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Vard Marine awarded US Patent for Dual Fuel Vessel

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—Naval architectural and marine engineering specialist Vard Marine, formerly STX Marine, has been awarded a U.S. Patent for its design and engineering of a Dual Fuel Vessel. Due for delivery later this year, the Harvey Energy will be...

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OCTOBER 19, 2014 —The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team yesterday launched the Navy's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the Detroit, into the Menominee River at shipbuilder Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC). The ship's sponsor, Mrs.…
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Weld distortion is a costly problem for U.S. shipyards. A National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) project is focusing on reducing weld distortion by using a new welding process: HiDep (high deposition)…
OCTOBER 15, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that Lori Harper, vice president of supply chain management at the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding division, has been named one of the state's 50 Leading Business…
OCTOBER 10, 2014 — Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, was recently awarded a $7,214,198 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2301) to exercise an option for post-delivery support for the Littoral Combat Ship Montgonery (LCS…
OCTOBER 8, 2014—Detyens Shipyards, Inc., Charleston, SC, was recently awarded a $14,737,872 firm-fixed-price contract by the Military Sealift Command for a 170-day drydocking and overhaul of USNS Zeus (T-ARC 7). The contract (N62387-15-C-7505) includes nine options,…
OCTOBER 2, 2014 — The first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is scheduled to be decommissioned in 2016, but one of its anchors is going back to sea — on the younger…
OCTOBER 1, 2014 — Paris headquartered GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) says its U.S. subsidiary, GTT North America, has signed an agreement with Conrad Shipyard, LLC, Morgan City LA, for the future production of LNG membrane…
OCTOBER 1, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division yesterday marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117). Paul Ignatius, the ship's namesake, and his wife,…
SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding reports that on September 15 it cut steel to start construction of the trailing suction hopper dredge articulated tug barge on order for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company,…
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 — German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) said yesterday that it has a new owner: Norwegian controlled, Cayman Islands registered Siem Industries, Inc. The transaction is subject to certain conditions, and is expected…
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