Thursday, January 21, 2021
Defense

Pete Buttigieg, Biden’s Nominee to Lead the U.S. Transportation Department, Supports the Jones Act

President Joe Biden’s pick for U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, has expressed his support for the Jones Act and its role in creating jobs and supporting the shipbuilding industrial...

January 21, 2021
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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Defense

U.S. Navy’s First John Lewis-Class Oiler Launched at NASSCO

The first ship in the U.S. Navy’s new class of fleet replenishment oilers has been launched at General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego. The John Lewis-class oilers will provide underway...

January 13, 2021
Total Views: 10592

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Shipbuilding

VT Halter Marine Preparing Yard for Polar Security Cutter Construction

Mississippi-based VT Halter Marine is in the process of getting its Pascagoula yard ready for the construction of the Coast Guard’s next-generation icebreaker, the Polar Security Cutter. The yard is...

January 7, 2021
Total Views: 3649

Monday, January 4, 2021
Shipbuilding

New U.S.-Flagged ‘Laker’ Floated Out in Wisconsin

The first ‘laker’ to be built in the United States in more than 35 years has been floated out of dry dock at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin....

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 22381

Thursday, December 31, 2020
Shipbuilding

Jeff Bezos Names Rocket Landing Ship After His Mother

Even the world’s richest person has a soft spot for Mom. Centi-billionaire Jeff Bezos on Wednesday christened his Blue Origin rocket landing ship, naming the vessel ‘Jacklyn’ after his Mother....

December 31, 2020
Total Views: 10949

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Shipbuilding

Deadline Looms For ‘Airbus Of The Sea’ Shipyard Deal

MILAN, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri’s planned acquisition of state-controlled French rival Chantiers de l’Atlantique to create a European “Airbus of the Seas” is facing collapse barring last-minute political...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 5417

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
world's largest cruise ship Symphony of the Seas
Shipbuilding

Deadline Looms for Italian-French Shipbuilding Deal

MILAN, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri’s planned acquisition of state-controlled French rival Chantiers de l’Atlantique to create a European “Airbus of the Seas” is facing collapse barring last-minute...

December 29, 2020
Total Views: 3674

Monday, December 28, 2020
Shipbuilding

ONE to Charter World’s Largest Containerships at 24,000+ TEU

Japan-based shipping line Ocean Network Express has announced plans for the long-term charter of the world’s largest containerships. The company has signed a Letter of Intent with shipowner Shoei Kisen...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 12887

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
hapag-lloyd ship
Shipbuilding

Hapag-Lloyd Orders Six Ultra-Large Containerships at DSME

German liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for six Ultra Large Container Vessels at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The vessels will have capacity of more...

December 23, 2020
Total Views: 7524

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Defense

U.S. Congress Approves Funds for Fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel

The United States Congress has approved $390 million to fund the construction of a fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) to be assigned to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy in...

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 7392

Shipbuilding

‘Matsonia’ Delivered to Matson, Completing Hawaii Fleet Renewal

U.S. carrier Matson Inc. has taken delivery of the M/V Matsonia, the second of two new Kanaloa Class “con-ro” ships built for Matson by General Dynamics NASSCO. The Jones Act-compliant...

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 6398

Friday, December 18, 2020
Offshore

Van Oord Orders Next Generation Cable Laying Vessel at Vard

Rotterdam-based cable laying firm Van Oord has placed an order at Fincantieri-owned Vard for the construction of a next-generation cable laying vessel to serve the offshore wind market. The vessel...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 4505

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Offshore

Keel Laid for First Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Construction of the first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind installation vessel has hit a major milestone with the keel being laid at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas. With delivery...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 5113

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
National Security Multi-Mission Vessel
Defense

Steel Cut on First NSMV at Philly Shipyard

Steel has been cut on the first National Security Multi-Mission vessel marking the official start of construction at Philly Shipyard. The NSMVs will be the first state-of-the-art training vessels for...

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 9608

mearsk pelican rotor sails
Environment

Newbuild Bulk Carrier to Get Tilting ‘Rotor Sails’

Finnish wind propulsion company Norsepower says it has received an order to install its innovative “Rotor Sails” onboard a newbuild ship for the first time. The agreement calls for the...

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 7597

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Shipbuilding

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Planning Jones Act Vessel for Offshore Wind Work

Dredging provider Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has announced plans for a Jones Act-compliant rock installation vessel to support the growing U.S. offshore wind industry. The company says the vessel...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 3507

Shipbuilding

Metal Shark Completes 4-Year, 22-Vessel Newbuild Program for NYC Ferry

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has its four-year production run for the NYC Ferry service, delivering its twenty-second and final vessel. The vessel, named Time Traveler, is an 85-foot, 150-passenger, USCG...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 2033

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Shipbuilding

Waterfront Shipping Orders Eight More Methanol-Powered Tankers

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Waterfront Shipping has placed an order for eight new methanol-fueled tankers to be built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea. The use of methanol fuel has...

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2467

Friday, November 27, 2020
Shipbuilding

Fincantieri Reveals Plans for Major New Shipyard in Yucatan, Mexico

Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri has revealed plans to manage a major new shipyard in Mexico’s Yucatan state capable of servicing some of world’s largest cruise vessels, cargo ships and oil...

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 4567

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Christophe de margerie
Shipbuilding

Russia to Build Far East Metal Plant to Supply Arctic Shipbuilding

MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build a metals plant in the Far East at an estimated cost of $2.2 billion and supply steel sheet to the Zvezda...

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 2331