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Keel laying of the first multi-role corvette celebrated at Rauma shipyard

The keel of the first Squadron 2020 multi-role corvette was lowered at Rauma shipyard on Thursday 11 April. The traditional keel laying ceremony celebrates in effect the birth of the ship and marks the actual start of construction of the ship’s hull. …
Apr 12, 2024 / Naval

Kongsberg Maritime to supply Promas propulsion systems for the United States Coast Guard’s new Offshore Patrol Cutter programme

As well as twin Promas, Kongsberg Maritime is contracted to supply steering gear, rudders, fin stabilisers and tunnel thrusters for the Offshore Patrol Cutter programme Kongsberg Maritime has been selected by Austal USA to supply its Promas …
Apr 11, 2024 / Naval

Damen unveils new Multi-Purpose Support Ship (MPSS) to meet today’s defence & security challenges

Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a new ship design based on modern defence and security requirements. The Multi-Purpose Support Ship (MPSS) has been co-developed with the Portuguese Navy, the vessel’s launching customer. It is a solution for the …
Feb 27, 2024 / Naval

Fincantieri: Steel Cutting of the New Hydro-Oceanographic Ship of the Italian Navy

The steel cutting ceremony of the new Hydro-Oceanographic Ship (N.I.O.M.) of the Italian Navy, intended for mapping and scientific monitoring activities, as well as in support of the initiatives of the Hydrographic Institute, took place Tuesday …
Dec 20, 2023 / Naval

Fincantieri Launches The First Phase Of The European Patrol Corvette Project With Signature Of Modular And Multirole Patrol Corvette Contract

On the 24th October 2023, with a ceremony held at OCCAR premises in Rome, OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation) has signed with a Consortium, coordinated by Naviris and gathering together Fincantieri (Italy), Naval Group (France), …
Oct 26, 2023 / Naval

Government of Canada announces construction of the Canadian Coast Guard's first-ever hybrid vessel in Gaspé

In Canada and around the world, the effects of climate change and ocean warming are undeniable. To address this issue, it is more important than ever to find sustainable and resilient solutions to ensure the safety of our waters. In line with the …
Oct 25, 2023 / Naval

General Dynamics NASSCO awarded ship repair contract valued at up to $754 million

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced on Friday (Oct13) it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for the maintenance, modernization and repair of USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) and USS James E. Williams (DDG 95). …
Oct 16, 2023 / Naval

OSK Design unveils latest concept for an Arctic frigate - modern engineering designed for extreme Northern operations

Leaders in maritime innovation, OSK Design, introduces their latest design, the Arctic frigate, an exceptional vessel meticulously crafted for operations in the North Atlantic, High North, and Greenland regions. This multi-purpose Arctic frigate is …
Sep 12, 2023 / Naval

Bollinger Shipyards Christens Lead US Navy Towing And Salvage Ship, USNS Navajo (T-ATS 6)

Representatives from Bollinger Shipyards LLC (Bollinger) joined senior U.S. Navy officials pier side on Aug 26th at Bollinger Houma to christen the USNS Navajo (T-ATS 6), the lead ship of the Navy’s new Navajo-class of towing, salvage and rescue …
Aug 30, 2023 / Naval

Irving Shipbuilding cuts steel for the 7th AOPS and first vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard

Today, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. cut steel for the seventh Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the first of two for the Canadian Coast Guard’s fleet. Celebrated at the Halifax Shipyard with Robb Wight, Director General for Vessel Procurement of …
Aug 9, 2023 / Naval