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Monday, December 25, 2023
Photo of Russian nuclear icebreaker ship Sevmorput
Fire Incidents

Fire Out Aboard World’s Only Nuclear-Powered Cargo Ship

gCaptain Editors Note – Sevmorput is one of only four nuclear merchant ships ever built. The other three – built by the US, Japan and Germany

December 25, 2023
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Sunday, November 5, 2023
Russia's new nuclear submarine test launches Bulava missile in White Sea, screengrab taken from a video released on November 5, 2023. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

Russian Nuclear Submarine Test Intercontinental Missile

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Russia’s new strategic nuclear submarine, the Imperator Alexander III, has successfully

November 5, 2023
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Sunday, October 8, 2023
Chinese ballistic missile submarine. Picture taken April 12, 2018.REUTERS
Defense

China Near ‘Breakthroughs’ With Nuclear-Armed Submarines

By Greg Torode HONG KONG, Oct 9 (Reuters) – A submarine arms race is intensifying as China embarks on production of a new generation of

October 8, 2023
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Sunday, October 1, 2023
U.S. President Biden meets with Australian PM Albanese and British PM Sunak at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo
Defense

BAE Systems Wins £4 Billion UK Contract For Nuclear Submarines

By Dasha Afanasieva Oct 1, 2023 (Bloomberg) –Britain’s Ministry of Defence has awarded almost £4 billion ($4.9 billion) in funding to BAE Systems

October 1, 2023
Total Views: 2445

Monday, July 24, 2023
A digitally enhanced image of ships
Engineering News

ABS Invests In Atom Splitting Nuclear Research

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Nuclear propulsion aboard commercial maritime vessels may sound like a science fiction scenario, but this is precisely the subject of

July 24, 2023
Total Views: 2242

Friday, January 13, 2023
MARAD Seeks Public Comment on the Decommissioning and Disposition of NS Savannah, the World’s First Nuclear-Powered Ship
Shipping

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 
Navy

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
Total Views: 2915

Sunday, March 13, 2022
What Happened To Nuclear Cruise Ships?
Video

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
Total Views: 4749

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Navy Nuclear Engineer And Spouse Arrested On Espionage Charges
Navy

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
Environment

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
Total Views: 7536

Monday, November 2, 2020
Molten Salt Reactor nuclear-battery
Environment

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
Total Views: 2478

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
Evergreen

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
Total Views: 471

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

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
News

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
Total Views: 69

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy
Defense

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
Total Views: 715

Saturday, July 16, 2016
China General Nuclear Ship
News

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
Total Views: 43

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Russia Lays Keel for Giant Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker
News

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
Total Views: 46
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