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Monday, February 26, 2024
Houthi stand on beach after ship attack
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Houthis Keeping Up Pressure with Near Miss on US-Flagged Tanker Security Program Ship

By Jonathan Saul and Mohamed Ghobari LONDON/ADEN, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthis fired a missile that likely targeted the Torm Thor in the

February 26, 2024
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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
oil tanker
Defense

MARAD Announces Full Enrollment in Maritime and Tanker Security Programs

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced its Maritime Security Program (MSP) and Tanker Security Program

October 17, 2023
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Wednesday, October 11, 2023
File photo of a product tanker underway at sea
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Enlisting Domestic Carriers Critical to Enhancing Navy Sealift

By Ira Breskin NEW YORK – The Pentagon needs to enlist more domestic carriers to provide guaranteed and essential logistical support for Navy operations,

October 11, 2023
Total Views: 2069

Monday, September 25, 2023
Maersk Tanker Underway
Defense

Maersk Backs Away From US Military Contracts

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In a world where the Pacific is becoming a cauldron of geopolitical tensions and Russia’s actions in Ukraine highlight the

September 25, 2023
Total Views: 17994

Monday, September 18, 2023
The Stena Immaculate and Stena Imperative, which have both been selected for the Tanker Security Program. Photo courtesy Crowley
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Military Sealift Command Awards Tanker Charters

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded contracts for the time charter of three U.S.-flag tankers that are also enrolled in the U.S.

September 18, 2023
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Tuesday, July 25, 2023
The Stena Immaculate and Stena Imperative, which have both been selected for the Tanker Security Program. Photo courtesy Crowley
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MARAD Enrolls First Nine Ships in New Tanker Security Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the enrollment of the first nine ships in the 10-ship Tanker Security

July 25, 2023
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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
The Stena Immaculate and Stena Imperative, which have both been selected for the Tanker Security Program. Photo courtesy Crowley
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Crowley-Managed Stena Bulk Tankers Picked for MARAD’s Tanker Security Program

Three Crowley-managed tankers have been chosen by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to participate in the Tanker Security Program (TSP), aimed at

May 17, 2023
Total Views: 2872

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Navy oiler tanker at night
MSC

Replenishing Controversy: The US Navy’s New Tanker Program

By John Konrad (gCaptain) A Congressional Research Study update by Ronald O’Rourke shows the US Navy has earmarked $8.8 million in research and

April 20, 2023
Total Views: 6886

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
File photo of a product tanker underway at sea
Shipping

OSG Tankers Picked for MARAD’s Tanker Security Program

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has been awarded operating agreements for three of its internationally-trading vessels under the Maritime

April 12, 2023
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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Aircraft Carrier Underway Replenishment with oiler
Navy

The US Navy Needs Tankers: A Crisis In Capability

By Captain Stephen M. Carmel (CIMSEC) The Department of Defense is projected to need on the order of one hundred tankers of various sizes in the event of a

January 25, 2023
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Monday, March 21, 2022
American Sealift Capacity Gets Much-Needed Booster Shot with Addition of 12 Ships
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American Sealift Capacity Gets Much-Needed Booster Shot with Addition of 12 Ships

President Biden’s $1.5 trillion federal spending bill includes funds for ten tankers and two cable layers to be added to the U.S. Maritime

March 21, 2022
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