Marinette and Vigor deliver two more RB-Ms to Jordan

Shipbuilders Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Vigor (Team RB-M) have delivered two additional Response Boat-Mediums (RB-Ms) to the U.S. Coast Guard. These boats are part of an approved foreign military sale to Jordan

SCA honors DeFazio with Maritime Leadership Award

The Shipbuilders Council of America has honored Peter DeFazio (R-Ore.), Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, as a 2019 recipient of its Maritime Leadership Award, recognizing him as “an exemplary

USCG to award contract for Polar Security Cutter “this spring”

The U.S. Coast Guard is set to award the contract for the first Polar Security Cutter in the very near future. Giving the 2019 State of the Coast Guard address at Coast

Bouchard takes delivery of a further ATB

Melville, N.Y., based Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. has taken the delivery of ATB unit M/V Evening Breeze and Barge No. 252 (B. No. 252) from shipbuilders VT Halter Marine Inc. and Bollinger

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MARAD: $19.6 million available for Small Shipyard Grants

According to a notice published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Maritime Administration, $19.6 million is currently available under the Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants are available “for capital and

Ingalls Shipbuilding delivers DDG 117

The Navy accepted delivery of the future guided missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls shipbuilding division, Feb. 22. Accepting delivery of DDG 117 represents the

Netherlands heavy hitters take a serious look at methanol as a marine fuel

A consortium of leading Netherlands maritime companies and the Royal Netherland Navy have joined forces to investigate the feasibility of methanol as a sustainable alternative transport fuel in the maritime sector. Major

Korea shipbuilding mega merger hits a snag

A much ballyhooed potential merger of Korean shipbuilding giants Hyundai Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has run into a snag. Unionized workers at both shipbuilders are determined to

Siemens picked as propulsion and control SSV for second RCRV

NOVEMBER 26, 2018 — Gulf Island Shipyards, Houma, LA, has selected as the propulsion and control single source vendor (SSV) for the construction of a second National Science Foundation (NSF) Regional Class

Ingalls Shipbuilding starts fabrication of LHA 8

OCTOBER 17, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the America-class amphibious assault ship Bougainville (LHA 8) on October 15. The start of fabrication signifies that