u.s. shipbuilding


Thursday, January 12, 2012
LCS4 shipyard naval shipbuilding coronado
Defense

Austal Splashes the US Navy’s Newest Littoral Combat Ship – LCS 4 “Coronado”

On January 10, 2012, Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard completed the launch of the second 127-metre Independence-Variant Littoral Combat Ship,

January 12, 2012
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Monday, January 9, 2012
Engineering News

Keppel’s US Yard to Build Semisubmersible for Diamond

Diamond Offshore said today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a $300 million contract with Keppel Offshore and Marine for the construction of a

January 9, 2012
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Monday, December 12, 2011
Uncategorized

Marad Says Nearly $10 Million in Federal Funding Now Available to Small Shipyards

The U.S. Maritime Administration has announced that $9.98 million in federal funding is now available to qualified small shipyards in the U.S. Marad says the

December 12, 2011
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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Hornbeck Announces Construction Contracts in $720m Newbuild Program

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today the winners of construction contracts for sixteen high-specification offshore supply vessels as

November 17, 2011
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
HOS Bluewater 240ED Class Offshore Supply Vessel
Engineering News

Hornbeck Offshore Pulls the Trigger on a $720M US-Flagged Shipbuilding Program

COVINGTON, La.,- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new vessel construction program for

November 8, 2011
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Thursday, October 27, 2011
Blog

A Jobs-Deficits-Defense Trifecta at U.S. Naval Shipyard

By Nathan Hodge Deficits, jobs and defense are shaping up as a single issue on Capitol Hill: In recent days, opponents of military spending cuts have issued

October 27, 2011
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Thursday, October 13, 2011
Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)
Engineering News

U.S. Shipbuilders Batten Hatches As Navy Weighs Cuts

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.–Mike Petters keeps a well-thumbed volume of naval history handy on his desk. One of its lessons, he says, is that maintaining a fleet

October 13, 2011
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Thursday, September 22, 2011
Engineering News

Great Lakes Shipyards Lands Tug Construction Contracts

  Great Lakes Shipyard of Cleveland, OH has landed $23 million in construction contracts from an affiliate of SEACOR Holdings to build two new

September 22, 2011
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Monday, August 15, 2011
Engineering News

MARAD awards nearly $10 million in grants to small shipyards

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced today $9.98 million in grants to 13 small U.S. shipyards through the U.S. Maritime Administrations Small

August 15, 2011
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Monday, July 25, 2011
Engineering News

Exxon’s US Marine Affililiate Unveils Plan For Two New Tankers

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–ExxonMobil Corp. (XOM) said Monday its U.S. marine affiliate has signed an agreement for the construction of two crude oil tankers

July 25, 2011
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Friday, June 24, 2011
Engineering News

U.S. Shipbuilders Council strike strategic partnerships with major defense shipyards

The USNS Lewis and Clark was launched in 2005 at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. Photo courtesy General Dynamics NASSCO The Shipbuilders Council

June 24, 2011
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Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Engineering News

General Dynamics NASSCO to build Navy’s new Mobile Landing Platforms

Pictured: U.S. Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform Concept SAN DIEGO — General Dynamics NASSCO announced today that it has received from the U.S. Navy a

May 31, 2011
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Engineering News

Edison Chouest Announces Plans For Eight New Deepwater PSV’s

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) today announced plans to design and construct eight new deepwater platform supply vessels. ECO currently owns and operates a

May 19, 2011
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Monday, May 2, 2011
News

Philadelphia Shipyard Delivers Twelfth Jones Act Product Tanker

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard has delivered to American Shipping Company the shipyard’s twelfth Veteran Class MT-46 product tanker. The 46,000 dwt vessel,

May 2, 2011
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Friday, April 22, 2011

MARAD approves $241 Million loan for Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Panama City, FL Shipyard to Construct Five New PSV’s for Export To Brazil PANAMA CITY, Fla. – U.S. Maritime Administrator David Matsuda today

April 22, 2011
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Monday, April 18, 2011
Engineering News

Bollinger Shipyards recieves prestigious safety award

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) has awarded the 2010 “Award for Excellence in Safety” to the Gulf Coast’s Bollinger Shipyards.  

April 18, 2011
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Monday, April 4, 2011
Defense

U.S. Navy awards Ingalls Shipbuilding contract for 10th amphibious transport dock

The U.S. Navy has awarded Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII), a $1.5 billion contract for the construction of the

April 4, 2011
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Engineering News

Signal to build Articulated Tug Barge unit for Kirby

Signal International has been awarded a $47M contract by Kirby Ocean Transport Company of Houston, Texas, to build an articulated tug/barge (AT/B) unit with an

April 4, 2011
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Friday, April 1, 2011
News

Austal breaks ground on three new Alabama facilities

Austal USA held a combined groundbreaking ceremony today, to celebrate the start of work on three new facilities including Phase 2 of the Modular Manufacturing

April 1, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Engineering News

NASSCO shipyard announces layoffs

PHOTO: T-AKE 1, USNS Lewis and Clark, under construction at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA courtesy NASSCO According to a company issued

March 29, 2011
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