Shipyard News
DECEMBER 12, 2013 — Finland's Arctech Helsinki Shipyard today launched the icebreaking multipurpose emergency and rescue vessel Baltika. Being built for the Russian Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport, the 76.4 m long x…
DECEMBER 10, 2013 — Austal USA has appointed Terry O'Brien, a retired Navy Captain with over 26 years of service, as Vice President of Business Development and External Affairs. Based in Washington D.C., he will…
DECEMBER 10, 2013 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the Charles Sexton, the eighth Fast Response Cutter (FRC), to the United States Coast Guard. "We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time and on-budget…
DECEMBER 9, 2013 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has officially opened its new Apprentice School, located at 3101 Washington Ave. in downtown Newport News, VA. Apprentices, faculty…
DECEMBER 4, 2013 — The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) has launched SOS: Save Our Ships, a national campaign to bring attention to the devastating and unintended effects sequestration and budget uncertainty continue to have…
DECEMBER 3, 2013 — Chantier Davie Canada Inc., Lévis, Québec, reports that it has earned ISO 9001:2008 certification for its new integrated management system. The quality-management certification has been awarded to Davie for meeting rigorous…
OCTOBER 22, 2013—A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana yesterday dismissed a False Claims Act suit over the alleged failure of eight U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat hulls that…
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 — The U.S. Coast Guard has exercised a contract option worth $250.7 million with Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, La., for production of six Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) and deep insurance spares.…
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…
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