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Ship Repair Company Titan Sold to Texas Private Equity Firm

The Maritime Executive 07 Feb 2023
Bloomberg is speculating that the transaction is valued at around $2 billion and continues the trend of private equity acquisitions of defense-related companies ... Among Titan’s customers are the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, ferry services for local and state governments, and other key commercial U.S. Government customers.
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Inmarsat Government Selects SAILOR XTR Terminals for $578M Contract

The Maritime Executive 07 Feb 2023
Navy Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) Next Generation Wideband service. Inmarsat Government is trusted with upgrading the primary MSC afloat network from Ku-band VSAT to the Global Xpress (GX) Ka-band under a 10 year, $578M Follow-On contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) awarded in August 2022.
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Only 6 U.S. schools train people to operate commercial ships. 1 is in Northern Michigan.

Michigan Live 07 Feb 2023
Zack Ferguson’s daily job includes looking up at the stars ... Ferguson, 25, charts the stars every day, during his 4-8 a.m. and 4-8 p.m. shifts ... Other types of boats they can operate include military ships, research vessels, municipal ferries, tugboats and dinner cruise ships ... He now works for Military Sealift Command with the Navy ... The training ... ....
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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. The mission began in December with the loading of cargo aboard two chartered U.S ... Causeway sections being offloaded and moved into place.
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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 ... The Dutch military are already showing their experience in an operation like this, and it is going better each time.” ... Navy Military Sealift Command asset in support of DoD sealift missions worldwide.
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The Navy’s Plan To Modernize Military Sealift Makes Sense. Congress Needs To Keep It Funded.

Forbes 06 Jan 2023
Military sealift seldom draws much attention in peacetime, but without it U.S. forces ashore would be hard-pressed to sustain a war effort ... .
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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
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced Wednesday that the Navy will name a future Pathfinder-class oceanographic survey ship after Titanic discoverer Bob Ballard of Lyme ... “I am humbled to have the U.S ... The 329-foot long Pathfinder class vessels are operated by the Military Sealift Command ... “Dr ... Post your comment Cancel reply ... Close. Comment. .
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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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