Shipyard News

DECEMBER 20, 2015 — In what was a bad week for supporters of the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the GAO released a report December 18 suggesting that Congress delay funding for the fiscal year…
DECEMBER 19, 2015 — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that bankrupt Mobile, AL, headquartered shipbuilding and repair company Signal International, LLC will pay an estimated $5 million to 476 Indian guest workers…
DECEMBER 18, 2015 — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Colonna's Shipyard, Inc. will invest over $30 million to expand its operation in the City of Norfolk, VA, creating 51 new jobs. The company…
DECEMBER 18, 2015 — General Dynamics NASSCO reports that on December 11 itsuccessfully completed bunkering of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for TOTE Maritime's Perla Del Caribe, the world's second containership to be fueled by LNG.…
DECEMBER 17, 2015 — Congressional supporters of the Littoral Combat Ship are coming to its defense within hours of defense media reports of an intense internal battle between the Navy and Secretary of Defense Ash…
DECEMBER 15, 2015 —Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), the company's 30th Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer, at its Pascagoula, MS, shipyard on December 12.
DECEMBER 14, 2015 — Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) reports that it has entered into a shipbuilding contract with the National Australia Bank that will see it construct two further Cape Class Patrol Boats aat its…
DECEMBER 14, 2015—Detyens Shipyards, Inc., Charleston, SC, took delivery of a newly constructed Floating Drydock on December 11. Built by Corn Island Shipyard, Grandview, IN, the 400 ft x 108 ft drydock was pushed down…
DECEMBER 14, 2014 — General Dynamics NASSCO's San Diego, CA, shipyard held a christening and launch ceremony December 12 for the Independence, the first of a series of three ECO Class tankers being built for…
DECEMBER 11, 2015 – Steven McGee, P.E. has joined the senior executive team of Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corp. as Director of Design and Engineering.
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