Monday, June 14, 2021
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Shipbuilding

U.S. Shipyards Support $42.4 Billion in GDP -Report

Private shipyards in the United States support $42.4 billion in gross domestic product and provide more than 107,000 direct jobs, according to new report released today by the U.S. Maritime...

June 14, 2021
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Friday, September 25, 2020
Metal Shark M48 expedition yacht
Maritime News

Metal Shark Launches New Line of Expedition Yachts

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark is marking its entry into the recreational yacht market with the introduction of a new 48-meter aluminum hull catamaran. The Metal Shark M48, named Magnet, is...

September 25, 2020
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Monday, August 5, 2019
SS Antares arrives at Philly Shipyard
Maritime News

Philly Shipyard Begins Work on First Government Contract

U.S. shipbuilder Philly Shipyard has started work on its first government contract, kicking off short-term repair work on the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration vessel SS Antares. The The...

August 5, 2019
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Friday, November 30, 2018
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Maritime News

Largest U.S.-Built Containership Arrives in Hawaii for the First Time

The largest containership ship ever constructed in the United States arrived in Honolulu for the first time this week as part of its regular service connecting the U.S. mainland and...

November 30, 2018
Total Views: 40

Monday, September 10, 2018
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Maritime News

Daniel Babin Appointed President of Conley Marine Services

By Rocky Marchiano – Conley Marine Services has announced Daniel Babin has been appointed President of Conley Marine Services following the completion of its acquisition of Kody Marine, including the...

September 10, 2018
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Monday, March 26, 2018
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Maritime News

American Inland Shipyard Jeffboat to Close After 180 Years

American inland shipyard Jeffboat will be shutting its doors after more than 180 years in the ship and barge building industry, the shipbuilder confirmed Monday.  Located on the Ohio River...

March 26, 2018
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Palmetto State
Maritime News

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
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Shipbuilders Ready to Build Trump’s 350-Ship Navy

The U.S. shipbuilding industry is ready to work with Donald Trump to help realize his goal of a 350-ship Navy, the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) said Monday in a statement...

December 12, 2016
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
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Maritime News

U.S. Shipbuilding and Repair Contributed $37 Billion to U.S. Economy in 2013

  The U.S. shipbuilding and repair industry supported more than 110,000 jobs and contributed $37.3 billion in overall annual gross domestic product to the U.S. economy in the year 2013,...

November 3, 2015
Total Views: 12

Monday, October 19, 2015
Interesting

U.S. Shipbuilders Slam Claims Linking Jones Act to El Faro Tragedy

  The U.S. shipbuilding and ship repair industry issued a statement Monday slamming ‘shameful’ and ‘unfounded’ claims purporting a causal link between the Jones Act and the loss of the...

October 19, 2015
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Maritime News

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Sells Interest in Tanker Joint Venture with Crowley

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (OSLO: AKPS) says that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), has entered into definitive agreements Marathon Petroleum Corporation for the buy-out of APSI’s...

September 22, 2015
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Thursday, August 20, 2015
News

NASSCO Ready to Launch World’s Second LNG-Powered Containership, TOTE 2

  General Dynamics NASSCO is getting ready for the launch of the second of two LNG-powered containerships being built for TOTE Maritime. The launching ceremony will be held next Saturday (August...

August 20, 2015
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Friday, July 24, 2015
News

Newport News Shipbuilding to Layoff More Than 1,500

  Newport News Shipbuilding could layoff more 1,500 employees by the end of 2016, the company revealed this week. The layoffs were announced in a letter to employees by Newport...

July 24, 2015
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Friday, June 26, 2015
News

NASSCO Cuts Steel on Second LNG-Ready Product Tanker for SEA-Vista

General Dynamics NASSCO signaled the start of construction for the second of three 50,000 deadweight ton, 330,000 barrel cargo capacity product tankers for SEA-Vista Newbuild III LLC, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holding Inc.

June 26, 2015
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
News

Harvey Gulf Expands Into Shipbuilding with Acquisition of Gulf Coast Shipyard Group

  Harvey Gulf International Marine has launched a new affiliate, Harvey Shipyard Group, to manage its shipbuilding assets, which now includes Gulf Coast Shipyard (Gulfport, MS) and Trinity Yachts (New Orleans,...

June 25, 2015
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Maritime News

MARAD Has $900,000 Available for LNG Conversion Project

The U.S. Maritime Administration says it has $900,000 in federal funding available to support the conversion of existing U.S. flag vessels to liquified natural gas propulsion. The administration says it...

April 23, 2015
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
News

PHOTOS: USNS Lewis B. Puller Builders Trials

The USNS Lewis B. Puller was captured earlier this month off the coast of San Diego during builders trials from the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard. Lewis B. Puller is the first...

April 21, 2015
Total Views: 26

Friday, April 10, 2015
News

U.S. Congressman Garamendi Makes Case for Revitalizing Nation’s Shipbuilding Industry

On Thursday, U.S. Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, was in Oakland,...

April 10, 2015
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Sunday, March 15, 2015
News

Aker Philadelphia Completes Liberty-class Tankers for SeaRiver Maritime

Jones Act shipbuilder Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI) has delivered the second of two Liberty-class Aframax tankers to ExxonMobil U.S. marine affiliate SeaRiver Maritime.

March 15, 2015
Total Views: 10

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Maritime News

AKPS-Crowley Joint Venture Secures Financing for Jones Act Tankers

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA says that its joint venture with Crowley Maritime Corp. has secured a US $325 million credit facility to help pay for a quartet of newbuild product...

March 12, 2015
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