Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Maritime News

Epic Acquires BAE’s Mobile Shipyard

EPIC Alabama Shipyard will be purchasing the former BAE Mobile shipyard which it will use for ship repair and maintenance services to customers in the Gulf of Mexico. Epis is...

October 18, 2018
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Friday, December 9, 2016
Maritime News

Largest Dry Dock in California Arrives at BAE in San Diego

A new 950-foot-long, 55,000-long-ton floating dry dock arrived at BAE Systems’ San Diego shipyard this week, part of the company’s $100 million investment in the yard to service the anticipated increase...

December 9, 2016
Total Views: 53

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Royal Navy Orders Two More Offshore Patrol Vessels at BAE Systems in Scotland

The U.K. Ministry of Defence has signed a 287 million pound ($360 million) contract with BAE Systems to build two more Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) in Scotland. Minister...

December 8, 2016
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Maritime News

BAE Shouldn’t Get to Build U.K.’s New Frigate, Review Says

By Benjamin Katz (Bloomberg) — BAE Systems Plc’s Scottish dockyards should be excluded from the lead role on a new class of Royal Navy frigate in order to encourage competition and...

November 29, 2016
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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BAE Systems Lands Contract to Continue Type 26 Combat Ship Work for UK Government

LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) – British defence company BAE Systems has won a 472 million pound ($671 million) contract from the UK government to continue with work to prepare for...

March 22, 2016
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Friday, February 20, 2015

BAE Wins $1.3 Billion Contract to Design Britain’s New ‘Type 26’ Warships

Britain agreed to an 859 million pound ($1.32 billion) contract with BAE Systems on Friday, giving the green light to the British defence company to continue with the next phase of design for a new fleet of warships.

February 20, 2015
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

HMS Prince of Wales Assembly Begins at Rosyth

Construction of HMS Prince of Wales, the second of two new aircraft carriers for the UK Royal Navy, has moved forward at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Rosyth, Scotland with the...

September 10, 2014
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Monday, August 18, 2014

Portsmouth Shipyard Marks End of An Era

A somber reminder today that naval shipbuilding at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Portsmouth, England is coming to a end as a large section of hull for the second and final Queen Elizabeth-class...

August 18, 2014
Total Views: 15

Friday, February 7, 2014
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Maritime News

SPOTD: Dockwise’s Blue Marlin Arrives at BAE Systems in Australia

gCaptain reader Andrew Mackinnon sends us the following image today from Port Phillip, Australia of the Boskalis-Dockwise heavy lift vessel Blue Marlin, carrying Australia’s newest, yet incomplete, Canberra-class landing helicopter...

February 7, 2014
Total Views: 52

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

NTSB: BAE Knew About Poor Mooring Bollards Prior to Carnival Triumph Breaking Free

The National Transportation Safety Board says that BAE Systems knew about the poor condition of multiple mooring bollards at its Mobile shipyard prior to when the Carnival Triumph broke free from the companies Pier K in April 2013, causing almost $3 million in damage.

February 4, 2014
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

BAE Systems to Close Historic Portsmouth Shipyard, Cuts 1,775 Jobs

BAE Systems Plc, Europe’s largest defense company, will cease warship production at the historic Portsmouth site on the English coast and eliminate 1,775 jobs as the focus for naval manufacturing shifts to Scotland.

November 6, 2013
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BAE Systems Cuts 1,775 Jobs And Ends Portsmouth Shipbuilding

Defence contractor BAE Systems plans to lay off 1,775 ship workers across the UK as the biggest warships Britain has ever built near completion with no similar-sized orders on the horizon.

November 6, 2013
Total Views: 7

Friday, October 4, 2013

Oceaneering International Taps BAE Systems for New Jones Act Subsea Support Vessel

Houston-based oilfield provider Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) has commissioned the construction of a Jones Act-qualified subsea support vessel at BAE Systems' Mobile, Alabama shipyard.

October 4, 2013
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Carnival Sues Over Triumph’s Mooring Break – Report

Carnival Corporation has filed a lawsuit against BAE Systems over the damages sustained by the Carnival Triumph cruise ship after she broke free from her moorings during a strong April storm.

June 18, 2013
Total Views: 11

Friday, March 22, 2013
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BAE Systems Delivers Sixth Type 45 Destroyer

PORTSMOUTH – The sixth and final Type 45 destroyer, DUNCAN, has been delivered to HM Naval Base Portsmouth by BAE Systems and will be handed over to the UK Ministry...

March 22, 2013
Total Views: 19

Monday, November 26, 2012

BAE Shipyards to Close One Unlucky Shipyard – Report

LONDON–U.K. defense company BAE Systems PLC (BA.LN) will likely close one of its shipyards, with a decision expected before Christmas, the Sunday Telegraph reports. The report quotes Nigel Whitehead, BAE’s...

November 26, 2012
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Monday, October 15, 2012

Shipyard Photo of The Day – Rolling Out 11,300 Tons of Aircraft Carrier

Workers at BAE Systems on Sunday moved the biggest section of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, the first of two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, out of the company’s shipbuilding...

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 15

Thursday, September 6, 2012
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American Shipyard Begins Expansion Project

While the strength of American Shipyards has been in steady decline for decades, there are a few that remain profitable and, at least one, is expanding. BAE Systems has announced the shipyard broke ground...

September 6, 2012
Total Views: 6

Friday, August 31, 2012
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Duncan, the Latest Type 45 Destroyer Sets out on Sea Trials [IMAGES]

GLASGOW — DUNCAN, the sixth and final Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, set sail today from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her first stage of sea...

August 31, 2012
Total Views: 46

Monday, August 20, 2012

Royal Navy Offers A Glimpse of Its Future, Unveils Type 26 Warship

The UK’s Ministry of Defence on Monday offered its first look at the basic specification of the UK’s next generation warship, the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. The multi-mission warship,...

August 20, 2012
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