Shipyard News
Senesco Marine, North Kingstown R.I. has signed a contract for the construction of a 120 ft x 420 ft, 7,300 long ton lift capacity floating dry dock for Caddell Dry Dock and Repair Company, Inc., of…
Austal has laid the keel for the third Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) in a ceremony at its Mobile shipyard at which Rep.Jo Bonner (R.-Ala.) authenticated the keel. He was assisted by Jeff Cellon, an…
Bollinger Texas City, L.P., (BTC) a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. facility, reports the upcoming retirement of its Vice President and General Manager, Max Sparre (left in picture), after a 51 year career in the shipyard industry.…
Alu Marine shipyard, Port Launay, Couëron, France, has successfully delivered a new pilot boat to the Rouen based  Seine pilots. To improve the quality of their services, the Seine pilots chose to invest in a…
French shipyard Bernard is set to deliver a second ORC 190 type pilot boat to the German pilotage organization Lotsenversetzboote Technische Fachstelle Nordwest. The Fresena follows the Frya, delivered in May 201, and is the…
The U.S. Navy’s Norfolk Ship Support Activity recently awarded a $51,958,270 modification to a previously awarded contract to BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, VA, to perform an Extended Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (EDSRA) for…
Shipbuilder Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, reports that Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) has completed builder's sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The trials encompassed over 50 demonstration events that enabled the…
Military Sealift Command hasaccepted delivery of its newest dry cargo/ammunition ship, USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13), during a short ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. The ship is named for slain…
Subsea installation contractor Cecon ASA may at last be nearer the day when it actually gets to take delivery of the three vessels it has on order at Quebec shipbuilder Davie. It has gotten an…
In a promising development for lightweight shipbuilding constructions, Germany's Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and its partners in a joint project have laser welded a demonstrator for marine gear unit foundations made of steel and…
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