Great Lakes Shipyards

Great Lakes shipyards are bustling

By Jonathan Barnes, Marine Log Contributor Around the Great Lakes region, shipyards are busy. The need for vessels, maintenance and retrofits, and necessary infrastructure improvements, have led to a hike in activity

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Colonna’s to overhaul U.S. Corps dredge

Colonna’s Shipyard Inc., Norfolk, Va., has been awarded a $15,971,760 firm-fixed-price contract to overhaul the dredge McFarland. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed in Norfolk,

Shipyard welder at work

All Bollinger facilities open and operational

Bollinger Shipyards LLC today reported that all 11 of its facilities are now open and operational following Hurricane Ida’s landfall last month near Port Fourchon, La., as a powerful Category 4 storm.

$8.25 million settlement in case involving injuries to 17 Alabama shipyard workers

Mobile, Ala., personal injury law firm Cunningham Bounds reports that last month, a few weeks before trial was set to begin, it obtained an $8.25 million settlement on behalf of 17 shipyard

ESG CEO accepts award

Eastern Shipbuilding recognized as “Manufacturer of the Year”

Panama City, Fla., headquartered Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) has been honored as “Manufacturer of the Year” by the Bay County Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes a Bay County company that

Destroyer on sea trials

DDG 21 completes acceptance trials

Naval Sea Systems Command reports that the future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) completed acceptance trials, September 16, after spending two days at sea. During trials, the Navy’s Board of

Rusty Murdaugh

Rusty Murdaugh named president of Austal USA

Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) reports that the Austal USA Board of Directors has appointed Rusty Murdaugh as president of Austal USA, effective September 9, 2021. Murdaugh, who joined Austal USA in 2017 as

LCS 21 launch

BAE Jacksonville gets $25 million LCS 21 PSA award

BAE Systems Jacksonville Ship Repair LLC, Jacksonville, Fla., has been awarded a $25,079,996 cost-plus-award-fee modification on to exercise an option to previously awarded contract N00024-20-C-2320 for the accomplishment of post shakedown availability

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HII names new EVP communications

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has named Brooke Hart executive vice president, communications. She will succeed Jerri Dickseski, who will retire on September 1 after nearly 31 years of service. Hart will be

Members of Doris Miller’s family attend the ceremonial first cut of steel for the aircraft carrier Doris Miller (CVN 81) at Newport News Shipbuilding division,

Huntington Ingalls celebrates ceremonial first cut of steel for CVN 81

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) hosted a ceremonial event today at its Newport News Shipbuilding division that marked the first construction milestone in the life of the aircraft carrier Doris Miller (CVN 81).