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Metal Shark Alabama books towboat order OCTOBER 22, 2018 — Shipbuilder Metal Shark has entered the towboat market with a contract to build three 120' x 35' river towboats for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. of Mandeville, LA. The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter "M"-compliant towboats were designed by John W. Gilbert Associates, Inc. and will be powered…
DECEMBER 10, 2018 — Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 15, the future USS Billings, has completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, the ship's final significant milestone before delivery. LCS 15 is the eighth Freedom-variant LCS designed…
DECEMBER 10, 2018 — Private equity firm Metalmark Capital has made a strategic investment in Norfolk, VA, based T. Parker Host. Financial terms of the transaction, which coincided's with Host's recent acquisition of the Avondale…
DECEMBER 8, 2018 — Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, SC, has won a $9,062,606 contract for the mid-term availability of the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), commencing on Jan. 8, 2019. Work will include…
DECEMBER 6, 2018 — The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association has taken delivery of a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. The Somerset, MA, shipyard delivered the vessel to Fort Lauderdale, where it was…
DECEMBER 6, 2018 — BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair (BAE), San Diego, CA, has been awarded a $78,847,897 contract for the execution of the USS Shoup (DDG 86) fiscal 2019 Depot Modernization Period Availability…
DECEMBER 4, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reported yesterday that it has acquired G2 Inc., a cybersecurity solutions and services company headquartered in Annapolis Junction, MD. G2 will join HII's Technical Solutions division. Financial…
DECEMBER 4, 2018 — Austal USA, Mobile, AL, has been awarded a $40,369,095 contract action for procurement of long lead time material and production engineering for the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) 14. The EPF class…
NOVEMBER 29, 2018 — Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded a $10,796,799 contract for a 51-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11). Work will…
NOVEMBER 27, 2018 — Shipbuilder Metal Shark has selected this year's International Workboat Show to give the public a first look at the U.S. Navy's newest patrol boat, the "40 PB," and a range of…
NOVEMBER 21, 2018 — Jeanerette, LA, headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark has partnered with the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) to support the preservation of the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. Home to the second-largest coral…
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