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Lordstown Mayor Arno Hill discusses the possible navy ship maintenance plant called the Lordstown-Lorain project

LORDSTOWN VILLAGE, Ohio (WKBN) — Lordstown Mayor Arno Hill first announced to 27 First News a plan to bring a Navy ship maintenance plant to the village on Thursday. He said he was 90% sure it would happen. Hill explained how, two years ago, Captain Ed Bartlett of the Cleveland-based Bartlett Maritime Corporation called him […]

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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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The navy in search of better approaches to ship maintenance

JUST IN: The Navy Seeks Better Approaches To Ship Maintenance Public domain The Navy hopes to change the way it takes care of its ships after years of maintenance issues, according to a service official. Rear Adm. Eric Hage, commander of the Regional Naval Maintenance Center and director of surface vessel maintenance and modernization for […]

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How digital twins keep the Navy one step ahead of ship maintenance – GCN

How digital twins keep the Navy ahead of ship maintenance By Stéphanie Kanowitz May 01, 2020 With a digital twin of a ship, the Navy can perform repairs and maintenance aboard the ship at sea, ensuring combat systems readiness without the need to dock. The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Port Hueneme, Calif., Worked […]

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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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Gilday recognizes the challenges of vessel maintenance and is committed to studying the obstacles to preparation

Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Lashavya Barber welds aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Eisenhower is subject to Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at the Norfolk Shipyard. US Navy photo. CAPITOL HILL – Vice-Admiral Michael Gilday says he’s ready to get smart at ship maintenance and meet the Navy’s ongoing readiness challenges […]

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DVIDS – News – Consolidated vessel maintenance support facility opens in Bahrain

BAHRAIN NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY – Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment (Det) Bahrain; Commander, CINQ Naval Surface Squadron (CINQ CNSS); and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain opened a new Consolidated Ship Maintenance Support Facility at NSA Bahrain on May 1, 2019. Captain (N) Darren Guenther, commander of NSA Bahrain, said when opening the facility: […]

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US NAVSEA develops cold spraying technique for ship maintenance

The US Naval Seas Systems Command (NAVSEA) 04 × 3 Tactical Innovation Implementation Laboratory (TIIL) has led the development of a novel cold spray technique, which can improve the routine maintenance of vessels and extend the life of components of older vessels. The cold spray process works by jetting a combination of metal powder and […]

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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. […]

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BAE Systems tests new SEA-CORES technology to improve vessel maintenance

BAE Systems is testing a new technology, the Ship Energy Assessment – Condition Optimization & Routing Enhancement System (SEA-CORES), which is being developed to transform ship maintenance for the UK Royal Navy and commercial organisations. Sponsored by Innovate UK, the jointly funded research project aims to develop technology that monitors equipment, fuel and energy performance […]