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Eagle to be Re-Engined

MarineLink is reporting BMT has been awarded a contract to provide support for a planned re-powering of the Barque Eagle.

The $1.5M (approx.) project involves engineering, design, supply and logistics support to install a new MTU 8V4000 engine, ZF gearbox, propeller, automation system and other related components.

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How About a Coast Guard Sink-Ex?

Are our weapons adequate for the Ports, Waterways, and Coastal Security Mission? Let’s find out.

The Navy Times is reporting that the Navy will have an unusually large number of ships available for “Sink-Ex” exercises in 2017. 790 more words

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Tradition

Even on the International Space Station, the tradition of marking the changing of command by the ringing of a bell remains!

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Wednesday Weddings

Extraordinarily Elegant San Diego Waterfront Weddings and Receptions.

The lovely 1898 Berkeley ferryboat, gracing San Diego Bay with her turn-of-the-century charm and ambiance is available for weddings and receptions. 305 more words

A Billion Dollar, Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

I have been reading over Congressional Research Service’s Specialist in Naval Affairs Ronald O’Rourke’s prepared statement before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Hearing on The Status of Coast Guard Cutter Acquisition Programs, February 3, 2016. 1,064 more words

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Blizzard Forces Australia's Antarctic Icebreaker/Supply Ship Aground

GCaptain is reporting that Australia’s 3911 ton, 94.9 meter multi-purpose icebreaker/supply ship, Aurora Australis, broke free of its moorings and grounded while on a supply mission to Mawson Station.

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