This Day in Naval History - Aug. 01
1801 - U.S. schooner Enterprise captures Tripolitan ship Tripoli. 1921 - Successful tests of gyroscopic high level bombsight (Norden Bombsight) at Torpedo Station, Yorktown, Va.
Room With a View
Sailors aboard the fast-attack submarine USS Los Angeles (SSN 688) watch from the bridge as ships from multiple nations gather in a 26-ship formation for a photo exercise during Rim of the Pacific 2008. U.S. Navy photo by Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Brian J. Hudson (Released)
New Chief Surveyor at GL
Germanischer Lloyd's (GL) new Chief Surveyor is Norbert Kray (42). He will be taking on the professional support of the classification society's 1,000 surveyors in over 77 countries. In future, the qualified naval architect and marine technology expert will appoint new technical surveyors, monitor their work and further develop new rules for the construction and operation of ships. to Germanischer Lloyd in 1997. and Repair Management.
Cruise Ship Monitored after 'Heavy Roll'
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) are monitoring the status of the cruise liner Pacific Sun, which is currently holding…
California to Sue EPA
Bill on Shipping Investment Withdrawal Rules
Senator Cantwell (D-WA) introduced a bill (S. 3359) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the shipping investment withdrawal rules in section 955…
FMC Meeting August 6
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued a notice stating that it will conduct a meeting on August 6. During the open session, it will consider the Houston and…
Navy: LCS Price Tag Soars
That would amount to a price tag of $550m for the new small, flexible and fast LCS’, which are designed to counter coastal threats, including floating mines, diesel submarines and speedboats.
Daewoo Wins $755m Order
Gujarat Plans Shipbuilding Yard Clusters
It was reported that the policy will differ from the earlier draft policy the state government had announced in 2007. Earlier, the state government was planning…
Ha Long Shipbuilding Launches Vessel
SFI Sells 2 Newbuild Tankers
Austal USA Expands
Austal’s operation located in , celebrated the start of work on its Modular Manufacturing Facility (MMF) with a groundbreaking ceremony on July 31, 2008. Located on , just south of , the MMF project when complete will include 700,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space, 80,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, and 60,000 sq. ft. of office space. The MMF expansion will be constructed in two phases and will ultimately accommodate a total workforce of up to 1,200 personnel in the new buildings.