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Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Defense

VT Halter Marine Lays Keel for T-AGS 60 Class Oceanographic Survey Ship for U.S. Navy

VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today held a keel laying ceremony for T-AGS 66 USNS Maury, which is

February 1, 2011
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Thursday, January 27, 2011
Top U.S. Navy Officer says new, more intense, techniques need to fight piracy off Somalia
Defense

Top U.S. Navy Officer says new, more intense, techniques need to fight piracy off Somalia

By Cheryl Pellerin, American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON (NNS) — Pirates off the coast of Somalia are using bigger vessels to extend their criminal

January 27, 2011
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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Rolls-Royce to power ten Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S Navy
Defense

Rolls-Royce to power ten Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S Navy

Rolls-Royce has announced it will supply gas turbines and waterjets for ten of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) – the Group’s

January 19, 2011
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Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Blog

US Navy to Merchant Marine transition advice

Thanks to M_R_Thurman for the Forum post… So, I’m writing this no reason other than to help other Navy guys that wish to transfer over to the

December 28, 2010
Total Views: 746

Monday, October 18, 2010
Navy

Possible Changes at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding

In a press release last week, the Northrop Grumman announced they had filed paperwork with the SEC for a possible spinoff of their shipbuilding division.

October 18, 2010
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

USS COLE (DDG 67) – A tribute to her crew and the 17 who were lost 10 years ago.

By Lt.j.g. Jacob Beckelhymer, Navigator, USS Cole (DDG 67) You can’t miss them.  The 17 gold stars running across the deck in front of COLE’s

October 12, 2010
Total Views: 334

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964) – the last survivor of the Spruance Class
Navy

USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964) – the last survivor of the Spruance Class

Built by Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, MS in 1973/4, USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964) was the 2nd ship of the Spruance-class and is the only one left that

September 21, 2010
Total Views: 192

Thursday, September 9, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

Maritime Blogger Recaptures ship taken by pirates

Image Credit: USNI Blog Remember when the team of U.S. Marines stormed the tanker full of pirates and took back the ship?  You should, because as we reported

September 9, 2010
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Wednesday, December 23, 2009
NOAA

US Navy Oceanographic Survey Ship

ST Engineering announced today that its US shipyard, VT Halter Marine, has been awarded a contract worth US$87m  to build an enhanced version of a T-AGS 60

December 23, 2009
Total Views: 79

Thursday, November 12, 2009
Interesting

S O S = Save Our Ships

By John G. Denham No matter what is preserved or kept safe, it costs money! In my past life I shared my useful abilities with the U.S. Merchant Marine

November 12, 2009
Total Views: 24

Thursday, November 5, 2009
Photo

USS New York Arrives in N.Y. Harbor – Photo

The new amphibius assault ship USS New York, built with 7.5 tons of steel from the fallen World Trade Center, arriving in New York Harbor on November 2, 2009,

November 5, 2009
Total Views: 96

Thursday, October 22, 2009
Navy

US Navy test article from Cargotec demonstrates vehicle transfer at sea

A test article ship-to-ship vehicle transfer system from Cargotec is on its way to the US Navy; the test article uses MacGregor-based technology and can

October 22, 2009
Total Views: 72

Thursday, August 27, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Somali Pirates Fire on Navy Helicopter – Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY7Q5-S3vI4 Somali pirates aboard a hijacked ship fired at a U.S. Navy helicopter yesterday, Navy officials said. According to

August 27, 2009
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Navy

USS Fort Worth’s (LSC 3) Keel Laid

Saturday, a Lockheed Martin led team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the USS Fort Worth, marking the start of construction

July 14, 2009
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Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Blog

Photos of the Week – Maersk Alabama and Lifeboat Photos

Here is a collection of photos taken from this past week’s Maersk Alabama piracy incident.  The images and descriptions are provided the U.S. Navy. 

April 14, 2009
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Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Mission Of The US Navy – Did They Fail?

“The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom

April 8, 2009
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Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Navy

First Littoral Combat Ship to be Commisioned – Freedom (LCS-1)

This coming Saturday the U.S. Navy will be commissioning its first Littoral Combat Ship, USS Freedom (LCS-1), in a ceremony at Veterans Park in Milwaukee,

November 5, 2008
Total Views: 169

Tuesday, October 14, 2008
MSC

U.S. Navy Charters M/V Beluga Skysails

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has recently chartered the M/V Beluga Skysails for over a month long voyage transporting Air Force and Army

October 14, 2008
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Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Navy

USS Lake Erie – To Shoot Satellite From Orbit

  Most of us are aware that a US warship is currently stationed for an attempt to shoot down a damaged satellite. Military officials say the satellite is

February 20, 2008
Total Views: 72

Thursday, November 15, 2007
Navy

Chinese Sub and the Carrier Group

While we have been preoccupied with the Bay Bridge Allision readers of our Maritime News Discoverer know of this troubling news from the pacific; When the U.S.

November 15, 2007
Total Views: 90
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