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New LNG ship design promises 3-5% fuel savings

JANUARY 20, 2016 — In an effort to gain fuel efficiencies even better than those currently being delivered by shipbuilders, BG Group is developing an LNG ship hullform that, it says, promises

Austal hosts LCS 16 keel laying ceremony

JANUARY 12, 2016 – Austal USA’s Mobile, AL, shipyard hosted a keel-laying ceremony yesterday for the future USS Tulsa (LCS 16), the first significant milestone in the ship’s construction. LCS 16 is

NASSCO gets $31.7 million mod to LHA 6 contract

APRIL 23, 2014 — General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), San Diego, CA, has been awarded a $31,773,194 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00024-13-C-4404) for USS America (LHA 6)

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Navy awards Bath Iron Works funding for DDG 122

APRIL 1, 2015 —The U.S. Navy has awarded funding for the construction of DDG 122, the FY 2015 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under contract at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This $610.4 million

Navy releases FY 2014 budget details

APRIL 11, 2013 —  The Department of the Navy yesterday released its proposed $155.8 billion budget for fiscal year 2014. Rear Adm. Joseph Mulloy, deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for budget,