Shipyard News
JUNE 18, 2012 — The U.S. Coast Guard has released a draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) project.  The draft RFP contains new information for the shipbuilding industry and is…
JUNE 18, 2012 — Singapore based Penguin International Limited reports that its associated company, Pelican Offshore Malaysia Corp, has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in Malaysia named Flex Fleet Sdn Bhd ("Flex Fleet"). The principal…
OSX Brasil S.A. (Bovespa: OSXB3) has obtained financing of $1.3 billion for its Açu Shipbuilding Unit. Subsidiary OSX Construção Naval has entered into contracts with lending agents BNDES (National Development Bank) and CEF (Caixa Econômica…
JUNE 14, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has appointed Peter Diakun, vice president and chief technology officer of its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division, vice president of energy programs. Mr. Diakun, a 26-year veteran…
JUNE 14, 2012 – BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $17,100,313 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-11-C-4408) to definitize the USS Howard (DDG 83) fiscal…
JUNE 13, 2012 — One of the world's largest commercial longliner fishing vessels, designed by Seattle-based Jensen Maritime Consultants and under construction at J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding, Tacoma, Wash, has reached an important milestone. The main…
JUNE 12, 2012 — STX Finland's Turku shipyard has held the naming ceremony for a multipurpose deck cargo vessel set for delivery this summer to the Gaiamare Ltd. subsidiary of the Meriaura Group. Godmother of…
JUNE 8, 2012 — Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, recently delivered the M/V Samuel A. Church, a 50 ft x 15.5 ft pilot vessel to the Crescent River Port Pilots (CRPPA) of Louisiana. A christening ceremony…
JUNE 8, 2012 — Austal has hosted a keel-laying ceremony at its Henderson, Western Australia, shipyard for the first of eight high performance 57.8 m Cape Class patrol boats it is building for the Australian…
JUNE 8, 2012 — South Africa's Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has ordered a Pilot Cutter 2706 and its fifth Stan Tug 2006 from Damen Shipyards Cape Town. Both vessels have been specifically designed for…
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