Shipyard News
DECEMBER 5, 2014 — Boat manufacturer Metal Shark has reached an agreement with Damen Shipyards to market Damen designs, which the company will construct at its Franklin, LA, shipyard. "We are proud to offer globally…
DECEMBER 4, 2014 — Royal Caribbean Cruises brand Celebrity Cruises has signed of a letter of intent (LOI) with French shipbuilder STX France for two ships in a new class of vessels. Though Royal Caribbean…
DECEMBER 4, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA, is being awarded a $7,997,357 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for nuclear propulsion and complex modernization work on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) continuous…
DECEMBER 4, 2014 — General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, is being awarded a $44,547,142 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-4308) for non-nuclear submarine repair work on Groton-based submarines under the New England…
DECEMBER 4, 2014 — Seattle, WA, based aluminum vessel specialist Kvichak Marine Industries has appointed Craig Miller as Director of Engineering. A twelve-year veteran of Kvichak, Mr. Miller formerly led the Response Boat-Medium program at…
DECEMBER 1, 2014 — Vigor Industrial, LLC, Portland, OR, has been awarded a $13,400,140 firm-fixed-price contract for a 75-calendar-day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19). Work…
NOVEMBER 27, 2014—Ice Floe LLC dba Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, WA, recently named Gavin Higgins as Chief Executive Officer. Higgins brings a wealth of shipyard management experience to his role, more than 30 years…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — Lake Assault Boats has expanded to new headquarters on the grounds of Fraser Shipyards, at the westernmost tip of Lake Superior's Twin Ports of Superior and Duluth, MN. Lake Assault Boats…
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 — Colonna's Shipyard, Inc., Norfolk, VA, and Austal USA LLC, Mobile, AL, have both been given citations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and face penalties.…
NOVEMBER 14, 2014 — Somerset, MA, based Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, reports it has received an order for a pilot boat from Sabine Pilots, Port Arthur, TX. Scheduled for delivery from the shipyard in late…
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