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ROKS Sejong the Great (DDG-991) destroyer

These may be the world’s best warships. And they’re not American

CNN 03 Jun 2023
Buying ships from these countries, or even building US-designed vessels in their shipyards, could be a cost-effective way of closing the gap with China, they say ... It has 112 vertical launch system (VLS) cells that fire surface-to-air and anti-ship missiles, which is more than the 96 on the newest of the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers.

Take a closer look at Russian oligarch's $700 million superyacht that is one of the ...

Business Insider 03 Jun 2023
The vessel has amenities to rival any ship on the sea — like its own mini submersible, perhaps similar to this— able to dive down 150-feet ... And a German-built missile defense system ... From the cruise ship parking lot it felt like we were almost on the Eclipse itself.

Keel of Pittsburgh (LPD 31) Authenticated at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding

Enid News & Eagle 03 Jun 2023
The keel is the foundation of the ship and the authentication ceremony is the first important milestone in a ship’s life ... The first ship was an ironclad gunboat and served during the American Civil War ... national security, HII delivers critical capabilities extending from ships to unmanned systems, cyber, ISR, AI/ML and synthetic training.

Inuit, environmental groups praise cruises for agreeing to avoid Eclipse Sound

Moosejaw Today 03 Jun 2023
Oceans North and the Mittimatalik Hunters and Trappers Organization have called on the federal government to issue an interim order under the Canada Shipping Act to close the Eclipse Sound and adjacent fiord system this summer to all non-essential vessels and enforce a speed limit of nine knots.

No alternative to risky oil tanker salvage in Yemen, UN says

The New Arab 03 Jun 2023
The 47-year-old ship is carrying four times as much oil as that which spilled in the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster off Alaska, one of the world's worst ecological catastrophes ... One of the first steps will be securing the ship, whose onboard systems are no longer operational.

International negotiators agree to craft treaty to end plastic pollution

The Hill 03 Jun 2023
International negotiators have agreed to craft a treaty to end plastic pollution with a draft due in November.  ... Anderson added that systems and products should be redesigned to increase opportunities for reusing and recycling and packaging and shipping could also use less plastic. . The U.N ... The Associated Press contributed to this report ... .

UAE launches Emirates Mission to the Asteroid Belt

The Jerusalem Post 03 Jun 2023
The United Arab Emirates announced plans to send a spaceship to the solar system’s main asteroid belt, adding that they hoped to have the ship ready to launch by 2028 ... role in advancing our understanding of our solar system are revealed,” the UAE Space Agency tweeted.

Tom Ollendorff: Open House

All About Jazz 03 Jun 2023
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Rep. Curtis on a dangerous world: ‘We still have right on our side’

Deseret News 03 Jun 2023
<img class="Image" alt="Rep ... Rep ... Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News ... Rep ... U.S. military leaders have said China has fully militarized at least three of seven islands it has built in the disputed South China Sea, stocking them with “anti-ship and anti-aircraft missile systems, laser and jamming equipment and fighter jets,” according to The Guardian .

Royal Navy's £1bn HMS Defender destroys jet drone in 'world's largest' test of naval and ...

The Daily Mail 02 Jun 2023
The weapons system is undergoing a £300million upgrade to ensure the Navy is protected from the latest threats, including anti-ship ballistic missiles ... The Navy say HMS Defender provided an 'umbrella of protection', calculating that a threat was approaching using the ship's distinctive radar systems.

EU proposes new safety and pollution targets for shipping

Splash24/7 02 Jun 2023
The European Commission (EC) has presented five legislative proposals to update EU regulations on maritime safety and prevent water pollution caused by ships ... The prospect of autonomous ships and smart systems requires preparation, testing, regulatory updates, and training and reskilling.

The EU’s objectives for sustainable shipping

SAFETY4SEA 02 Jun 2023
She also pointed out the importance of the inclusion of shipping in the EU ETS and the new Fuel EU maritime regulation ... According to European regulators, access to renewable and low-carbon fuels, zero-emission propulsion systems, and policies such as carbon pricing are required for shipping to be decarbonized.

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Joins Project for Sail-Assisted Feeder Boxship

The Maritime Executive 02 Jun 2023
The design for the hybrid propulsion ship that incorporates six wing sails and a diesel-electric propulsion system was initially developed by VPLP and Alwena in partnership with China’s design group SDARI and France’s AYRO group which is developing zero-emission systems.

US naval ship activities in Irish waters cause concern for Defence Force officials

The Irish Times 02 Jun 2023
... System (AIS) turned off ... The ship is operated by the US Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Centre or Navfac-EXWC, a section of the US navy responsible for maintenance and installation of subsurface infrastructure, including undersea surveillance systems.

Kongsberg Digital to Digitalize Odfjell's Logbook & Reporting Systems

The Maritime Executive 02 Jun 2023
Odfjell Ship Management is to start the digitalisation of their fleet using a digital logbook system from Kongsberg Digital ... voyage by installing Kongsberg Digital's K-fleet digital logbook system. The digital logbook collects data from ship systems into a central data storage.

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