Nuclear Programme

Naval News – 1 dead in accident aboard newbuilding of nuclear submarine – 04.04.2020

It was reported that an Indian Navy sailor has died following a recent explosion on a newbuilding nuclear powered submarine. The Incident happened at Navy’s Vizag based eastern naval command ship building centre jetty on April 1st. An onboard high pressure air system (HPAS) reportedly suffered material failure during testing, which then led to the explosion. …

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Coronavirus – USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CVN 71 sailors test positive – 29.03.2020

More sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CVN 71 currently in the western Pacific have tested positive for coronavirus and officials fear the number will continue to rise. Friday 27th March the carrier called at Guam ( that it was previously scheduled already for maintenance ) days ahead of schedule in order to disinfect the …

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Tanker News – U.S. Lifts Sanctions on COSCO Tanker Unit – 31.01.2020

On Friday 31st January, 2020 the United States lifted sanctions on one of two units of the giant Chinese tanker company COSCO, the Treasury said, partially reversing its punishment to the company for transporting Iranian oil after China raised the issue in trade talks with Washington. According to a notice posted on the US Treasury …

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