Navy awards Newport News $15.2 billion two-carrier block buy

JANUARY 31, 2019 — The Navy is going ahead with its much anticipated block buy of two aircraft carriers. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) said today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has received

Four new Metal Shark patrol boats enter service in Aruba

JANUARY 30, 2019 — Four new high speed patrol boats manufactured by shipbuilder Metal Shark have entered service with the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard (DCCG). The vessels were commissioned into service at

Vigor awarded USS Coronado DSRA contract worth potential $60 million

JANUARY 30, 2019 — The U.S. Navy has awarded the contract to execute the Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) for the USS Coronado (LCS-4) to Vigor. Work will be performed at Vigor’s

Newport News marks a milestone in 3D printing of warship components

JANUARY 29, 2019 — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has marked a milestone in the use of additive manufacturing in the design and fabrication of warship components. It has

Austal cooperating with Australian and U.S. investigators

JANUARY 29, 2019 — Local media were last week reporting that federal officials were on site at shipbuilder Austal USA’s Mobile, AL, premises searching computers and employee desks. The company gave the

All American Marine to build 80 ft law enforcement cat for “Texas Navy”

JANUARY 28, 2019 — All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), Bellingham Bay, WA, has won a contract from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TWPD) for construction of an 80’ x 27’ Teknicraft

Vigor adds to leadership team

JANUARY 24, 2019 —Vigor reports that Jackie O’Brien is joining its leadership team. As EVP of Strategy and Business Development, Ms. O’Brien will report directly to Vigor CEO Frank Foti and play

Austal USA awarded $16.3 million for LCS 20 work

JANUARY 24, 2019 —Austal USA LLC, Mobile, AL, has been awarded a $16,322,000 order against a previously awarded Navy contract to provide engineering, management, and production services in support of prefabrication efforts,

Polar icebreaker Healy arrives at Vigor to start $7.3 million overhaul

JANUARY 24, 2019 — The U.S. Coast Guard polar icebreaker, Healy (WAGB-20), has arrived at Vigor’s Seattle, WA, shipyard for maintenance. The $7.3 million contract includes sea valve renewal and overhaul, bow

World Marine acquired by scrap recycler M.A.R.S.

JANUARY 23, 2019 — Modern American Recycling Services, Inc. (M.A.R.S.), a leader in the scrap recycling industry, reports that it completed a transaction acquiring World Marine, LLC on January 22, 2019. The