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Austal: US Expands Ship Maintenance and Repair Capabilities with San Diego Lease Finalized

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT DECEMBER 16, 2022 Austal USA Expands Ship Maintenance and Repair Capabilities with San Diego Lease Finalized Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal USA has completed the purchase of a long-term lease for the Marine Group Boat Works facility in the Port of San Diego, USA , allowing the […]

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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 […]

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Ship managers suspend crew changes for Indian sailors as nation grapples with Covid-19

India’s punitive Covid-19 crisis has added to a mountain of challenges for ship managers making crew changes – some choosing to avoid employing the country’s sailors and others seeking to overcome obstacles to hire them. The nation is grappling with a huge spike in coronavirus infections, with a daily total of new cases at just […]

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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 […]

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PACC Ship Managers and Satcom Global extend their partnership with the 3-year renewal of Aura VSAT

Singapore-based PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd (PaccShip) has chosen to extend its sourcing relationship with Satcom Global Ltd, renewing its contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3 years. Satcom Global has supported over 50 vessels managed by PaccShip with seamless Ku-band connectivity since 2017, with 5 additional vessels expected to join the Aura network […]

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PACC and Satcom Global ship managers renew 3-year Aura VSAT contract

Posted on Oct 5, 2020 2:27 PM by The maritime executive Singapore-based PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd (PaccShip) has chosen to extend its sourcing relationship with Satcom Global Ltd, renewing its contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3 years. Satcom Global has supported over 50 vessels managed by PaccShip with seamless Ku-band connectivity since […]

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NAVSEA plans to change the price of vessel maintenance bonuses

USS Somerset (LPD-25) arrives at General Dynamic’s NASSCO Shipyard in San Diego for a Chief of Naval Operations maintenance availability in 2017. US Navy Photo WASHINGTON, DC – Changing the way the Navy awards ship maintenance contracts could improve the way private shipyards finish their jobs on time, said the commanding officer of Naval Sea […]

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Maintenance of Navy vessels: measures needed to address maintenance delays for surface vessels based abroad

What GAO found The Navy maintains the 38 surface vessels based in Japan, Spain and Bahrain through a mix of Navy operated facilities and private contractors. The Navy uses different maintenance approaches at each location depending on the number and type of vessels based there and the Navy industrial base and private contractors available to […]

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Quebec’s Davie shipyard splits billion-dollar ship maintenance contracts

The Davie shipyard in Quebec is in the process of securing a share of the multi-billion dollar federal contracts for the maintenance of 12 Canadian navy ships. Public Services and Procurement Canada announced in a statement Thursday that it intends to sign contracts worth $ 7 billion with Davie, in Levis, Que., Irving Shipbuilding Inc. […]