Shipyard News

Canada's Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Gail Shea, has announced the award of contracts for the design of four new scientific research vessels the Canadian Coast Guard. A $2.5 million contract for the design of…
Time to repaint some gantry cranes? Northrop Grumman continues its preparations for a spin off of its shipbuilding operations to its shareholders. According to an SEC filing today by New Ships, Inc., an entity set…
Bellingham, Wash., boatbuilder Aluminum Chambered Boats has ceased operations. Its 35 employees were sent home Monday. Interim president Tom Latham told local media that the recession, mounting debt and the company's inability to make a…
Tough news from Matt Mulherin, VP and GM of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding - Newport News. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding has cut around 380 salaried employee jobs at the shipyard. The cuts were effective Friday. All impacted…
Chinese shipbuilder Rongsheng Heavy Industries has raised $1.8 billion in an IPO. Financial wire services report that China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Ltd. priced its much awaited Hong Kong initial public offering at HK$8.00…
Dubai Drydocks launches jack-up Drydocks World Southeast Asia has launched the newbuild jack-up construction vessel Nora at its Graha shipyard in Batam, Indonesia.
Why Navy has new LCS buy plan The Navy wants to switch from its "winner take all" strategy of picking just one of the two competing Littoral Combat Ships designs.
Gene Taylor loses House seat U.S. shipbuilders -- and in particular Northrup Grumman -- are losing a staunch Congressional ally.
Alcoa Defense is helping Austal USA streamline the supply chain and achieve its lean manufacturing goal. The shipbuilder has awarded it a subcontract to produce finished aluminum tie downs for the Joint High-Speed Vessel (JHSV).…
Alcoa Defense is helping Austal USA streamline the supply chain and achieve its lean manufacturing goal. The shipbuilder has awarded it a subcontract to produce finished aluminum tie downs for the Joint High-Speed Vessel (JHSV).…
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