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Layoffs at BIW as DDG 1000 design work drops

Effective January 21, 2011, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Me., will be laying off around 130 workers. Local media quote BIW President Jeff Geiger as saying that the layoffs at the 

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Pentagon to spend less on gold braid, more on ships

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today a series of what the Pentagon calls “efficiencies decisions” designed to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five

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Conrad Industries adds barges to backlog

Morgan City, La. headquartered shipbuilder Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) today announced the signing of new contracts and sale of stock barges, bringing its estimated current backlog to approximately $92.8

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Diamond Offshore orders drillship at Hyundai Heavy

January has opened well for the world’s largest shipbuilder. After delivering its first ship of the year, Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced it had booked a $520 million order from a

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HHI starts year by delivering VLOO to Nobu Su

The world’s largest shipbuilder, Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries, has kicked off the New Year by today delivering a 319,000 dwt VLOO (Very Large Ore Oil carrier) to Taiwan’s, TMT, whose owner and

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DSME sets $11 billion 2011 sales target

Tis the season when Korean shipbuilders announce sales targets, providing as good a measure as any of world shipbuilding industry optimism. Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. said Monday that it is

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Incat Crowther utility cat nears delivery

Recently launched by Australian shipbuilder Richardson Devine Marine at its Hobart, Tasmania, shipyard, Strait Shooter is a 28 m Incat Crowther design utility catamaran built for Carpentaria Contracting. The vessel will be

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Remontowa lays keels of Ezra MPSV pair

Polish shipbuilder Remontowa has laid the keels of two multipurpose platform supply vessels it is building under a contract with Lewek Shipping Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Ezra Holdings of Singapore. The

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Sietas books order for wind farm jack-up

Hamburg’s J.J.Sietas is the first German shipbuilder to win an order to develop and build a jack-up vessel for offshore wind farm installation. The order is from Netherlands marine contractor Van Oord