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US Navy Christens USNS Cherokee Nation

MarineLink 11 Jun 2024
Navy’s newest towing, rescue and salvage ship (T-ATS) USNS Cherokee Nation ... The Navajo class is operated by the Navy’s Military Sealift Command and provides ocean-going tug, salvage, and rescue capabilities to support fleet operations ... ... .

Court orders Labor Department to review woman’s lawsuit of rape aboard Navy ship as worker’s comp claim

Stars and Stripes 05 Jun 2024
Elsie Dominguez filed the lawsuit against the U.S. government in November, claiming the captain of the ship within the Navy’s Military Sealift Command raped her in December 2021 ... A 2014 graduate of the U.S ... .

Alabama Shipyard Tallies US Navy Repair Contracts

MarineLink 04 Jun 2024
Alabama Shipyard has been awarded a pair of ship repair contracts from the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) that are worth nearly $40 million altogether. The Mobile, Ala ... ------------------------------------. Original article. .

Vigor Completes Availability on USNS John Lewis

The Maritime Executive 01 Jun 2024
The first-in-class Military Sealift Command vessel will head into active service following the eight-month availability, as the namesake of the John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oilers ... ....

Austal Wins $516 Million US Navy Contract

MarineLink 31 May 2024
T-AGOS ships, operated by the United States Military Sealift Command (MSC), support the antisubmarine warfare (ASW) mission of the commanders of the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets, the shipbuilder said in its statement ... ... Original article. .

Gaza Pier Is Biden Presidency in a Nutshell

Hot Air 29 May 2024
The military spent more time building the pier than it actually existed as a functioning pier ... Terms like “precision weapons” can foster the notion that it’s possible for modern militaries to hit only intended targets.

American Landing Craft Go Aground in Gaza in Heavy Weather

The Maritime Executive 27 May 2024
Bobo - a ro/ro cargo ship operated by Military Sealift Command - suffered a fire in a mechanical space and had to return to port for repairs ... the offloading of a Ready Reserve sealift ship, the Roy P.

Op-Ed: Mariner Shortage Could Put the Jones Act at Risk

The Maritime Executive 26 May 2024
Let’s take a little look at the American maritime industry today as it stands ... And it all revolves around the Jones Act being maintained in the future ... Have you had a look lately at the Military Sealift Command web site? Jobs Jobs Jobs ... ....

Help Wanted: US Maritime Industry Struggles to Fill Key Gaps

MarineLink 23 May 2024
Military Sealift Command (MSC), addressed an across-the-board shortage of civil service mariners (CIVMAR) to man MSC ships ... Philip Sobek, commander, Military Sealift Command (MSC), delivers remarks aboard USS Dwight D.

No Shortage of Good Ideas to Address the Mariner Shortage

MarineLink 16 May 2024
USTRANSCOM and Military Sealift Command depend on the U.S.-flag merchant marine fleet, with the security benefits of American crews, to move sensitive defense materials.

Gaza Maritime Aid Pier Installed and Ready to Begin Deliveries

The Maritime Executive 16 May 2024
The American-led maritime aid corridor to the Gaza Strip is about to start operation, according to U.S. officials. about 1,000 U.S ... Two U.S ... The first delivery will be made by the Military Sealift Command ship USNS Roy P ... officials ... ....

U.S. Navy Expeditionary Sea Base Goes Aground off Gabon

The Maritime Executive 14 May 2024
In all, the ship was aground for about four hours ... She began life as a civilian-crewed Military Sealift Command vessel, but was commissioned into Navy service in 2020 because of the nature of her mission set ... Africa Command ... The vessel was undamaged.

Newest fleet replenishment oiler, USNS Earl Warren, delivered to Military Sealift Command

Stars and Stripes 08 May 2024
The newest fleet replenishment oiler, the USNS Earl Warren, was delivered Tuesday to Military Sealift Command during a ceremony in San Diego ... Military Sealift Command christens its newest Expeditionary Sea Base Traditions vs.

Rough Weather Forces US to Delay Opening of Gaza Aid Pier

The Maritime Executive 06 May 2024
Two Military Sealift Command ro/ro ships sailed to the Eastern Mediterranean to deliver the pontoon components for the JLOTS system, and five U.S ... JLOTS exercises usually offload cargo from a Military ...

USNS Alan Shepherd ran aground in Bahrain after captain left bridge to eat, investigation finds

Stars and Stripes 06 May 2024
A nearly 700-foot-long U.S ... Naval Forces Central Command ... The U.S ... Coast Guard. The ship’s master when it went aground was Adel Desouki, a civilian captain with the Military Sealift Command, according to a statement by Cmdr ... .

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