Bakker Sliedrecht to Reengine Scottish MPVs Jura and Minna

November 11, 2020 – Bakker Sliedrecht will replace the propulsion drives of the Scottish Marine Protection Vessels (MPV) Jura and Minna before the end of the year. As a result, the service life of the vessels will be extended and the Scottish Government can continue their inspections at sea. Marine Scotland, the Scottish Government directorate responsible for the integrated management…

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Spruance Returns to San Diego after Contractor Sea Trials

November 9, 2020 – USS Spruance (DDG 111) returned to Naval Base San Diego after completing a four-day sea trial event that concluded a nine-month drydock selected restricted availability (DSRA), November 1. BAE was awarded the multi-million-dollar contract for the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) maintenance period, which included work on the underwater hull, sonar dome, super structure and propulsion…

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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Undocks USS Wayne E Meyer

November 10, 2020 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) successfully undocked USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) on Nov. 5. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the shipyard and its partners remain open for business, executing a major milestone ahead of completing the ship’s Dry Docking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA). The combined efforts of the…

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Sea Shepherd’s MV Bob Barker Repels Piracy Attempt

November 11, 2020 – On the 9th of November at 7:30am local time, the Sea Shepherd vessel Bob Barker, presently campaigning against illegal fishing in the Gulf of Guinea (West Africa) in cooperation with the government of Benin, was approached by a skiff carrying approximately seven to eight persons, some who were armed. The crew implemented anti-piracy measures and mustered…

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RFS Nina Sokolova Completes Refit at Kronstadt

November 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the dock them. F.V. Mitrofanov JSC “Kronstadt Marine Plant” (part of the USC) completed the repair of the modern rescue tug “Nina Sokolova” of the Baltic Fleet. Specialists of the Kronstadt Marine Plant carried out an inspection and repair, including painting, of the underwater part of the hull and mechanisms of the ship’s…

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Ingalls Delivers National Security Cutter Stone

November 10, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) to the U.S. Coast Guard. Documents signed Monday mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Coast Guard. Stone is scheduled to sail away from the shipyard at the end of this year to its homeport in…

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USS Antietam Returns to Yokosuka Following 260-day Deployment

November 10, 2020 – USS Antietam (CG 54) returned to Naval Station Yokosuka following a successful deployment. The return marked the end of a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. “Antietam’s success in this demanding operating environment and during deployment is attributed to my Sailors doing the right thing every day,” said Capt. Russell Caldwell, commanding…

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DSME Launches Submarine Ahn Mu

November 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – On the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bong-dong, General Choreographer, who was the protagonist of the victory, is resurrected as the next 3,000-ton submarine. The Ministry of Defense, together with the Navy, held a ceremony for the second medium-sized submarine, the “Choreography Ship” (KSS-Class, 3,000 tons) on the afternoon of November 10 at…

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