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Richard McCreary named president of Gulf Marine Repair

Family-owned Hendry Marine Industries has appointed Richard McCreary as president of its Gulf Marine Repair shipyard in Tampa, Fla., effective January 31. McCreary comes to Gulf Marine Repair from Vigor Works, LLC,

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Alabama Shipyard awarded USNS Comfort drydocking

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Alabama Shipyard, Mobile, Ala., a $25,964,083 firm-fixed-price contract (N3220522C4031) for a 150-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of the Military

Rusty Murdaugh

Austal USA places San Diego dry dock order

Austal USA reports that, immediately after finalizing its deal on a new repair facility in the Port of San Diego, it placed an order for a floating dry dock. The new floating

Rusty Murdaugh

Austal USA finalizes San Diego ship repair deal

Austal USA reports that it has finalized its deal to establish a ship repair facility in the Port of San Diego. The deal includes a long-term lease of a waterfront site in

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Fincantieri to expand U.S. East Coast ship repair ops

In a move that is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to Jacksonville, Fla., Fincantieri Marine Systems North America is to expand its ship repair operations on the U.S. East Coast. Aimed

Rusty Murdaugh

Austal USA expands San Diego waterfront ship repair capabilities

Austal USA has received approval from the Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners to assume the lease of Marine Group Boat Works in the Port of San Diego, Calif. Austal

Detyens wins $8.9 million cable layer contract

Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, S.C., has been awarded an $8,991,045 firm-fixed-price contract for a 90-calendar day shipyard availability. The work to be performed provides for services for the regular overhaul and

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Austal USA reports booming ship repair business at new West Campus

Following its September 2020 acquisition of additional waterfront along the Mobile River in Mobile, Ala., Austal USA was quick to established a ship repair facility that, it reports, has had a booming

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BAE Jacksonville gets $25 million LCS 21 PSA award

BAE Systems Jacksonville Ship Repair LLC, Jacksonville, Fla., has been awarded a $25,079,996 cost-plus-award-fee modification on to exercise an option to previously awarded contract N00024-20-C-2320 for the accomplishment of post shakedown availability

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Eastern Shipbuilding celebrates opening of new repair facility

Panama City, Fla., headquartered Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) yesterday hosted the grand opening of its Port St. Joe, Fla., (PSJ) facility. The new facility adds an additional 40-acre site to the

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