Shipyard News
The first piece of steel was recently cut at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, for the construction of Norwegian Getaway, the second of two new Freestyle Cruising ships for Norwegian Cruise Line, set for delivery…
As shipowners cope with new regulatory limits on emissions, ship repairers are under pressure to keep the costs of installation of emission reduction equipment as low as possible for their clients. Damen Shiprepair Götaverken, Gothenburg,…
Siemens Industry, Inc. (NYSE: SI) reports that it has been awarded a contract to supply the two U.S. Navy Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) vessels to be built at shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries Inc., Anacortes,…
The future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) successfully completed acceptance trials May 4, testing the ship's major systems and equipment in port and underway in Lake Michigan. Built at Marinette Marine, the ship is is…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division last week broke ground on the shipyard's new Apprentice School campus. Apprentice School students, faculty and staff were joined by Virginia Gov. Bob…
Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. is to take a 30 percent stake in Brazilian shipbuilder Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguacu S.A. (EEP). EEP was established by Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht (with a 50 percent holding) and…
Two Incat Crowther design 58 m catamaran crew boats, to be named Seacor Lynx and Seacor Leopard, are under construction at Gulf Craft LLC, Paterson, LA, for Seacor Marine, Houma, LA. The vessels will each…
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.…
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