U.S. Navy

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Hawaii Waikoloa Maneuver Area UXO Presentation

US Army Corps Of Engineers Fails To Cleanup Former Navy Live Fire Zone

by Rob Perez, (Honolulu Star-Advertiser & ProPublica) For the better part of two years, Liliu Ross had lived in a one-room tin-roofed shack in the rural

2 hours ago
Total Views: 225

Friday, November 25, 2022

Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today is the busiest shopping day in the United States and, with retail inventories at record levels and the backlog of ships

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 8360


The End Of The World Is Just Beginning For Shipping

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) There is a large shipping company that’s made record profits in recent years after changing its operational model to bet

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 25064

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

U.S. Navy Confiscates ‘Massive Amounts’ of Explosives from Fishing Vessel in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet intercepted a fishing vessel attempting to smuggle a “massive amount” of explosive material from Iran to Yemen.

November 15, 2022
Total Views: 15335

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

US Navy Recruits Older Middle Age Sailors

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The US Navy is facing recruiting challenges in a tight labor market, and has raised its maximum enlistment age to 41 in order to

November 8, 2022
Total Views: 22335

Monday, November 7, 2022
Halter Marine Shipyard

US Shipyards – Record Revenue At Firesale Valuations

With billions of dollars in new contracts why are US shipyard valuations hitting record

November 7, 2022
Total Views: 6647

Sunday, November 6, 2022

Japan Hosts Multilateral Display Of Naval Unity Amid East Asia Tension

By Tim Kelly YOKOSUKA, Japan, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Japan hosted its first international fleet review for seven years on Sunday with ships from 12 other

November 6, 2022
Total Views: 1190

Thursday, October 27, 2022
MV Gary Chouest

Should Taiwan Worry About Subsea Cable Security?

By Philip Heijmans (Bloomberg) Surging tensions with China have prompted Taiwan to boost its military defenses. Now it’s heeding the lessons of the war in

October 27, 2022
Total Views: 1814

Sunday, October 23, 2022
Representative Elaine Luria Shipyard

Top US Shipbuilding Advocate Faces Difficult Election

Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA), a veteran US Navy ship driver who is one of the nation’s strongest advocates for US shipbuilding, is facing stiff

October 23, 2022
Total Views: 2500

Friday, October 21, 2022
Pete Buttigieg

Shots Fired In Jones Act Debate

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Shots were fired this week when a newly released US Maritime Administration (MARAD) document from 2020 showed that a

October 21, 2022
Total Views: 8081

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Venezuela Gives US Navy 60 Days To Prove Fat Leonard’s Guilt

by Deisy Buitrago (Reuters) Venezuela’s top court has ruled to give the U.S. government 60 days to request the extradition of fugitive Malaysian

October 20, 2022
Total Views: 5067

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
US Navy Supply Ship Conrep

New Report Says US Navy Capacity Is “Very Weak”

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) US Congressman Mike Gallagher, a Republican member of the House Armed Services Committee, delivered a stark warning to

October 19, 2022
Total Views: 4932

Royal Bahrain Naval Force coalition ship, RBNS Al Muharraq

Navy Expands Commercial Ship Protection Partnership

The US Navy announced they are expanding partnerships with nations in the Indian and Pacific Oceans to protect shipping under the International Maritime

October 19, 2022
Total Views: 1142

Monday, October 10, 2022
How The Defense Transportation System Works

How Does The Pentagon’s Massive Global Transportation System Work?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Despite popular opinion, Maersk is not the world’s largest shipping company and Delta is not the world’s largest airline.

October 10, 2022
Total Views: 4009

Sunday, October 9, 2022
US Navy Seaman Ryan Mays

Here’s Why The US Navy Could Not Prove A Teenager Destroyed It’s Mighty Warship

by Megan Rose (ProPublica) A military judge found Seaman Recruit Ryan Mays not guilty on Friday of setting fire to a $1.2 billion Navy ship. Mays, 21, had

October 9, 2022
Total Views: 6392

Saturday, October 8, 2022
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

Can NATO Protect Pipelines & Subsea Cables?

By Natalia Drozdiak (Bloomberg) NATO allies are struggling to work out how to better safeguard undersea critical infrastructure after the Nord Stream

October 8, 2022
Total Views: 1138

Monday, October 3, 2022

USS Bonhomme Richard Fire – Was it Arson Or Widespread Safety Failures?

by Megan Rose (ProPublica) On the morning of July 12, 2020, the first orange flickers of destruction took hold in the bowels of the hulking USS Bonhomme

October 3, 2022
Total Views: 3221

Saturday, October 1, 2022
Korean Navy Greets US Carrier

North Korea Fires Missiles During US Navy Joint Exercise

By Cynthia Kim (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward the sea off its east coast on Saturday, hours before

October 1, 2022
Total Views: 3719

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Crowley Awarded Military Sealift Command Maritime Prepositioning Force Contract

Jacksonville, Florida-based Crowley has been awarded a contract for the operation and maintenance of six U.S. government-owned Maritime Prepositioning Force

September 27, 2022
Total Views: 4167

Saturday, September 24, 2022

US To Speed Up Nuclear Submarine Deal With Australia

By Sybilla Gross (Bloomberg) The US is discussing accelerating the production of nuclear submarines to bolster Australia’s defense capabilities in an effort

September 24, 2022
Total Views: 8071