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Friday, July 24, 2015

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

July 24, 2015
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Friday, June 26, 2015

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

June 26, 2015
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Thursday, June 25, 2015

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

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

April 23, 2015
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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.

April 21, 2015
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Friday, April 10, 2015

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

April 10, 2015
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Sunday, March 15, 2015

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

March 15, 2015
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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

March 12, 2015
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Sunday, March 8, 2015

NASSCO Lays Keel for First ECO Product Tanker for American Petroleum Tankers

General Dynamics NASSCO has marked the keel laying for the first in a series of five Jones Act ECO tankers for American Petroleum Tankers (APT) under

March 8, 2015
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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Senator McCain Defends Jones Act Amendment in U.S. Senate

U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) was on the floor of the Senate Thursday defending his amendment to repeal the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, also known as the

January 22, 2015
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Keel Laid for Crowley’s First LNG-Powered ConRo

The keel for the first of two new LNG-powered RoRo-containerships, or “ConRo’s”, for Crowley Maritime Corp.’s line service group was

January 21, 2015
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

New Alaska State Ferries to Feature Rolls-Royce Propulsion Systems

Rolls-Royce says it has been selected by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and Vigor Alaska to provide the propulsion systems for

January 13, 2015
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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Watch: Steel Workers Replace Old Rivets On Board Liberty Ship SS John W. Brown

Early last month, the SS John W. Brown, one of two remaining fully operational WWII Liberty Ships, arrived at the Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, VA

December 2, 2014
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Steel Cut On Jones Act Product Tankers at NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO has started construction on the first of three 330,000 barrel capacity product tankers for SEA-Vista LLC, a joint venture between

November 11, 2014
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Appoints New CEO

Jones Act shipbuilder Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (Oslo: AKPS) has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Steinar Nerbovik as President and CEO

November 5, 2014
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Maritime News

Two-Year-Old Jones Act Tanker Sells for $157 Million

Houston headquartered Genesis Energy, L.P. announced today that it has agreed to acquire the Jones Act-qualifying MT American Phoenix and two related charters

October 23, 2014
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Maritime News

Steel Cut On Crowley’s LNG-Powered ConRos

Crowley Maritime Corp. has announced that VT Halter Marine, Inc. in Pascagoula, Mississippi has cut steel on the first of two new LNG-powered ConRo ships for

October 22, 2014
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Maritime News

Aker Evaluating Jones Act Investment Strategy

Aker ASA controlled Converto Capital Fund is looking at ways to restructure or possibly merge American Shipping Company ASA and Aker Philadelphia Shipyard as

September 30, 2014
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Maritime News

Keel Laid for New Jones Act Product Tankers

The first of four new Crowley Maritime Corporation product tankers was celebrated today in a keel laying ceremony held at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc.

September 24, 2014
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Monday, September 22, 2014

TOTE Secures $324 Million in Government Financing for Dual Fuel Containerships

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the approval of a $324.6 million Title XI loan guarantee to TOTE Shipholdings, Inc., to finance the

September 22, 2014
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