Monday, August 17, 2020
NOAA Saildrone
Defense

Marine Autonomy Continues As A Huge Growth Market During COVID-19

While the maritime world struggles with COVID-19, one industry segment continues to grow at a rapid pace: Marine Autonomy. With companies like the MIT startup, Blksail completing autonomous trials remotely,...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 31

Defense

Tehran Says Ships Targeted by U.S. Were Holding Iranian Fuel

Four tankers whose fuel was seized by the U.S. over the past month were heading to Venezuela and carrying gasoline loaded in Iran, according to Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 9

Monday, August 3, 2020
Defense

Suicide Aboard Military Sealift Command Ship Prompts Unions to Call for End to “Gangways Up” Order

The heads of the three unions representing Military Sealift Command civilian mariners are calling on MSC to reevaluate the “Gangways-Up” order as concerns mount over the mental health safety of...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 87

Friday, July 17, 2020
Defense

U.S. Aircraft Carriers Return to South China Sea Amid Rising Tensions

By James Pearson HANOI, July 17 (Reuters) – For the second time in two weeks, the United States has deployed two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea, the U.S....

July 17, 2020
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Defense

Fire Continues to Burn on USS Bonhomme Richard

The fire on board the U.S. Navy’s USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) continued to burn for a third straight day on Tuesday as firefighters battled to get the blaze under...

July 14, 2020
Total Views: 13

Monday, July 13, 2020
Defense

Fire Fighters Battle Stubborn Fire Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego

By Bing Guan SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Flames raged for hours on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, sending 21 people to the hospital with...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 56

Sunday, July 12, 2020
Defense

Several Injured as U.S. Navy Ship Catches Fire in San Diego

By Gabriella Borter July 12 (Reuters) – A three-alarm fire erupted on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, prompting an evacuation of the vessel and...

July 12, 2020
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers Conduct South China Sea Drills as China Watches

By Tim Kelly TOKYO, July 6 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers are conducting exercises in the contested South China Sea within sight of Chinese naval vessels spotted near...

July 7, 2020
Total Views: 7

Friday, June 19, 2020
Defense

In Reversal, Navy Won’t Reinstate Fired USS Theodore Roosevelt Captain

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) – In a reversal, the Navy on Friday scrapped its recommendation to reinstate Captain Brett Crozier and instead upheld a decision...

June 19, 2020
Total Views: 5

Monday, June 15, 2020
USS Fitzgerald departure
Defense

USS Fitzgerald Leaves Shipyard 3 Years After Fatal Collision

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald has left a Mississippi shipyard to return to service nearly three year’s after its its fatal collision with a containership off the coast...

June 15, 2020
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy to Bar Display of Confederate Flags

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy is working to ban the Confederate battle flag from all public spaces on Navy installations, ships and aircraft, the...

June 10, 2020
Total Views: 3

Saturday, June 6, 2020
Captain Roy Love
Blog

OPED: A Captain’s Experience Concerning Race And Colorism

  The Dichotomy Of Choosing To Be Black Or Brown In America, A Dialog On One Captain’s Personal Experience Concerning Race And Colorism. by Captain Roy Love, USN (OP-ED) “What is...

June 6, 2020
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Fires Cruiser Captain After Bunker Fuel Spill in Virginia

The U.S. Navy has removed the commanding officer of a guided missile cruiser following a bunker spill while pier side at the Naval Weapons Station in Yorktown, Virginia. Captain Erica...

May 19, 2020
Total Views: 12

Monday, May 11, 2020
uss nevada
Defense

Searchers Locate Wreck of Unsinkable USS Nevada

Deepwater searchers have located the wreck of the famed USS Nevada off the coast of Hawaii. A team consisting of U.S.-based archaeology firm SEARCH, Inc. and robotics company Ocean Infinity...

May 11, 2020
Total Views: 8

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Suffering from ‘Failure in Leadership,’ Says Nominee to Lead It

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) – The handling of a coronavirus outbreak aboard the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier was just another example of a “failure...

May 7, 2020
Total Views: 4

Defense

Bigger Navy Frigates Risk Oversized $1.4 Billion Cost Per Ship

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The Navy truncated orders for its ill-fated Littoral Combat Ship because the small vessels were vulnerable to attack and too lightly armed. Now, a new report...

May 7, 2020
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Defense

COVID-19 Outbreak on Military Sealift Command Ship in Boston Repair Yard -Report

At least 18 crew members on board the Military Sealift Command ship USNS Leroy Grumman have tested positive for COVID-19 in Boston, CBS Boston has reported. The fleet replenishment oiler...

May 5, 2020
Total Views: 10

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Awards Guided Missile Frigates Contract to Fincantieri’s Marinette Marine Corporation

The U.S. Navy has awarded Marinette Marine Corporation with the detail design and construction contract for up to 10 Guided Missile Frigates.  The initial contract covers one base ship for...

April 30, 2020
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Defense

USS Kidd Arrives in San Diego After COVID-19 Outbreak

The guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) arrived in San Diego on Tuesday to treat sailors after a COVID-19 outbreak on board.  The USS Kidd was at sea participating in...

April 29, 2020
Total Views: 6

Monday, April 27, 2020
Defense

Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Zumwalt

The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of the USS Zumwalt, the lead ship in the Navy’s next-generation multi-mission destroyer.  Zumwalt (DDG 1000) achieved Hull Mechanical & Electrical delivery from shipbuilder...

April 27, 2020
Total Views: 15