Grant to Fund Marine Electronic Highway

Tuesday, June 27, 2006
The IMO said in a release that a $6.86m grant agreement has been signed with the Global Environment Facility (GEF)/World Bank to fund implementation of the Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) Demonstration Project in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Source: HK Law

Navy

This Day In Naval History: August 29

1861 - During the Civil War, Seaman Benjamin Swearer lands with troops from the steam sloop of war, Pawnee, and takes part in the capture of Fort Clark, at Hatteras Inlet, N.

USS Freedom Suffers Casualty

The U.S. Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) experienced a casualty to one of its main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) on July 11 reportedly

Michelle Obama Sponsors Attack Submarine

General Dynamics Electric Boat has delivered to the U.S. Navy an attack submarine that is sponsored by first lady Michelle Obama and will be named for her home state, reports AP.

 
 
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