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US Navy advances maintenance of littoral combat ships

File image courtesy of USN Posted on November 18, 2021 at 10:46 PM by The maritime executive After a long series of controversies, the US Navy has good news regarding its Littoral combat ship fleet. He accepted delivery of his first repair Freedom-class LCS, the final mark of approval for a class-wide fix for the […]

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HMCS Nanaimo’s bell returns home to be “kept in a safe place” during ship maintenance – Nanaimo News Bulletin

The bell of the Royal Canadian Navy ship, HMCS Nanaimo, is at home to “keep it safe” while the ship undergoes maintenance. According to a press release from the City of Nanaimo, tradition has it that whenever a Royal Canadian Navy vessel enters dry dock, the bell is brought to the city of the vessel’s […]

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Riviera – Expert opinions – Flattening the costs of ship maintenance on a roller coaster

“Give me the strength to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. The statement may be familiar to some shipowners, especially when it comes to the onerous task of planning and budgeting for maintenance. Predictive maintenance is one of the great […]

Ship maintenance

Riviera – Expert opinions – Flattening the costs of ship maintenance on a roller coaster

“Give me the strength to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. The statement may be familiar to some shipowners, especially when it comes to the onerous task of planning and budgeting for maintenance. Predictive maintenance is one of the great […]

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Commander NAVSEA: Planning efforts show positive results in vessel maintenance

Vice admiral. William J. Galinis aboard during a Pearl Harbor Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facilities change of command ceremony in June. US NAVY / Justice Vannatta ARLINGTON, Va .– The commander of Naval Sea Systems Command said efforts to improve vessel maintenance availability planning are yielding positive results and helping shipyards get the job done. […]

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US Navy issues several contracts for the maintenance of coastal combat ships

The United States Department of Defense has awarded several contracts with a cumulative value of $ 2.7 billion to support the sustainment execution efforts of all Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) based in Mayport, Fla. ( East Coast). These contracts involve several naval industries, including BAE Systems, Fincantieri Marine Systems North America, Austal USA and Life […]

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Trinidad and Tobago partners with Austal in naval maintenance company

New Elizabeth gonzales Saturday July 17, 2021 Prime Minister Keith Rowley. Photo by Sureash Cholai The government is at an advanced stage of discussions with Austal, the Australian shipping company, on a partnership to set up a program in Chaguaramas aimed at developing a robust naval maintenance industry. The Prime Minister announced it at Coast […]

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VCNO: The Greyhound Task Force of the Navy “A strong approach” for the maintenance of ships

The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrives at the port of Pascagoula, Mississippi. in 2018 aboard the heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf, to begin restoration and modernization work at the Huntington Ingalls’ Industries shipyard. US NAVY / David L. Stoltz ARLINGON, Virginia – The Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) told Congress that the […]

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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 […]