Metal Shark delivers patrol boat to San Juan PD

Jeanerette, La., based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a new 36-foot welded-aluminum patrol boat to the San Juan, Puerto Rico, Police Department. The new patrol boat is a 36 Fearless stepped-bottom center

Brandi Smith named program director for Columbia-class submarine program at NNS

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reports that Brandi Smith has been named program director of the Columbia-class submarine program at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. In this new role, Smith will

Eastern delivers first of two 5,100 hp Z-drive tugs to Bisso Offshore

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, Fla., has delivered the first of two 80-foot 5,100 hp Z-drive tugs, the M/V C.D. White, to Bisso Offshore, LLC, a division of E.N. Bisso &

MARAD to make $19.6 million available for Small Shipyard Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of $19.6 million in federal funding to support capital improvements and employee training at small U.S. shipyards. The Small Shipyard

Armstrong Marine USA building San Francisco Bay tour boat

San Francisco tour company Bay Voyager is to add an 11.3 meter RHIB tour boat to its fleet this spring. Designed by Naiad and currently under construction at Armstrong Marine USA’s Port

Gladding-Hearn will build new class of launch for Maryland pilots

The Association of Maryland Pilots has ordered a new class of pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass. Called the “Baltimore Class” after the pilots’ base of operations at the

HII books Navy planning yard contracts worth up to $907 million

Two Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) shipyards were last month awarded Navy contracts for planning yard services together worth a potential total of $907.5 million. The company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division was awarded

NASSCO wins LSD 49 contract worth potential $119 million

General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), San Diego, California, has been awarded a $98,074,420 contract for the execution of the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) FY 2020 docking phased maintenance

Armstrong Marine delivers catamaran research vessel

Armstrong Marine USA, Port Angeles, Wash., has delivered a new 42 foot by 16 foot catamaran research vessel, Benthic Cat, to Orca Maritime, Inc., Imperial Beach, Calif., after successful launch and sea

BAE Norfolk Ship Repair wins $175 million cruiser contract

BAE Systems Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., has been awarded a $175,047,658 contract for the execution of USS Vicksburg (CG 69) fiscal 2020 modernization period (MODPRD). The work will include a combination of