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Thursday, November 16, 2023
USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) rolls out of Austal USA's facility, February 25, 2015. Photo: Austal USA
Defense

Austal Teams Up with Harland & Wolff to Pursue UK Shipbuilding Work

Australian shipbuilder Austal has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Harland & Wolff Group to pursue shipbuilding opportunities in the

November 16, 2023
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Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Daewoo Investor Eyes Purchase Of US Navy Shipbuilder
Navy

Daewoo Investor Eyes Purchase Of US Navy Shipbuilder

by John Konrad (gCaptain) South Korean conglomerate Hanwha, valued at $42 billion, is considering a strategic acquisition of Austal, a pivotal player in the

July 11, 2023
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Monday, April 10, 2023
Austal to Develop Hydrogen-Powered High-Speed Catamaran for Sweden’s Gotland
Shipbuilding

Austal to Develop Hydrogen-Powered High-Speed Catamaran for Sweden’s Gotland

Australian shipbuilder Austal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sweden’s Gotland Company to develop the design of Gotland’s

April 10, 2023
Total Views: 3096

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Austal Stock Sinks On US Navy Investigation
Navy

Austal Stock Sinks On US Navy Investigation

by Sameer Manekar (Reuters) – Australian shipbuilder Austal sank as much as 8.4% to its lowest level in more than four years on Monday after the United

April 4, 2023
Total Views: 9310

Monday, April 3, 2023
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Defense

Massive Accounting Fraud Uncovered at US Navy Shipbuilder, Three Executives Charged

Indictment reveals multi-year scheme to manipulate financial statements and mislead investors. A federal grand jury indicted three Alabama men on charges of

April 3, 2023
Total Views: 26926

Monday, July 25, 2022
Austal USA to Construct to Two More Navajo-Class Salvage Tugs for U.S. Navy
Defense

Austal USA to Construct to Two More Navajo-Class Salvage Tugs for U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal USA with a $156 million contract to construct two additional steel-hulled Navajo-class Towing, Salvage, and Rescue Ships

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 3198

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Shipping

Austal USA President Resigns Amid Investigations Into LCS Program

Australian-based shipbuilder Austal has announced the resignation of Austal USA president Craig Perciavalle amid ongoing investigations in the United States

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 11571

Friday, October 25, 2019
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Maritime News

Austal to Build Biggest Ferry for Molslinjen

Western Australia-based Austal has won an order to build a 115-meter high-speed catamaran for Danish ferry operator Molslinjen. The vessel will be the largest

October 25, 2019
Total Views: 71

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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Maritime News

Austal, Cerberus Team Up in Possible Bid for Hanjin’s Philippine Shipyard

MANILA, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Australian shipbuilder Austal Ltd and U.S. private equity firm are considering a joint bid for a strategically located but

October 9, 2019
Total Views: 69

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Austal Halts Trading Amid Review of U.S. Business
Maritime News

Austal Halts Trading Amid Review of U.S. Business

Australian shipbuilder Austal Ltd. has halted trading of its shares pending an announcement concerning a review of its U.S. business. The trading halt of its

June 30, 2016
Total Views: 73

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Austal Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement Design
News

Australia Awards Austal $208 Million Pacific Patrol Boats Contract

SYDNEY, May 5 (Reuters) – Australia signed a A$280 million ($208.8 million) contract with naval shipbuilder Austal Ships Pty on Thursday for 21 patrol

May 5, 2016
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Austal Delivers LCS 6 to U.S. Navy
News

Austal Delivers LCS 6 to U.S. Navy

  Alabama-based aluminum shipbuilder Austal Limited has successfully delivered the Littoral Combat Ship 6 (LCS 6), the future USS Jackson, to the U.S.

August 13, 2015
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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Maritime News

Austal-Built Rocketship “Condor Liberation” Arrives in Guernsey

The Austal-built trimaran ferry Condor Liberation arrived yesterday for the first time into Guernsey’s St. Peter Port harbor to begin mooring trials in

March 17, 2015
Total Views: 157

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Defense

U.S. Navy Accepts Delivery of Fourth Joint High Speed Vessel

The Navy recently accepted delivery of the fourth Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), the future USNS Fall River, from Austal USA.  This ceremony was marked on

September 17, 2014
Total Views: 70

Thursday, August 29, 2013
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Defense

LCS 4 Completes U.S. Navy Acceptance Trials

Austal Shipbuilding announced today that their second Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship, the Coronado (LCS 4) successfully completed Acceptance Trials

August 29, 2013
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Monday, July 1, 2013
westpac express
Defense

U.S. Navy Extends Charter of Austal Catamaran, WestPac Express

The charter of the Austal high speed vessel WestPac Express has been extended for a further six months by the United States Navy’s Military Sealift

July 1, 2013
Total Views: 86

Friday, March 15, 2013
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News

Austal’s First Cape-Class Patrol Boat Officially Named

Austal announced today their first-in-series Cape Class Patrol Boat built for the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service has been officially named

March 15, 2013
Total Views: 147

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Defense

US Navy Contracts Cubic Corp and Austal Shipbuilding to Create an LCS “Holodeck”

With a US Navy that is being stretched to, and in some cases, beyond its breaking point, keeping sailors at home while maximizing in-port training

January 29, 2013
Total Views: 9

Sunday, January 27, 2013
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News

Austal and Sembawang Shipyard Announce Strategic Partnership

Austal Shipbuilding and and Singapore-based Sembawang Shipyard have announced a strategic partnership aimed at providing life-cycle services specifically

January 27, 2013
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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Defense

Military Sealift Command Extends Charter for Austal Catamaran

101-meter catamaran will continue to support the operations of the United States Marine Corps’ Third Marine Expeditionary Force The United States

January 15, 2013
Total Views: 22
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