Wednesday, January 13, 2021

U.S. Navy’s First John Lewis-Class Oiler Launched at NASSCO

The first ship in the U.S. Navy’s new class of fleet replenishment oilers has been launched at General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego. The John Lewis-class oilers will provide underway...

January 13, 2021
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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

‘Matsonia’ Delivered to Matson, Completing Hawaii Fleet Renewal

U.S. carrier Matson Inc. has taken delivery of the M/V Matsonia, the second of two new Kanaloa Class “con-ro” ships built for Matson by General Dynamics NASSCO. The Jones Act-compliant...

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 6664

Thursday, July 23, 2020
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NASSCO Awarded $10 Million Contract for Bonhomme Richard Clean-Up

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $10 million contract modification to General Dynamics NASSCO for the clean-up and dewatering of the USS Bonhomme Richard, which caught fire at Naval...

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 70

Monday, January 6, 2020
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Matson Takes Delivery of First Kanaloa-Class ConRo

The largest con-ro ever built in the United States is getting ready to depart on its maiden voyage to Hawaii from the U.S. west coast. Matson took delivery of the...

January 6, 2020
Total Views: 42

Monday, August 26, 2019
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NASSCO Awarded Contract to Build More Expeditionary Sea Base Ships for U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a contract to build up to three more Expeditionary Sea Base ships for the U.S. Navy. The contract, announced Friday by the Department of...

August 26, 2019
Total Views: 136

Thursday, July 12, 2018

NASSCO Dry Dock Containing Newbuild Military Sealift Command Ship Accidentally Floods

A dry dock containing a newbuild ship for the Military Sealift Command inadvertently flooded overnight at the General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard in San Diego. The dry dock is supporting the...

July 12, 2018
Total Views: 87

Thursday, January 18, 2018
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NASSCO Launches One Unsexy Ship

On Saturday General Dynamics NASSCO christened the Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, a most unsexy but important US Navy ship.  The ship’s namesake, Hershel “Woody” Williams, a Marine who...

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 192

Thursday, June 8, 2017

NASSCO Delivers Final ECO Class Tanker

General Dynamics NASSCO has delivered the final ECO Class tanker constructed as part of an eight-tanker, dual-customer program. The MT Palmetto State was delivered to long-time NASSCO customer, American Petroleum...

June 8, 2017
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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NASSCO Launches Final ECO Class Tanker

General Dynamics NASSCO has christened and launched the Palmetto State, the final ship in an eight-ship ECO Class tanker program to be constructed at NASSCO. “What began nearly five years...

March 29, 2017
Total Views: 22

Thursday, March 2, 2017

NASSCO Delivers Third and Final ECO Tanker to SEA-Vista

General Dynamics NASSCO has delivered the third and final ship to be constructed for SEA-Vista LLC as part of a larger eight-ship ECO Class tanker program. In 2013, NASSCO entered...

March 2, 2017
Total Views: 41

Monday, December 19, 2016

NASSCO Christens Jones Act Tanker ‘Liberty’

San Diego shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO on Saturday christened the third ECO-class Jones Act tanker under contract with customer SEA-Vista, LLC. The 610-foot-long, 50,000 deadweight ton, LNG-conversion-ready MT Liberty is...

December 19, 2016
Total Views: 43

Monday, September 19, 2016
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DSME Lands $120 Million Deal Out of Jones Act Ship Order

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineer is set to get $120 million from Matson’s order for two new LNG-powered container and roll-on/roll-off vessels placed at NASSCO. South Korea’s Yonhap...

September 19, 2016
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

NASSCO Launches LNG-Ready Product Tanker ‘Constitution’

Shipbuilders at General Dynamics NASSCO celebrated the christening and launch of the LNG-ready product tanker Constitution this past Saturday in San Diego. The ship is the sixth in a series...

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 36

Friday, July 29, 2016

Military Sealift Command To Honor Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

Military Sealift Command, the transportation provider for the US Navy, will name it’s newest ship after Harvey Milk, the San Francisco gay rights activist featured in Sean Penn’s award winning movie,...

July 29, 2016
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

New ECO Tanker Marks NASSCO’s Seventh Ship Delivery in 13 Months

General Dynamics NASSCO has delivered the latest ECO Class tanker to its longtime customer APT, marking the American shipbuilder’s seventh ship delivery in just over a year. The tanker, named Garden...

July 27, 2016
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Ship Photos of the Day – Third LNG-Ready Jones Act Tanker Launched at NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO has launched and christened the MT Garden State, the third of five ECO Class tankers to join the Jones Act fleet. Once delivered, the Garden State will...

May 10, 2016
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

NASSCO Christens LNG-Ready Jones Act Tanker, MT Magnolia State

San Diego shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO has christened the second LNG-ready tanker being built for American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, for use in the Jones Act...

April 26, 2016
Total Views: 73

Thursday, January 7, 2016
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Ship Photos of the Day – NASSCO’s Three Big Deliveries in 2015

San Diego shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO marked 2015 with the delivery of three lead ships: USNS Lewis B. Puller, the Isla Bella and the Lone Star State, all representing new...

January 7, 2016
Total Views: 8

Monday, December 21, 2015
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NASSCO Completes Bunkering for World’s Second LNG-Powered Containership – Perla Del Caribe

General Dynamics NASSCO says it has successfully completed the LNG bunkering for the Perla Del Caribe, the world’s second containership to be powered by liquefied natural gas. The Perla Del...

December 21, 2015
Total Views: 26

Monday, December 14, 2015
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NASSCO Launches First LNG-Ready Tanker for SEA-Vista

General Dynamics NASSCO on Saturday launched the first ship in a series of ECO-Class tankers for the SEA-Vista fleet. The christening and launch ceremony took place at the company’s shipyard...

December 14, 2015
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