Shipyard News
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, La., has hired Brent Barker(left) as sales representative for its ten shipyards and support services. "Mr. Barker has been in the industry for over 10 years and…
AUGUST 29, 2013 — Bollinger Shipyards' Chairman and CEO Donald "Boysie" Bollinger has announced the appointments of Chris Bollinger as President and Ben Bordelon as Chief Operating Officer of Bollinger Shipyards, effective August 29, 2013. Chris…
AUGUST 20, 2013—Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, LA, has delivered the Charles David Jr., the seventh Fast Response Cutter (FRC) in the Sentinel Class to the U.S. Coast Guard. Bollinger has been awarded contracts to build…
AUGUST 5, 2013 — The Navy is switching from composites to steel for the superstructure of DDG 1002, the third Zumalt class destroyer. Though the hulls for all three Zumwalts are being built by GD…
AUGUST 5, 2013 — A federal judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana last week refused to revive a U.S. Department of Justice False Claims Act suit over the alleged failure of eight U.S. Coast…
AUGUST 4, 2013—In a move to be more competitive with its rival Huntington Ingalls Industries for U.S. Navy shipbuilding contracts, General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME, is seeking tax breaks the city of Bath…
AUGUST 4, 2013—The keel of the U.S. Navy's amphibious transport dock ship Portland (LPD-27) was recently authenticated at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS, a unit of Huntington Ingalls Industries, marking a milestone in its construction. Bonnie…
JULY 28, 2013—BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, VA, was recently awarded a $110,781,296 undefinitized contract action as a modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4407) for the FY 2013 dry-docking planned maintenance availability (DPMA)…
JULY 25, 2013 — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded contracts totaling $14.4 million by prime contractors General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls Industries to supply the steering gear system for…
JULY 24, 2013—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) announced grants totaling $9.46 million to help improve 12 shipyards in 10 states.  The grants, provided through the Small Shipyard Grant Program, foster efficiency and…
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