Ship maintenance

GAO Report: Navy Overpays Maintenance Of Coastal Combatant Ships

April 30 (UPI) – The US Navy’s maintenance program for its littoral combat vessels includes the cost of major unscheduled work, according to a government report released Friday. The 32-page Government Accountability Office report notes that because the Navy “lacks sufficient technical data from the manufacturer” to maintain systems on board ships, additional coordination and […]

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The director of the ship “Ever Given” asks the Suez Canal Authority to release 3 other crew members

The technical managers of never giventhe container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, has asked the canal authority to allow three of the 25 crew on board to leave the ship. “The SCA has advised that it will clear the crew members to leave the vessel when their contracts expire, and requests for […]

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Leading Ship Managers Form Global Joint Sourcing Company

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and Columbia Shipmanagement have combined their global purchasing power to create an independent sourcing company. In a statement, the company said the move guaranteed constituents lower costs in purchasing a wide range of consumables while ensuring product quality and service. GP General Procurement Company Limited (GenPro) will negotiate master supply agreements with […]

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Seven companies receive $ 115 million Navy contract amendment for ship maintenance work in San Diego

Seven companies based in California and Virginia have received an amendment to contracts previously awarded to the US Navy for the ongoing maintenance of guided missile destroyers, cruisers and amphibious ships stationed or visiting San Diego. Potential $ 114.7 million contract amendment awarded to Colonna West, East Coast Repair and Fabrication, Epsilon Systems Solutions, Marine […]

Ship managers

Updates never given from ship manager

Germany-based MV Ever Given Technical Manager Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) provided updates on the vessel’s refloating efforts from the southern end of the Suez Canal. The vessel, one of the largest ultra-large container ships (ULCVs) in the world, ran aground around 7 a.m. local time near mile marker 151 on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. SMIT […]