Ship managers

Local ship managers, returning superintendents Angkla

Support for the Angkla Party list group’s bid to regain a seat in Congress to represent the shipping industry through the upcoming polls in May continues to snowball among various shipping industry associations. The latest industry groups to lend their support are the Ship Managers Association of the Philippines (SMAP) and the Marine and Technical […]

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Navy reports improved vessel maintenance, but still falls short of NOC targets

WASHINGTON – The US Navy has significantly improved its ability to maintain surface ships – but has not eliminated repair time overruns as wanted by the chief of naval operations. High-profile reviews in 2010 and again in 2017 highlighted the decline in surface navy readiness, including a decline in ship materiel readiness. Maintenance periods would […]

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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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The Navy mobilizes reservists to support ship maintenance

Last week, the Navy announced it was mobilizing 1,629 reservists to support maintenance of aircraft carriers and submarines at its four public shipyards from July. This mobilization will help reduce the maintenance backlog that has developed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In March, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) authorized weather and safety holidays for shipyard […]

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The Navy mobilizes reservists as part of the SurgeMain program to support vessel maintenance> Naval Sea Systems Command> Module Saved News

WASHINGTON – The Navy is mobilizing 1,629 reservists to support the maintenance of aircraft carriers and submarines at its four public shipyards from July. This mobilization will help reduce the maintenance backlog that has developed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In March, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) authorized weather and safety holidays for shipyard personnel […]

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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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Navy Refines How Data Analytics Could Predict Ship Maintenance Needs

Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Patrick Zembol, from Romeo, Mich., Welds a stud in the welding shop aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). US Navy Photo The post has been updated to include the correct terminology. WASHINGTON, DC – Extending the life of existing ships using data-driven maintenance efforts is the best strategy […]

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Navy plans to improve vessel maintenance contracts to ensure availability on time and on budget

Lt. Cmdr. Taylor South, right, assigned to the Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC), and Kevin Eppleman, a civilian diver assigned to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), perform an inspection of the cruiser’s propeller Ticonderoga-class guided-missile USS Hue City (CG 66) in Souda Bay, Greece, July 3, 2017. US Navy photo. SAN DIEGO – […]