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Venezuela Slams Deployment of British Warship to Guyana

Dec 29, 2023

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday said the deployment of a British warship to waters off the coast of Guyana breaches the 'spirit' of an agreement reached between Venezuelan and Guyanese authorities.Guyana and Venezuela agreed…

Converted OSV Enters Service in the UK as an Underwater Surveillance Ship

Oct 18, 2023

A converted offshore support vessel has taken on a new life as a dedicated underwater surveillance ship for the U.K.'s Royal Navy.Christened during a ceremony in London on October 10, RFA Proteus will be operated by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary…

Kraken Robotics Reports Strong Q2

Aug 29, 2023

Kraken Robotics Inc. has announced solid financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2023.Products revenue in the quarter was $10.5 million, an increase of 24% over the comparable quarter. The increase was the result of continued sales of KATFISH…

Russia: Warship Attacked by Ukrainian Drones While Guarding Black Sea Gas Pipelines

May 24, 2023

Russia's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that the Russian warship Ivan Khurs had been attacked unsuccessfully by three Ukrainian uncrewed speedboats in the Black Sea, on the approaches to the Bosphorus strait.In a statement posted on Telegram…

Indonesia Dispatches Warship to Monitor Chinese Coast Guard Vessel Near Offshore Fields

Jan 16, 2023

Indonesia has deployed a warship to its North Natuna Sea to monitor a Chinese coast guard vessel that has been active in a resource-rich maritime area, the country's naval chief said on Saturday of an area that both countries claim as their own…

Small but Powerful: Kongsberg Maritime Launches New Retractable Azimuth Thrusters

Dec 15, 2022

The Norwegian maritime equipment and technology company Kongsberg Maritime has launched a new series of retractable azimuth thrusters.Kongsberg said that the units, of the ULE PM type, are smaller than competing units but maintain thrust power…

German Navy Helping Norway Protect Offshore Oil Rigs, Pipelines

Nov 03, 2022

The German navy is helping Norway to protect critical maritime infrastructure such as oil rigs, undersea cables, and pipelines, and is ready to do the same off the Danish and Swedish coasts, its head said on Thursday. Bordering Russia in the north…

Lebanon Claims Israeli Gunboats Violated Its Territorial Waters

Oct 17, 2022

The Lebanese army said on Sunday that Israeli gunboats violated Lebanese territorial waters several times on Saturday in an area opposite Ras Naqura near the border between the two countries, an accusation Israel denied.The statement said there…

Britain to Acquire Two Specialist Ships to Protect Underwater Infrastructure

Oct 02, 2022

Britain will acquire two specialist ships to protect underwater infrastructure such as cables and pipelines, defence minister Ben Wallace said on Sunday, following leaks in the Nord Stream gas pipelines from Russia to Europe.European countries…

Eco Wave Power Tech for Israeli Navy

Aug 17, 2021

Wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power has entered into a collaboration agreement with the Israeli Navy, to examine the feasibility of installing the Eco Wave Power technology in the Navy's bases.Eco Wave Power will start the procurement…

Cyclone Tauktae: Rescue Op Launched for 81 Offshore Oil Workers after Barge Sinks off Mumbai

May 18, 2021

The Indian Navy mounted a massive air and sea rescue mission on Tuesday for 81 missing oil workers and crew whose barge sank in heavy seas following a powerful cyclone that tore up the west coast of the country.Around 180 of those on board the barge were rescued from the water as it sank off Mumbai…

Harvey Gulf Nets U.S. Navy Contract

Mar 22, 2021

U.S. offshore vessel operator Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions said Monday it had won a contract with the U.S. Navy for its Harvey Deep Sea vessel. The contract is valued at four million dollars.Under the agreement, Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions will provide the Harvey Deep Sea for ROV Support…

U.S. Navy Charters Hornbeck Offshore's OSV

Mar 22, 2021

U.S. offshore vessel operator Hornbeck Offshore, normally providing services to the offshore oil and gas industry, has now won a contract with the U.S. Navy.The company last week won a $7,510,000 firm-fixed-price contract with reimbursable elements for the long-term charter of the U…

Chinese Ships Intruded into Malaysian Waters 89 Times in Four Years -Report

Jul 14, 2020

Chinese coastguard and navy ships intruded into Malaysian waters in the disputed South China Sea 89 times between 2016 to 2019, and often remained in the area even after being turned away by the Malaysian navy, the government said in a report on Tuesday…

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