Shipyard News
September 12, 2014—After 46 years in the industry, Bollinger Shipyards Vice President, Repair, Eastern Division, Dave Marmillion will retire. His retirement was announced by Ben Bordelon, Bollinger's Chief Operating Officer. “Dave has been an integral…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—Naval architectural and marine engineering specialist Vard Marine, formerly STX Marine, has been awarded a U.S. Patent for its design and engineering of a Dual Fuel Vessel. Due for delivery later this year,…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — Brodogradiliste Viktor Lenac D.D., Rijeka, Croatia, is being awarded a $21,383,394 firm-fixed-price contract for a 179-day Extended Service Life Program, dry docking and ship repair of USS Mount Whitney. Mount Whitney…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, FL, reports  the on-time delivery of the M/V Bravante VIII (Hull 158) on Tuesday September 9, 2014 to Boldini S.A., Bravante Group of Brazil. The…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — The U.S. Coast Guard recently ordered an additional seven 32 ft Transportable Port Security Boats (TPSB) under a five year contract awarded Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., of Seattle, WA, in 2011.…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — Fincantieri's Palermo, Sicily, shipyard today inserted a new 24 m midbody into the first of four MSC Cruises ships that are being extended as part of the cruise line's €200 million…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — "The state of the U.S. commercial shipyard industry is the strongest it has been in decades," Matthew Paxton, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), today told the House Subcommittee…
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 — With her husband at one side and a massive submarine bow on the other, Jeanne Warner christened John Warner (SSN 785), the 12th Virginia-class submarine and the only one in the…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014—Burger Boat Company, Manitowoc, WI, recently launched the 78 ft research vessel Arcticus for the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The Arcticus replaces the 38-year-old R/V Grayling bringing the USGS Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) large vessel…
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Coronado, California, is being awarded a $24,230,190 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-13-C-4315) for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) fiscal 2014 planned incremental availability. A planned…
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