Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Incidents

Maritime Support Of Haiti – The Ships

The following diagram shows all known US and Canadian maritime assets currently deployed on earthquake support missions in Haiti. Click HERE to download the

January 20, 2010
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Thursday, October 22, 2009
Navy

US Navy test article from Cargotec demonstrates vehicle transfer at sea

A test article ship-to-ship vehicle transfer system from Cargotec is on its way to the US Navy; the test article uses MacGregor-based technology and can

October 22, 2009
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Navy

Video – Coast Guard Medevac off U.S. Navy submarine

ASTORIA, Ore. The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember from a U.S. Navy submarine off the coast of Wash., Tuesday. The Navy contacted the Coast Guard

October 21, 2009
Total Views: 7

Friday, October 16, 2009
Navy

Interesting Ship – USS New York

Earlier this week the USS New York, the the fifth ship in the LPD 17 San Antonio class of amphibious transport dock ships, took off on it’s maiden voyage

October 16, 2009
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Blog

USS Port Royal Grounding – Incident Updates, Links and Photos!

After seven months in dry dock and $40 million in repairs, the cruiser USS Port Royal is back in the water in Pearl Harbor following the embarrassing February

September 29, 2009
Total Views: 340

Thursday, August 27, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Somali Pirates Fire on Navy Helicopter – Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY7Q5-S3vI4 Somali pirates aboard a hijacked ship fired at a U.S. Navy helicopter yesterday, Navy officials said. According to

August 27, 2009
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Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Navy

USS Fort Worth’s (LSC 3) Keel Laid

Saturday, a Lockheed Martin led team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the USS Fort Worth, marking the start of construction

July 14, 2009
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Friday, July 10, 2009
Navy

Milestones In Ship Construction

Photo by nasebaer Chief Journalist David Nagle of US Naval Sea Systems Command brings us Milestones in Ship Construction: “So the ship’s been

July 10, 2009
Total Views: 214

Friday, June 5, 2009
Interesting

LEGO Battleship Yamato – The Toy Megaship

We have covered many maritime LEGO creations in the past, including a rather impressive Aircraft Carrier, and have even been told of a mystical all LEGO port

June 5, 2009
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Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Navy

USNS Vandenberg – The Sinking Of A Cold War Relic

Earlier today the ship USNS Hoyt S. Vandenberg, was sunk about 7 miles off the coast of Key West making it the world’s second-largest intentionally sunk

May 27, 2009
Total Views: 159

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Another US vessel attacked, other vessels hijacked – Are the pirates winning?

Yesterday’s attack on the U.S. flagged Liberty Sun was strikingly reminiscent of last weeks attempted hijacking of the Maersk Alabama, which we all know

April 15, 2009
Total Views: 71

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Blog

Photos of the Week – Maersk Alabama and Lifeboat Photos

Here is a collection of photos taken from this past week’s Maersk Alabama piracy incident.  The images and descriptions are provided the U.S. Navy. 

April 14, 2009
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Friday, April 10, 2009
Defense

French Navy storms sailboat held by Somali Pirates, one hostage killed

In a completely unrelated incident from the Maersk Alabama situation, the Associated Press and other news sources are reporting that the French Navy has

April 10, 2009
Total Views: 6

Incidents

A look at the USS Boxer (LHD-4)

According to reports, the US Navy is moving a huge amphibious ship closer to the scene of the pirate hostage standoff off Somalia.  Here is a look at one

April 10, 2009
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Incidents

Maersk Alabama Piracy Incident – Update

Capt. Richard Phillips, who has been held hostage by Somali Pirates since Wednesdays hijack attempt, jumped overboard in an apparent attempt to swim to the USS

April 10, 2009
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Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Mission Of The US Navy – Did They Fail?

“The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom

April 8, 2009
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Sunday, March 22, 2009
Navy

USNS Impeccable Incident Video Released

Here is a collection of videos from the USNS Impeccable when it was approached by 5 Chinese vessel’s on March 8, 2009.  For more on the incident, read

March 22, 2009
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Friday, March 20, 2009
Collision

USS Hartford and USS New Orleans – Navy Vessel Collide In Straight Of Hormuz

Information Dissemination brings us the news of the USS New Orleans and The USS Hartford colliding in the Straight of

March 20, 2009
Total Views: 47

Monday, March 16, 2009
Incidents

China Sends Patrol Ship, Yuzheng 311, to South China Sea

China has dispatched a retired Chinese navy rescue vessel, the China Yuzheng 311, to patrol the South China Sea where last week the USNS Impeccable was

March 16, 2009
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Navy

Twitter Clone Hunts Down Somali Pirates

We have already seen how the Red Cross and United States Coast Guard has successfully implemented Twitter in their effort to dissimenate information and update

March 16, 2009
Total Views: 12