Shipyard News
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) reports that it has won a $2.1 million U.S. Navy contract to develop advanced welding techniques designed to reduce manufacturing costs on aluminum-intensive ships.Under the program, developed through a collaboration by Alcoa's Government…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that Lori Harper has been promoted to vice president of supply chain management for the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding division. In this capacity, Ms. Harper will be responsible for all Gulf…
STX Finland Oy and Gaiamare Ltd. signed a conversion contract on March 1, 2012 covering extensive modification work on the multipurpose deck cargo vessel Aura I. The contract signing came the on the same day…
A Littoral Combat Ship that will be built by Austal USA, Mobile, AL, will be named for former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords, according to an announcement by U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.…
German shipbuilder FSG has won an order from Rolldock of The Netherlands for two identical 151.1 m long multi-functional project cargo vessels. The ships can be loaded in three different ways: roll-on roll-off / lift-on…
Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) has exercised its option to build a second Sunshine-class cruise ship to be delivered in the Spring 2015.  The ship will be built by German shipbuilder Meyer Werft…
Bath, Maine, shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is being awarded a $662,927,172 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2305) to exercise options for DDG 116 construction and associated engineering change proposals and design budgeting requirements. …
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has appointed Marty Erdossy corporate director of customer relations for its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division.Mr. Erdossy is responsible for liaising with the U.S. Navy, HII's Washington, D.C., office and aircraft…
General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $359,750,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2229) for the procurement of the detail design and construction of a third Mobile Landing…
Low activity levels at its Henderson, Western Australia, shipyard pushed Austal Limited into a first half operating loss of Australian $ 6.3 million. That compared with a A$19.4 million profit for the corresponding prior half…
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