Manson’s giant hopper dredge will have Schottel propulsion solution

Currently under construction at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, Manson Construction Company’s 15,000-cubic-yard capacity, 420 foot long, hopper dredge Frederick Paup is to be equipped with three Schottel type SRP

USCG and ESG personnel at steel cutting ceremony

Eastern Shipbuilding cuts steel for third OPC

Panama City, Fla., based Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) yesterday commenced construction of USCG Ingham (WMSM-917), the third ship in the Heritage class offshore patrol cutter (OPC) program. The occasion was observed

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

Sideview of dredge

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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