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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
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Monday, April 2, 2018
Capt. Emigida “Amy”Esqueda
Interesting

Military Sealift Command’s First Female Master Retiring After 36-Year Career

By Sarah Burford (Military Sealift Command Pacific) – On April 3, Military Sealift Command will bid “Fair Winds and Following Seas” to one of its

April 2, 2018
Total Views: 169

Thursday, January 18, 2018
USNS Navy Expeditionary Sea Base MSC USMC
Defense

NASSCO Launches One Unsexy Ship

On Saturday General Dynamics NASSCO christened the Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, a most unsexy but important US Navy

January 18, 2018
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Thursday, August 31, 2017
msc ship joins harvey relief
Maritime News

Military Sealift Command’s USNS William McClean Joins Harvey Relief Efforts

The Military Sealift Command’s dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) will join two U.S. Navy warships in the ongoing relief

August 31, 2017
Total Views: 92

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Ammunition Load On Aircraft Carrier
Blog

Held Hostage By A Cargo Of Bombs

Most military historians agree about the critical importance and sacrifice of the Merchant Marine of the Allied nations in winning World War Two but very few

August 29, 2017
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Friday, February 3, 2017
Ship Photos of the Day – MT Maersk Peary Arrives in Antarctica for Annual Resupply
News

Ship Photos of the Day – MT Maersk Peary Arrives in Antarctica for Annual Resupply

Today’s ship photos show the Military Sealift Command-chartered tanker MT Maersk Peary arriving at the McMurdo Station ice-pier in support of the

February 3, 2017
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Ship Photos of the Day – MSC-Chartered ‘Ocean Giant’ Arrives at McMurdo Station, Antarctica
Blog

Ship Photos of the Day – MSC-Chartered ‘Ocean Giant’ Arrives at McMurdo Station, Antarctica

A few days ago we showed you pictures of the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star clearing a navigation channel to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Today here

January 27, 2017
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Friday, July 29, 2016
Military Sealift Command To Honor Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk
Defense

Military Sealift Command To Honor Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

Military Sealift Command, the transportation provider for the US Navy, will name it’s newest ship after Harvey Milk, the San Francisco gay rights

July 29, 2016
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Monday, July 25, 2016
Photos: U.S. Navy Shows Off Seabasing Ops with USNS Montford Point
News

Photos: U.S. Navy Shows Off Seabasing Ops with USNS Montford Point

The U.S. Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) expeditionary transfer dock USNS Montford Point (T-ESD 1) showed off

July 25, 2016
Total Views: 102

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time-Lapse: Operation Deep Freeze, the Annual Resupply Mission to Antarctica’s McMurdo Station
Maritime News

Time-Lapse: Operation Deep Freeze, the Annual Resupply Mission to Antarctica’s McMurdo Station

Here’s a 4 minute time-lapse of aboard the Military Sealift Command-chartered MV Ocean Giant during Operation Deep Freeze 2016, an annual resupply

March 2, 2016
Total Views: 185

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Maersk Tanker Conducts Rare Refueling of U.S. Navy Ship At Sea
Maritime News

Maersk Tanker Conducts Rare Refueling of U.S. Navy Ship At Sea

  In a rare occurrence, a Maersk tanker refueled a Military Sealift Command oiler while at sea during an exercise in international waters off the

October 28, 2015
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Monday, August 17, 2015
Ship Photos of the Day – USNS Mercy Replenishment at Sea
News

Ship Photos of the Day – USNS Mercy Replenishment at Sea

The Japanese oiler JS Mashu in a replenishment at sea with the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2015. Now in its 10th year,

August 17, 2015
Total Views: 41

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Seven Injured After U.S. Army Helicopter Crashes on Deck of MSC Cargo Ship – PHOTOS and VIDEO
Interesting

Seven Injured After U.S. Army Helicopter Crashes on Deck of MSC Cargo Ship – PHOTOS and VIDEO

  Seven people were injured Wednesday when a U.S. Army helicopter crashed on the deck of a Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship during a training exercise

August 12, 2015
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Monday, August 10, 2015
Crowley Lands Six More MSC Ship Management Contracts
News

Crowley Lands Six More MSC Ship Management Contracts

  Crowley Maritime Corp.’s global ship management group has landed more support work for the U.S. Government with the announcement Monday of a new

August 10, 2015
Total Views: 54

Monday, August 3, 2015
U.S. Navy Ship Catches Fire at Croatian Shipyard
News

U.S. Navy Ship Catches Fire at Croatian Shipyard

  The U.S. Navy has confirmed that a fire broke out on board USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) while the ship was in Viktor Lenac Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia

August 3, 2015
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Crowley Now Managing Five Military Sealift Command Ocean Surveillance Ships
Maritime News

Crowley Now Managing Five Military Sealift Command Ocean Surveillance Ships

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s global ship management group has completed the successful turnover of the Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) T-AGOS/T-AGM fleet and

July 1, 2015
Total Views: 150

Monday, June 1, 2015
Navy Capt. John Rinko, Commodore of MSC Europe
Navy

Interview With MSC Commodore John Rinko, USN

[contextly_sidebar id=”zqj29HbNdElUoXruPMKVewuoOwuAgE3i”]Capt. John Rinko, commodore of the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Europe and

June 1, 2015
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
PHOTOS: USNS Lewis B. Puller Builders Trials
News

PHOTOS: USNS Lewis B. Puller Builders Trials

The USNS Lewis B. Puller was captured earlier this month off the coast of San Diego during builders trials from the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard. Lewis B.

April 21, 2015
Total Views: 46

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)
Defense

Life in the Fast Lane Aboard USNS Joshua Humphreys

Class of 2016 US Merchant Marine Academy Cadets Kinser Newkirk, David Smith, Luke Trenhaile and Chris Jennings put together the following video compilation of

March 3, 2015
Total Views: 55

Monday, March 2, 2015
Hornbeck Completes Sale of OSVs to U.S. Navy
News

Hornbeck Completes Sale of OSVs to U.S. Navy

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced Monday that it has closed the sale of three offshore supply vessels to the U.S. Navy.

March 2, 2015
Total Views: 190
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