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 SS Antares is an Algol-class vehicle cargo ship owned by MARAD and managed by TOTE Services, LLC. The ship is in the yard to undergo routine repair and maintenance … [Read more...]

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 Hawaii. The ship, named Daniel K. Inouye in honor of Hawaii's late senior U.S. Senator, is owned and operated by Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), the leading U.S. carriers in the Pacific. It is the … [Read more...]

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 Drydock and Maintenance & Repair Yard situated on the Harvey Canal in metro-New Orleans. Mr James Conley, Chairman of Conley Marine Services, lauded both … [Read more...]

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 in Jeffersonville, Indiana, Jeffboat is the nation’s largest and longest continually operated inland shipyard, but its business has been hit by a decline in orders over the last … [Read more...]

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 ago as a concept to design and build the Palmetto State and her sister ships involved nearly 4,000 individuals coming together for one common purpose,” said Kevin Graney, president of … [Read more...]