NauticalCheck launch the world’s first multi-page, waterproof, pocket checklist, giving boaters immediate access to both critical safety information. According to the US manufacturers, NauticalCheck is unlike anything ever published in the boating industry.
Lockheed Martin-led team's second Littoral Combat Ship, 'USS Fort Worth' (LCS 3) commissioned by U.S. Navy in Galveston, Texas. USS Fort Worth, the second of the Freedom-variant in the LCS class, successfully passed Acceptance Trials in May and was delivered to the U.
The Obaid bin Suloom Establishment for Manufacturing & Repairing Ships launch the first ocean-going ship of its kind 100 percent locally-made. According to a report on the Khaleej Times, the ship, named ‘Obaid’,
IMO’s Energy Efficiency Design Index is intended to improve energy efficiency of ships at the design stage. It will be mandatory for new ships contracted for construction or major modifications after 1 January, 2013 or delivered after 1 July, 2015.
Naval Architect Donald MacPherson’s approach focuses on optimizing systems, well before the optimization of individual components. “Pragmatic hydrodynamics” has long been a core element of the HydroComp brand.
Thunderbolt Marine welcomes Rich Galuk as he joins TMI as Vice President and General Manager. Rich has worked closely with TMI over the years in his duties managing the Savannah Bar Pilots' fleet of vessels & marine surveying.
Rear Adm. Jonathon White has assumed the title of “oceanographer of the U.S. Navy,” replacing Rear Adm. David Titley who retired in July. Assigned to the staff of the chief of naval operations, White is now head of the Oceanography, Space and Maritime Domain Awareness directorate (OPNAV N2N6E).
The Braemar Howells/Unimar latest update informs recovery milestone passed, there now remain 365 containers to recover. A total of 1368 containers were onboard the Renawhen grounded on the Astrolabe Reef nearly on 5 October 2011.
Blue Sky Network introduces new SkyRouter Mobile Satellite Tracking & Fleet Management application. Fleet managers can now stay constantly connected to assets via most iOS and Android and tablet devices.
A training facility has been opened to prepare Royal Navy sailors to man the first of the Queen Elizabeth-Class carriers, due in 2016. The first of the 65,000-tonne carriers is currently being assembled at Babcock's dockyard in Rosyth,
Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) employee is honored with a YWCA Women of Distinction Award. Stephanie Simmons, director of Navy Program Operations, was recognized in the science and technology category at a ceremony at Christopher Newport University.
Sweden's Adveto ECDIS-4000 system on board 'National Geographics Explorer' upgraded to fulfil IMO compliance standard. During the vessel's recent visit to Scandinavia the National Geographics Explorer was successfully upgraded with the latest software from ADVETO.