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Navy ships lose steaming hours

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Feb 2023
WASHINGTON -- Navy ships are getting fewer steaming hours because of growing maintenance delays and costs, a troubling trend that comes at a time when the U.S ... "Over time this situation has resulted in worsening ship conditions and increased costs to repair and sustain ships," the agency said.
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Report: Navy ships face growing maintenance delays, costs

Wtop 04 Feb 2023
WASHINGTON (AP) — Navy ships are getting fewer steaming hours because of growing maintenance delays and costs, a troubling trend that comes as at time when the U.S ... “Over time this situation has resulted in worsening ship conditions and increased costs to repair and sustain ships,” the GAO said.
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Portugal to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine, PM says

FX Empire 04 Feb 2023
LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Saturday, without specifying how many will be shipped. Costa added that Portugal is in talks with Germany to obtain parts needed for the repair of a number of inoperable Leopard tanks in Portugal’s inventory of the weapon.
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National defence industry sees remarkable progress

Vietnam News 04 Feb 2023
The second is to build the plan and people’s determination for the project restructuring businesses in the 2021-25 period, which focuses on merging enterprises in military ship production and repair, with a strict, determined and appropriate action roadmap that ensures efficiency, stability and growth.
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Việt Nam needs at least 2-3 more undersea cable routes: official

Vietnam News 04 Feb 2023
Mobile data connections are also ensured, according to the VNPT representative ... Major domestic service providers are actively working with submarine cable systems and ship operators to determine the cause of the issues, the location of the incident and the repair plan, in the shortest time possible ... — VNS. .
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Drydock and Ship Repair Yard Being Developed in Jamaica

The Maritime Executive 03 Feb 2023
Efforts are proceeding to open a new ship repair yard and maintenance operation in Kingston, Jamaica ... Known as the German Ship Repair Jamaica Shipyard, the facility is expected to open by October or November 2023 providing a drydock capable of handling vessels up to 20,000 tons and a broad range of maintenance operations.
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Royal Navy Plans Preemptive Repairs to HMS Prince of Wales’ Port Shaft

The Maritime Executive 03 Feb 2023
The carrier which cost a reported £3 billion ($3.6 billion) to build is earning a reputation as a trouble-plagued ship after having suffered previous problems twice in 2020 including an extended drydock for repairs ... Construction on the ship began in 2011 and it took eight years before she sailed on her maiden voyage in 2019.
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Gas cylinder explosion injures eight in Vietnam

Splash24/7 03 Feb 2023
The ship belongs to Hanoi-based Phuong Dong Shipping and Trading JS Company.
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Review: ‘Dead Space’ legacy lives on in clever remake and in ‘Callisto Protocol’

East Bay Times 03 Feb 2023
That decision bolsters other tweaks to “Dead Space” as Clarke feels less alone as he boards and explores the derelict planet-cracker ship the USG Ishimura along with Zach Hammond and Kendra Daniels, the remnants of his repair crew ... repairs to open up more of the ship.
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Dubai Drydocks's new JV will see it work on FPSO vessel for UK's Rosebank oil and gas field

Gulf News 03 Feb 2023
Dubai Drydocks, the ship repair and maintenance services company, is making further headway overseas, this time through a joint venture to upgrade a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel designated for the Rosebank oil and gas field in the UK.
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General Dynamics Elects Richard Clarke to Board of Directors

Victoria Advocate 03 Feb 2023
RESTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE ... Clarke, 60, is a retired U.S ... General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company that offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; ship construction and repair; land combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; and technology products and services.
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Dead Space (2023 Remake) Review

Empire 03 Feb 2023
The passage of time means more powerful hardware and game engines on which to (re)build the terrifying tale of Isaac Clarke – a 26th century engineer, forced to uncover the horrifying truth behind what happened on the “planet cracker” mining ship USG Ishimura after finding it infested with undead Necromorphs while on a routine repair run.
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Keppel profit slumps on China lockdown, real estate woes; sees green shoots

Reuters 03 Feb 2023
Summary. Companies ... The conglomerate, which traces its roots to a small ship repair yard corporatised in 1968, said its urban development unit of took a hit by slower home sales and lower contributions from its China trading projects, as well as lower fair value gains from investment properties ... 31, from S$1.02 billion ... WorldcategoryExclusive ... Gallery.
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U.S. Navy's Surface Fleet Faces Worsening Sustainment Challenges

The Maritime Executive 02 Feb 2023
Navy's ship repair records to look for trends, and it has found major long-term challenges ... Serious mechanical casualty reports are also up, rising from 21 per ship per year to 36 ... "Over time this situation has resulted in worsening ship conditions and increased costs to repair and sustain ships," the office found.
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Double Stern Tube Seal Repair on 2nd Vessel in Tasmania

The Maritime Executive 02 Feb 2023
At the end of 2022 Hydrex diver/technician carried out a double underwater stern tube seal repair on a roro ship berthed in Port of Burnie, Tasmania. The ship was leaking oil, making an on-site repair necessary ... Taking advantage of the company’s flexible mobdock technique the team was able to carry out the entire repair on-site and underwater.
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