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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.

April 21, 2015
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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

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

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
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

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
Interesting

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
News

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
News

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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Maritime News

New Alaska State Ferries to Be Built in Alaska

The State of Alaska and Vigor Industrial have reached a final agreement to construct two Alaska Class Ferries at Vigor Alaska in Ketchikan, Alaska, Governor

September 22, 2014
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Monday, September 15, 2014
News

Main Engine Installed Onboard World’s First LNG-Powered Containership

The world's first LNG-powered containership is really beginning to take shape at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego with the installation of the ship's main

September 15, 2014
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Maritime News

House Subcommittee Hearing Examines Status of U.S. Merchant Marine

The House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing today to review the status of the U.S. Merchant Marine, issues impacting

September 10, 2014
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Monday, August 25, 2014
Interesting

Nation’s Largest Floating Drydock Arrives In Portland – Photos

The soon-to-be largest floating drydock in the United States made its way up the Willamette River and into Portland on Monday aboard the Blue

August 25, 2014
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