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Saturday, April 28, 2012
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Blog

In Case of Offshore Oil Drilling in Cuba and the Bahamas

By Doug Helton, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) For the past year, we at NOAA and the U.S. Coast Guard have been studying the possible

April 28, 2012
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Friday, April 27, 2012
JHSV Sea Trials
Defense

“Hauling the Mail”… Austal Left Grinning After Sea Trials of JHSV 1 [IMAGES]

USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), the innovative high-speed catamaran transport ship under construction by shipbuilder Austal in Mobile, Alabama, successfully completed

April 27, 2012
Total Views: 85

mt30 engine test rolls royce
Defense

Interview with Rolls-Royce Naval Marine – Sea Air Space 2012

Rolls-Royce provides equipment found on over 30,000 ships in 70 different navies around the world, including nearly every ship in the US Navy.  I met up with

April 27, 2012
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Monday, April 23, 2012
Semirio us navy Shin Maan Chun rescue amver
Defense

Diana Shipping Bulk Carrier and US Navy Aircrew Rescues Crew of Taiwanese Fishing Boat

10 Taiwanese fishermen were forced to abandon ship 700 miles west of Guam this weekend when their 70-foot fishing boat Hsin Man Chun caught fire.  Upon

April 23, 2012
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
HMS Daring USS Abraham Lincoln
Defense

SPOTD: HMS Daring Sails in Formation with USS Abraham Lincoln

On 22 March, HMS Daring joined formation with USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10), and USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188), to take part in

April 19, 2012
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Ship Scrapping Duo Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes in Virginia
USCG

Ship Scrapping Duo Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes in Virginia

A Virginia ship scrapping company and two of its owners have plead guilty to various environmental crimes stemming from their activities in the ship scrapping

April 18, 2012
Total Views: 37

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Blog

Now THAT is a Proper Looking Trident [GALLERY]

Slimy Wog’s become Trusty Shellbacks on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), all images courtesy US Navy

April 18, 2012
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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Navy's Top Ship Handler Lt. Zachary Brown
Navy

King’s Point Alumnus Named Navy’s Top Ship Handler In The Pacific

gCaptain forum members have been vocal in questioning the US Merchant Marine Academy’s (Kings Point) relevance in the modern world of increasingly large

April 17, 2012
Total Views: 71

texas city port aerial image
Blog

56 years After Gruesome Chemical Catastrophe, Science Prevented Second Texas City Disaster

In addition to authors Vicki Loe and CJ Beegle-Krause, Charlie Henry, Doug Helton, and Amy Merten contributed to this post, via NOAA Response and Restoration

April 17, 2012
Total Views: 40

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Rolls-Royce to Power Two More Freedom-Class Littoral Combat Ships
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce to Power Two More Freedom-Class Littoral Combat Ships

Rolls-Royce says it has secured a contract to supply power and propulsion systems for the two latest vessels in the U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class of Littoral

April 12, 2012
Total Views: 52

USCG Set to Commission First Fast Response Cutter
USCG

USCG Set to Commission First Fast Response Cutter

In 2008 the U.S. Coast Guard called for the design and construction of up to 34 new generation “Sentinel Class” Fast Response Cutters (FRC) at

April 12, 2012
Total Views: 93

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Navy Anti-Piracy Drones Grounded After “Unrelated Mishaps”
Navy

Navy Anti-Piracy Drones Grounded After “Unrelated Mishaps”

The U.S. Navy said today that it is grounding its anti-piracy fleet of helicopter drones following two recent but “unrelated operational mishaps”.

April 10, 2012
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Monday, April 9, 2012
Pirates, Beware: Navy’s Smart Robocopters Will Spy You in the Crowd
Navy

Pirates, Beware: Navy’s Smart Robocopters Will Spy You in the Crowd

By Grace Jean, Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va.— Navy unmanned aircraft will be able to distinguish small pirate boats from other vessels when an

April 9, 2012
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Friday, April 6, 2012
Navy F/A-18 Crashes into Virginia Beach Apartment Complex
Navy

Navy F/A-18 Crashes into Virginia Beach Apartment Complex

A Navy jet has crashed into a Virginia Beach apartment complex this morning.  The two-member crew were reported to have ejected and at least one has been

April 6, 2012
Total Views: 115

Japanese fishing vessel Ryou-un Maru
Blog

‘Tsunami Ghost Ship’ No More – USCG Sinks Derelict Vessel [VIDEO]

After surviving one the most devastating earthquake and tsunami ever recorded and a full year unmanned and adrift on the world’s largest ocean, the

April 6, 2012
Total Views: 138

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
whale alert ipad app
NOAA

Alter Your Voyage Plan To Avoid Right Whales – Yes, There’s An App For That

Mariners along the U.S. east coast can download a new iPad/iPhone application that warns them when they enter areas of high risk of collision with critically

April 4, 2012
Total Views: 9

Monday, April 2, 2012
Water Activated Missiles? [VIDEO]
Blog

Water Activated Missiles? [VIDEO]

A new naval weapon has attracted hundreds of thousands of views on Youtube and left most people scratching their heads… is this thing real, or is the

April 2, 2012
Total Views: 5

HMS Dauntless black and white
Defense

SPOTD: HMS DAUNTLESS in Black and White

The Royal Navy’s newest Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, departed on her maiden deployment to the south Atlantic where she and her crew will maintain a

April 2, 2012
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Friday, March 30, 2012
Ships Mix With Politics in Navy Plan
Navy

Ships Mix With Politics in Navy Plan

By Nathan Hodge, WSJ Washington Wire Blog The Navy’s long-term shipbuilding plan is usually an item that’s only of interest to budget wonks. But in

March 30, 2012
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Monday, March 26, 2012
Rob Almeida
Blog

Leadership at Sea: A Former Naval Officer Gains Perspective from the Offshore Drilling Industry

It’s been almost 6.5 years since I resigned my commission in the US Navy where I served 2 tours at sea on board west coast-based warships followed by an

March 26, 2012
Total Views: 69
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