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  • 18 July 2006

    Malaysia plans to buy two frigates from the UK’s BAE Systems and eight training aircraft from Italy’s Finmeccanica SpA unit Aermacchi to boost its defence systems, the Star newspaper said. ‘The two new vessels will be the most advanced warships to be constructed in Malaysia,’ Najib was quoted as saying in the report from Britain, […]

  • 3 July 2006

    Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Co. opened over the weekend a P40-million modern training center in the Subic Bay Freeport.

  • 28 June 2006

    Damen Shipyards Singapore (the specialist builder of fast aluminium vessels of the Damen Shipyards Group) has been awarded a contract by the Singapore Government for ten high speed patrol vessels. Designated ‘Damen Stan Patrol 3507’ the vessels will be operated by the Singapore Police Coast Guard. The DSP3507 is a 35 meter long aluminium monohull […]

  • 23 June 2006

    he U.S. Navy ship (USNS) Mercy is continuing its five-month mission in Southeast Asia, traveling to Indonesia, Bangladesh and East Timor after rebuilding local facilities and providing medical aid and training in the Philippines. “The crew of the USNS Mercy, along with its partners from civilian organizations and the Philippine Government and Armed Forces, were […]

  • 17 June 2006

    Transas is proud to officially announce their patent application for a Liquid Cargo Handling Simulator, intended for training tanker and terminal operators. The application was lodged on the 10th of April 2006 in the Russian State Register of Inventions. The system, which is one of the leading company simulation developments, was registered with priority from […]

  • 21 May 2006

    Kongsberg Maritime has developed a new LNG Cargo Handling Simulator, designed to assist the safe, efficient and profitable transportation of LNG, through detailed and realistic training scenarios. The requirement for the training of crew aboard both existing and new LNG vessels of both Spherical and Membrane type continues on its steep upwards curve. Assuming all […]

  • 3 May 2006

    KONGSBERG has successfully delivered the tailor-made operator training simulator (OTS) to BP

  • 25 April 2006

    Kongsberg Maritime has been contracted to supply up to 94 S-VDRs to two separate shipping companies under a ‘Fleet Agreement’ arrangement. The total value of the contracts is close to $1.4m (US). In addition to supplying the MBB-S, Kongsberg Maritime’s S-VDR offering, the ‘Fleet Agreements’ include the training of shipping company engineers, enabling them to […]

  • 3 February 2006

    The Ericsson Racing Team has spent the last three days sailing in Port Phillip Bay, training for the in-port race scheduled to kick off at 14.00 tomorrow, 4 February.

  • 30 January 2006

    With just six days until the Melbourne In-Port Race most of the VOR crews are back from thier breaks and will shortly be on the water again to commence training.

  • 23 January 2006

    The Forrest Sherman will be ready to operate and deploy with a battle group in 2008, he said. There is more training to do and shipyard work to complete.

  • 23 August 2005

    With 80 days to go to the start of the Round the World Race 2005-2006, and after sailing over 18,000 miles as part of its training programme, team movistar continues work on developing its Volvo Open 70.

  • 5 August 2005

    The National Maritime Authority (NMA) and the Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) company have commenced moves to begin training of cadets of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) following Government’s decision to develop the nation’s capacity in seafaring.

  • 27 July 2005

    The Indonesia phase of the 2005 edition of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series got off to a formal start July 26 with a ceremony at the Indonesian naval base here. Sailors and officers from the staff of Destroyer Squadron 1 and the frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60), which arrived […]

  • 28 June 2005

    Sarawak is to have its own maritime training academy by December this year. State Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh performed the earth-breaking ceremony at the former Public Works Department’s divisional office at Upper Lanang Road here Tuesday. He said the RM11.5 million academy, to be known as the Sarawak Maritime Academy, would […]

  • 20 June 2005

    Western Intelligence services have long asserted that Al-Qaeda has an ambitious maritime capabilities program. Reportedly, operatives have received swimming and scuba training for demolitions and suicide attacks. Al Qaeda is also reported to own or control an estimated two dozen merchant ships world-wide, and is generally believed to make heavy use of dhows and other […]

  • 7 June 2005

    A three-year, $1 million grant from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security has been secured by the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. The money will be used to develop and implement statewide standards for maritime security training, including drills and exercises for vessels, port facilities, harbors and maritime companies. Many observers have said the nation’s […]

  • 2 June 2005

    Northrop Grumman Newport News has promoted Victoria A. Stroud to director of contracts and pricing. Stroud is responsible for departmental administration and budgets, training, policies and procedures, and contract closeouts. She’ll also serve as a primary liaison to Northrop Grumman corporate offices on contracts and pricing issues

  • 26 May 2005

    The Philippines will once again be the center of the international community as organizers stage the Ninth International Aviation, Maritime, and Defense (AMD 2005) Exhibition on May 26-29, 2005, at the Philippine Trade Training Center.

  • 17 May 2005

    A P Moller Singapore Pvt Ltd has signed a ten- year Memorandum of Understanding with the city-based Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET), seeking to provide free maritime education to nearly 400 students from the country through a ”Dual Cadet Education Scheme”.

  • 25 April 2005

    Just off the coast of this Spanish city, two 80-foot America’s Cup yachts charge each other under full sail, as if they were jousting at sea. It’s all part of the game, the tactics, of training by the U.S. team in a bid to bring the America’s Cup back to the United States in 2007 […]

  • 20 April 2005

    The VO70 Telefonica MoviStar, on the second part of her ocean training schedule for the Volvo Ocean Race, rounded Cape Horn last Friday. In just two weeks, she has sailed the 4,300 miles separating Wellington from the southernmost tip of the American continent, going from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic; a journey during which […]

  • 26 March 2005

    A naval training ship affiliated to an East Sussex borough is paying it a visit on Sunday. HMS Puncher has been linked to Eastbourne for six years and will pick up the town’s mayor, Councillor Barbara Goodall, in Brighton on her way. The navy patrol vessel will dock in Eastbourne at midday and stay in […]

  • 18 March 2005

    The South African maritime industry could create thousands of new seafaring jobs by encouraging vessels to fly the South African flag, training more ships officers and switching to a tonnage tax, Marine Crew Services founder Robert Knutzen said yesterday.

  • 10 March 2005

    Three Indian naval ships have arrived in Colombo to provide sea training for Sri Lanka naval (SLN)cadets exposing them to various naval operations at sea, under India-Sri Lanka “Training Exchange Programme,” said a press release from Indian Embassy in Sri Lanka issued Thursday. The commanding officers of the ships are also scheduled to have formal […]