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AUGUST 25, 2015 — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has launched the SECNAV Innovation Awards Program.The program seeks to recognize top Department of the Navy individuals or teams who made significant innovative achievements in…
AUGUST 25, 2015 — Responding to a severe drought in Morocco, Damen Shipyards, Gorinchem, Netherlands, is working to speed delivery of a Stan Pontoon 3011 Water Barge to the Royal Moroccan Navy. Though combining a…
AUGUST 25, 2015 —Breda, Netherlands, based U-Boat Worx (UBW), today announced the launch of the C-Researcher 3, which it says is "the world's first transparent three-person submersible capable of diving to 1,700 m (5,577 ft)."…
AUGUST 25, 2015 —Webb Institute, Glenn Cove, NY, has appointed Michael T. Martin, PE as the Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. Prof. Martin has over 23 years of experience as a marine electrical engineer with…
AUGUST 25, 2015 — U.K. based Dryad Maritime says that a slew of recent piracy incidents in the Singapore Strait show a need for a permanent security presence in this area during the hours of…
AUGUST 24, 2015 — Canadian broadcaster CBC reports that the first of two new $50-million Ropax ferries ordered by the Government of Newfounland and Labrador service is returning to Damen Shipyards, Galati, Romania, shipyard in…
AUGUST 24, 2015 — The two biofuel powered 4,700 dwt coasters on order at Netherlands shipyard Royal Bodewes by Finland's Meriaura Group (see earlier story) will have seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing systems. Thordon Bearings'…
AUGUST 24, 2015 — Kai Skvarla has been promoted to President of BMT Designers & Planners, Inc., Alexandria, VA. Mr. Skvarla, who has been the naval architecture and marine engineering firm's Vice President of Strategic…
AUGUST 24, 2015 — The U.S. Maritime Administration reports the approval of a $12 million Title XI loan guarantee for Gray Offshore LLC supporting the recent construction of three oceangoing deck barges (see earlier story).…
AUGUST 24, 2015 — A Maersk containership and a Navig8 tanker were among six vessels involved in a string of piracy incidents August 21 and 22. According to the Singapore based ReCAAP Information Sharing Center,…
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