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Thursday, August 9, 2012
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Defense

BAE Systems Delivers New Class of Ocean Patrol Vessel for Brazilian Navy

AMAZONAS, the first of three BAE Systems built Ocean Patrol Vessels being delivered the Brazilian Navy, departed the UK for Rio de Janeiro this morning after

August 9, 2012
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Vladimir Tikhonov Sovcomflot suezmax northern sea route tanker
Defense

On Thin Ice: U.S. Capability Lacking in the Race for the Arctic

By Ensign Joseph P. Walter, US Navy For years now there has been talk about how the Arctic is heating up—both in the physical sense and in terms of

August 8, 2012
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Navy

Huntington Ingalls 2nd Quarter Profit Up 25% As Margins Improve

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.’s (HII) second-quarter earnings rose 25% as the military shipbuilder reported stronger revenue and margins. The

August 8, 2012
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Monday, August 6, 2012
Legos, Science and Underwater Robots
Blog

Legos, Science and Underwater Robots

  A (semi) secret government operation quietly wrapped up in April to build what some are calling the US Navy’s coolest structure, a research

August 6, 2012
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Sunday, August 5, 2012
Coffee Splashing
Blog

Caffeine Found In the Pacific – Is Coffee Polluting The Ocean?

Sailors are famous for their love of coffee but they didn’t know that once their supplies of beans run out they can just dip their mugs into the Pacific

August 5, 2012
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Saturday, August 4, 2012
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NOAA

Alaska Charts Dangerously Outdated According To NOAA

“Much of Alaska’s coastal area has never had full bottom surveys to measure water depths,” according to Cmdr. James Crocker, commanding

August 4, 2012
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Thursday, August 2, 2012
USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS-60)
Defense

Maersk Line Ltd Acquires US Government Ship Operator, 3PSC

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) announced today that they have completed its acquisition of 3PSC, a commercial ship operator that provides management services to

August 2, 2012
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News

Oceans Play Major Role in Absorbing Greenhouse Gases, Future Still Unclear However [REPORT]

Via NOAA Earth’s oceans, forests and other ecosystems continue to soak up about half the carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities,

August 2, 2012
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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
MV New Dehli Express
Defense

Hapag-Lloyd “Phones a Friend” from the Gulf of Aden, Royal Navy Responds

While Royal Navy ships protect the London Olympics others have rushed to prevent a pirate attack in the Middle East.  The minehunters HMS Middleton and HMS

August 1, 2012
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Monday, July 30, 2012
USS Indianapolis
Defense

67 Years Ago, A Cargo of Death and Sea of Horror

67 years ago, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) arrived at the Pacific island of Tinian to deliver the firing mechanism and uranium-235 material for the first atomic

July 30, 2012
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Sunday, July 29, 2012
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Defense

Global Navies Assemble for RIMPAC [IMAGES]

Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are currently participating in the biennial Rim of the

July 29, 2012
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Friday, July 27, 2012
Australian Sub Sinks U.S. Navy Ship (But Don’t Worry, It Was Just for Practice) [PHOTO]
Blog

Australian Sub Sinks U.S. Navy Ship (But Don’t Worry, It Was Just for Practice) [PHOTO]

The ex-USS Kilauea, a former ammunition ship and a later staple of the Military Sealift Command for almost 30 years, was sunk earlier this week at the hands of

July 27, 2012
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Navy

U.S. Navy Awards $1.5 Billion Contract for 11th LPD

The U.S. Navy today awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) a $1.5 billion fixed-price incentive contract for the detail design and construction of

July 27, 2012
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
U.S. Navy Lowballing Shipbuilding Costs [REPORT]
Navy

U.S. Navy Lowballing Shipbuilding Costs [REPORT]

The U.S. Navy is underestimating the cost of its proposed 30-year shipbuilding program by 19 percent, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said in a

July 25, 2012
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Blog

56 Years Ago Today, Andrea Doria Sinks Off Nantucket in Catastrophic Collision [IMAGES]

On 25 July 1956, the Italian liner Andrea Doria and Swedish cruiser Stockholm collided off Nantucket on the New England coast. USS Edward H. Allen (DE 531) and

July 25, 2012
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Defense

Cummings, Landry Introduce Bill to Save American Maritime Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Elijah E. Cummings (D, MD-07) and Jeff Landry (R, LA-03) today introduced the Saving Essential American Sailors

July 24, 2012
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
U.S. Navy to Deal With Fishermen Shooting Fallout
Navy

U.S. Navy to Deal With Fishermen Shooting Fallout

The Indian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday called on the UAE and U.S. government to conduct a full investigation into Monday’s fatal shooting off the coast

July 17, 2012
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Monday, July 16, 2012
USNS Rappahannock
Interesting

Security Team on U.S. Navy Supply Ship Fires On Skiff Off Dubai, Killing One [UPDATED]

Update: The vessel fired on was a fishing boat whose owner is from the United Arab Emirates, according to Al Arabiya television. The fisherman who was killed

July 16, 2012
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Friday, July 6, 2012
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Defense

ONI Issues Maritime Warning for the Indian Ocean

Via the US Office of Naval Intelligence: The following is a maritime warning for mariners operating in the Gulf of Oman, North Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and

July 6, 2012
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N.Y. Crews to Lift Boat That Sank After Fireworks, Killing 3
USCG

N.Y. Crews to Lift Boat That Sank After Fireworks, Killing 3

(Bloomberg) — Nassau County police plan to begin salvage efforts today on the boat full of Fourth of July fireworks spectators that capsized in Long

July 6, 2012
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