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US Cargo Ship Delivers New Causeway Along with Supplies to Antarctic

The Maritime Executive 04 Feb 2023
The Military Sealift Command is well underway with this year’s installment of the annual Operation Deep Freeze to resupply the United States’ remote scientific outpost at McMurdo Station, Antarctica ... Commanders said it was good training handling ice noting that they had to break ice twice before in 2012 and again in 2020 ... ....
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Generational Equity Advises Oceanwide Repair in its Recapitalization with Fletch Equity

The Facts 26 Jan 2023
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 26, 2023-- ... The Fletch team will be partnering with the founders of Oceanwide to grow the company’s capabilities, scale and geographic footprint ... The Company serves diversified markets including commercial vessels, US Maritime Administration (MARAD), Military Sealift Command (MSC), and related entities ... and Canada ... CONTACT.
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Tankers for the Pacific Fight: A Crisis in Capability

The Maritime Executive 24 Jan 2023
This capability is currently available on a few MR tankers on charter with the Military Sealift Command ... (Photo by Sara Burford/Military Sealift Command Pacific) ... Lastly, the program run by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) for prepositioning refined product on tankers fitted for CONSOL should be put back in place.
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Supreme Court Justice Kagan will help christen Navy fuel ship in San Diego

Stars and Stripes 19 Jan 2023
(Tribune News Service) — U.S ... Kagan was chosen by the Navy to be the sponsor of the USNS Earl Warren, which means she plays a key ceremonial role in the various stages of the vessel's development ... The vessels, which are operated by the Military Sealift Command, roam the world's oceans providing Navy ships with fuel and supplies ... .
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Vlissingen port operations showcase U.S.-Netherlands and joint force interoperability

Killeen Daily Herald 18 Jan 2023
“We appreciate the Netherlands’ strong dedication to enhancing military mobility,” said 21st Theater Sustainment Command commanding general Maj ... According to 260th MCT commander Capt ... Dutch Sea Port of Debarkation commander, Lt ... 598th SDDC commander Col ... Navy Military Sealift Command asset in support of DoD sealift missions worldwide.
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Twilight off Guam, 2001

Stars and Stripes 03 Jan 2023
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U.S. Cargo Ships Prepare for Annual Resupply Mission to Antarctic

The Maritime Executive 02 Jan 2023
The U.S. Military Sealift Command Pacific (MSCPAC) is preparing for its annual mission to transport critical supplies to the U.S.’s Antarctic outpost, McMurdo Station ... Ocean Giant loading in Port Hueneme (Sarah Buford photo for MSCPAC) ... “ODF is a very unique mission and people get excited about it because it is tangible,” said Lt.
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Who Knew?

Salt Lake City Weekly 28 Dec 2022
click to enlarge. Who Knew?. In June, people in South Korea will suddenly become younger, the BBC reported. On Dec ... Currently, Koreans are 1 year old at birth and then gain another year on the first day of each following year ... 1. So, for example, someone born on Dec ... The Military Sealift Command confirmed the purchase but declined to offer more details.
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Navy to name new survey ship after Bob Ballard of Lyme

The Day 22 Dec 2022
The 329-foot long Pathfinder class vessels are operated by the Military Sealift Command ... “Dr ... Ballard, a retired Navy commander, formerly led the Institute for Exploration at Mystic Aquarium and is the founder and president of the Ocean Exploration Trust, which he runs from an office on the campus of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London ... Close ... .
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Home for the holidays: USNS Comfort to return to Norfolk after 2-month deployment

The Virginian-Pilot 21 Dec 2022
USNS Comfort will be home for Christmas following a two-month deployment to the Caribbean and Central and South America. The Military Sealift Command hospital ship will return to Naval Station Norfolk around 11 a.m. Wednesday ... 19 as part of its Continuing Promise 2022 mission.Advertisement ... Two U.S ... .
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Reduce the risk to national security: Abandon ‘Force Design 2030’

The Hill 21 Dec 2022
History is replete with examples where military planners mistakenly believed technological advances had rendered offensive operations obsolete ... Global response requires sealift. Some will argue that large amphibious ships, slow-moving maritime prepositioning ships, and large formations of other Military Sealift Command ships are obsolete.
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Home for the holidays: USNS Comfort to return to Naval Station Norfolk after 2-month deployment

Stars and Stripes 20 Dec 2022
(Tribune News Service) — USNS Comfort will be home for Christmas following a two-month deployment to the Caribbean and Central and South America. The Military Sealift Command hospital ship will return to Naval Station Norfolk around 11 a.m. Wednesday ... 19 as part of its Continuing Promise 2022 mission ... But the deployment was not entirely smooth sailing.
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Solar Solve Supplies USNS Ship of The Future

The Maritime Executive 08 Dec 2022
The Team at South Shields based Solar Solve Marine were delighted when they heard that USNS ... Trials ... It is the first ... of the Future tag ... The ship is due to be delivered to the US Military Sealift. Command by the end of 2022 ... with the US Navy and Military Sealift Command and especially with the EPF vessels, as Solar Solve has ... for us." ... ....
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‘Warship chicken’ incident in San Diego a teachable moment for Navy

Stars and Stripes 03 Dec 2022
Mercogliano, who served as a civilian in the Military Sealift Command and is an adjunct professor at the Merchant Marine Academy, also runs the “What is Going on With Shipping“ YouTube channel, something he started after appearing on several news programs as an expert when a shipping vessel became stuck in the Suez canal last year ... related stories ... .
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