Shipyard News
MARCH 13, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA, is being awarded an $8,396,093 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-G-2114) for fiscal 2015 propulsion plant engineering activity support for CVN…
MARCH 4, 2015—It’s been a historic 24 hours for Vigor Industrial. As we reported yesterday, the Portland, OR-headquartered shipbuilding and fabrication firm announced that it had struck a merger deal under which Kvichak Marine Industries,…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — British Prime Minister David Cameron today announced that the U.K. Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with BAE Systems worth £859 million (about $1.32 billion) for work on the future…
FEBRUARY 18, 2015 — Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii reports that its ConRo (combination container/roll-on/roll-off) newbuild M/V Marjorie C has attained main engine light off, a major milestone prior to delivery from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine's Pascagoula,…
FEBRUARY 12, 2015 — South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder, reported a whopping net loss of KRW 2.21 trillion ($2 billion) for its 2014 financial year, as against a profit of…
FEBRUARY 11, 2015 — Construction of the first four of nine Voith Water Tractor (VWT) tugs has started at Mexico's Astimar 20 shipyard with a keel laying ceremony that was attended by Mexican President Enrique…
FEBRUARY 10, 2015 — The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy's thirteenth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Wichita, in a ceremony held yesterday at the Marinette Marine…
FEBRUARY 6, 2015 — BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $52,103,717 undefinitized contract action to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-4412) for repair and alteration of USS O'Kane (DDG 77). USS O'Kane will…
FEBRUARY 4, 2015 — Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. reports that a new four year collective bargaining agreement has been ratified by the Philadelphia Metal Trades Council (PMTC). The PMTC is the exclusive bargaining representative for…
FEBRUARY 2, 2015 — Though much of the Obama Administration's $4 trillion FY 2016 budget request to Congress may be dead on arrival, that's not necessarily the case with the Navy shipbuilding budget. The inside-the-Beltway…
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