Navy deals with delays; Seaman Guard Ohio detainees leave prison

Navy deals with delays in getting McCain and Fitzgerald to repair yards
November 28, 2017 — After various delays, the Navy is getting back on track with its repair plans for the two Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers involved in collisions with merchant ships that cost the lives of 17 sailors.

USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) today departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure in route to Fleet Activities Yokosuka.

Type 26 proposed for Canadian Surface Combatant program
Two days prior to the procurement closure date, Lockheed Martin Canada says Canada’s Combat Ship Team has delivered its proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program. The procurement project will replace the Royal Canadian Navy’s Iroquois and Halifax-class warships with up to 15 new ships beginning in the early 2020s.
Seaman Guard Ohio detainees leave Indian prison

According to a Facebook posting “The men have now been escorted out of Puzhal prison by British Consular Officials and have been taken by car to the Deputy High Commission…”
Q-LNG ATB showcases range of Wärtsilä technology

The 4,000 cu.m capacity LNG bunkering ATB on order at shipbuilder VT Halter Marine will be the first LNG fueling barge with a Wärtsilä solution to operate in U.S. waters.
New CRS report analyzes what’s involved in getting to 355-ship Navy

The report that will give legislators an insight into what sort of fleet the Navy is looking for, the options and timelines for achieving that fleet — and the costs to the taxpayer.