nuclear ship

Friday, January 13, 2023

MARAD Seeks Public Comment on the Decommissioning and Disposition of NS Savannah, the World’s First Nuclear-Powered Ship

The U.S. maritime Administration is seeking public comment on a draft plan to decommission the NS Savannah, the world’s first nuclear powered merchant

January 13, 2023
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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
modular nuclear power plant ship Akademik Lomonosov
Engineering News

Nuclear Power – What’s Stopping The Rollout Of Small Modular Nuclear Power Plants?

Among the tiny number of small modular reactors in operation in the world right now are two on a ship floating off Russia’s far eastern coast. Russia is also

May 10, 2022
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Saturday, April 2, 2022

Biden, First Lady Commissions USS Delaware,  A Nuclear Attack Sub 

By Alex Wayne Apr 2, 2022 (Bloomberg) –First Lady Jill Biden ceremonially commissioned a nuclear-powered submarine on Saturday, presiding over a display

April 2, 2022
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Sunday, March 13, 2022

What Happened To Nuclear Cruise Ships?

With sleek, futuristic lines and shining red and white paint, the world’s first nuclear passenger ship N/S Savannah was designed to stand out but what

March 13, 2022
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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Navy Nuclear Engineer And Spouse Arrested On Espionage Charges

Department of Justice–Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, both of Annapolis, Maryland, were arrested in Jefferson County, West Virginia, by the FBI and the Naval

October 10, 2021
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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
samsung heavy industries

Samsung Heavy Industries Sets Sights on Nuclear Powered Ships to Combat Climate Change

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has announced plans to develop nuclear power plant technology for ships as the industry seeks ways to reduce

June 9, 2021
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Monday, November 2, 2020
Molten Salt Reactor nuclear-battery

Bill Gates Launches A Nuclear Ship Battery Partnership

It’s been over sixty years since the first (and last) US-flagged nuclear-powered cargo ship set sail but, if Bill Gates has his way, the ocean may soon

November 2, 2020
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Thursday, April 23, 2020
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Maritime News

Russian Firms to Build World’s Most Powerful Nuclear Icebreaker

MOSCOW, April 23 (Reuters) – Two Russian companies signed a deal on Thursday to build the world’s most powerful nuclear icebreaker to help boost

April 23, 2020
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Friday, January 17, 2020

Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse Shows the World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreakers

Check out this mesmerizing time-lapse showing the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal conducting Arctic operations along the Northern Sea Route. The video

January 17, 2020
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Friday, August 23, 2019
modular nuclear power plant ship Akademik Lomonosov
Maritime News

Russia’s New Floating Nuclear Power Plant Sets Sail for the Arctic

MURMANSK, Russia, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide

August 23, 2019
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Saturday, July 22, 2017
Navy Nuclear Reactor Core

Navy Is Underfunding Nuclear Research Says U.S. Reps

by Timothy Gardner (Reuters) – Two Democratic lawmakers urged the U.S. Energy Department to move faster with a research program on converting nuclear

July 22, 2017
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Russia Set to Dismantle First Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

Russia is set to begin dismantling the nuclear icebreaker Sibir marking the first time ever that a nuclear-powered icebreaker has been sent for recycling. The

November 15, 2016
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy

SPOTD: The World’s Largest & Heaviest Active Duty Warship

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the Russian nuclear Battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy. Technically the Russian Navy designation is Kirov class

August 30, 2016
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Saturday, July 16, 2016
China General Nuclear Ship

China’s Plans To Float Nuclear Reactors In Disputed Waters

by Kathy Chen and David Stanway (Reuters) China aims to launch a series of offshore nuclear power platforms to promote development in the South China Sea,

July 16, 2016
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Russia Lays Keel for Giant Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

  Russia’s state-owned Baltic Shipyard (Baltijskiy Zavod-Sudostroyenie) has hosted the keel laying ceremony for a nuclear-powered icebreaker being

May 27, 2015
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Friday, May 1, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – First Floating Nuclear Power Plant Reaches End of the Road in Galveston

After a 1,750 mile tow from Virginia, the Sturgis barge arrived at the Port of Galveston, Texas on Thursday where its nuclear reactor will be fully

May 1, 2015
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Press Releases

Once Upon A Nuclear Ship… Launched Finally [MOVIE PREMIER]

New film chronicles the life death and resurrection of historic ship Once Upon A Nuclear Ship, a new documentary by filmmaker Thomas Michael Conner, tells the

July 24, 2012
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Sunday, March 27, 2011

A Story Of (Irrelevant) Nuclear Success At Sea

gCaptain has covered nuclear ships in the past highlighting America’s only nuclear merchant ship, the N/S Savannah and brought you pictures from

March 27, 2011
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Thursday, January 6, 2011
PNTL Nuclear Fuel Ship

UK Welcomes New Nuclear Fuel Transport Ship

International Nuclear Services (INS), has today welcomed its newest vessel, Pacific Grebe, to its home port of Barrow-in-Furness. Pacific Grebe is owned by

January 6, 2011
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The World’s First Nuclear Merchant Ship – NS Savannah

The United States’ first and only nuclear-powered merchant vessel was designed in hopes of finding peaceful uses for nuclear energy as part of President

July 13, 2010
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