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The twists and turns series concerning the investigation into the sabotage of Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines continues. If, during several months, no new and reliable information leaked out, some leads have appeared in the American and German media since January.

According to a PR published by Fincantieri on April 4, 2023, the company and Cantiere Navale Vittoria celebrated the laying of the keel of the Multi-purpose Offshore Unit (UAM) destined for the Italian Coast Guard, at the company's yard in the Veneto region, symbolically and officially sanctioning the beginning of the most significant part of the construction phase of the boat.

According to information published by the Indian MoD on April 4, 2023, the Ministry of Defence signed contracts with Indian shipyards for the acquisition of 11 Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels and six Next Generation Missile Vessels at an overall cost of approx. Rs 19,600 crore.

According to information published by Portsnews on April 3, 2023, the frigate Admiral Golovko, built at the Severnaya shipyard under project 22350 by the Severnaya PKB (part of USC), arrived at the main base of the Northern Fleet in Severomorsk. The ship will continue the program of factory sailing and state tests at the fleet's combat training ranges in the Barents Sea.

According to a PR published by April 3, 2023, HII announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $1.3 billion modification to a previously awarded contract from the U.S. Navy for the procurement of the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock LPD 32.

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