliveries to China, its major customer. Cash…

Indian Navy Ship with All-Woman Crew Visits Mauritius

Jun 07, 2017

The Indian Navy's sailing vessel INSV Tarini, with an all-woman crew,  visited Port Louis harbour in Mauritius as part efforts by the two countries to ramp up maritime security cooperation. Tarini, which inducted in the Indian Navy in Feb 2017…

Damen Consolidates Australian Partnership

Jun 02, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group recently visited Adelaide to further consolidate their partnership with ASC Shipbuilding and Forgacs Marine and Defence (Forgacs) (ASC Forgacs Shipbuilding) to build twelve Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Australian…

Navy Christens USNS City of Bismarck

May 21, 2017

Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport ship USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9) with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art shipyard on May 13.  City of Bismarck is the ninth of 12 Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels (EPF) that Austal has under contract with the U…

Nigeria Invests in Boats to Fight Piracy

May 17, 2017

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has assured Nigerians and the international maritime community that the Federal Government is actively working to keep the menace of…

SUNY Maritime Graduates 17 to US Navy

May 15, 2017

The afternoon before they received their SUNY Maritime degrees, 17 students received their commissions into the U.S. Navy.Of the 17, two were commissioned as surface warfare officers and, upon graduation, will report to USS Shiloh forward deployed and homeported in Yokosuka…

General Dynamics Wins DLA Enterprise IT Contract

May 04, 2017

Company will deliver IT support services to the military, civilian agencies and foreign countries. General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a contract to support the Defense Logistics Agency’s J6 Enterprise Technology Services program…

National Defense College Visits Abu Dhabi Ports

Apr 24, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of Abu Dhabi's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, KIZAD, received a delegation from the National Defense College in KIZAD’s HQ in Taweelah to observe…

Somali Forces Clash With Pirates, Free Indian Ship Crew

Apr 12, 2017

Somali security forces clashed with pirates early on Wednesday and freed nine seamen kidnapped on an Indian cargo ship this month, officials said.The pirates seized the dhow Al Kausar off Somalia's coast, part of a surge of attacks after years without a reported incident…

DCNS Delivers Frigate for French Navy

Apr 11, 2017

In early April DCNS delivered the FREMM multi-mission frigate Auvergne to the French Navy, the fourth of the series ordered by OCCAR1 on behalf of the DGA (French armament procurement agency).Delivery of the FREMM multi-mission frigate Auvergne…

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