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Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering, Operations, Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), Subsea Robotics, Underwater Vehicles (manned), Military vessels

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Shipyard Efficiencies - Submarine Construction

Posted to Subsea (by Chuck Bunton) on January 5, 2010

The Navy took delivery of its newest attack submarine, PCU New Mexico (SSN 779), from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (NGSB) Dec. 29, four months earlier than its contract delivery date. New Mexico is the sixth Virginia-class submarine and the third delivered by NGSB.

Nuclear Merchant Ships?

Posted to Subsea (by Chuck Bunton) on December 28, 2009

The head of Chinese shipping giant Cosco has suggested that container ships should be powered by nuclear reactors in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, said to account for 4% of the global total. Shipping companies have gradually been introducing 'super slow steaming'…

Kawasaki or Mitsubishi: Japanese Submarine Construction

Posted to Subsea (by Chuck Bunton) on December 21, 2009

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corp. are the only two companies in Japan able to build military submarines, and a possible clash between the two companies over the 2010 submarine contract is attracting widespread industry attention.

Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport, WA

Posted to Subsea (by Chuck Bunton) on December 20, 2009

COMSUBGRU NINE and friends will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the commissioning of USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (SSBN 598), the first Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine and the first of the "41 for Freedom" boats. To help us celebrate this event…

USNS Grapple Civil Service Mariners & Navy Divers Contribute to Africa Partnership Station

Posted to Subsea (by Chuck Bunton) on December 16, 2009

The mission supports Africa Partnership Station, or APS, a U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa initiative designed to enhance the continent's maritime security through partnership and collaboration. Grapple is specifically deployed as part of APS East…