Subsea Defense News


Japanese War Subs Dock in the Philippines

Apr 04, 2016

Two Japanese destroyers and a submarine  have arrived to the major Philippine port of Subic, , the first in 15 years, to uphold “peace and stability” in the region, the Philippine Navy have said.  The port of Subic is located in the vicinity of the disputed South China Sea water routes…

DSME's First Export Submarine Goes to Indonesia

Mar 30, 2016

South Korean defense contractor Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) launched the first out of three Type 209/1400 Chang Bogo-class (a license-built variant of the 209) diesel-electric attack submarines for service in the Indonesian Navy…

USS Ohio Arrives in Subic

Mar 23, 2016

The United States’ Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN-726) arrived in Subic Bay on Tuesday, March 22, as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. Ohio is the second submarine to dock in Subic, a former American naval base…

BOEM Proposes New Regulation for OCS

Mar 22, 2016

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today released proposed regulations that would provide additional clarity and certainty for its Marine Minerals Program regarding negotiated, non-competitive leases for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) resources such as sand…

Zvezda Delivers Nuke-Sub to Russian Navy

Mar 21, 2016

Zvezda shipyard (Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center) held a solemn ceremony dedicated to Submariner’s Day and to the end of overhaul of nuclear-powered cruiser Kuzbass, says press center of Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center…

BSEE, NASA to Examine Offshore Risks

Mar 19, 2016

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have announced a five-year agreement allowing BSEE to capitalize on the best risk management approaches from the aeronautics…

Germany Hardsell Submarine Deal With Australia

Mar 18, 2016

The German company competing for Australia's $50 billion submarine contract is ramping up its pitches and lobbying became more intense. Germany is positioning itself as the 'safe option' to build Australia's new submarine fleet, arguing it avoids upsetting China…

North Korean Submarine Missing

Mar 12, 2016

North Korea has lost contact with one of its submarines off the east coast of the country, CNN reports citing US officials.  The U.S. is unsure whether the missing vessel is adrift at sea or has sunk, officials said.  US spy satellites…

Japanese Submarine to Join Australia's Navy in Military Drill

Mar 11, 2016

Soryu-class JS Hakuryu and two warfare destroyers will work with Australian ships near Jervis Bay as part of bilateral exercises, reports AAP. The 4,000-ton Soryu-class stealth submarine JS Hakuryu, outfitted with a new lithium-ion battery propulsion system…

Norway’s Joint Submarine Plan

Mar 09, 2016

Norway is seeking partner countries for future submarine project in order to reduce cost and secure a robust submarine capability for the future, reports UPI. The current Norwegian Ula-class submarines will gradually reach their end-of-life in the 2020s…

China Plans Carrier Battle Groups To Defend Its Maritime Turf

Mar 04, 2016

Chinese navy official Rear Admiral Yin Zhuo confirmed that China plans to put aircraft carrier battle groups to sea, says a report in SCMP. The country will deploy them not only in the disputed East and South China seas, but also to protect the country’s overseas ­interests…

AFP to Investigate Submarine Report Leak

Mar 03, 2016

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) will investigate the leak of classified documents about the timeframe for building Australia's new fleet of submarines. The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ordered the investigation.  A report in The…

China's Warships to Join US-Hosted Naval Drills

Feb 26, 2016

China has confirmed it will send warships to join a major US-hosted naval drill this summer, even as tension between the world’s two largest economies mounts over the South China Sea, reports Reuters. The Naval exercise Rimpac (Rim of the…

Herbert Joins Phoenix International

Feb 18, 2016

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. hired Jack Herbert as its Commercial Operations Sales Manager in the Largo, MD office. His responsibilities include executing Phoenix commercial (AUV, ROV, and Engineering) sales objectives, increasing market share…

Wärtsilä Designs Deepwater DSV for China

Feb 17, 2016

Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design Co Ltd to design a new type of deepwater dive support vessel (DSV). The ship is to be built for China state-owned Shanghai Salvage Bureau (SSB), a professional salvage company in China…

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