Shipyard News

OCTOBER 1, 2015 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) reports that Aker Philadelphia Shipyard has cut the first steel for two new Aloha Class containerships, designed specifically for Hawaii service, with greater capacity than previous Matson…
OCTOBER 1, 2015 — Underscoring the fact that Navy ship repair is a high-dollar business, BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, CA, has been awarded Navy contract modifications worth a total $104.25 million.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 — To the delight of LCS naysayers at the Pentagon's Department of Test and Evaluation (DOT&E), full ship shock trials are on schedule for the Freedom Class LCS 5 and the Independence…
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 — Corn Island Shipyard Inc., Grandview, IN, faces proposed penalties of $119,700 after a March 2015 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection. The inspection was a follow-up to a Inspectors from…
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 — BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, has won two Navy contracts worth a total $52.84 million.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 — Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, WA, has recently signed an agreement with Kirby Offshore Marine, LLC to build two new 120' x 35' x 19'-3" twin screw tugboats for use in…
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 — Continuing its disposal of its shipping assets, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (OSLO: AKPS) announced today that its wholly- owned U.S. subsidiary, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), has entered into definitive agreements…
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 — Crowley Maritime Corporation has released a new video on progress with construction of the first of two Commitment class LNG fueled ConRO ships building for its liner services group at VT…
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 — Blount Boats, Warren, RI, recently delivered the 79 ft x 23 ft double hulled bunkering tanker Chandra B to American Petroleum and Transport, Inc., Miller Place, NY.
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, is being awarded a $321,747,465 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-2104 to exercise the option for design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support…
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