Shipbuilders Council honors Senator Susan Collins

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national trade association representing the U.S. shipyard industry, hosted its annual spring meeting in Washington, D.C. this week and honored U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R.-Me.)

Bollinger Shipyards receives SCA Award for Excellence in Safety

  JUNE 7, 2018 — Bollinger Shipyards has received the Shipbuilders Council of America “Award for Excellence in Safety” for the thirteenth consecutive year. The award was presented at last month’s SCA

Congressional leaders underscore importance of Jones Act

JANUARY 19, 2017 — Providing a rare interlude of bipartisan accord in Washington, the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing Wednesday on “The State of the U.S.

Bollinger wins SCA Safety Award for twelfth year in a row

MAY 23, 2017 — Bollinger Shipyards was presented the 2016 “Award for Excellence in Safety” at the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) recent Annual General Membership Meeting in Washington, DC. This marks

Shipbuilders Council presents Maritime Leadership Award

MAY 19, 2017 — At its annual spring meeting in Washington, DC, this week, the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) honored Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) as recipients

U.S. maritime groups slam CBP U turn on Jones Act letters

MAY 11, 2017 — The Shipbuilders Council of America today joined the Offshore Marine Services Association (OMSA) and the American Maritime Partnership (AMP) in responding the announcement by U.S. Customs and Border

Shipbuilders Council endorses Navy’s 355 ship FSA

DECEMBER 19, 2016 — The Shipbuilders Council of America has given the just released 355 ship Navy Force Structure Assessment (see earlier story) its strong endorsement. “The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA)

Amendment to Puerto Rico bill threatens Jones Act

JUNE 8, 2016 — The U.S. marine industry is condemning a measure proposed by Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) that would exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act – which requires waterborne cargo

SCA makes maritime leadership awards

APRIL 15, 2015 — U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and MARAD Administrator Chip Jaenichen have received maritime leadership awards from the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA).   SCA says the awards recognize

MARAD gets $4.9 million for 2016 Small Shipyard Grants

JANUARY 5, 2015 —The Shipbuilders Council of America reports that on December 31, 2015, the U.S. Maritime Administration announced the 2016 funding availability for the Small Shipyard Grant Program.   There is