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Fairbanks Morse Engines to Power the US Navys Newest Expeditionary Sea Base Ship

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Engines using common rail fuel injection technology to deliver significant lifecycle fuel cost savings, lower emissions, and higher efficiencyFairbanks Morse, an EnPro Industries company (NPO) and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward, has been awarded a contract…

Maltas armed forces storm merchant ship taken over by rescued migrants

Before the operation began, the captain repeatedly stated that he was not in control of the vessel and that he and his crew were being forced and threatened by a number of migrants to proceed to Malta, the government statement said.The situation was a particularly volatile example of tensions in the Mediterranean, where…

Nine sailors abducted from Norwegian vessel by pirates

A vessel owned by Norwegian shipping firm JJ Ugland was boarded by pirates while at anchor off the coast of Benin yesterday and nine crew members were kidnapped, the company has said.The remaining crew on the MV Bonita notified local authorities, and the vessel docked at the port city of Cotonou later yesterday, the company…

Every Easter egg in episode 3 of the HBO series

To paraphrase Doctor Manhattan, the search for Easter eggs in HBOs Watchmen never ends. The third episode of HBOs new series brought back a familiar character from Alan Moores original graphic novel, as well as finally confirming the identity of another old character (although his true identity was barely a secret). And…

Maritime Safety Market Size, Share 2019-2025: Global Emerging Trends, Demand, Revenue and Forecasts

Global Maritime Safety Market 2019 Industry research report is a proficient and in-depth research report on the worlds major regional market conditions, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific). It covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes…

Oil shippers boost security after attacks on tankers in Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) A series of attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf has ratcheted up tensions between the U.S. and Iran and raised fears over the safety of one of Asias most vital energy trade routes, where about a fifth of the worlds oil passes through its narrowest at the Strait of Hormuz.The attacks have jolted the shipping industry…

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager

Navigate Response, the global maritime crisis communication consultancy, announced today that Tom Adams has joined its expanding London team as a Crisis Response Manager.Tom joins Navigate Response from the security sector where he assisted clients in preparing for special risk incidents including active assailant, kidnap and piracy events.

DVIDS - News - Pacific Griffin 2019 Concludes

GUAM (NNS) - The U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore navies concluded Exercise Pacific Griffin 2019 at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Oct 10. Pacific Griffin served as the most advanced naval training to date between the two nations during their longstanding maritime partnership.Rear Adm. Joey Tynch, commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, who oversees security cooperation for the U.S.
President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Leaders of Nigerian Community in Russia during the Russia-Africa Economic Summit in Sochi, Russia. [Twitter/@NigeriaGov]

Buhari extremely happy with successful Russia trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from his four-day visit to the Russian Republic extremely happy with the success of the visit.The outcome of the visit is the best response to a few skeptical audiences back home, including a toxic newspaper editorial, Buhari, Stay On Your Job, by the Lagos-based Punch Newspaper asking him to not travel.The presidential aide…

Aquashield is shoring up piracy protection with the latest innovations in maritime technology

Todays maritime surveillance systems are more advanced than ever and are highly effective at identifying suspicious activities Piracy is a persistent threat for any business operating at sea. Although the number of pirate attacks in the Somali Sea has fallen over the past few years, there has been a significant rise in criminal activity along the coast of West Africa: according to Raconteur…

As Russia scopes undersea cables, a shadow of the United States Cold War past

Though the tactics and threat are reminiscent of the Cold War, the Russians appear to be taking a page out of the book that the U.S. Navy and the NSA wrote in the 1970s in a series of undersea wire-tapping missions that became known as Operation Ivy Bells.Briefly mentioned in the Times report, Operation Ivy Bells is written…

Autonomous marine technology maximizes patrol boat operations, with reduced risk and cost

Amelia Smith[Sponsored Content]  Today’s available technology creates new opportunities to leverage greater patrol coverage with less force required to manage coastal security zones and assets.Around the world, patrol boats are critical assets for providing coastal security and surveillance. Missions range from border protection…

VIDEO: Marell debuts high speed Volvo Penta powered patrol boat

Nick BlenkeyVolvo Penta and Swedish boatbuilder Marell have joined forces to create the new Marell M15 patrol boat, a durable vessel designed for anti-piracy operations, border control, intelligence gathering, maritime security, and force protection missions.Equipped with Volvo Pentas latest D6 engine and DPI system, the…

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Iranian Held By Somali Pirates Since 2015 Ffreed

An Iranian sailor held hostage by Somali pirates for more than four years has been released with the help of the United Nations and a humanitarian group, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi thanked the Hostage Support Partnership group, U.N. officials in Somalia, and authorities in…

Britain's New Type 26 Frigate Is Going to Be Amazing

Key point: Britain needs a good, new frigate for its Royal Navy and the Type 26 is the solution.The Royal Navys new Type 26 frigate could be its most powerful and flexible warship type in many decades. Assuming, that is, that the U.K. defense ministry properly funds the ships.The British fleet is acquiring eight of the 7…

Duterte names Vice Admiral Joel Garcia as new PH Coast Guard chief

Vice Admiral Joel GarciaMoreMANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Vice Admiral Joel Garcia as the new commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the agencys spokesperson said on Tuesday.Garcia will take over the position on Thursday, Oct. 24 from Admiral Elson Hermogino who is set to retire this week…

British engineering firm secures £1.3bn Royal Navy ship contract

British engineering firm Babcock has been named as the preferred bidder to build five new frigates in a contract worth £1.25bn.The Type 31 warships will be built at the Rosyth dockyard in Fife where Babcock currently employs 1,500 people. It is expected to provide work for a further 1000-1250 in the supply chain.Prime Minister…

Iranian Oil Tanker Freed by Gibraltar Despite US Appeal | Voice of America

Updated Aug. 16, 5:50 a.m. VOA Persian's Katherine Ahn contributed to this report.The Supreme Court of  theBritish overseas territory of Gibraltar ruled Thursday that the Iranian supertanker Grace 1 can be released from detention, shortly after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it.Gibraltar's…

Global Warship and Naval Vessels Production Market Share, Revenue, and Average Price by Manufacturer

Warships and naval vessels are an integral part of most armed forces. They are a physical manifestation of economic and military power, as well as being essential to force projection. As countries such as India and Chinacontinue their economic rise, they will seek to back up their would-be superpower credentials with naval power.Global naval warfare has witnessed a paradigm shift…