Shipyard News
JULY 11, 2012 — Maarten Jongen is to be Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. He will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard, which has been…
JULY 10, 2012 — Peter MacKay, Canada's Minister of National Defence today welcomed the signing of a preliminary contract with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. as part of the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) project being implemented…
JULY 8, 2012 — Austal USA held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its Mobile, Alabama, shipyard July 6. The event marked the opening of not one but three new buildings – Module Manufacturing Facility (MMF)…
JULY 3, 2012 — U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and Curt Spalding, Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's New England Region, said yesterday that Fairhaven, Mass., based Fairhaven Shipyard Companies, Inc. has agreed to…
JULY 3, 2012 — Saudi Aramco has awarded Theodore, Alabama, based Silver Ships, Inc. a contract for the construction of two oil spill service boats to operate at its facilities in Saudi Arabia. Of all-welded…
JULY 2, 2012 — BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., has been awarded a $19,843,028 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308) for USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) fiscal 2012 drydocking selected restricted availability.  A…
JUNE 29, 2012 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire the Ship Repair and Coatings Division of Earl Industries, a leading East Coast ship repair company that supports the U.S. Navy fleet in…
JUNE 29, 2012 — BAE Systems has begun construction on the MV Magdalen, an 8,500 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge for Weeks Marine, Inc. Executives from the two companies gathered this week at…
JUNE 28, 2012 — Transocean's semisubmersible offshore drilling rig Sedco 77 is headed for the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas. has secured a contract from Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. (Transocean) to repair and…
JUNE 27, 2012 — Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Dubai, UAE, headquarted Drydocks World is to also serve as the Chairman of the Board of DDW-PaxOcean Asia. The new entity is to be formed as…
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