Latest News for: Military sealift


Military Sealift Command Rescues Two Iranian Mariners in Gulf of Oman

The Maritime Executive 28 Nov 2021
A U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command vessel rescued two Iranian mariners Nov. 27 from a fishing vessel that had been adrift for eight days in the Gulf of Oman ... Two Iranian mariners signal for assistance, Nov. 27 (USN) ... Brad Cooper, commander of U.S ... ....

Your Turn: Charting a Course

The Day 28 Nov 2021
Matthew Peluso, from Ledyard, a Military Sealift Command civil service mariner assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), charts a course while transiting the Sea of Japan, on Friday,... .

Austral USA Will Develop Ship Repair Yard in San Diego

The Maritime Executive 10 Nov 2021
Austal USA, which has been a U.S ... Naval Base ... Navy, Military Sealift Command, and U.S ... “This investment marks a major milestone in Austal’s focus on growing our services business and anchors our commitment to servicing Navy, Military Sealift, and Coast Guard ships in the INDO-PACOM region,” said Austal USA President Rusty Murdaugh.

U.S. Navy Awards Contract to GE Power Conversion for Military Sealift Command Vessel Maintenance, Potentially Worth $… (GE - General Electric Company)

Public Technologies 10 Nov 2021
Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) has awarded GE Power Conversion an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to maintain the electric and hybrid electric power and propulsion systems aboard its vessels ... Navy Military Sealift Command, helping to keep their fleet running smoothly-for the long term.

VTG Hires Naval Sea and Air Systems Executive Rick Sabol as Senior Vice President

Johnson City Press 10 Nov 2021
CHANTILLY, Va., Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --�, an industry-leading provider of force modernization and digital transformation solutions, announced today that it has hired Rick Sabol as senior vice president. In this new role, Sabol will oversee a growing portfolio of U.S ... Fleet Forces Command and the Military Sealift Command ... and internationally ... ....

U.S. Navy Christens its First Ship Named After an Openly Gay Officer

The Maritime Executive 09 Nov 2021
On Saturday, the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Harvey Milk was christened and launched in a ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. The vessel is the first U.S. Navy ship named for an openly gay person ... Michael Wettlaufer, Commander of Military Sealift Command; and Todd Gloria, Mayor of San Diego ... j.g ... Kennedy ....

US Navy Launches Ship Named For Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk

War History Online 08 Nov 2021
... not everyone in the military was treated with honor ... The ships, which are part of the Navy’s Combat Logistics Force and operated by the Navy’s Military Sealift Command, are based on commercial design standards and will recapitalized the T-AO 187-class fleet oilers.

Op-Ed: The U.S. Needs More Merchant Ships to Counter China

The Maritime Executive 05 Nov 2021
In a 1989 National Security Directive on Sealift, the White House outlined the importance of ... Our land forces rely on military and civilian sealift capability to fight abroad, and it is not clear that we could sustain a land force in the Pacific with our current sealift capability.

New Oil Fueling Ship to Be Named After Assassinated Gay Rights Activist Milk - Pentagon

Urdu Point 05 Nov 2021
The US Navy will name a new oil refueling ship after an assassinated pioneering gay rights leader who previously served as a diving officer during the Korean War, the Defense Department said on Friday ... Jeffrey Hughes and Military Sealift Command chief Rear Adm. Michael Wettlaufer, the release said ... He was assassinated on November 27, 1978 ... ....

SS Petersburg Latest SteelCoast Project

Texas Border Business 02 Nov 2021
announced a contract to dismantle and recycle the SS Petersburg, one of Military Sealift Command’s two US Government-owned tankers and ...

Job fair to be held at Hilton Palm Beach Airport on Nov. 10

WPTV 02 Nov 2021
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla ... The event will be held on Nov ... Action Physical Therapy, Citrus Contracting, Morse Life Health and Military Sealift Command ... .

North Charleston shipyard to overhaul a unique Navy working vessel

The Post and Courier 25 Oct 2021
An aging one-of-a-kind Navy ship that lays underwater cable will be getting an overhaul in North Charleston ... for the nearly $9 million contract, which could increase to almost $10 million if the Military Sealift Command decides to exercise 11 options ... Work is expected to be completed by April 2 ... in San Diego ... File/Provided. What’s in a name? ... 8 ... Buy Now ... .

U.S. Transportation Command is "Laser-Focused" on Buying Foreign Ships

The Maritime Executive 20 Oct 2021
The Maritime Administration's Ready Reserve Force (RRF) and the Navy's Military Sealift Command surge fleet are designed to deliver relatively rapid mobilization, with about five days of notice - but the Pentagon is all too aware of the limited technical readiness of this fleet.

Gary Gordon and Randall Shughart’s Heroic Efforts During the Battle of Mogadishu

War History Online 15 Oct 2021
There are few military servicemen who have received the Medal of Honor and had their actions portrayed in a Hollywood movie ... Medium Speed Roll-On/Roll-Off (LMSR) sealift ship ... The USNS Gordon is currently operated by the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command in Washington, D.C.

Biden vaccination mandate piles pressure on US owners with federal contracts

Seatrade Maritime News 14 Oct 2021
Operating 16 ships for the US federal government Patriot Contract Services currently manages seven Ready Reserve Force ships for the United States Maritime Administration; eight Watson class Large Medium Speed ro-ro vessels for the United States Navy, Military Sealift Command; and a shallow draft tanker for Schuyler Line Navigation Company ... .