Shipyard News
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (Oslo: AKPS), held a ceremonial keel laying today for the first of four 50,000 dwt Jones Act…
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division yesterday authenticated the keel for the company's 30th Aegis guided missile destroyer, Ralph Johnson (DDG 114). Ship sponsor Georgeann McRaven, wife of retired Adm.…
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 — Swiftships Shipbuilding, L.L.C., Morgan City, LA, was recently awarded an $18,000,000 not-to-exceed contract for the accomplishment of continuous lifecycle support for the Iraqi navy. The contract involves foreign military sales to…
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has released a video showing the launch of the Virginia-class submarine John Warner (SSN 785) into the James River on Sept. 10 at the company's Newport News…
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 — Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc.reports that Mr. Mickey Cook has recently joined the corporation as the Vice President of Operations for the Bayou La Batre shipyard. Mr. Cook is one of the founders…
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division yesterday delivered the National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) to the U.S. Coast Guard today. The ship will be commissioned in Charleston, S.C., on…
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 —  Late last month, engineers at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard placed the world's first dual-fuel slow speed engine into the world's first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containership. The 539 ton ME-GI…
SEPTEMBER15, 2014 — Canada's largest shipyard, Chantier Davie Canada Inc., Lévis, Quebec, has appointed a new worldwide agency network focused on ship repair and conversion. Agents are now located in the U.S., U.K., Scandinavia, Germany,…
SEPTEMBER 13, 2014—Activity at U.S. shipyards is booming and it’s nowhere more apparent than at the San Diego shipyard of General Dynamics NASSCO. Yesterday the shipyard held a steel cutting ceremony for APT-1, the first…
September 12, 2014—After 46 years in the industry, Bollinger Shipyards Vice President, Repair, Eastern Division, Dave Marmillion will retire. His retirement was announced by Ben Bordelon, Bollinger's Chief Operating Officer. “Dave has been an integral…
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