MARCH 24, 2018 — Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, OR, was awarded a $7,198,004 firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) for a 42-calendar day shipyard availability for the midterm availability of USNS…
MARCH 23, 2018 — This year, naval architectural and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) will mark its 30th anniversary. Over that 30-year span, the Seattle-based, employee-owned company has built a solid portfolio…
MARCH 23, 2018 — The concept of giving ships "digital twins" is getting increasing attention. According to the Danish Maritime Authority, digital twin presents a ship digitally throughout its lifetime, making access to every bit…
MARCH 23, 2018 — BMT and Turkey's ARES Shipyard (ARES) report that the Qatari Coastguard has signed an order for an additional nine vessels. The order was officially signed during DIMDEX (Doha International Maritime Defense…
MARCH 23, 2018 — Houma, LA, based offshore services provider SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SMHI) yesterday reported results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017 that were a lot more positive than…
Shipbuilding ProgramAmt.
Ohio Replacement Submarine (AP) $861,853,000
Carrier Replacement Program (CVN 80) $1,569,646,000
Carrier Replacement Program (CVN 79) $2,561,058,000
Virginia Class Submarine $3,305,315,000
Virginia Class Submarine (AP) $2,145,596,000
CVN Refueling Overhauls $1,569,669,000
CVN Refueling Overhauls (AP) $75,897,000
DDG–1000 Program $216,968,000
DDG–51 Destroyer $3,357,079,000
DDG–51 Destroyer (AP) $90,336,000
Littoral Combat Ship $1,566,971,000
Amphibious Ship Replacement $1,800,000,000
Expeditionary Sea Base $635,000,000
LHA Replacement $1,710,927,000
Expeditionary Fast Transport $225,000,000
TAO Fleet Oiler $457,988,000
TAO Fleet Oiler (AP) $75,068,000
Towing, Salvage, and Rescue Ship $76,204,000
T–AGS Oceanographic Survey Ship $180,000,000
Ship to Shore Connector $524,554,000
Service Craft $62,994,000
Polar Icebreakers $150,000,000
For outfitting, post delivery, conversions, &  
first destination transportation $489,073,000
Completion of Prior Year Shipbuilding Programs $117,542,000
--> MARCH 23, 2018 — The 2,232 page omnibus spending measure just passed by both the House and Senate, formally the ‘‘Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018," provides $23.8 billion for Navy shipbuilding, $3.3 billion above the Navy…
MARCH 23, 2018 — Wärtsilä has signed a five year optimized maintenance agreement with Hidrovias Group subsidiary Girocantex Uruguay. The agreement covers a fleet of eight pusher tugs operating on South American rivers and enables flexible…
MARCH 22, 2018 — Lloyd's Register Foundation and Copenhagen headquartered Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) have announced a funding partnership to set up Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL). MBL will explore the use of blockchain…
MARCH 22, 2018 — Offshore support vessel operator Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) yesterday announced two additions to its leadership team, appointing David Darling as Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer and Mark Parker as…
MARCH 22, 2018 — Rolls-Royce reports that the latest generation of MTU's Series 4000 engines, equipped with the SCR system for ships, has successfully completed IMO Tier III certification tests. Representatives of ABS, BV, DNVGL,…

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