USCGC Escanaba Returns to Boston

April 19, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907), returned home to Boston today following a 61-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Caribbean Ocean. The 270-foot Escanaba’s 100-person crew supported operation Leeward Horizon and Unified Resolve, presidential initiatives designed to disrupt transnational criminal organizations in Central and South America. Escanaba’s crew deployed with two members from the Barbadian Coast Guard,…

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Bollinger Shipyards Acquires Gulf Island Fabrication’s Shipyard Facilities

April 19, 2021 – Bollinger Shipyards (“Bollinger”), a privately-held leading designer and builder of steel military and commercial vessels for the past three quarters of a century, today announced that it has acquired Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.’s (“Gulf Island”) (NASDAQ: GIFI) Shipyard facilities, expanding Bollinger’s new construction and repair capacity and capabilities to better serve its key defense and commercial…

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Egypt Becomes 34th Member Nation of the Combined Maritime Forces

April 14, 2021 – Egypt has become the 34th member of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), April 12. CMF is an enduring multinational coalition committed to upholding the International Rules Based Order by countering illicit non-state actors on the high seas and promoting security, stability and prosperity. Vice Adm. Samuel Paparo, command of U.S. Naval Forces, U.S. 5th Fleet and…

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