GAO issues new report on Navy shipbuilding; DNV GL to release its first cyber security class notations

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TOTE Services wins $7.8 million OPDS vessel contract
June 8, 2018 — TOTE Services Inc., Jacksonville, FL, has been awarded a $7,883,975 firm-fixed-price contract for the operation and maintenance of the Offshore Petroleum Discharge system (OPDS) vessels USNS VADM K.R. Wheeler (T-AG 5001) and its support vessel USNS Fast Tempo.

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DNV GL to release its first cyber security class notations
Announced at the Posidonia trade show, the notations – Cyber secure – will be published on the DNV GL rules page on July 1, 2018.dots.JPG
GAO issues new report on Navy shipbuilding

As far as the watchdog agency is concerned, the Navy’s shipbuilding past performance has not been great.dots.JPG MAN 28/33D STC engine passes Type Approval Testing
The engine was originally certified in 2002 and has been continuously developed in terms of product improvement.dots.JPG Portsmouth Naval Shipyard projects clear key Senate hurdle
More than $162 million for three projects at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has been approved.dots.JPG ABS issues Marine Fuel Oil advisory to help owners prepare for 2020
The ABS Advisory provides in-depth technical guidance covering a range of topics, from fuel properties to operational risks to potential preparations.dots.JPG USCG takes delivery of FRC 29 from Bollinger
Petty Officer 2nd Class Forrest Rednour, the cutter’s namesake, heroically risked his life on Feb.3, 1943, while rescuing survivors from the torpedoed SS Dorchester.