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Shipbuilding in San Diego

Located in the shadow of the Coronado Bridge is National Steel and Shipbuilding Corporation (NASSCO), San Diego’s premier shipbuilder.

The American shipbuilding industry never really recovered from the decline of the mid-1980s. There are now only a handful of shipyards and most are struggling, but San Diego’s National Steel and Shipbuilding (NASSCO) is the exception. With more ships waiting in the backlog than at any time in their history, and an efficient and flexible shipyard and workforce, NASSCO has its sights fixed on building more and better ships.

San Diego’s most successful shipyard was founded in 1905, when NASSCO started

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Hurtigruten’s time machine to the north of Norway

Every evening at the Hurtigruten (Fast Route) pier in Bergen, Norway a ship slips her lines to begin a six-night coastal voyage, making 34 cargo and passenger calls at all hours of the day and night, en route to Kirkenes, the turnaround port beyond the North Cape close to the Russian border. The ships pause there three hours before returning southbound, arriving back in Bergen on the afternoon of the 12th day. That same evening, she’s off again.

To maintain the service, 11 ships are required, with ten of them roll-on, roll-off

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Built on the Tyne

For over 160 years the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard on the Tyne built ships and the engines that powered them. Steven Tindale looks back at the history of the Hebburn yard, which had a worldwide reputation for innovation and excellence.

Alook through the Port of Tyne handbook for 1967 reveals that there were a total of 27 shipbuilding berths, four slipways and 30 dry docks on both sides of the river. Today there is only one operational dock, at the A&P facility at Hebburn. Those statistics in themselves are a stark reminder of the decline of British shipbuilding, but adjacent to

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Yaroslavsky sudozavod launched the third sea diving vessel Uglich

Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant (YASZ) launched the third-sea diving vessel of SDS08 "Uglich" (building number 203).

The vessel was built for FSI "Gosmorspassluzhba" commissioned by the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport of the Russian Federation. "Uglich" will work as part of Novorossiysk control of rescue and underwater work. 

Techno-working project SDS08 was designed by the Marine Engineering Bureau, RKD and technical documentation — PKB "Petrobalt."

The combination of equipment installed on the vessel, as well as a powerful power plant, allow the ship to solve almost any specialized tasks associated with underwater

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The crews of the ships of the Northern Fleet completed the unloading of equipment and property on the island of Boiler

Today the group of ships of the Northern Fleet has completed uploading the island Boiler oversized cargo, engineering and special equipment, and the property needed to build the aviation commandant Russian Air Force and Air reconstruction of the airfield.

 

As the commander of the Northern Fleet, Admiral Vladimir Korolev, whose flag the Arctic trek passes the squadron SF, "the personnel of the detachment ships of the Northern Fleet, the marine units and Marine Engineers, the Federation Council, the crews of naval helicopters Ka-27, in close cooperation with the crews of helicopters Mi-26 Army

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MRC crew Grad Svijazhsk successfully performed the first rocket fire on a sea target

Today, the crew of small missile ship "Grad Svijazhsk" together with the commissioning team of the manufacturer has successfully conducted the first rocket fire on maritime goals in the Caspian Sea. Shooting is made of modern high-precision missile ship missile system 'Caliber-NK ".

As a result, sea missile strike target simulating a surface ship imaginary enemy was successfully struck at a distance of 50 km. Marine simulated target specifically designed for this purpose towed ship shield the target. 

For obespecheneNoticesSecurity RocketSecond shooting in the sea came out more than 10 surface ships and support

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Black Sea Fleet 230 years

May 13 holiday for sailors Chernomortsev — 230 years ago the first ships on secondment from Azov, embarked on a raid in Akhtiar bay, then there Sevastopol itself was not.

The Black Sea Fleet — the "battle" in Russian history to his credit more than just sea battles. Two months ago, we decided to create on its basis, or rather re-create a permanent Mediterranean squadron. It will have to act, and off the coast of Syria, and outside of the inland sea of Europe. Our correspondent Dmitry Pischuhin estimated scale of the task and learned

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CRI im.Krylova commissioned trainers

Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Central Research Institute. Acad. Krylov "completed and commissioned research training complex for testing the safety of navigation in ice conditions, consisting of 2 full flight simulators -" Universal "and" Interaction ". The press service of the Institute.

 

Simulator "Universal" is designed to train court personnel in marine towing operations, platforms and other offshore structures, staging platforms at sea, installation of elements of the topsides. It consists of a full-scale bridge icebreaking tugboat, 2 small bridges, ships, crane control room and control room equipment towed object.

Simulator "Interaction" is

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Khabarovsk sudozavod launched the tug of the project 22030

August 26 Khabarovsk Shipyard a gala launch maritime tug project development 22030 JSCB "Vympel".

The vessel is designed for: — towing and refloating of ships, — emergency fire fighting on ships (vessels) and onshore facilities — perform underwater work using light diving equipment.   Key features of sea tug:

length — 56.8 m;

beam — 11.8 m;

Depth — 5.8 m;

draft — 3.7 m;

Displacement — 1410 tons;

speed — 14.7 knots;

crew / seats — 19/20;

main diesel generator

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Baltic Fleet frigates for why they should be and will be more

At the groundbreaking ceremony for the Russian Navy frigate's fourth project 11356 ("Admiral Butakov") sounded important news that can not be ignored. It concerns the renovation of the fleet of combat.

Series of Project 11356 frigates for the Russian Navy will be increased. This was announced by a senior official of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Jacob Berezhnoj: "There are plans to lay here in the Kaliningrad factory" Amber ", in addition to the six frigates of this project are three of the same ship." 

That is, in the near future can not be

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