Shipyard News
Keppel AmFELS LLC, Brownsville, Texas, has secured a contract from Diamond Offshore to construct and upgrade a moored semisubmersible offshore drilling rig with delivery scheduled for third quarter 2013. The estimated shipyard contract price is…
Boston Ship Repair, L.L.C., Boston, Mass., a unit of Northeast Ship Repair, was recently awarded a $9.22-million, firm-fixed-price contract for a 60-day regular overhaul/dry-docking of Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort.Northeast Ship Repair President…
Gibraltar ship repair yard Gibdock has added to its reputation as a Mediterranean cruise ship repair and refurbishment center with the recent docking of the 42,255 gt, 1992-built Pullmantur Zenith. The vessel arrived in Gibraltar…
China's COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd. has secured a contract valued over $220 million from an Asian company to build two Self Propelled Pipelay Heavylift Offshore Construction Vessels.The vessels are scheduled for delivery from the…
Signal International L.L.C. says it has received news of "a complete victory" in a case against the company pending in the Eastern District of Louisiana that alleges human trafficking, slave labor and fraud, among other…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division, Newport News, VA, has assumed responsibility for maintenance services at the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site in West Milton, NY.NNS was awarded the contract…
South Korea's Ministry of Knowledge Economy has released its trade figures for 2011. Korea’s exports increased 19.6 percent year on year to a record $557.8 billion and imports gained 23.3 percent to a record $524.5…
The Brazilian Navy has signed a contract worth £133 million with BAE Systems for the supply of three Ocean Patrol Vessels and ancillary support services. The contract also contains a manufacturing licence to enable further…
Xinhua reports that the Chinese shipbuilding industry suffered sharp declines in new orders in 2011,citing data from released Monday by China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC.New shipbuilding orders from January to November last year…
Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, LA, recently released video of the sea trials of the USCGC Bernard C. Webber, the first of the U.S. Coast Guard's Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters.What's particularly interesting about the video, shot…
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