Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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 and Australia into the company’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program...

February 23, 2021
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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 ferry ever built by Austal. The...

October 25, 2019
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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 debt-laden Philippine shipyard, the facility’s trustee...

October 9, 2019
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Thursday, June 30, 2016
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 ordinary shares was revealed in...

June 30, 2016
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Thursday, May 5, 2016
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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 boats, the first stage of its...

May 5, 2016
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Thursday, August 13, 2015

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. Navy, a landmark vessel delivery for the...

August 13, 2015
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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 preparation for the kickoff of passenger services...

March 17, 2015
Total Views: 54

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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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 15th, following completion...

September 17, 2014
Total Views: 30

Thursday, August 29, 2013
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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 (AT) on August 23, 2013. As the last significant milestone prior...

August 29, 2013
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Monday, July 1, 2013
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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 Command. The modification to the...

July 1, 2013
Total Views: 53

Friday, March 15, 2013
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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 the Cape St George during a ceremony held...

March 15, 2013
Total Views: 92

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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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 opportunities is vital to mission...

January 29, 2013
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Sunday, January 27, 2013
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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 tailored to the US Navy’s fleet of Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) and Joint High Speed...

January 27, 2013
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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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 Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) has extended the charter...

January 15, 2013
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Thursday, December 13, 2012
Engineering News

Kings Pointer Takes Top Position at Austal USA

Austal USA announced today that Craig Perciavalle has been chosen to assume the role as President of the Mobile, Alabama-based shipyard. “I am pleased to see Craig Perciavalle take the...

December 13, 2012
Total Views: 39

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Military Sealift Command Accepts Delivery of First JHSV

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command on Wednesday accepted delivery of the Navy’s first joint high-speed vessel (JHSV), USNS Spearhead, at Austal Shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. MSC will own and...

December 6, 2012
Total Views: 123

Friday, October 19, 2012
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Austal Lays Keel of 6th US Navy Littoral Combat Ship

Austal held a keel-laying ceremony today for the third Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – Jackson (LCS 6), one of five Austal-designed 127-meter US Navy Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships under...

October 19, 2012
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Thursday, October 18, 2012
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Engineering News

Austal Continues Push into the Wind Farm Market with Latest Support Vessel Order

Reflecting its renewed competitiveness in the international market for small and medium-sized commercial vessels, Austal announced today that they have secured a new contract for the design and construction of three...

October 18, 2012
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
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Austal Shipbuilding Rolls out the USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) [IMAGES]

On Monday, with support from BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard and Berard Transportation, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of the recently christened USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2), the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV)....

October 3, 2012
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
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US Navy to Christen Austal-Built JHSV 2 Choctaw County

On Saturday, the US Navy will christen the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) Choctaw County, named for three U.S. counties, located in Mississippi, Alabama and Oklahoma, which share the county’s...

September 13, 2012
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