BAE Get 'USS Gridley' Finance Top-up
US Department of Defense Navy contract awards BAE additional funding for the DDG-101 repair & maintenance docking. BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego…
Crowley Shipmaster Receives 'Sandy' Relief Award
The master of Crowley’s 'S.S. Wright, Capt Fred Walley, receives the 'Spirit Award' in recognition of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts . Capt Walley of the Ready Reserve Force (RRF) ship, was presented with the Spirit Award at the Nationals Park during a televised Major League Baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies on National Maritime Day, May 25. National Maritime Day is an annual observance that recognizes the U.S. maritime industry.
Dolphins Find Rare Navy Torpedo
The Marine Mammal Program's trained Navy dolphins, of the Space and Navy Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SPAWAR), found the century-old torpedo off the coast of San Diego. Naval History and Heritage Command's (NHHC) Underwater Archeology Branch (UAB) at Washington Navy Yard recently received the crated remains of a historic and rare Howell Torpedo. "The Howell torpedo was very important in the development of submarine warfare…
New Navigational Product Trio from NOAA
NOAA highlight new US Chart 1, new chart of California waters with IMO TSS shown, and a beta mobile chart app for boaters. New U.S. For the 65 years since the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey issued the first edition of U.S. Chart No.1 in 1948, mariners have had a standard guide for understanding the symbols, abbreviations and terms used on paper nautical charts. In a major step forward, a new edition…
Police Patrol Boat Delivered by Kvichak Marine
Kvichak Marine Industries deliver the 'Patrol 28', a 28’x 9’3” all-aluminum vessel to the Boston Police Department Harbor Unit (BPD). Designed by Kvichak/Amgram Ltd., UK and built by Kvichak Marine, the Patrol 28 is effective for operation in port and coastal waters, including shallow areas. Missions for the Patrol 28 include search and rescue, border patrol and maritime security. Powered by twin Honda 225 hp VTEC outboards, the Patrol 28 cruises at speeds over 45 knots.
Dubai's Drydocks World Holds Networking Event
Drydocks World & Maritime World recently hosted a meeting with many of their business & commercial agents. The agents represent the organizations interests in different areas overseasand they gathered to discuss the latest projects handled by the company and to understand the requirements for the future. Welcoming the agents, His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman, Drydocks World & Maritime World thanked them for the support that they have displayed to the company in the past.
Keppel Delivers First Super A-class Rig
Keppel FELS delivers the harsh environment rig to Discovery Offshore, which is managed by Hercules Offshore. Named Discovery Triumph at the delivery ceremony, the first KFELS Super A Class jackup has been delivered 46 days ahead of schedule and with a perfect safety record. The ultra high-specification jackup rig has been designed for the harsh environmental conditions of the North Sea (UK Sector).