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Leveraging Unmanned Surface Vessels to Enhance the Effectiveness of Port and Harbor Security

Jul 05, 2022

USVs can be a powerful force multiplier in keeping up with security operations in ports and harbors.When most people think of globalization, they immediately think of the international trade that has lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty over the past few decades. As a former active-duty U.S. naval officer, that is where my focus has been for most of my professional life—on the high seas. That changed in August 2020 when deadly explosions rocked the harbor in Beirut…

VIDEO: Subsea UK and the Creation of the “Global Underwater Hub”

Jul 28, 2021

Subsea UK is embarking on a new adventure as The Global Underwater Hub, a new organization with already nearly $18 million in funding. ‘The Hub’ aims to leverage the UK’s strong maritime heritage, as well as its underwater expertise that transcends offshore defense and research…

Morneau Joins ThayerMahan to advise on UXO, MEC

Mar 02, 2021

Frank Morneau, former Commander of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) has joined ThayerMahan, Inc. as Special Advisor for unexploded ordnance (UXO) and munitions and explosives of concern (MEC). Morneau is a leading authority on the management…

INTERVIEW: RDML John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command

Nov 12, 2020

Recently  the United States Navy  and NOAA signed an agreement to jointly expand the development and operations of unmanned maritime systems in the nation’s coastal and world’s ocean waters. RDML John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command…

EDITORIAL: See You Online @ Oi Connect!

Nov 12, 2020

Oceanology International, the world's largest exhibition and conference for the subsea sector, was originally scheduled for March 2020, subsequently rescheduled to December 2020 due to COVID-19. The organizers last month announced the need to…

Interview: Dr. Catherine Warner, Director, NATO CMRE

Oct 15, 2019

At CMRE, it’s not just about the science.  It’s about building trust and confidence in resilient systems. An interview with Dr. Catherine Warner, Director, NATO Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation, La Spezia, ItalyTell us a little about yourself and CMRE…

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…

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…

MMT Appoints Sverlinger CEO

Jun 27, 2018

P-O Sverlinger was named CEO of MMT Group. Sverlinger comes from the management consultancy firm Triathlon Group, where he is one of two founders, as well as CEO.During his time at Triathlon, the firm has grown into a sizeable, stable and successful…

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…

India's INS Satavahana Concludes Basic Submarine Course

Sep 23, 2017

Passing out ceremony of Basic Submarine Courses for Sindhughosh and Shishumar Class was held at Submarine School, INS Satavahana on 22 Sep 17.  A total of 39 officers and 47 sailors successfully completed their training and will now be…

US Amphibious Assault Ships Relief Mission in Virgin Islands

Sep 07, 2017

The amphibious assault ships USS Wasp (LHD 1), USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) along with the Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are supporting the lead federal agency in providing humanitarian relief efforts for Hurricane Irma…

USS America Pulls into Changi Naval Base

Aug 21, 2017

Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived Aug. 21 at Changi Naval Base, Republic of Singapore and is moored across the pier from the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56).  While in Singapore, America will provide…

Australian Submariner Memorial Dedication

Aug 18, 2017

Minister for Defense, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, joined Rear Admiral Mike Noonan, Deputy Chief of the Navy, and veterans to dedicate a memorial on the site of ex-HMAS Platypus, Australia’s decommissioned east coast submarine base, honoring all who have died while serving in Australian submarines…

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…

Logistics News

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

UK Freeports Risk Harboring International Crime

UK Freeports Risk Harboring International Crime

Number of Ships Loading LNG in Spain Doubled in 2022

Number of Ships Loading LNG in Spain Doubled in 2022

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