NOAA improves marine navigation near Georgia and New Hampshire naval bases

September 10, 2020 – Two new Physical Oceanographic Real-Time Systems, also known as PORTSⓇ, are improving maritime safety near Kings Bay, Georgia, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, near two U.S. Navy installations. NOAA and the U.S. Navy partnered to install the first new PORTS in two years, the 34th and 35th in the nationwide network. The system near Naval Submarine Base…

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USS Porter Participates in Exercise Sea Breeze 2020

July 20, 2020 – USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea July 19, 2020 to participate in exercise Sea Breeze 2020. This is Porter’s third trip to the Black Sea since the beginning of 2020. During its previous trips to the region, Porter participated in multiple tactical maneuvering, communications, and air defense exercises with regional partners. Sea Breeze, now…

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NAVFAC Southeast Awards Contract for Kings Bay Drydock Overhaul

March 23, 2020 – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $191.9 million fixed-price award-fee contract March 20 to Alberici-Mortenson, Joint Venture out of St. Louis, Missouri. The first phase of the Design-Bid-Build contract is for the recapitalization of the dry dock at Naval Submarine Base (NSB) Kings Bay, Georgia. “The overhaul and restoration of the Kings Bay Dry…

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