ST Engineering to Design, Build Eight Naval Vessels for Republic of Singapore Navy

first_img View post tag: Naval Industry news View post tag: build View post tag: St. Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that the Group has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) for the design and build of eight new vessels. This new development attests to the Group’s core strength of providing integrated capabilities and solutions to support its customers.The Group’s marine arm, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) will build the eight vessels at its Singapore Benoi Yard. Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics), the Group’s electronics arm, will supply the core combat systems and combat system integration solutions. ST Marine will carry out the platform system integration as the lead system integrator.Design of the vessels will commence immediately and the delivery of these vessels is expected to be from 2016 onwards. These new vessels will replace the Republic of Singapore Navy’s existing Fearless-class Patrol Vessels, indigenously designed and built by ST Marine in the 1990s.“We are honoured to be awarded this contract by MINDEF, which reflects the excellent partnership between MINDEF and ST Engineering. It also demonstrates our continuing efforts and commitment to develop indigenous capability to better support MINDEF in the area of design, construction, operations and support.” ~ NG Sing Chan, President, ST MarineAs we are under contractual obligation to observe confidentiality in respect of the contract, we are unable to disclose any further details.This contract is not expected to have any material impact on the consolidated net tangible assets per share and earnings per share of ST Engineering for the current financial year.ST Engineering (Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd) is an integrated engineering group providing solutions and services in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. Headquartered in Singapore, the Group reported revenues of $5.99b in FY2011 and ranks among the largest companies listed on the Singapore Exchange. It is a component stock of the FTSE Straits Times Index, FTSE ASEAN 40 Index, MSCI Singapore and other indices. ST Engineering has more than 22,000 employees worldwide, and over 100 subsidiaries and associated companies in 23 countries and 41 cities.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, January 30, 2013 View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Defence View post tag: Republic View post tag: design View post tag: vessels View post tag: Defense January 30, 2013 View post tag: Navy View post tag: Singapore Back to overview,Home naval-today ST Engineering to Design, Build Eight Naval Vessels for Republic of Singapore Navy View post tag: engineering ST Engineering to Design, Build Eight Naval Vessels for Republic of Singapore Navy View post tag: Eight Share this articlelast_img read more

Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band Jam In The Van [Watch]

first_imgIn June, Phil Lesh and The Terrapin Family Band announced that they’d be performing for the online web series Jam In The Van. Today, the footage from this intimate recording session was released, which sees the group play three songs —”Galilee” in addition to the Grateful Dead classics “The Wheel” and “Uncle John’s Band.” In addition to the Grateful Dead bassist, Lesh is joined by his son guitarist Grahame Lesh plus guitarist Ross James, drummer Alex Koford, and keyboardist Jason Crosby. Phil Lesh and The Terrapin Family Band’s performance is characterized by silky harmonies, tight musicianship, and a laid-back and unhurried vibe throughout. You can take a listen to these three tracks of the ensemble jammin’ in the van below.Watch Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s 4/20 “Jam In The Van” Session In California The Wheel Uncle John’s Bandcenter_img Galileelast_img read more

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football boss for life over sexual assault

first_imgThe former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation has been given a lifetime ban after “sexually abusing” players in the women’s national team.Keramuddin Keram was also fined 1m Swiss Francs (£794,849) after the investigation carried out by world football’s governing body Fifa.An independent ethics committee said he was guilty of “abusing his position” as AFF president.Complaints lodged had accused him of “repeated” sexual abuse from 2013-18.Fifa said the allegations had been made by “at least” five Afghani players.In December, Keram was suspended from his post by Afghanistan’s attorney general’s office following allegations made by former players and Kelly Lindsey, the American former head coach of the team.At the time, the AFF called the allegations “groundless”. Source: BBClast_img read more