Thursday, May 29, 2014
Maritime News

Historic Philadelphia Navy Yard Saved by Shale Boom and Jones Act

The shale boom and the Jones Act are saving shipbuilding at the 213-year-old Philadelphia Navy Yard.

May 29, 2014
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Friday, March 14, 2014
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Maritime News

Aker Philadelphia in Discussions with Hot Buyer to Build Four New Tankers

As noted last year, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (AKPS) has signed orders from Crowley to deliver four new, LNG-ready MR product tankers for a total cost of around $500 million....

March 14, 2014
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Shipbuilding

Aker Philadelphia to Build Dual Fuel Containerships for Matson

The so-called "Aloha" class will be the largest Jones Act containerships ever constructed and will come equipped with dual fuel engines ready for LNG conversion.

November 6, 2013
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Friday, August 9, 2013
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News

Aker and Crowley Announce Partnership to Build up to 8 Jones Act Tankers

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (APSI) and Crowley Corporation have announced today a partnership to build four Jones Act-compliant, 50,000 dwt, 330,000-barrel product tankers, plus options to build another four product tankers....

August 9, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, February 18, 2013
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News

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard: Non-Binding Terms Signed for up to Four New Product Tankers

In a filing on the Oslo stock exchange, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (Oslo: AKPS) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), and an undisclosed potential buyer,...

February 18, 2013
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Thursday, January 31, 2013
Shipbuilding

Crowley Christens New Jones Act Tanker

Crowley Maritime Corporation christened its newest tanker Wednesday during a ceremony at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and says it will soon put the 330,000-barrel ship to use in the U.S....

January 31, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, August 20, 2012
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Engineering News

Big Win for Aker Philadelphia, Crowley Signs $250 Million Contract for Pair of Jones Act Tankers

Aker Philadelpha Shipyard (Oslo: AKPS) breathed a huge sign of relief today as it signed a contract with Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation for the sale of two new Jones Act tankers,...

August 20, 2012
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Friday, October 21, 2011
Blog

Yes to These Shipbuilding Jobs, but More is Needed to Support US Job Creation [OPINION]

by Jonathan Feffer Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. is of course, correct in pointing out the need to develop more fully local and contiguous energy sources and is to be...

October 21, 2011
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Thursday, October 20, 2011
Blog

Where the Jobs Are [OP/ED]

By Harold Ford Jr., The Wall Street Journal Philadelphia’s historic shipyard will soon be the construction site for two huge oil-tanker transport ships, each weighing more than 115,000 tons. This...

October 20, 2011
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Thursday, September 29, 2011
Uncategorized

Aker Philadelphia Inks Definitive Agreement to Build Two Jones Act Tankers For ExxonMobil Affiliate

This deal was first announced in July when a Letter of Intent was signed for the vessels’ construction,  however both parties entered into a definitive agreement today. Exxon Mobil Corp.’s...

September 29, 2011
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