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Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Vice Admiral Paul Thomas during Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee Hearing: Building the Fleet: Assessing the Department of Homeland Security’s Role in the United States Coast Guard’s Acquisitions Process, May 7, 2024.
Defense

Coast Guard to Start Polar Cutter Construction Before Finalizing Design, Despite Recommendation

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – A congressional hearing about the state of the Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter program revealed ongoing design

May 8, 2024
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Friday, May 3, 2024
Artist rendering of the Polar Security Cutter. Credit: Bollinger Shipyards
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter Program Faces Substantial Cost Overrun and Delay Until 2029

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – The U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter program intended to renew the service’s aging icebreaker fleet continues

May 3, 2024
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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Artist rendering of the Polar Security Cutter. Credit: Bollinger Shipyards
Defense

Coast Guard Reports Limited Progress on Prototype Modules for Polar Security Cutter

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – Just days after securing funding in the FY 2025 budget to acquire a commercial icebreaker, the U.S. Coast Guard says it has

March 27, 2024
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Thursday, October 26, 2023
US Coast Guard’s Arctic Plan Opens Door to Acquiring Commercial Icebreakers
Defense

US Coast Guard’s Arctic Plan Opens Door to Acquiring Commercial Icebreakers

The U.S. Coast Guard unveiled its Arctic Strategic Outlook Implementation Plan on Thursday, outlining a series of initiatives aimed at promoting safety,

October 26, 2023
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Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Artist rendering of the Polar Security Cutter. Credit: Bollinger Shipyards
Defense

Bollinger Shipyards Cuts Steel on Polar Security Cutter Prototype

Bollinger Shipyards has begun cutting steel on the first of eight prototype modules that will become the foundation of the first U.S. Coast Guard Polar

August 9, 2023
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Monday, July 31, 2023
Coast Guard Modernization Faces Delays and Cost Overruns, Accountability Office Reports
Shipbuilding

Coast Guard Modernization Faces Delays and Cost Overruns, Accountability Office Reports

The U.S. Coast Guard’s highest priority modernization programs face significant delays and cost overruns due to immature technologies and unstable

July 31, 2023
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Monday, November 14, 2022
Bollinger Shipyards Completes VT Halter Acquisition
Shipbuilding

Bollinger Shipyards Completes VT Halter Acquisition

Bollinger Shipyards announced Monday it has completed its acquisition of VT Halter Marine and ST Engineering Halter Marine Offshore (STEHMO) from ST

November 14, 2022
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Monday, January 3, 2022
Artist rendering of the Polar Security Cutter. Credit: Bollinger Shipyards
Defense

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for Second Polar Security Cutter Icebreaker for U.S. Coast Guard

Pascagoula, Mississippi-based Halter Marine has been awarded the contract for the construction of the second U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (PSC).

January 3, 2022
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