Thursday, March 22, 2012
Maritime News

Ship Photo of The Week – Vessels Ready to Depart Bay Shipbuilding After Lay-Up

The Soo Locks, located in Sault St. Marie, MI, will open Sunday, March 25, traditionally marking the start of major Great Lakes shipping efforts, with seven ore carriers scheduled to...

March 22, 2012
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Thursday, March 8, 2012
LCS 3 USS Fort Worth
Defense

US Senator Questions the Future of the Littoral Combat Ship Program

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) questioned Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus about the future of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program during a Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee...

March 8, 2012
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Engineering News

Bay Shipbuilding Begins Construction on Tidewater PSV’s

Fincantieri Marine Group says its Bay Shipbuilding division has started construction on two Polar Class PSV’s for Tidewater Marine.  The PSV’s are of the MMC 887 LH PSV design from...

September 26, 2011
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Carnival announces newbuild hat trick – And you thought YOUR cruise was expensive?

Carnival’s newest ship, Carnival Breeze, is to debut in June 2012. Image courtesy Carnival Carnival Cruise Lines announced today that it will be building three new cruise ships for two...

August 3, 2011
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Sunday, June 5, 2011
Engineering News

Italy’s Fincantieri Drops Layoff Plans

ROME -(Dow Jones)- Italian state-owned shipmaker Fincantieri SpA has agreed to scrap its planned slashing of 2,551 jobs at the government’s request, the Italian Industry Ministry said Friday. The company...

June 5, 2011
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Monday, March 21, 2011
Maritime News

Tidewater awards Fincantieri Wisconsin yard order for two PSV’s

Photo: Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin via Flickr user djipibi Fincantieri has been awarded a contract to build two PSV’s for Tidewater at its Sturgeon Bay shipyard in Wisconsin.  The first is...

March 21, 2011
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