u.s. shipbuilding


Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Warns It Can’t Meet Funding Needs in New 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan

The U.S. Navy can’t meet its funding needs for surface warships and a new class of nuclear attack submarines from 2025 to 2034, according to the service’s

July 8, 2014
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Monday, June 30, 2014
Maritime News

WATCH: HOS Black Watch Christening and Launch Ceremony

On Friday June 6, the HOS Black Watch was launched at Eastern Shipbuilding's Allanton facility in Panama City,

June 30, 2014
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
Maritime News

Bollinger Delivers Fast Response Cutter Number Ten

Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the tenth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast

June 26, 2014
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Maritime News

Crowley Seeks Title XI Loan Guarantee for World’s First LNG-Powered ConRo’s

Crowley Maritime Corporation is seeking the U.S. Governments help to pay for two new LNG-powered Roll-On/Roll-Off containerships being built in

June 26, 2014
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Monday, June 16, 2014
Maritime News

NASSCO to Build Additional Jones Act Tanker for APT

General Dynamics NASSCO announced Monday that it has inked a contract with repeat-customer American Petroleum Tankers (APT) for the design and construction of

June 16, 2014
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
Shipbuilding

Aker Philadelphia Delivers First Liberty-Class Tanker to SeaRiver

Jones Act shipbuilder Aker Philadelphia has delivered the first of two Liberty-class aframax tankers to ExxonMobil’s U.S. marine affiliate, SeaRiver

June 12, 2014
Total Views: 20

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Maritime News

Vigor Delivers First Olympic-Class Ferry to Washington State

Vigor Fab has delivered the first of three planned Olympic-class, 144-car ferries to Washington State

June 5, 2014
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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Maritime News

Historic Philadelphia Navy Yard Saved by Shale Boom and Jones Act

The shale boom and the Jones Act are saving shipbuilding at the 213-year-old Philadelphia Navy

May 29, 2014
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Maritime News

Vigor Industrial and Oregon Iron Works Announce Merger

Oregon Iron Works (OIW) and Vigor Industrial (Vigor) have announced that the companies are merging in order to compete for larger and more complex projects and

May 22, 2014
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Sunday, April 20, 2014
News

Harvey Gulf Dual Fuel OSV Gets First Lockheed Tank

The first of three NASA-inspired cryogenic fuel tanks designed by Lockheed Martin for Harvey Gulf’s U.S.-flagged dual fuel OSVs has been delivered to the

April 20, 2014
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Friday, March 21, 2014
News

Washington States’ First Olympic-Class Ferry Christened at Vigor

Washington State Ferries' first 144-car Olympic Class vessel, the M/V Tokitae, was christened Thursday during a ceremony at Vigor's Seattle shipyard where the

March 21, 2014
Total Views: 15

Friday, February 28, 2014
Navy

Navy Cuts 2015 LCS Plan to Three Ships -Official

No decision has been made on which of the two companies building different versions -- Lockheed Martin Corp. and Austal Ltd. -- will see one of its ships

February 28, 2014
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Maritime News

Steel Cut for World’s First LNG-Powered Containership

Construction is officially underway on the world's first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered containership at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San

February 26, 2014
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Saturday, February 15, 2014
bae systems sunrise shipyard
News

MV Breeze Launched at BAE – VIDEO

Here's a video of the January 29, 2014 launch ceremony of the MV Breeze at BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard in Jacksonville,

February 15, 2014
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
margaret norvell uscg boll
Interesting

Bollinger Among Three Shipyards Selected for USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter Program

Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, Louisiana is one of three shipbuilders selected by the U.S. Coast Guard for the design phase of the $12 billion Offshore

February 12, 2014
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Shipbuilding

General Dynamics Gets Shot at $12 Billion U.S. Ship Program

General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded one of three initial contracts in a $12 billion U.S. Coast Guard ship program, with competitor Huntington Ingalls

February 12, 2014
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Friday, January 24, 2014
Maritime News

Vigor to Build Three Tugs for Tidewater Barge Lines

Vigor Fab, the fabrication and newbuild arm of Vigor Industrial, has been awarded a contract by Tidewater Barge Lines of Vancouver, Washington, to construct

January 24, 2014
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
John Garamendi
Maritime News

Congressman Garamendi Makes Bold Call to Support U.S. Merchant Marine

California Congressman John Garamendi spoke at the National Maritime Strategy Symposium this morning and set an aggressive tone to revamp the maritime policy

January 14, 2014
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Monday, November 18, 2013
Offshore

Eastern Shipbuilding Launches Latest HOSMAX OSV for Hornbeck

Eastern Shipbuilding has announced the recent launch of the HOS BAYOU (Hull 205), the fifth of ten Diesel-Electric, twin Z-drive HOSMAX OSV's being built for

November 18, 2013
Total Views: 58

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
News

Seabulk Returns to NASSCO for LNG-Ready Product Tanker

Seabulk Tankers has returned to NASSCO shipyard in San Diego for up to two additional dual fuel-capable product tankers in the latest display showing U.S.

November 12, 2013
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