Maritime Defence & Security News

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14 June 2023

European Commercial Marine Awards 2023 winners have been announced at Seawork

The event began with the Innovations Showcase awards, presented by our CEO, Tom Chant MBE.

8 June 2023

GE to showcase world-leading naval power and propulsion technology at MADEX

This week, GE will showcase electric drive power and propulsion and gas turbine solutions, proven to meet the most demanding needs of world navies, at MADEX International Marine Industrial Defense Exhibition, in Busan.

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7 June 2023

New partnership agreed: Ecomar Propulsion and EH Group

Ecomar Propulsion have agreed their third partnership agreement at NOR-Shipping 2023 - with Swiss hydrogen fuel cell specialists EH Group Engineering AG.

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11 May 2023

Welin Lambie Awarded PO by U.S. Navy to Supply Ford Class Carrier Davits

The award follows the supply of davits for CVN 78, which just entered service, and CVN 79, which is currently under construction.

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4 May 2023

Ian Tyler appointed as new Chairman of BMT Group Ltd.

BMT, a leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the appointment of Ian Tyler as Chairman of BMT Group Ltd.

20 April 2023

Maritime BIM Bootcamp

Unlocking the full potential of Building Information Management within the Maritime sector

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13 April 2023

BMT to Design more Fire and Rescue Vessels for Singapore

With two large aluminium fire and rescue vessels already in service in Singapore, BMT is proud to announce that the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) have yet again selected BMT and Singapore’s homegrown shipbuilder Penguin Shipyard International to design and build the next generation of fire and rescue boats called “MFV-R”.

6 April 2023

SMI Annual Conference 2023 - Presentations

Please find all presentations here.

4 April 2023

Warsash cadet wins 2023 Bevis Minter Award

Maritime Officer Cadet at Solent University's Warsash Maritime School, Molvipa (Molly) Takhiansok, has scooped the UK Maritime Bevis Minter Award, for showing resilience and overcoming challenges during her cadetship.

17 March 2023

Marine Defence Contractor Leverages Resources From The Company’s Multiple Brands To Reinforce Position As A Single-Source Supplier 

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management (Arcline), has been awarded a contract by Austal USA for a portfolio of equipment to support the construction of WMSM-919, the U.S. Coast Guard’s next Heritage-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). The portfolio includes systems from the company’s multiple brands, reinforcing FMD’s position as a single-source defence contractor capable of providing fully integrated solutions for maritime defence.  

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