Thursday, February 4, 2010

NOAA’s Bell M. Shimada – Interesting Ship of The Week

This week’s interesting ship is NOAA’s new high-tech fisheries survey vessel, Bell M. Shimada. Bell M. Shimada‘s primary mission will be to

February 4, 2010
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Sunday, January 31, 2010

TAVTS – Ship To Ship Vehicle Transport

This image comes via Information Dissemination and shows TAVTS in action. What is TAVTS? The US Navy’s Team Ships program tells us: The Test Article

January 31, 2010
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Saturday, January 30, 2010

A Special Message From The US NAVY (bloggers)

While they can’t claim to follow the wakes of the world’s largest ships, our friends  from the navy blogosphere still have a few interesting

January 30, 2010
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Prepositioned For Disaster – Lessons From Military Sealift Command

From hurricanes to tsunami’s earthquakes, today’s levels of population growth coupled with global climate change is putting an increasing number of

January 30, 2010
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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

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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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

2009 USCG Video of the Year Competition – What’s your favorite?

This is a reminder that the first ever Coast Guard Video of the Year competition is still open for voting. The final nominee was posted late last week and

January 5, 2010
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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

US Navy Oceanographic Survey Ship

ST Engineering announced today that its US shipyard, VT Halter Marine, has been awarded a contract worth US$87m  to build an enhanced version of a T-AGS 60

December 23, 2009
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Friday, December 18, 2009

Scientists Discover Explosive Deep-Ocean Volcano – Video

The below videos show eruptions of the West Mata volcano, the deepest erupting volcano discovered by a team of scientists funded by NOAA and the National

December 18, 2009
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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

USCG Releases Top 11 Rescue Videos of 2009

Every year, the Unite States Coast Guard releases a video compilation of the most compelling rescues of the year and today the USCG released its 2009

December 16, 2009
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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

CBP Launches the New Predator B Guardian UAS

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) took delivery Monday of the first maritime variant of the Predator B unmanned aircraft system (UAS). At a ceremony

December 8, 2009
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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

New Email Address for Voluntary Weather Observation Program

Here’s some important information regarding the Voluntary Weather Observation program at NOAA, brought to us by our friends at AMVER. Amver wants to pass

November 11, 2009
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Friday, October 30, 2009

When is maritime training just too dangerous?

Photo by Thomas Colla Is disciplinary action warranted in a recent case of real life coast guard training? Newsday reports on the removal of a US Coast Guard

October 30, 2009
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Monday, October 26, 2009

Coast Guard Officer Relieved In Montauk has the story on why this photograph is making headlines. The Montauk docks were abuzz with disbelief and disappointment Saturday over the removal

October 26, 2009
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Thursday, October 22, 2009

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
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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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
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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Thad Allen, A Conversation With The Commandant – Part 2

Admiral Thad Allen, USCG Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. This is part two of

October 20, 2009
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Friday, October 16, 2009

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
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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

USCG to host IMO’s World Maritime Day parallel event

The U.S. Coast Guard  is scheduled to host the 2009 International Maritime Organization World Maritime Day parallel event, Friday (October 16) at 62 Chelsea

October 14, 2009
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Friday, October 2, 2009

Mario Vittone – On Training

gCaptain contributor and Weekly Leader Podcaster USCG Chief Warrant Officer Mario Vittone, recently delivered the closing keynote at the USCG’s Human

October 2, 2009
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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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
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