Monthly Archives: June 2015

Britain’s Biggest Ever Warship Fired Up for the First Time

The onboard Diesel Generators for Britain’s new 65,000 tonne supercarrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, were fired up for the first, marking a significant stage in the construction of Britain’s biggest warship. Firing up the Diesel Generators for the first time in … Continue reading

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Tall Ship Festival In Philadelphia + Camden JUNE 25-28, 2015 Delaware River

  The Philadelphia-Camden Tall Ships Festival running from June 25-28th, promises to be something special. I wish I could be there! The events begin on Thursday, June 25, with a “Parade of Ships” up the Delaware, starting around 1 PM … Continue reading

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BlueNose II Relaunch

Millions over budget and years behind schedule, the Canadian schooner Bluenose II finally set sail last week from Lunenberg, Nova Scotia on a training sail. Bluenose II is owned by the government of Nova Scotia and will serve as a … Continue reading

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First Mayport LCS close to launch!

  The USS Little Rock will roll into the waters of the Menominee River on July 18 from Lockheed-Martin’s Marinette, Wis., plant. As the first of eight littoral combat ships currently slated to be docked at Mayport Naval Station by … Continue reading

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U.S. faces ship shortage for gas exports

by Joachim Dagenborg, (Reuters)The expected boom in liquefied natural gas exports from the United States risks being hampered by a lack of vessels to handle the trade, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard told shipping industry executives on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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China and U.S. Navy Have Had Two Confrontations in South China Sea

    By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — China asserted the right to maintain security over islands it’s building in the South China Sea, after the country’s navy ordered a U.S. surveillance plane to leave the area. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong … Continue reading

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