Shipyard News
MAY 29, 2012 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has been awarded the 2011 "Award for Excellence in Safety" by the Shipbuilders Council of America for the seventh consecutive year.  And focused efforts on continuous improvement also…
MAY 29, 2012 — Bill Harrison III, owner of Harrison Brothers Dry Dock and Repair Yard Inc., Mobile, Ala., has announced that the shipyard -- founded in 1895 -- is to close. The Press-Register reports…
MAY 28, 2012 –Petrobras subsidiary Transpetro reports that it has suspended  execution of its contracts 16 of the 22 tankers it has on order from shipbuilder Estaleiro Atlântico Sul  (EAS). The contracts will remain suspended…
MAY 25, 2012—The Netherland’s Damen Shipyards Group will now have two ship repair yards in Sweden, following its acquisition of the shares of Swedish ship repair and maintenance yard Oskarshamnsvarvet in Oskarshamn. Oskarshamnsvarvet is a…
May 24, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has marked a construction milestone: lowering the final keel section of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN…
May 22, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its seventh amphibious transport dock, Anchorage (LPD 23), returned Friday from successful builder's sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship is currently under…
May 22, 2012 —A new, state-of-the-art ship given to Qatar University will transform marine research in the Arabian Gulf region. Built by Freire Shipbuilding, Vigo, Spain, the research vessel Janan – named after the island…
May 22, 2012 — Graig China Ltd (GCL), part of the Cardiff-based Graig Group, has been contracted by Hong Kong-based Global Union Shipping Limited to supervise the construction of ten 157,000 dwt suezmax crude oil…
MAY 20, 2012: Machinists Union members at Bath Iron Works  voted 1,610-342 to accept a four-year contract agreement to replace the one that expires today. BIW spokesman Jim DeMartini told The Times Record that the…
MAY 18, 2012: St. Johns Ship Building of Palatka, Fla.has  delivered the offshore service vessel (OSV) Sea Strength to A. R. Singh Contractors of Point Fortin, Trinidad. The 157-ft vessel is currently undergoing owner's inspections…
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