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Ships

USNS GILLILAND

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS BRITTIN

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS MILLINOCKET

High Speed Craft | Flag: United States of America

USNS ALAN SHEPARD

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS SACAGAWEA

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS AMELIA EARHART

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS GYSGT FRED W. STOCKHAM

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS CHARLES DREW

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS IMPECCABLE

Swath Vessel | Flag: United States of America | Port: NORFOLK, VA

USNS CESAR CHAVEZ

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS CHOCTAW COUNTY

High Speed Craft | Flag: United States of America

USNS BOB HOPE

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS WALLY SCHIRRA

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS PFC EUGENE A OBREGON

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS GORDON

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS SALVOR

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USNS ROBERT E. PEARY

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USS FRANK CABLE

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USS EMORY S LAND

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USNS BENAVIDEZ

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America | Port: Washington, DC

USNS SODERMAN

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

SBX-1

Column Stabilized Unit | Flag: United States of America | Port: Adak, AK

USNS WILLIAM MCLEAN

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS SUPPLY

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USNS SPEARHEAD

High Speed Craft | Flag: United States of America

USNS SHUGHART

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS RAINIER

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USNS LEWIS AND CLARK

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS GRAPPLE

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USNS YANO

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS WASHINGTON CHAMBERS

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS CARL BRASHEAR

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS MONTFORD POINT

Heavy Lift Ship | Flag: United States of America

USNS RICHARD E. BYRD

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS ARCTIC

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USNS GRASP

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USNS MATTHEW C. PERRY

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS FISHER

Vehicle Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS MEDGAR EVERS

General Cargo Carrier | Flag: United States of America

USNS BRIDGE

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

USNS GUAM

High Speed Craft | Flag: United States of America

USS MOUNT WHITNEY

Special Purpose Vessel | Flag: United States of America

Maritime News

Nippon Foundation, DeepStar Launch Joint Decarbonization R&D Program

Nippon Foundation, DeepStar Launch Joint Decarbonization R&D Program

3 hours ago
The Nippon Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the offshore technology development consortium DeepStar to establish a joint research and development program focused on decarbonization in offshore oil and gas, with a focus on renewable energy and the environment.The initial program budget is up to $10 million through 2026, and the overall plan is to develop technologies for commercialization.“I am very pleased that we have been able to conclude this new memorandum of understanding,” said Mr. Sasakawa.
23.8% of Lifeboat Accidents Caused by Equipment Issues

23.8% of Lifeboat Accidents Caused by Equipment Issues

2 hours ago
Equipment issues are behind nearly a quarter of all lifeboat accidents, according to  new safety report from classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ship management trade association InterManager.Concerned about lifeboat safety and fatalities caused by lifeboat accidents, InterManager began gathering statistics several years ago, aiming to identify key risk factors. Having collated figures which date back to 1980, InterManager now has the largest maritime industry database of lifeboat accidents.
Liberia, China Ink Maritime MOU

Liberia, China Ink Maritime MOU

3 hours ago
Liberia and China are teaming up to bolster and expand on their existing working relationship in maritime safety.The Liberian Maritime Authority, and the Maritime Safety Administration of the Peoples Republic of China signed a Memorandum of Understanding together in Beijing on October 17 following several months of close discussions and cooperation.Among focus areas are Port State Control; Marine Environmental Protection; to Promote and Facilitate Maritime Transport between both nations; to Promote the Safety of Navigation at Sea; Seafarer Training and Welfare; and other areas concerning the safety of vessels at sea.
Inchcape Shipping Services Hires Solstad as Europe VP

Inchcape Shipping Services Hires Solstad as Europe VP

3 hours ago
Hege Solstad has joined port agency and marine services provider Inchcape Shipping Services as Vice President Commercial for the Europe Region.Solstad was most recently with the Liberian Registry and previously with Wilhelmsen Ships Service in Asia and Europe.Christopher Crookall , Inchcape Shipping Services Chief Commercial Officer, said, “We are delighted to announce that Hege Solstad joins Inchcape as Vice President Commercial for the Europe Region. Hege will be based in Oslo and will take her place as a key member of the Europe regional leadership team.
BIMCO Launches Contract for Security Escort Vessels

BIMCO Launches Contract for Security Escort Vessels

4 hours ago
Shipping association BIMCO said it has created a new standard contract for providing a balanced contractual framework for security escort vessels (SEV) that accompany merchant ships in high threat areas such as the Gulf of Guinea, which has recently seen a rise in piracy activity as the dry season has begun.The new contract is dubbed SEV-GUARDCON because it is based on BIMCO’s GUARDCON contract for the employment of security guards on board ships.“The escort vessel’s capabilities, and what should happen if the vessel does not arrive at the rendezvous point as agreed, are key issues for shipowners and operators trading in high threat areas.