Marine

MetalCraft Marine US Patrol Boat Contracts

MetalCraft Marine US just delivered three new patrol boats to the US Coast Guard in Pensacola, Florida. The 7M is the smallest in the MetalCraft Interceptor model line, but although small, it is designed to look like a large boat with its weight and rugged construction and smooth, dry, ride. The 7M RIB, designated, Cutter-Boat-Large […]

Marine

Second Officer – Marine Technology News

Second Officer is a Civil Service Seaman (CIVMAR) employed by the Navy to serve Military Sealift Command (MSC) aboard Naval Auxiliaries and Hybrid Crew Warships around the world in peacetime as in times of war. MSC exists to support the joint combatant across the full spectrum of military operations. MSC provides ad hoc logistics, strategic […]

Coastguard

Coast Guard helped save nearly 474 lives in 2021

The Coast Guard helped save 474 lives last year, according to the organization’s year-end statement released Thursday. The press release records an overall increase of 12% in the number of coordinated incidents in 2021 with the largest increases in activity in April and July. In April, crews responded to 249 incidents compared to 139 in […]

Coastguard

New boat doubles Bay of Islands coastguard’s rescue capacity

The new Bay of Islands Coast Guard boat, with Keith Wallace, Ayden Armitage, Richard Ainsley, Bob Hoffman (skipper), Darlene Haverkamp (skipper), Blair Stanley and Phil Snowdon (chairman) on board. Bay of Islands Coastguard has doubled its rescue capacity with a new boat at the Paihia wharf as the group of volunteers prepare for what is […]

Marine

Fatigue of tanker captain resulted in $ 72.9 million marine accident, NTSB says

23 November 2021 The Atina is pictured after the crash (left) and the SP-57B platform is pictured before the crash (right). U.S. Coast Guard Photo / Cox Operating Photo A decision by an oil tanker company to change captains without a transfer period resulted in a $ 72.9 million marine accident, according to a National […]

Marine

Fatigue of tanker captain cited in $ 73 million marine accident

The decision of an oil tanker company to change captains without a transfer period resulted in a $ 72.9 million marine accident off the coast of Louisiana, according to a National Transportation Safety marine accident report Board published Tuesday. Marine Accident Brief 21/24 details the NTSB’s investigation into the accident on October 17, 2020, in […]

Marine

ITF says Merchant Navy Academy sexual assault case shows urgent need to make shipping safe for women

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says recent report of sexual assault by US Merchant Marine Academy cadet while at sea training shames shipping industry and underscores urgent need take action to eliminate violence in the workplace. The case, known as Midshipman X in some circles, has garnered a lot of attention and scrutiny in the […]

Marine

New Eastern Shipbuilding C5ISR production facility supports OPC construction

Written by Nick blenkey Joey D’Isernia, President of Eastern Shipbuilding Group cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the new C5ISR production plant, Eastern Shipbuilding Group commissioned a new C5ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) production facility this week at its Allanton, Florida shipyard. The new dedicated shore-based facility is specifically tailored to […]

Marine

United States Merchant Marine Academy faces serious allegations of sexual assault in Cadet Maritime Year

The US Department of Transportation and Maritime Administration is seriously examining an anonymous online report from a US Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) cadet who claims he was sexually assaulted during his Sea Year training, while offering “unwavering support” to the victim. and others who have been sexually assaulted and harassed at the Federal Service Academy […]

Marine

Evergreen Marine renews 22-year LTSSP contract with Kongsberg Digital for a new decade

Kongsberg Digital (KDI) is pleased to announce that its well-established Long Term System Support Program (LTSSP) contract with Evergreen Marine Corporation has been renewed for 10 years. Taiwan’s leading shipping company, one of the largest of its kind in the world, has been using KONGSBERG simulators for crew training for over 20 years, with the […]

Marine

Evergreen Marine renews its LTSSP contract with Kongsberg

Along with the support program, Evergreen Marine Corporation will benefit from a complete upgrade to its simulator suite which, among other things, includes fully equipped K-Sim engine simulators for high-quality training of marine engineers (Photo: Kongsberg Digital) Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has announced that its Long Term System Support Program (LTSSP) contract with Evergreen Marine Corporation […]

Coastguard

Coastguard helicopter left on uninhabited island after crew detects technical problem

ONE of two Sumburgh-based Coastguard helicopters is currently stranded on the uninhabited island of South Havra after landing unexpectedly during a training exercise. Pilots in training on Thursday decided to land the helicopter on the island – located south of Burra – as a precaution after a technical problem was detected. The four crew members […]

Marine

Diverse Marine to build RN passenger transfer boats

Walrus SEA class passenger vessel manufactured by Diverse Marine. (Photo: Atlas Elektronik UK). Atlas Elektronik (AEUK) will deliver the Passenger Transfer Boats (PTB) to the RN for use with the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales. Cowes-based shipyard Diverse Marine will produce three Sea-class PTBs following contract award by AEUK. Ben Colman, Director of Diverse […]

Shipboard

Coast Guard cutter crew fights fire on board

Written by sailor log stick An investigator aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche, looks back towards the cutter’s superstructure in the western Pacific Ocean, September 19. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney) The US Coast Guard Waesche (WMSL 751) arrived in Yokosuka, Japan today after battling an onboard engineering fire Sept. […]

Shipboard

Coast Guard considers power aboard ASCO for Reliance and Famous class cutters

BALTIMORE, May 29, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard officials needed power electronics on board the ships for the 210-foot Reliance-class and 270-foot Famous-class cutters. They found their solution with ASCO Power Technologies, a business unit of Emerson Network Power in Florham Park, NJ The Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center in Baltimore recommends several power electronics […]