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Monday, April 22, 2024
global mercy
Shipping

Mercy Ships to Build New Hospital Ship

MSC Group, MSC Foundation, and Mercy Ships International have agreed to construct a new hospital ship to provide free surgery and training to thousands in

April 22, 2024
Total Views: 2569

Sunday, January 21, 2024
The French ship amphibious helicopter carrier Dixmude docks, in Al-Arish. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Navy

French Warship Treats Injured Gazans Off Egyptian Shore

AL-ARISH, Egypt, Jan 21 (Reuters) – About 1,000 people from Gaza have been treated in a French field hospital aboard a ship off the coast of Egypt,

January 21, 2024
Total Views: 4085

Friday, December 22, 2023
The Expeditionary Medical Ship (EMS) is a high-speed aluminium catamaran based on the proven Expeditionary Fast Transport design that offers enhanced medical support to the United States Navy. (Image: Austal USA)
Defense

Austal USA Awarded Contract for US Navy’s Next-Generation Hospital Ships

Australian-based Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) has announced that its U.S. shipyard, Austal USA, has received a $867.6 million undefinitised contract award (UCA)

December 22, 2023
Total Views: 1611

Saturday, November 18, 2023
US Navy photo of the hospital ship USNS Comfort getting underway
MSC

Should The US Navy Send Hospital Ships To Gaza?

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In my military career, I was frequently deployed on the US Navy’s massive nuclear-powered aircraft carriers

November 18, 2023
Total Views: 10084

Sunday, July 16, 2023
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy hospital ship Peace Ark, prepares to dock at the port in La Guaira, Venezuela September 22, 2018. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero/File Photo
Defense

Chinese Military-Run Hospital Ship Arrives In Kiribati

BEIJING, July 16 (Reuters) – A Chinese military-run hospital ship has arrived in Kiribati for the first time, as China vies with the United

July 16, 2023
Total Views: 6258

Thursday, July 13, 2023
Philly Shipyard Wins Contract for Hospital Ship Design Study
Shipping

Philly Shipyard Wins Contract for Hospital Ship Design Study

Philly Shipyard, Inc. has announced the contract award to conduct a six-month feasibility study of the U.S. Navy’s new T-AH(X) hospital ship. The T-AH(X)

July 13, 2023
Total Views: 3645

Friday, May 12, 2023
U.S. Navy Names Next-Generation Hospital Ship
Defense

U.S. Navy Names Next-Generation Hospital Ship

In a video released for Mental Health Awareness Month, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro announced the new name for the Navy’s

May 12, 2023
Total Views: 13525

Thursday, December 15, 2022
Shocking Video Shows Man Overboard Incident on Hospital Ship USNS Comfort
Accidents

Shocking Video Shows Man Overboard Incident on Hospital Ship USNS Comfort

Some scary new video shows the man overboard incident on board the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort. As we reported yesterday, nineteen personnel fell

December 15, 2022
Total Views: 17634

Monday, October 24, 2022
Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Departs on Humanitarian Mission
Defense

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Departs on Humanitarian Mission

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort has departed on its first humanitarian aid mission since completing a regular overhaul and drydocking period earlier

October 24, 2022
Total Views: 7810

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
USNS Mercy Hospital Ship
MSC

US Navy Hospital Ship XO Removed For Sexual Assault

by John Konrad (gCaptain) This weekend the United States Navy removed the second in command of the Hospital Ship, USNS Mercy, while federal agents investigate

July 12, 2022
Total Views: 17612

Saturday, April 16, 2022
Hospital Ship Mercy In Port
Navy

Engineer Who Tried To Kamikaze A US Navy Hospital Ship With A Train Gets Prison

by John Konrad (gCaptain) At the Port of Los Angeles, the locomotive engineer who purposefully ran his train off the tracks at full-speed in an apparent

April 16, 2022
Total Views: 15412

Friday, December 3, 2021
AkzoNobel Makes Sizeable Marine Coatings Donation To Civilian Hospital Ship Africa Mercy At Drydocking
Shipping

AkzoNobel Makes Sizeable Marine Coatings Donation To Civilian Hospital Ship Africa Mercy At Drydocking

AkzoNobel’s Marine and Protective Coatings business has reaffirmed its commitment to Africa Mercy, one of the largest civilian hospital ships in the world,

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 1415

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Mercy Ships looks to Nor-Shipping 2022 to boost launch of world’s largest hospital ship
Press Releases

Mercy Ships looks to Nor-Shipping 2022 to boost launch of world’s largest hospital ship

Campaigning medical charity Mercy Ships is looking to Nor-Shipping 2022, taking place 10-13 January, to build support ahead of the launch of Global

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 1049

Thursday, September 9, 2021
hospital ship Global Mercy in Suez Canal
Maritime News

Suez Canal Gives Free Passage To World’s Newest Hospital Ship

The Suez Canal has donated free passage to the world’s newest hospital ship Mercy Ships’ newbuild Global Mercy. The ship is currently on the

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 5159

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
global mercy
Shipbuilding

World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Delivered to Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships has taken delivery of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, Global Mercy. The ship was delivered to the international charity at the

June 30, 2021
Total Views: 5309

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
ABB technology enables world’s largest civilian hospital ship to access even the most challenging harbors
Press Releases

ABB technology enables world’s largest civilian hospital ship to access even the most challenging harbors

Press Release – ABB’s Azipod® propulsion will help Global Mercy™ enter less accessible harbors off the African coast, while reducing

June 29, 2021
Total Views: 799

Thursday, April 30, 2020
USNS Comfort Leaves New York After Treating 182 Patients
Maritime News

USNS Comfort Leaves New York After Treating 182 Patients

The USNS Comfort has departed New York City after supporting Department of Defense’s COVID-19 response efforts to New York and New Jersey residents during

April 30, 2020
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Hospital Ship USNS Comfort to Return to Virginia
Maritime News

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort to Return to Virginia

The U.S. Navy hospital USNS Comfort has been ordered to return to its homeport in Virginia less than a month after arriving in New York to offer surge capacity

April 22, 2020
Total Views: 200

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Hospital Ship USNS Comfort to Start Accepting COVID-19 Patients
Interesting

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort to Start Accepting COVID-19 Patients

The U.S. Department of Defense has opened the hospital ship USNS Comfort to patients with COVID-19 in order to relieve pressure on New York area hospitals, the

April 7, 2020
Total Views: 46

Monday, April 6, 2020
Hospital Ship Patients Test Positive for COVID-19
Maritime News

Hospital Ship Patients Test Positive for COVID-19

The Military Sealift Command hospital ships USNS Mercy and USNS Comfort were originally deployed to serve as referral hospitals for non-COVID-19 patients

April 6, 2020
Total Views: 22
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