Shipyard News
OCTOBER 29, 2014—The U.S. Department of Justice says that North Florida Shipyards, Jacksonville, FL, and its president, Matt Self, will pay $1 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by creating…
OCTOBER 29, 2014 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, is being awarded an $83,797,108 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) to manufacture tactical missile tubes to support the manufacture of the…
OCTOBER 27, 2014 — Diane Finley, Canada's Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada visited Vancouver Shipyards, Vancouver, B.C. today to announce the award of a $5-million contract for the production of two initial…
OCTOBER 23, 2013 — General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME, is being awarded a $32,512,320 modification to previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract N00024-11-C-2306 to exercise options for DDG 1000 class services. This work will provide…
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, FL, has added three more vessels to its orderbook. In August, Suderman & Young Towing Company and Bay Houston Towing Company each exercised an option…
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — VT Halter Marine, Inc. today officially began construction on the first of two LNG-fueled Commitment class ConRo ships Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group with the first steel plate cutting at…
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Built at Burger Boat Company's Manitowoc, WI, shipyard, the oceanographic research and fisheries assessment vessel Arcticus has completed sea trials and was delivered to the U.S. Geological Survey's Great Lakes Science…
OCTOBER 19, 2014 —The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team yesterday launched the Navy's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the Detroit, into the Menominee River at shipbuilder Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC). The ship's sponsor, Mrs.…
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Weld distortion is a costly problem for U.S. shipyards. A National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) project is focusing on reducing weld distortion by using a new welding process: HiDep (high deposition)…
OCTOBER 15, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that Lori Harper, vice president of supply chain management at the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding division, has been named one of the state's 50 Leading Business…
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