military sealift command


Thursday, April 28, 2022
rusty navy supply ship
Navy

Top Navy Admiral Wants Rust-Free Ships

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In an interview with the US Naval Institute, the US Chief Of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Mike Gilday, addressed the issue

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 92570

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Defense

U.S., India Agree to Explore Using Indian Shipyards for Repair and Maintence of Military Sealift Command Ships

The United States and India have agreed to explore the use of Indian shipyards for the repair and maintence of U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command ships. The

April 13, 2022
Total Views: 12124

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Shipping

Crowley Awarded Military Sealift Command Charter for Ice-Class Tanker

Crowley has been awarded a charter contract from Military Sealift Command to operate the Stena Polaris, an ice-class tanker serving bulk fuel transportation

March 22, 2022
Total Views: 2844

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Defense

Photos: Navy’s New Fleet Oiler USNS John Lewis At Sea for Builder’s Trials

The lead ship in the U.S. Navy’s new class of fleet replenishment oilers, USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), took to sea this month for initial builder’s

February 8, 2022
Total Views: 5494

Monday, February 7, 2022
Defense

U.S. Navy-Chartered Tug and Barge Refloated in Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard, working with state and local partners, has completed salvage efforts for the grounded Military Sealift Command-chartered tugboat Sea

February 7, 2022
Total Views: 2866

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
diego garcia
Shipping

Operation DGAR: A Collective Effort to Repatriate Stranded Mariners During a Global Pandemic

A Case Study in the flexibility, ingenuity and responsiveness of the commercial maritime industry during the COVID-19 Pandemic. By Chris Fertig By the spring

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 1424

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Defense

Turbo Activation: Ready, Set…SEALIFT!

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – Two years ago, the United States Transportation Command, in conjunction with the Navy’s Military Sealift

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 5695

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
john-lewis-oiler-christening
Defense

NASSCO Christens First John Lewis-Class Fleet Oiler

General Dynamics NASSCO has christened the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), the first ship for the U.S. Navy’s John Lewis-class fleet oiler program. A

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 2765

Thursday, May 20, 2021
marad-Lucinda-Lessley
Defense

These Might Be The Worst Maritime Videos Ever Produced

UPDATE: Adding insult to injury… shortly after this article was published MARAD removed the Maritime Day video from YouTube. by Captain John Konrad

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 9958

Monday, February 8, 2021
SS Antares arrives at Philly Shipyard
Shipbuilding

Philly Shipyard Secures More ‘Grey Hull’ Repair Work

Philly Shipyard has been awarded a contract for the repair of the Military Sealift Command roll-on/roll-off ship USNS Charlton (T-AKR-314), marking the third

February 8, 2021
Total Views: 4425

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Defense

U.S. Navy’s First John Lewis-Class Oiler Launched at NASSCO

The first ship in the U.S. Navy’s new class of fleet replenishment oilers has been launched at General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego. The John Lewis-class

January 13, 2021
Total Views: 11492

Saturday, November 21, 2020
navy-thanks merchant marine youtube
Interesting

US Navy Thanks Merchant Mariners On YouTube

Just days after Veterans day the US Navy released this video via YouTube and all its social media channels thanking US Merchant Mariners for their service to

November 21, 2020
Total Views: 13718

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

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 844

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Commissions Newest Expeditionary Sea Base

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base, USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), during ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday. The

March 10, 2020
Total Views: 649

Monday, September 23, 2019
Interesting

The Long Gray Line – Turbo Activation 2019

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – On Monday, September 16, 2019, the United States Transportation Command ordered the no-notice activation of 28

September 23, 2019
Total Views: 114

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Defense

Sad = The Last T-5 Tanker Gets Mothballed

The Champion class T-5 petroleum tanker, USNS Lawrence H. Gianella, completed its final underway mission for the U.S. Navy last week and is preparing for

May 29, 2019
Total Views: 214

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thule Air Base
Defense

Time-Lapse Video: Resupplying Thule Air Base, America’s Northernmost Military Installation

Located 207 km north of the Arctic Circle, on the northwest coast of the island of Greenland, Thule Air Base is the US military’s northernmost

April 24, 2019
Total Views: 82

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
USNS Robert E. Peary
Maritime News

Replenishment Gone Wrong: U.S. Navy Cruiser and MSC Dry Cargo Ship Collide Off U.S. East Coast

A U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser and a Military Sealift Command dry cargo ship collided Tuesday during an underway replenishment off the coast of Florida,

February 6, 2019
Total Views: 100

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
usns-comfort-hospital-ship
Defense

USNS Comfort Ordered To Colombia But The Future Remains Uncertain For The Hospital Ship

While visiting Colombia late last week, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced he was sending the hospital ship Comfort at the request of

August 28, 2018
Total Views: 26

Sunday, June 3, 2018
Point-class roll-on/roll-off sealift ship
Defense

A First Step In a True Cooperative Strategy on Sea Power

by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D – There are many issues that impact the American maritime industry and the merchant marine, and trying to develop

June 3, 2018
Total Views: 51