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The Gorch Fock, a three-masted sailboat used by the German navy for training cadets, was handed over to navy officials in the northern town of Wilhelmshaven on Thursday after nearly six years of repairs. The refit of the ship sparked some controversy after costs rose from the original estimate of € 10million (€ 11.6million) to …

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The Puget Sound Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash. Is home to one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s seven land and sea detachments. LAND AND MARITIME DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY / Gary T. Sutto SILVERDALE, Wash .– Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Northwest awarded a $ 21 million contract on September 13 for seismic repairs and life …

Wärtsilä will supply the engines for two new pusher tugs under construction for the Brazilian operator Hidrovias do Brasil at the Uzmar shipyard in Turkey. There is an option for two additional ships. Hidrovias’ fleet already includes a number of vessels running Wärtsilä engines, and their operational reliability and competitive life cycle cost were cited …

While the Pentagon has yet to decide who will lead the process, it is certain that the US Navy will play a key role in helping the Australians. “The real work is going to be done by the Navy’s Office of Naval Reactors in terms of actually setting up the technology sharing structure,” Rep. Joe …

CAMPAIGNS, angry at Ferguson’s failure to manufacture the frame for the new CalMac ferries, accused Nicola Sturgeon of “betraying” the shipyard her government nationalized. Pro-union organization Scotland Matters has expressed concern over foreign yards favored for lucrative work via a poster campaign a stone’s throw from the shipyard. The Prime Minister and his former mentor …

Some time ago we took a time trip immediately after WWII and looked at the history of the brigantine “Black Pearl”, the last tall ship built here at Wickford. To recap, the 73-foot-long Black Pearl was built at the Perkins & Vaughan Shipyard, now the Wickford Shipyard, by Lincoln Vaughan for use as a family …

Gays and lesbians were banned from the military until the 1993 approval of “don’t ask, don’t tell,” which allowed them to serve only if they did not openly acknowledge their sexual orientation. Rather than helping, advocates say, the policy has actually created more problems. Throughout its history, the military has fired more than 100,000 military …

All the fun begins at the Shipyards from 12 noon on Saturday September 25th. 🎸🎶 🍺 The shipyard festival is set to come back in full force this weekend with fun for the whole family – including a lineup of killer gangs, a site-wide beer garden with local beers, and plenty of activities to keep …

A PROBE is underway at a shipbuilder in crisis as staff claim staff shot heroin in the yard. The bosses of the struggling Ferguson Marine in Port Glasgow have ordered an investigation after needles and spoons were allegedly discovered under a ferry under construction at the state-owned facility. 2 Drug paraphernalia was found at Ferguson …