u.s. shipbuilding

Monday, December 10, 2012

BAE Systems to Build U.S.-Flagged PSVs for Jackson Offshore Operators

Jackson Offshore Operators has awarded BAE Systems’ shipyard in Jacksonville, Florida a contract to build two new U.S.-flagged platform supply vessels

December 10, 2012
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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Military Sealift Command Accepts Delivery of First JHSV

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command on Wednesday accepted delivery of the Navy’s first joint high-speed vessel (JHSV), USNS Spearhead, at

December 6, 2012
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Huntington Ingalls Seeking Partners to Avoid Closure of Avondale Shipyard

The head of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) said Wednesday that it is still looking for partners to convert a Louisiana naval shipyard earmarked

November 28, 2012
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

T-AKE Class Completed with Delivery of USNS Cesar Chavez

General DynamicsNASSCO on Wednesday delivered the USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) to the U.S. Navy, marking the completion of a highly successful U.S.

October 24, 2012
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Pelican state american petroleum tankers

American Petroleum Tankers Places Newbuild Order with NASSCO

American Petroleum Tankers (APT) announced today that it has signed a commitment to build two new state-of-the-art product tankers at the National Steel and

October 23, 2012
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Aker Philadelphia Lays Keel of Jones Act Tanker for SeaRiver

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (Oslo: AKPS), held a ceremonial keel laying today for

October 17, 2012
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

American Petroleum Tankers Orders Two Tankers But…

A fuel-shipping firm backed by Blackstone Group LP (BX) has ordered two $130-million tankers from a San Diego shipyard, but there is a catch: the firm

October 16, 2012
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Friday, September 21, 2012

USCG Adds $250 Million FRC Order to Bollinger Backlog

The office of U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.), acting as chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced Friday that the USCG has

September 21, 2012
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Friday, September 7, 2012

ECO’s Aggressive Newbuild Program is Now Even More Aggressive

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), one of the industry’s largest, most diverse and dynamic marine transportation solutions providers, announced the addition

September 7, 2012
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Thursday, September 6, 2012
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American Shipyard Begins Expansion Project

While the strength of American Shipyards has been in steady decline for decades, there are a few that remain profitable and, at least one, is expanding. BAE

September 6, 2012
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Hornbeck Offshore Expands Already Impressive Newbuild Program

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced Tuesday that it has expanded a massive U.S.-built, owned and operated OSV newbuild program and has

September 4, 2012
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Foss to Build First-In-Class Arctic Tugs

Foss Maritime on Tuesday announced plans to build the first three vessels of its new Arctic Class of tugs as the company responds to growing demand and new

August 28, 2012
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

U.S. Navy Lowballing Shipbuilding Costs [REPORT]

The U.S. Navy is underestimating the cost of its proposed 30-year shipbuilding program by 19 percent, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said in a

July 25, 2012
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Press Releases

Under Budget and On Time, Vigor Subsidiary Wins Prestigious Award

The three new 64-car, 750 passenger ferries constructed by US Fab, a Vigor Industrial new-build subsidiary won the regional “Under Budget, Large

July 10, 2012
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Austal USA’s President and COO Resigns, CFO Brian Leathers Takes the Helm

On Friday, 22 June 2012, Mr. Joseph Rella – Austal USA President and Chief Operating Officer resigned and the Board of Directors accepted his

June 26, 2012
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Press Releases

Bollinger Shipyards Receives Prestigous Safety Award

Lockport, La. . . .  Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. was awarded the 2011 “Award for Excellence in Safety” by the Shipbuilders Council of America for

May 30, 2012
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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Huntington Ingalls Warns Pentagon Cuts May Inflate Shipbuilding Costs

The head of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) said Wednesday that a new round of enforced Pentagon budget cuts could thin the shipbuilder’s

May 9, 2012
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Monday, April 2, 2012
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Engineering News

Keppel AmFELS Wins $205 Million Order for New LeTourneau Super 116 Jackup Rig

Keppel AmFELS, a Brownsville, Texas-based subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, has won a contract from Mexico’s Perforadora Central SA de CV

April 2, 2012
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

MARAD Awards Nearly $10 Million in Grants to Small Shipyards

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced the recipients of $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards throughout the United States to help pay

March 21, 2012
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Thursday, February 9, 2012
Engineering News

Vigor Industrial Acquires Alaska Ship & Drydock

Combination to Further Strengthen Maritime Industry and Jobs in Alaska and Across the Pacific Northwest   Alaska Ship and Drydock Inc. (ASD) and Vigor

February 9, 2012
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