Monday, November 16, 2020
Defense

GAO Study Finds Significant Risks in Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter Program

The U.S. Government Accountability Office says the Coast Guard accepted significant risk with the Offshore Patrol Cutter program after Hurricane Michael hit the shipyard where the first of the vessels...

November 16, 2020
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Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Maritime News

Eastern Shipbuilding Lays Keel for First Offshore Patrol Patrol Cutter

Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group has laid the keel for the U.S. Coast Guard’s first-of-class Offshore Patrol Cutter.  A virtual keel laying ceremony for the future USCGC Argus was held April...

May 6, 2020
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Maritime News

DHS Grants ESG Contract Relief for Offshore Patrol Cutters

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted extraordinary contract relief to Eastern Shipbuilding Group related to the first four hulls in the Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program...

October 15, 2019
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Friday, September 28, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Green Lights Construction of First Offshore Patrol Cutter at Eastern Shipbuilding

The Coast Guard on Friday exercised its contract options with Eastern Shipbuilding Group to start construction of the lead offshore patrol cutter (OPC) in Panama City, Florida. Eastern Shipbuilding has...

September 28, 2018
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