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Indo-Pacific SEACAT Maritime Exercise 2022 Launches in Singapore

The Maritime Executive 18 Aug 2022
In a media roundtable, The Maritime Executive asked Admiral Thomas what the shipping industry needed to hear from Seventh Fleet regarding regional tensions, safe passage, and the role of the merchant marine, Military Sealift Command (MSC), and shipyards ... Thomas continues, "As mariners, and certainly the Military Sealift Command, we are an away team.

Inmarsat lands $578m contract with US Navy

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Aug 2022
Inmarsat Group’s unit, Inmarsat Government, has been awarded the new deal by the US Navy Military Sealift Command to provide worldwide end-to-end commercial satellite communications ...

Plans for Conversion of Tanker to Boxship Shelved by Concordia

The Maritime Executive 18 Aug 2022
Concordia Maritime announced that it has shelved an effort exploring the conversion of its P-MAX type product tankers into container vessels ... “We decided to put the container project on hold,” said Erik Lewenhaupt, Concordia CEO in the company’s half-year interim financial statement ... Military Sealift Command ....

Repair done for US naval ship in India

The Times of India 17 Aug 2022
CHENNAI. The task of repairing US naval ship, Charles Drew, docked at Larsen & Toubro's shipyard here was completed on Wednesday ... Charles Drew is United States Military Sealift Command's (MSC) Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship ... Authorities had specified then that the task of repair/maintenance would be completed by August 17 ... .

When jets and helicopters go overboard, the US Navy has a special unit that brings ...

Business Insider 17 Aug 2022
A part of Naval Sea Systems Command, SUPSALV has been deployed around the world for such operations ... equipment and information the military wants to keep out of enemy hands ... Both ended their commissioned service in the early 2000s and were transferred to Military Sealift Command.

US MSC Sends First Ever Ship to India for Repairs

The Maritime Executive 08 Aug 2022
position with India, the U’S’ Navy’s Military Sealift Command sent one of its vessels for maintenance and repairs at an Indian shipyard ... The USNS Charles Drew, one of a class of 14 dry cargo ships in the Military Sealift Command Combat Logistics Force, arrived on ...

US Navy ship to be repaired at Indian shipyard for the first timeThe USNS Charles ...

Deccan Herald 07 Aug 2022
The USNS Charles Drew, a dry cargo ship of the Military Sealift Command, will be at Kattupalli for 11 days to undergo repairs ... Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan and a belligerent Beijing resorting to a heavy-duty military drill near the island that China always claimed as its own.

U.S. Navy Begins Testing its First Full-Size Autonomous Ship

The Maritime Executive 02 Aug 2022
Navy has added autonomous navigation capability to another vessel, the future Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport USNS Apalachicola (EPF 13) for Military Sealift Command ... Tim Roberts, Strategic and Theater Sealift program manager, Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships.
photo: Creative Commons / Tinou Bao from San Francisco
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Greener Air-Conditioning for a Warmer World

Technology Org 28 Jul 2022
When the heat of summer hits, air conditioners turn on and energy demand skyrockets, straining the grid ... The invited research study appeared in the journal, Accounts of Chemical Research ... Military Sealift Command, the Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office, and PNNL’s Laboratory Directed Research and Development program. Source. PNNL ....

We start a detailed look at the Navy’s weather operations

Federal News Radio 25 Jul 2022
Erin Acosta, the center’s commanding officer.... Erin Acosta, the center’s commanding officer ... One of my subordinate, 05 commander commands is the U.S ... We levy support the Military Sealift Command, which is a lot of our shipments and cargoes and assets back and forth across the Atlantic.

USNS Mercy in Vietnam on Pacific Partnership mission

Stars and Stripes 24 Jun 2022
The USNS Mercy, a Military Sealift Command vessel, is participating in Pacific Partnership, an annual deployment conceived after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that involves port calls in developing nations throughout the region.

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