Shipyard News
FEBRUARY 8, 2012 — Damen Shiprepair Brest, France, continues to recover market share in the LNG repair business, following Damen's acquisition of the former Sobrena, just under a year ago. The shipyard has been well…
FEBRUARY 7, 2012 — The U.S. Navy last month submitted its Congressionally mandated report on the Navy Combatant Vessel Force Structure Requirement. It has downsized its its overall fleet size requirement from 313 ships to…
Ron Ault, President, Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO, has applauded Huntington Ingalls Industries plan to redeploy Avondale as a non-navy manufacturing facility (see earlier story). Left: Ron Ault holds Save Our Shipyard tee shirt produced by…
FEBRUARY 6, 212 — Damen Shipyards Group member Damen Shipyards Bergum has delivered the Damen Combi Freighter 3850 Hoogvliet to a business alliance in which the main participants are Hartel Shipping and Hudig & Veder.…
FEBRUARY 5, 2013 — Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded an $8,457,403 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Robert…
FEBRUARY 5, 2013 — Singapore-listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has completed two acquisitions. It has acquired the remaining 40 percent of the capital of Shanghai Henggao Ships Design Co., Ltd. and an additional 20 percent of Jiangsu…
JANUARY 31, 2013 — A federal judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana on Wednesday threw out the federal government's False Claims Act suit over the alleged failure of eight U.S. Coast Guard vessels' hulls…
JANUARY 31, 2013—Signal Ship Repair, Mobile, AL, a division of Signal International, Inc., achieved a significant safety milestone—1,000 days without a lost time injury—on January 30. “Safety is the number one priority at Signal Ship…
JANUARY 31, 2013 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) marked a construction milestone January 26 when the 555-metric ton island was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the company's Newport…
JANUARY 30, 2012 — Crowley Maritime Corporation christened its newest tanker, Florida, today at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and will soon put the 330,000-barrel ship to use in the U.S. Gulf for a major energy…
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