Number 7 Volume 85
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) conducts a vertical replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Carl Brasher (T-AKE 7) while transiting the South China Sea.
Photo Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Colby A. Mothershead
Photo courtesy Detyens Shipyards
Emerging Leaders: Jake Sithong, Ship Superintendent, Detyens Shipyards
Deftly balancing commercial and government ship repair work is no simple task, but Charleston, SC-based Detyens Shipyards (DSI) is well-versed with more than 60-years of experience. Jake Sithong, Ship Superintendent, DSI, graduatedfrom the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and in a few short years has risen the ranks at DSI.
Photo Credit: Massa Products Corporation
A Legacy of Innovation: Massa’s enduring Impact on Naval and Commercial Oceanographics
Photo: Mike Kozlowski
Small Combat Craft Hit the Water @ MACC
ASNE’s Multi-Agency Craft Conference (MACC) 2023 was held June 26-28, in Portsmouth, Va., gathering representative from key government agencies and the maritime industry to discuss topics and technologies relevant to the development, procurement and operation of the U.S. government’s small boats and craft.
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Titan - The Right to Kill Oneself Redux
Embracing Technology for Effective Maritime Training
Photo courtesy Jack Rowley
Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates
The AUKUS Impact: Shipbuilders Look to Disaggregated, Dispersed Production
With a lame-duck CNO, a divided Congress and the impending launch of the next Presidential election cycle, America’s naval market is locked into something of a fragile and fearful autopilot, cruising inexorably towards whatever excitement 2024 might bring.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jackson Adkins
The Need for (Shipbuilding) Speed
The Navy wants, and needs, more ships; but it can’t build them fast enough.
Video courtesy Greensea Systems/Bayonet Ocean Vehicles
To Boldly Go … on the Hunt for UXO
Detection and remediation of unexploded ordnance (UXO) certainly fits the bill when talk turns to removing the diver from dirty, difficult and dangerous situations. Here’s a look at a few systems that are making waves.
image credit: US Navy
Energizing Naval & Coast Guard Missions
Moises DelToro at GE Vernova’s Power Conversion business, discusses how deploying a Ship’s Electric Grid is the most flexible way to accommodate growing energy demands for naval and coast guard vessels.
Propulsion Design ‘Upgrades’
Driven by mandates to reduce carbon footprint, vessel owners – and by proxy, marine propulsion gear designers and manufacturers – are working to develop marine propulsion innovations for introduction to the market in the coming two to three years. Here’s an update on some recently announced systems and products.
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CII – Time for a Rethink?
Without a radical new approach, BIMCO’s CII Operations Clause will remain a worthy but vain attempt to reconcile shipping’s environmental and commercial imperatives.
By the Numbers - Bulkers