NASSCO Gets $317M Contract Modification
construction of the ninth ship in the Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ship (T-AKE) Class. Combat Store (T-AFS) and Ammunition (T-AE) shuttle ships. from supply sources, such as friendly ports…
Newport News Receives $34.7M Sub Maintenance Contract
(N00024-04-D-4409) for the Depot Maintenance Period of USS Toledo (SSN 769). routine work onboard USS Toledo. and is expected to be completed by October 2007. expire at the end of the current fiscal.
Simrad Yachting Acquires Lowrance Electronics
Simrad Yachting AS and Lowrance Electronics, Inc. shares of Lowrance for USD 37.00 per share. January 27, 2006. merger at the same price. subject to any financing conditions.
MAN B&W Diesel Launches New Engines Series
The MAN B&W Diesel Group is launching a new four-stroke engine onto the market that not only burns both gas and MDO (Marine Diesel Oil), but can also run long-term on pure HFO (Heavy Fuel Oil).
NASSCO Awarded Contract
National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., won a $317 million modification to an existing contract adding a ninth Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ship (T-AKE).
Electric Boat Receives $1.35B Contract Modification
The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $1.35 billion contract modification that provides funding for the construction of the eighth Virginia-class…
Raytheon Delivers Submarine Combat System to Australian Navy
Raytheon Company successfully delivered the Collins-class submarine tactical command and control system to Australia, providing enhanced combat management, tactical…
Crew Rescued from Tanker
The U.K Coast Guard helicopter, India Juliet, from Lee on Solent airlifted ten crewmen from the tanker Ece which was in collision with a bulk carrier General Grot-Rowecki.
USS Forrest Sherman Commissioned
More than 3,000 guests attended a ceremony on January 28 at Naval Air Station Pensacola to commission the Aegis guided missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98).
Reagan Carrier Strike Group Completes Brisbane Port Visit
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), arrives in Brisbane, Australia, for a scheduled port visit. Reagan While in port, Reagan crew will…
M. Ship Launches Experimental Vessel
M. Ship Co. launched the M80 Stiletto, designed as an operational experiment for the Pentagon's Office of Force Transformation (OFT) and an example of the next generation…
International Marine Design Meeting Set for May
The organizers of the Ninth International Marine Design Conference have planned a ship design conference and invite all professionals involved in the design of commercial and naval ships…
Leaking Barge Shuts Ohio River Traffic
Commercial traffic was halted along a five mile stretch of the Ohio River near Louisville, Kentucky, following a barge accident, www.planetark.com reported. A barge carrying 20…
LI Citizens Doubts Offshore Projects
According to Newsday, the trend of companies proposing offshore energy facilities around Long Island is making some citizens anxious. Operation SPLASH, a nonprofit…
New Zealand Mulls CNG Imports
New Zealand energy companies are considering importing compressed natural gas to help make up a possible gas shortfall when the Maui field runs dry in 2010, as reported in the New Zealand Herald.
Crew of Stuck Vessel Doing Well
According to Focus News, the Bulgarian crew onboard the Katya Z ship are well and expect help from the tugboat Belarus after the Katya Z became stuck in the ice.
A Record Year for S. Korean Shipbuilders
According to Asia Pulse/Yonhap, South Korea's shipbuilders enjoyed a bumper year in 2005, receiving the largest amount of orders in the world. Domestic shipbuilders…
Suspected Pirates Handed Over to Kenya
The United States Navy handed over suspected Somali pirates it captured off the coast of Somalia after firing warning shots at their ship, in the first sign of a…
Raytheon Delivers Submarine System to Australian Navy
Raytheon Company delivered the Collins-class submarine tactical command and control system to the Royal Australian Navy and will lead the installation and integration onboard the HMAS Waller…
TORP Files for Terminal License
TORP (Terminal Offshore Regas Plant) filed its application with the US Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) on January 12, 2006 for a license under the Deep Water Port Act…