Shipyard News
JANUARY 31, 2013 — A federal judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana on Wednesday threw out the federal government's False Claims Act suit over the alleged failure of eight U.S. Coast Guard vessels' hulls…
JANUARY 31, 2013—Signal Ship Repair, Mobile, AL, a division of Signal International, Inc., achieved a significant safety milestone—1,000 days without a lost time injury—on January 30. “Safety is the number one priority at Signal Ship…
JANUARY 31, 2013 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) marked a construction milestone January 26 when the 555-metric ton island was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the company's Newport…
JANUARY 30, 2012 — Crowley Maritime Corporation christened its newest tanker, Florida, today at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and will soon put the 330,000-barrel ship to use in the U.S. Gulf for a major energy…
JANUARY 2, 2013 — Norway's Westcon Group AS has acquired the STX Norway Florø AS shipyard and STX Norway Design Florø AS from STX Europe AS on of December 31st 2012. "We are very proud…
DECEMBER 18, 2012 — The U.S. Navy looks like it will once again be looking for an operator for the former Guam Ship Repair Facility. Local media reports say that NAVFAC (Naval Facilities Engineering Command)…
DECEMBER 13, 2012 — Austal USA has promoted Senior Vice President of Operations Craig Perciavalle to President. "I am pleased to see Craig Perciavalle take the helm," said Austal USA Chairman Rear Admiral Dugan Shipway,…
DECEMBER 10, 2012 — Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has been awarded a Favored Customer Contract (FCC) from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL), USA, to provide ship repair, revitalisation, upgrading and related marine services for…
DECEMBER 7, 2012 — The ceremonial shovels were out in Pascagoula, Miss., this week as VT Halter Marine held a ground breaking ceremony for a new ship repair facility that will create 400 jobs. "I…
DECEMBER 6, 2012 — The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command yesterday accepted delivery of the Navy's first joint high-speed vessel at Austal USA's Mobile, Ala., shipyard. Craig Perciavalle, Sr. Vice President of Austal USA, represented…
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