2022 Titanic Survey Expedition.

From the tradeshow floor of Oceanology (OI) 2022, OceanGate Expeditions and eDNAtec today announced plans to gather environmental DNA (eDNA) water samples throughout all five missions of the 2022 Titanic Survey Expedition. The submersible crews will collect water samples at depths throughout the water column to gain a clearer understanding of the biodiversity of the deep ocean artificial reef created…

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USN, JMSDF & RAN Trilateral Training in South China Sea

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) joined the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in the South China Sea for multinational training which concluded March 15. The training was designed to address common maritime security priorities and concerns, enhance interoperability and communication, and develop mutually-beneficial relationships, as well as promote navigational freedom…

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Five Indian Navy Sail Training Craft Arrive for Sri Lankan Navy Use

Five sailing boats of the Indian Navy arrived at the port of Trincomalee on 10th March 2022. Providing sail training experience to the officer under trainees of the Sri Lanka Navy, those sailing boats arrived at the port of Colombo today (16th March). The ‘Van de stadt Tonga 56’ and ‘LC Class 40’ sailing boats – INSV Mhadei, INSV Tarini,…

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Launch of ARA Ciudad de Berisso at Astillero Rio Santiago

In the morning hours of March 16th at Grada 2 of the Río Santiago Shipyard (ARS) the launching ceremony of the cadet training launch (LICA) named ARA “Ciudad de Berisso” was held. The ceremony was headed by the Governor of the Province of Buenos Aires, Axel Kicillof, accompanied by the Minister of Defense, Jorge Taiana; the Chief of the Joint…

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Defence Secretary Commissions Offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS Saksham at Goa

Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar commissioned Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Saksham, the fifth in the series of 105-metre Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) class, at Goa on March 16, 2022 in the presence of Director General Coast Guard Shri V S Pathania and other senior dignitaries of Central and State governments. ‘Saksham’, meaning ‘capable’, is manifestation of ICG will and…

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Kongsberg Maritime Unveils the EM 712 USV

Kongsberg Maritime is pleased to announce the launch of the EM 712 USV, a new multibeam echosounder for use with Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV). The latest addition to KM’s market-leading EM 712 family of shallow- to medium-water multibeam echosounders for seabed mapping applications, the EM 712 USV has been specifically designed to be easily integrated with and operated from any…

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RSA Aerospace Industry Support Initiative Joins Maritime Sector

The Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI) has launched a program aimed at supporting the marine sector. The AISI, Marine Manufacturing, Maintenance & Repairs, and Associated Services Development Program seeks to assist suppliers in the ship and boatbuilding, maintenance and repair, and associated services value chain. The Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI) has launched a program aimed at supporting the marine…

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