MARMC Receives ONR Lab Designation

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) is the first Regional Maintenance Center (RMC) designated by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) as a Laboratory and Technical Activity for domestic Technology Transfer. The Department of the Navy typically utilizes technology transfer to transition federally owned or originated technology to state and local governments, and to the private sector, for use in Department…

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MARMC Leads USS Arlington Knuckle Boom Crane Repairs

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) recently completed knuckle boom crane repairs aboard USS Arlington (LPD 24) as the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship continues preparation for its upcoming deployment as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). The knuckle boom crane is vital to amphibious operations. It is used to lower and raise boats to the waterline and…

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USNS Hunter Completes Availability On-Time

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) completed USNS Hunter’s (TSV 3) Chief of Naval Operations Availability, returning the training vessel to the fleet rotation on schedule Jan. 10. TSV 3 was undergoing a Docking Phased Maintenance Availability at Lyons Shipyard Inc., in Norfolk, Virginia. During the availability the ship received a 10,000-hour top end overhaul of its port and starboard main…

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USS New Hampshire Refit Completed Early and Under Budget

Thanks to collaborative teaming between Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), innovative repairs were recently completed on USS New Hampshire (SSN 778), saving more than 60 days and an estimated $3 million. Repairs were performed on main ballast tank vent valves essential to conducting operations for the…

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USS New York Undocks on 20th Anniversary of 9/11

On the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, USS New York (LPD 21) undocked ahead of schedule at General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk. The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship is currently in a Dry-docking Selected Restricted Availability managed by Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC). New York has significant ties to the tragic events that occurred two decades ago…

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In Historic First, Navy’s Oldest Floating Dry Dock To Support Dive Boat Repairs

April 22, 2021 – For the first time, the Navy’s oldest floating dry-dock, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center’s (MARMC) Dynamic (AFDL 6), successfully docked a dive support boat, April 15. Dive Support Boat 1103, attached to the MARMC’s Dive Locker, will undergo emergent repairs. Boat 1103 is one of four dive boats in the Dive Locker’s fleet, which is vital…

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USS Forrest Sherman SRA Ends On Time

Notice no laser has been fitted as yet like San Diego-based sisters Dewey and Spruance. (U.S. Navy Photo by Gas Turbine System Technician 3rd Class Christopher Shearin) March 5, 2021 – USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) is returning to action on schedule after completing a six-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA). The Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) provided management and oversight…

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USS Gerald R. Ford Takes Part in MARMC UAS Trial

March 5, 2021 – Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) hosted the Blue Water Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Skyways team for an exercise that could impact the way the Navy handles transporting parts for repairs needed aboard forward deployed ships. MARMC, in collaboration with the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Beach Detachment and the Blue Water team, tested the abilities…

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