Shipyard News

The U.S. Maritime Administration has announced that $9.98 million in federal funding is now available through its Small Shipyard Grant Program to help enhance the efficiency and competitiveness of qualified small U.S. shipyards.  The grants…
Former Drydocks World Southeast Asia CEO Denis Welch is joining IHC Merwede as its new CEO for Southeast Asia. Mr. Welch, who left Drydocks World in 2010 to set up a consultancy,  be responsible for…
Alabama Congressman Jo Bonner (R-AL) commemorated the official start of fabrication for the third Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV 3) last month at Austal USA, Mobile, AL. It is, one of seven Austal-designed 103-meter U.S.…
This past September, Gibraltar-based shiprepair yard Gibdock drydocked the 3,000 grt offshore survey vessel Boa Galatea for Norway’s Boa Offshore. This is the first time that the family-owned Boa Offshore business, which operates a fleet…
The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded a $179.7 million contract option to Bollinger Shipyards for the production of four more Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs). This option award brings the total number of FRCs under…
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. continues to achieve safety milestones, changing the culture of shipyard safety awareness at its U.S. based facilities.In the last quarter, Bollinger facilities at Algiers and Lockport New Construction both surpassed one year…
Sri Lanka's Colombo Dockyard reports that it has signed contracts for the construction of four 78 m Multipurpose Platform Supply Vessels (MPSV) each with a 3,600 deadweight capacity. The orders come from a Singapore based…
The United States has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., against Bollinger Shipyards Inc., Bollinger Shipyards Lockport LLC and Halter Bollinger Joint Venture LLC, the U.S. Justice Department announced. According a Justice…
Costa Cruises has contracted  the San Giorgio del Porto shipyard in Genoa, Italy, for a major renovation of the 53,000-ton, 1,697 guest cruise ship Costa Romantica. The line, a Carnival Corporation brand, is investing approximately…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division delivered the Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine California (SSN781) to the U.S. Navy on Aug. 7. The delivery came more than eight and a…
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